With all the hubbub of the recent restoration of Union Pacific Big Boy #4014, and the amazing celebrations of the Golden Spike Anniversary, it's not hard to overlook the blood, sweat, and tears th... (more)
A Big Boy meeting an FEF-3 in Ogden was an everyday occurrence in the 1940s and 50s, but quite a sight to behold in this day and age. The masonry wall behind the 844 is the modern-day FrontRunner... (more)
Hundreds of the faithful have disembarked from their southbound excursion train and are joined by locals in Swanton for a runpast. They are gathered at the interchange with the St. Johnsbury and ... (more)
A spotless 6218 is about to depart St. Albans with its excursion train for the return trip to Montreal.
New meets old at The Great Race To Ogden Celebration.
Preserved 4-8-4 CN 6200 looks sharp in the sun.
Almost 39 years ago to the day, Union Pacific 8444 slowly works around a wye under the watchful eye of the crew. The clothes and hairstyles have changed over the years, and UP 8444 is now UP 844, ... (more)
After spending a couple days in Las Vegas, the Union Pacific 8444 charges uphill on its way back to Salt Lake City and eventually to Cheyenne.
In celebration of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad on May 10, 1869, the two steam locomotives at the Nevada Northern Railway, locomotive # 40 and # 93, pose head to head in recognit... (more)
42 years ago I believe it was a Saturday morning standing on the platform of DUS waiting for the departure of our UP steam train to Laramie.........If I would have known that UP steam and myself w... (more)
And we thought crowds were big for steam on the UP 42 years ago!
CNR Northern 6218 is in full stride as it crosses the Richelieu River with an excursion train on a frosty winter day. 6218 pulled many excursions in eastern Canada and the U.S. from 1964 to 1971.... (more)
Almost 39 years ago to the day, the fuel tender on the UP 8444 spent a quiet night in Las Vegas. Today who would of thought she would now be number UP 844 and double heading with a Big Boy!
CNR 6218 pulled many excursions in eastern Canada and the U.S. from 1964 to 1971. In 1973 it was donated to Fort Erie, Ontario.