I Took the Path Less Taken
I mean, there’s literally no trail, and it’s not easy to get here.
The silence of the slow moving snow storm in Southwestern Colorado is broken by the crunching snow under my feet. But once paused, you r... (more)
The last passenger service on the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie was a single weekday commuter train between Pittsburgh's P&LE Station and College station in Beaver Falls, PA, that lasted into the 1980s. ... (more)
Near the end of its life, the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie's weekday commuter train to Beaver Falls, PA, behind GP7 1501 is just a couple minutes out of Pittsburgh's P&LE Station as it ducks under a hig... (more)
After 2 safety stops, the final double was being made on the last 261 Triplecrown Roadrailer train at Rutherford Yard. After the hitch was made, it was off to the rear for the brake test and some ... (more)
The last 261 Triplecrown roadrailer is finally built and the conductor and Road and Rail supervisor tend to the marker for the final brake test before departure. Power for the train was NS 6782-UP... (more)
The last inbound 261 Triplecrown Roadrailer train arrives at Rutherford Yard and is about to start its work. Rutherford saw its first Roadrailer train in 1993 and soon will be seeing no more as th... (more)
A mighty tight fit. Durango & Silverton's K-36 #482 looks as if she's passing a wall of ancient stone carvings, as she tip-toes along the High Line with Train 261, the daily Cascade Canyon ... (more)
Running the High Line. At a stately 5 mph, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's Winter Train crawls along the rock ledge east of Rockwood, Colorado on its return from Cascade Can... (more)
Lead on 261 is Dash 9-40CW 9489.
I am impressed with the major changes to this area since I visited last. BethIntermodal has a vast complex that rejuvenated these old veterans--Philadelphia Bethlehem and New England 51 and Sout... (more)