Other than continuing to operate subsidiary Lehigh & New England Railway, the Jersey Central ceased operations in Pennsylvania on 1972, and competitor Lehigh Valley took over operations of all rem... (more)
While the power for CP/D&H Train 557 is assembles its train, a Conrail GP38 passes by to switch some customers farther up Columbus Boulevard in Philadelphia.
Shortly after Canadian Pacific acquired the Delaware & Hudson, trains 557 and 558 between Buffalo and a new intermodal facility in Philadelphia were instituted. Here the power for Train 557 is put... (more)
The not-normally photographed end of Reading Tech’s restored C630 is leading an excursion out of South Hamburg, Pennsylvania. The big Alco is still in South Hamburg today, but it’s unlikely th... (more)
After running around their train in South Hamburg, Pennsylvania, a pair of restored Pennsylvania Railroad E8’s return to Temple during the Blue Mountain & Reading 1986 Railfan Weekend.
During the Blue Mountain & Reading 1986 Railfan Weekend, a pair of restored Pennsylvania Railroad E8’s approach their turning point at South Hamburg, Pennsylvania.
Coming Soon to a Mob Scene In Anthracite Country
Reading 4-8-4 2102 is the first fan-tripper that I ever photographed, in 1973 with an instamatic camera and print film. It was disg... (more)
The Reading and Northern’s corporate roots are the Blue Mountain & Reading, a 13-mile short line connecting Hamburg with a connection with Conrail at Temple, Pennsylvania. Later developing an ex... (more)
A Santa Fe TOFC train speeds north through the once-quiet community of Palmer Lake, Colorado.
A southbound Santa Fe TOFC train rolls south approaching Palmer Lake, Colorado on the Joint Line.
A southbound Santa Fe manifest passes approaches the Palmer Divide, moving between Spruce and Palmer Lake, Colorado.
After traffic south of Palmer Lake has cleared, a southbound Santa Fe manifest passes through the “sag” between Spruce and Palmer Lake, Colorado.
On a beautiful April day on Colorado’s Joint Line, a southbound Santa Fe manifest has conveniently stopped for clearance next to the sign identifying the location as Spruce.
Passenger trains from two different times share the storied Rockville bridge on the former PRR Middle Division. Amtrak’s eastbound Pennsylvanian with a l... (more)
Into the Light
On one of those days when blue skies were littered with large clouds, one of those clouds shadowed Gore Canyon on the Rio Grande’s Moffat line. As Amtrak’s Ca... (more)