A time-honored tradition: The Burning of Rome. Back in the 1940s, when legendary railroad photographers Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg spent their days photographing operations on the Virgi... (more)
Caboose hop at Smith Lake. With the Skookum Locomotive still experiencing intermittent technical issues, the folks from the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad elected to have all 3 of their opera... (more)
Frisco 1630 charges east. Breaking with her standard operating procedure, Mother Nature times the only glimpse of sunlight on an otherwise cloudy day with one of Frisco 1630's late afterno... (more)
Frisco 1630 makes her first run of 2018. After backing to the west end of the line, the Illinois Railway Museum's big Decapod #1630 makes her first run down the main line as a caboose hop, ... (more)
The "Russian Decapod" comes out to play.
The Illinois Railway Museum's big Frisco Decapod waits on the west leg of the wye for the regular, hourly, diesel-powered excursion trai... (more)
Three well-worn Penn Central GG-1s lead two Deepwater Green bay-window cabooses west on a muggy Memorial Day weekend.
C&NW cab hop with UP power behind the CNW ATC equipped unit at Potter Rd. Wauwatosa,WI..
Cumberland dawn. The city of Cumberland is just waking up but the crew of this hefty helper locomotive has already been on duty for a couple of hours, getting their engine up to operating p... (more)
Good morning Cumberland! A Western Maryland helper locomotive and crew enjoys the warm, sunrise light as they make their way along the C&O canal basin toward the depot in downtown Cumberlan... (more)
On a partly cloudy afternoon, a quartet of Southern Pacific EMDs and a bay window caboose depart Salt Lake City for Ogden. Union Pacific's derrick/work train, complete with a gondola loaded with '... (more)
Strasburg 2-6-0 89 hustles westward through the Pennsylvania Dutch country with only caboose 12 in tow after dropping two covered hoppers at the Amtrak interchange at Leaman Place.
Pennsy hammers the CNJ diamonds at CY on the Greenville Branch while the competition enters the picture overhead. CNJ traffic waits in the distance. PRR Class AS10. Note that the Lehigh Valley ma... (more)
Santa Fe Southern mixed train has dropped off its freight consist at the interchange track in Lamy and begins the 18-mile journey back to the depot in Santa Fe.
Mingled in amongst the great passenger fleet bobbing and weaving through the high iron at 21st St. this September morning is this lowly Erie caboose hop.