The Sanctum of the Leviathans
Railfan and Railroad's 2021 Center Spread 3rd Place Winner
The class LV locomotive was designed as a successor to the class L 2-10-0, which had been a successful design developed during World War II. However, by the late 1940s some drawbacks to the design... (more)
Here you see some snow, Grand Central Terminal, the Chrysler building and an eagle statue that is older than either of the buildings. The eagle was some of the garnishment of the previous Grand Ce... (more)
LNER Class B1 emerges into the late autumn sun.
The number 7 subway goes back to the City to get another load of commuters under the watchful eyes of the Chrysler and the Empire State building.
During the sunset of yet another workday, the F train huffs and puffs into Brooklyn's Smith and 9th Station, which at 87', is the tallest on the whole New York City transit system.
The sun has just risen behind the spray rising from Victoria Waterfalls. View from the Victoria Falls Hotel.
Northbound Cedar River local works towards the next stop at St Ansgar as the sun peaks over the morning clouds. This job today has what getting to be an unusual consist for Iowa. IC 6201 has been... (more)
It had been nearly 6yrs since I had last been to the Grand Canyon Railway. While on that trip at a location called Quivero, I remember seeing a couple of cowboys on horses and wishing I could get ... (more)
Clearing the switch for the balloon at Fulda. Not much fun!
Passengers get a brief glimpse of the mountains as a late "Canadian" VIA #1 approaches Swan Landing, AB in the very last light of the day.
With a rosy glow in the western sky, Union Pacific's Salt Lake to Los Angeles intermodal curves west through a superelevated curve just east of Erda, Utah. In the distance is Stansbury Island, the... (more)
GSR clickity-clacks toward the CP interchange at a steady 10mph, over a trestle and past an abandoned farmhouse.