For some switchbacks, there is so little space available on the hillside that the dead-end tracks had to be dug in the mountain. The Chicla and Cacray Arriba switch... (more)
This FCCA railroader ie sanding the main track with salvaged sand from the nearby track. We are in the Chosica yard but the grade is already there, as the line climbs the Andes within an incredibl... (more)
Talk about rough track...Hopefully WAMX 3842 is equipped with neck braces for the crew, as it rambles on down the Arkansas Southern Railroad line from Heavener, OK, to Waldron, AK.
Santa gives out lumps of coal for Christmas to the crew of the 611.
A 190 car monster double tanker enters Selkirk Yard with a double BNSF DPU set mid-train. The train will swap crews at CP-14 and continue south on the River Sun as a double train set. The monste... (more)
This is a prime example of why distracted driving and trains do not mix. We watched this whole event unfold. The crew was shoving at no more than 5 MPH, and the conductor had the crossing protecte... (more)
If one looks carefully, there are 8 electric-powered trains in the various rings of the Bingham Canyon copper mine, not counting the yard to the bottom-left of the frame. Upon closer inspection, ... (more)
The narrow gauge turntable at Shimla contains it`s own narrow gauge track and trucks! This 2011 view shows one of the vintage railmotors having been turned, waits to form the 1625 service to Kalka... (more)
An oddly cleaned BNSF engine. Somebody likes stripes.
Pan AM local ED-8 switches the yard at Gardner. in the foreground is an autorack car filled with burned-out vehicles from a recent unfortunate fire. All the vehicles and the railcar are a total lo... (more)
The John Bull
In 1939, The Pennsylvania Rail Road built a replica of the 1831 John Bull locomotive that was built for predecessor Camden & Amboy. The original had been sold ... (more)
An original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer was not specified.
Gasoline Loco #2 Gas-Mechanical locomotive #2 was made at the Vulcan Iron Works of Wilkes-Barre, PA.
It was probably originally powered with a Ford “Model T” automobile motor ... (more)