Valley Railroad #40....minus a few parts. As she sits, the 40 looks a little bit like one of those stolen cars you find abandoned along the side of a highway. She's missing her wheels and ... (more)
Carson & Tahoe Lumber & Fluming #1: Glenbrook. Mostly hidden from public view, in the shops of the Nevada State Railroad Museum, a little-known narrow gauge mogul is approaching the end of ... (more)
Surrounded by AC technology and 4,000 h.p. locomotives in the Alliance, Nebraska, Diesel Shop, 1959-built SD9 No. 6115 gets a well-deserved rest for some work on July 21, 2003. The spiffy-looking ... (more)
With its old pantograph removed (and sitting in the left foreground), Amtrak AEM7 909 is resting before having its pantograph replaced by the hard-working shop crew at Wilmington. With the AEM7's ... (more)
An Amtrak AEM7 and some HHP-8's are in the shop for inspection, including MARC HHP-8 4910. To the far right is AMTK GP38H-3 524. Photo taken with supervision and permission.
Besides maintaining and repairing the Union Pacific’s Heritage Fleet, the Steam Shop at Cheyenne, Wyoming, also responsible for routine maintenance on regular members of UP’s large locomotive rost... (more)
USAX 4635 in the DGRC shop getting worked on. The traction motors are for another GP that is in the shop.
A rebuilt SD45 (MRL calls it a SD45-2XR) sits in Montana Rail Link's Livingston, Montana shop alongside GP9 no. 130. The former Frisco/BN locomotive, which was rebuilt into a SD45-2XR in 1992, is... (more)
Formerly WE 7377, WE 6384 was built in March 1975 as MP 3198. 38 years later it is in the process of being rebuilt at the W&LE Brewster Locomotive Shop.
Southern 4501 is drawing closer to completion in the Soule Shops at TVRM. Workers were busy in the firebox area and on axle journals while this pic was taken. That E in the background makes for a... (more)
Passing the torch. One of the stark realities of steam railroad operations is that most of the men who serviced and ran the locomotives in actual service are gone now. Even the first coupl... (more)
The inside of Sierra Railway's roundhouse appears to have been left untouched for over 100 years.
An assortment of 3'6" gauge locos are seen receiving work in the Don River Railway workshops on the outskirts of Devonport, Tasmania. From left to right; 'M4,' an ex- Tasmanian Government Railways... (more)
The legendary Flying Scotsman, still undergoing overhaul in the workshop at the National Railway Museum in York.