Pennsylvania B1 class 0-C-0 boxcab electric, Strasburg, PA. Built by Altoona Works in 1934 for switching duties with 62 inch drivers, 39,250 pounds of tractive effort & a top speed of 25mph. For m... (more)
Amtrak GG-1 #926 on display at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY. For more pics & videos from my collection see my website at http://northamericabyrail.info/
Pennsylvania Railroad class GG-1 2-C+C-2 electric #4935 on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg, PA. With it's streamlined welded body styled by industrial designer Raymond Lo... (more)
Amtrak E60MA electric #603 on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. Strasburg, PA. Built as an E60CH with head end power for passenger train lighting & heating, it was later rebuilt & re... (more)
Virginian Railway 135 at Roanoke, VA in February 1957 sporting a thick coat of road grime. This 'motor' is preserved at the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke. Bob Drake photo, collectio... (more)
Milwaukee Joe E74 is waiting to head west at Silver Bow, MT. Note the spoked wheels on the lead truck.
Alco/Westinghouse boxcab EL3A #105 resting at Roanoke, VA in this Feb. 1957 scene. Bob Drake photo, photo collection of Tom Sink.
Switching the West end of the Deer Lodge Yard
One of the Milwaukee's Baldwin Westinghouse EP3 Class motors leads the Columbian at Butte, MT. THe units were built in 1919 and were retired shortly after the Korean war.
The engineer looks back for the highball to take the train to New York City after the engine change at South Amboy. The NJ Transit GG1 is in "heritage" livery.
Thanks to the folks who identified this location as "Bryn Mawr from the North Merion Avenue bridge, looking west". Sounds about right to me.
An Acela express trainset passes a gaggle of Amtrak security cameras near Union Station.
I decided to spend the day fanning at the NH platform in New Haven. Little did I know that later that day President Truman would be making a stump speech for Adlai Stevenson at this location. I... (more)
Special train from Washington transfers riders for a day on the Strasburg Railroad.
Pensylvania Railroad GG1 electric at an unknown location in the 1950s.