A southbound two-car Amtrak train is seen heading south along the former Pennsy SC&S crossing the B&OCT and IHB at Cal Park Junction. Tom Golden photo.
Today's Amtrak 317, The Hoosier State, consists of a Turboliner which is seen crossing the South Shore and N&W as it works its way along the former Pennsylvania Railroad's SC&S. Tom Golden photo.
Back in 1966, this building that is now part of the Connecticut DOT New Haven shop complex was the New Haven Railroad's main diesel shop. FM H16-44 591 and Alco RS3 534 were among the locomotives ... (more)
Due to the flooding in the Reeseville Marsh on Milwaukee Road's Lacrosse Division mainline both Amtrak passenger and Milwaukee Road Chicago to the West Coast trains are being detoured via the weed... (more)
The late afternoon sun catches Amtrak F40 212 on a Springfield-New Haven shuttle run passing a searchlight signal just south of the station at Berlin, CT. The second main track here was removed a ... (more)
What Did They do to You?
Until I came across this forgotten slide, I would have sworn that none of Conrail’s MT4 or MT6 slugs ever locked knuckles with an Alco road switcher of the... (more)
The Rohr Turbo running as Amtrak's southbound Adirondack has arrived at Rouses Point, NY, and stopped north of the station for the customs inspectors who are about to board. Once they clear the tr... (more)
Massena Terminal’s daily train crosses the Grass River, on its way to the Conrail interchange in Massena, New York.
A Canadian National RS18 growls through Brockville, Ontario with an eastbound peddler. Meanwhile, the SW120... (more)
One of New England's most obscure shortlines was the Moshassuck Valley Railroad, which operated just two miles of track in Woodlawn and Saylesville, RI, outside Providence. GE 50 ton centercab #8 ... (more)
EL RENO OK April 13 1980 -- Rock Island GP7R sits on one of the engine facility leads awaiting its post-bankruptcy fate.
Fresh from Topeka with it's new "Topeka" cab as well as a fresh coat of paint CF7 2485 rests on Hobart diesel service track seven before going to work.
Don't be to quick to say "It ain't prototypical". Sanford had a ramp.
Engineer Sam Lanter takes a break en route to North Bristol on a dreary day in 1980. The photographer was his fireman this day (and also engineer at times) in an unsuccessful attempt to use number... (more)
ROCKY FORD CO March 11 1980 -- American Crystal Sugar Co.used F7A 64 as a switcher. Note the "diesel fairy" on the fireman side and platform on engineer side.