The Cowan pusher prepares to duck into Cowan Tunnel as it shoves heavy Northbound mixed freight Q580 up the steep 2% grade to the top of Cumberland Mountain. The Timber Rattlesnake in the foregrou... (more)
Amidst the photographers gathered at the reunion of steam at Strasburg Railroad this past October, the opportunity presented itself to introduce my HO scale 611 to the r... (more)
Big Boy rests in the yard at Evanston. Meanwhile, the business of railroading goes on.
" Expansion " . The Naugatuck RR's Plan to expand their shop yard is well under way as volunteer crews work hard laying track (in background). At the same time, new spikes are waiting to b... (more)
At a grade crossing east of Lexington at Spring Creek, Nebraska, Union Pacific is replacing the old timbers in the crossing on May 10, 1995. A westbound UP freight approaches as a track worker dri... (more)
It's that time again, the switch brooms are out and poised at the ready for the first upcoming snowfall. Meanwhile the crew on T69 has tied the power down in Mainline Three and headed to the hotel... (more)
Welded rail rolled at Colorado Fuel & Iron (CF&I) in 1997 stands ready for the task of supporting the eastbound Ski Train, which is approaching around the curve in the distance. Little did anybody... (more)
I&O 4071 working in the Springfield yard, as a switchstand that likely dates back to the DT&I stands guard at the south end of the yard
On a suggestion from a friend of mine in Bellingham Washington, I went in search of Clayburn Junction in British Columbia. Clayburn Jct. is where the Canadian Pacific and the Southern BC railroad ... (more)
Following an early morning wash, water slips off the 6325's eccentric rod.