"Run, run, Rudolph, gotta get Santa to town!" With apologies to Chuck Berry--CSX's 2014 Santa Train sprints through Speers Ferry, VA on its annual 100-mile trek from Shelby, KY to Kingsp... (more)
Up's Pendleton Roundup Special lays over at La Grande Yard and station over night. Led by 4-8-4 UP 8444, the train will head west on September 15 to Pendleton and back to Portland. The dome car sh... (more)
Pennsy's Chicago-Miami "South Wind," train 93, backs into Louisville Union Station after a morning run down from the Windy City. After the train's two Pennsy E8s are watered, the train w... (more)
GN 1196 lettered City of Spokane brings up the rear markers on Amtrak's Empire Builder as it leaves Seattle on a sunny spring evening.
ST 100 brings up the rear of the OCS as it heads west through Otter River
One of the last photos of this car in IC paint. This car now sports CN Green and Black as the "Great Lakes".
Mr. and Mrs. Clause wave to families after arriving on the Great Western Santa Train in Windsor, CO.
The 71st running of the Santa Claus Special pulls away from Dante, passing the iconic Union Baptist Church at the north end of the old yard. Santa Claus (a.k.a. Don Royston) waves to the folks as ... (more)
The American Orient Express luxury cruise train heads westbound at Coal Creek Canyon and is about to enter Tunnel 1 east of Plainview, Colorado, on September 14, 2000. Soon, the streamlined train ... (more)
Sometimes the locomotive isn't the most interesting thing on the train. The Lake Shore Limited rolls along the former "Water Level Route" with the NYC Hickory Creek observation car at the tail end... (more)
Former New York Central Railroad observation car Babbling Brook rests in front of the M&E Whippany station.
Modern power meets elegant varnish... During Grand Central Terminal's Parade of Trains anniversary celebration, Metro-North P32AC-DM 202 (built in 1995) found itself next to former New York... (more)
The United Railway Historical Society of New Jersey's restored observation "Hickory Creek" brings up the rear of Amtrak's "Cardinal" as it arrives at its Manassas stop.
Thick smoke from Southern Railway 4501 lingers in the air as the Independence Limited rolls east on the former NKP Norfolk & Western main.
Here is a shot of GN Trains 357 - 358 (operating between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C.) passing near Bellingham, Wash, after stopping to exchange border customs inspectors. Round-end Obs cars on b... (more)