Near PRR's Bayview Yard, an unusual electric tractor is seen switching cars down Monument Street. This tractor was built at the Pennsy's Altoona Works, and was specifically designed to move freigh... (more)
DDR East Germany - Freight train arriving at Lobau station 52 8007-8
This beautiful streamlined 4-6-4 Hudson, number 1400, was built in February 1937 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Eddystone, Pennsylvania, for the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad. Accor... (more)
UP Ge U50C 5012 leads another U50c and A DD35B west out of Cheyenne in the spring of 1974. Sadly these units were a total flop. The aluminum wiring was a main problem as they tended to catch fire... (more)
Since it is almost Christmas, I thought I would share a couple Pennsylvania Railroad steam locomotives that Baldwin built. This beautiful, streamlined T-1, Pennsy 6110, was built in 1942 by Baldw... (more)
My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., was a design engineer at Baldwin Locomotive Works and he would give my father different Baldwin Locomotive builder's cards when my father would visit hi... (more)
Here is a new railroad for Railpics, the Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway. My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., was a design engineer at Baldwin Locomotive Works and he would give my f... (more)
My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., was a design engineer at Baldwin and he would give my father different Baldwin Locomotive Works builder's cards when my father would visit him in Collin... (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)
After a long life on the rails, waiting to go to the srcapper's.
The City of Portland/Denver at Bensenville on its way west with lead unit FP45 No.2 on December 03, 1970. Passenger service will be short-lived for the Milwaukee Road's five FP45's as they will b... (more)
A Philadelphia, Bethlehem & New England NW2 works a yard job in Bethlehem, PA, back when Bethlehem Steel was a thriving business and the PB&NE was a busy switching railroad.
The conductor looks back for latecomers as a set of former Lackawanna MUs, forty years old at the time, prepares to depart South Orange, NJ, for the Hoboken terminal.