Wildfire On The Horizon. As Amtrak 774 makes track speed between Oxnard and Camarillo, in the background hundreds of firefighters scattered throughout the hillsides are doing their best to ... (more)
Tanfield gala weekend and visiting locomotive Agecroft No 1 has its fire dropped at the end of the evening
A slag car discharges its load of molten slag.
Pan AM local ED-8 switches the yard at Gardner. in the foreground is an autorack car filled with burned-out vehicles from a recent unfortunate fire. All the vehicles and the railcar are a total lo... (more)
Under heavy rain, steam from locomotive No. 2 is lost in the clouds, as the convoy enters the Tierra del Fuego national park. At the same time, a safety valve releases a flame from the engine's fi... (more)
An original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer was not specified.
“If you can’t find anywhere to lay the track on, you’ll have to hang it on balloons”
It is hard to properly reflect in picture how breathtaking and impressive this railroad ... (more)
Flame thrower: just a natural occurence in thin air at 4758 m (15610 ft).
Arapa - 4043 m asl (13264 ft) - is not the most welcoming place under a gloomy winter sky at night fall.
At 3567 m (11703 ft) above sea level, less oxygen in the air means that the fuel does not properly burn in the prime mover. A flame may burst out of the exhaust stack when accelerating at low spee... (more)