Reeling it in: An Amtrak crew removes catenary wire from Track 2 at Princeton Junction Station on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. The variable tension catenary that had been on this track will be re... (more)
Engineer Ed Dickens radios one of his crew from the cab of Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 at Rock Springs, Wyoming, on May 5, 2019.
The Pointe St-Charles Switcher is leaving the P&H mill with six grain empties with CN 9547 running long hood forward as it approaches the Bridge Street crossing.
The immense size of UP 4014 is evident as the crew tends to the myriad of valves, rods and pistons.
The Swan Ranch Railroad operates a number of engines in an industrial area south of Cheyenne Wyoming. Their attractive black and yellow paint schemes are certainly not hard to miss.
The driver controls the closing of the doors, in superb uniform and white gloves
For the opening of the 2019 season of association steam railway Zürcher Oberland (DVZO), the 0-6-0 steamlocomotive Ed 3/3 # 401 from 1901 got an improved appearance by some dedicated young members... (more)
Mallet steam engine 101 was constructed in 1906 by Ateliers du Nord de la France (ANF).
Mallet steam locomotive 414 was built in 1932 by Société Alsacienne de Constructions Mécanique.
Monsieur Pierrik Géranton lubricating Mallet steam engine #101 at Saint-Agrève station.
"Going Deep!": In full windup, Engineman Fred Mattison is about to launch a scoop of coal towards the front of the firebox on SRC #89. Since her firebox sits between the rear drivers, #8... (more)
A normally nocturnal NYS&W SU-100 was pushed back 12 hours due to signal cutovers on NJ Transit, and highballs east past Middletown, NY, passing the Red Onion Siding east of the passenger station.
Four railcars of this type were built by Billard in 1939. Only one is preserved and in operation by association Les Voies Ferrés du Velay.
Big Boy under steam and under the stars