Chesapeake & Ohio 1309 is an H-6 "Mallet" with a wheel configuration of 2-6-6-2. It was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1949 to haul coal from the fields in West Virginia. It only served ... (more)
In two specific time windows it is possible to photograph the last train on the Brocken (highest mountain in the Harz) in the light of the low sun and you will be surprised again and again by impr... (more)
A San Luis & Rio Grande photo freight, powered by 2-6-0 No. 1744, aims at La Veta Pass east of after departing Alamosa, Colorado, at first light. This is a special photo freight operated by the ra... (more)
Western Maryland Scenic 2-6-6-2 H-6 eases through the Narrows at first light for Trains Magazine's Welcome Back 1309 Charter.
Everett Railroad 11 rolls through farmlands near Martinsburg, Pennsylvania as the sun rises on a beautiful November morning.
Conejoes County Glint in Steam
Easily be 1945 again as number 453 moves a manifest up the San Juan Extension nearing the dual gauge at Antinito on a very border sunset of ... (more)
Sunset on the Pere Marquette. Pere Marquette Locomotive #1225 leads a long, double-headed freight through Smith's Crossing on the Great Lakes Central Railroad, as the train barrels toward i... (more)
''The Mighty 'F!''
Friends of the Rail's class 15F makes a dramatic departure from Capitol Park on a cold winter's morning.
A local railfan couple take in the action of the newest steam railroad in America during the 1960s as Strasburg Rail Road #90 hustles west with its daily passenger train along the Road to Paradise... (more)
"A Midas Morning": Strasburg Rail Road #90 hustles West with its daily passenger train gleaming gold on the morning of October 18, 2020 outside of the Verdant View Farm near Strasburg, P... (more)
Sunrise on the last operable N&W "Mollie". Norfolk & Western M-Class "Mollie" #475 hauls a short, mixed consist at sunrise on Pennsylvania's Strasburg Rail Road, at the ... (more)
Hostler Jeff Frost climbs aboard SRC #90 to check on his fire on the morning of July 26, 2020. While surrounded by beautiful Amish countryside, the searing heat and humidity of this gorgeous morni... (more)
Sunset along the San Juan Extension
Almost home, a manifest with a variety of rolling stock is rolling in from a hard days trip from New Mexico.
Two of Sandstone Estate's class NGG16s climb up the bank towards Mooihoek with the 'Mountain Wanderer.'