I recently came across my father's old train log book, which he wrote at the age of 11 in 1948. He talked about going from Detroit to Collingswood, NJ to visit his great uncle, Robert F. Mckee, w... (more)
Mike Keim Photo
The new Hiawatha at Canal Street....Mike Keim Photo. Correction...4-4-2
Here is another example of one of the Santa Fe 4-6-4 Hudson steam locomotives built by Baldwin Locomotive Works. This beautiful streamlined locomotive was known as the "Blue Goose". My... (more)
Here is an example of one of the Santa Fe 4-6-4 Hudson steam locomotives built by Baldwin Locomotive Works. This BLW builders photo card is from the J. R. Doughty collection.
My great, great uncle, Robert F. McKee, Sr. worked for the Baldwin Locomotive Works as a design engineer on many steam locomotives for American Railroads. It is interesting to me that he also work... (more)
John is celebrating eclipsing the 6,000,000 page view count for his photos at railpictures.net by uploading these rare color scenes of the last days of Chicago & Illinois Midland steam, seen in th... (more)
Steam in it's last days of operation recorded in September 1955 at the CIM yard. The bulk diesel fuel oil tanks had recently been erected nearby. Anscochrone original.
Westbound Buffalo Creek & Gauley #4 near Widen, WV in the summer of 1963.
Mobile & Gulf 2-6-0 #97 working at Brownville, AL in August 1962.
Brimstone Shay #36 working near the Southern interchange at New River, TN in this February 1961 scene.
This is a K2a 4-8-2 Mountain, not a J class 4-8-4. I shot the unusually dirty 126 below the 5th St. bridge.
I shot the westbound Norfolk & Western Y-6 2-8-8-2 with auxiliary tender from the 5th St. bridge over the Roanoke yard.
Olin-Mathieson 2-8-0 #11 leads a short train at Saltville, VA in Sept. 1960. This engine is the oldest surviving Norfolk & Western locomotive which currently sits on static display in the Town of ... (more)
N&W 2105 at Bluefield, WVa in the late summer of 1959.