In “my kind of town”, a Metra electrical train rolls by 18th Street Station which is typically used for games at Soldier Field seen on the right.
The tracks appear to head straight into Grizzly and Red Crow Mountains inside Glacier National Park, the national park that The Great Northern Railway helped promote legislation for that ended up ... (more)
Part of the collection of the US Army Transportation Museum at Fort Eustis, VA, this WWII era ambulance ward car sits outside the gate to the US Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds, awaiting pickup by a... (more)
Long term storage of sand hoppers due to the decline of Fracking Sand operations.
Walking from Track 1 to Track 4 at the Times Square Staion of the MTA NYC Subway on Monday, December 15, 2020, one can still view the IRT Broadway/7th Avenue Line passing by the platform. When the... (more)
The Wester New York Historical Society maintains both the station building and displays at the Williamsville Lehigh Valley Depot in Williamsville, New York. Built by the Lehigh Valley Railroad whe... (more)
The Road To A More Certain Future. The history of New York Central's Buffalo Central Terminal did not begin in 1929, but that is when the station finally opened after many years of negotiat... (more)
It may look a scene out of a layout modeled on the heritage of the Delaware and Hudson, but many of their cars have survived the railroad itself into the modern era. The photo was taken on Tuesday... (more)
On my way to a work related service call in upper Ellsworth, Maine, I came upon the crossing of Nicolin Road and the former MEC Calais Branch during the morning of December 4, 2020. A sign had be... (more)
A string of BN and ATSF hoppers relegated to maintenance duty sit on the siding at Old Monroe amongst piles of old ties ready to be hauled away.
Clear The Scene. Looking from geographic south to north, the amount of brush clearing that has occurred at the the East Broad Top Railroad in Orbisonia, Pennsylvania is dramatically evident... (more)
D13 shoves into the Finch Paper Spur on the Glens Falls Subdivision over Shermantown Rd, the crew protecting the shove aboard one of Canadian Pacific's cabooses often used on the locals for purpos... (more)
When Modern Is Better. One bay of the roundhouse has been upgraded with a concrete floor and greater electrical amenities. (In first person voice, I will say if you have a complaint about t... (more)
Leafless, but.... While it's sadly the season that the leaves have fallen off the trees, it makes the full picture of the progress at the East Broad Top easier to appreciate.
An authoriz... (more)