January 3, 1982 finds two Penn Central E8As in Elizabethport NJ, possibly being used as parts sources, or just being left to rot. PC 4321 (with multiple worms in love on the nose) and PC 4270, wit... (more)
I was driving from St. Louis to Chicago, in a persistent but light rain. It was November 4, 1986, where traveling north on I-55, I saw the only Illinois Central Gulf train I would actually ever se... (more)
Sidewalk Life. At 98 feet long, Union Pacific Railroad 6938 (DDA40X, EMD, 1970) is an impressive sight and a tribute to the "bigger is better" days of railroading. One of 47 built, this uni... (more)
Two BNSF GE's lead a westbound grain train across the large bridge over Lake Ashtabula on the former Great Northern Surrey Cutoff between Fargo and Minot, ND.
First contact with snow for the newly rebuilt 77102-4
Steam, smoke and snow in the forest of Buda hills. (1/6 pan shot.)
InterRegio from Chur to St. Moritz passes the world famous Landwasserviadukt near Filisur.
Eigergletscher station of the Jungfraubahn on 2320 meter a.s.l. Train 1552 is arriving down from the Jungfraujoch with cogwheel railcars BDhe 4/8 # 212 (in the ABB publicity paint scheme) and not ... (more)
View from the "Sphinx" platform on Jungfraujoch ("Top of Europe") 3571 meter a.s.l. down to the Kleine Scheidegg (2070 m a.s.l.). You can see train 351 of the Wengernalpbahn wi... (more)
St. Maries River Railroad's "Plummer Turn" heads for the UP interchange at Plummer, ID seen here crossing the Benewah Lake Trestle. STMA SW1200 501 leads the train, while STMA GP9r 103 (... (more)
EMD FTs lead train 19, The Chief, west of Trinidad Colorado on September 1st 1946. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
EMD FTs lead 62 cars one mile south of Wolhurst Colorado, at Struby, on April 27th 1942. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
Otto's speed estimate was 80 MPH for this 13 car train near Valparaiso Indiana, on the PRR Chicago-Fort Wayne Line, in 1946. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
BN E9 3 leads the Nebraska Zephyr East past East Switch on a rare winter run.