"Relics of the Past"
An old Wabash searchlight signal that used to protect the N&W/WAB and IC diamond just north of Strawn, IL, stands dark. This trackage is now part of the Bloomer L... (more)
Liberty Liner "Independence Hall" returns from the end of the line heading back to the Rockhill Trolley Museum on the former Shade Gap Branch of the East Broad Top.
It's an all-Red Arrow reunion as Liberty Liner "Independence Hall" is joined by Brill Bullet car No. 205 for a night scene at the Rockhill Trolley Museum. Both cars operated on the Norri... (more)
An SCL Trainman recharges before the next call.
Southern Railway searchlights are on their last stand here at Delaplain, just north of Georgetown, KY on the 1st District of the CNO&TP. With the blue hour coming to an end, nightfall is eminent a... (more)
The approach signals east of Columbia on the NS Port Road stand as silent beacons in the night sky. Usually heavily used under the cover of darkness, they won't be seeing any traffic this night. A... (more)
As I was working at my job in the eastern Utah gas fields I was keeping an eye out for any activity on the nearby Deseret Power Ry. but did not see anything. I should have seen a train after a cou... (more)
"Big Joe" tamper at work. As I've noted many times, the crews at the WW&F strive to authentically re-create 2 ft. railroading in the early 1900s. Wherever possible, they attempt ... (more)
Lining and leveling....the old fashioned way. A WW&F Section Gang gives a hard heave into their lining bars as Road Foreman Dana Deering (kneeling in the gauge) watches with a keen eye to v... (more)
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) is one of the most luxurious and expensive trains of Europe. The beautifully refurbished cars, in the picture bar car 3674 ( a former dining car), dining c... (more)
With storms moving out of the area and the sun setting, shots like this are possible.
L&N Pile Driver 41212 stored at the Kentucky Railway Museum. Steam powered, built 1913.
CN Joffre Yard from 300 meters in altitude
CLN Industries, an old CN facility now privately owned used for railcar storage.
During last years gravel season the balloon track was removed at the Palmer load-out making it necessary for the crews to make a long back up move, so the RR re-instated one of the three remaining... (more)