On a cold November morning, GCRY F40PH #295 (ex Amtrak) leads the northbound Williams Flyer through Pronghorn, AZ and on towards the Grand Canyon.
Eastman at night! CM&Q Train 2 behind a trio of "Blue Barns" SD40-2Fs, breaks the stillness rolling across the bridge over the outlet of lac d"Argent on its way east at 00:08.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Services across the United States, the Grand Canyon Railway ran both of their steam engines, double headed, to Grand Canyon National Park, o... (more)
I hastily scribbled “Texas Zephyr northbound at Oxford Street” in my notebook. But at that early hour nearly half a century ago, I must still have been half asleep, because C&S expert Hol Wagner r... (more)
Canadian Pacific's eastbound Train 2 Canadian slips under snowsheds east of Field on it climbs Kicking Horse Pass. Can you bet the railroad is grateful for those showsheds to keep boulders such a... (more)
Two down, forty to go... About 20 minutes after departing Brunswick, Maine Eastern's morning eastbound, led by two former Amtrak FL9s (488 and 489), vaults over a serene New Meadows River o... (more)
Over the river... After making a station stop in Bath, Maine Eastern FL9 emerges from the Kennebec River bridge and crosses Route 127 in Woolwich. The roadway above used to carry Route 1, b... (more)
The morning eastbound skirts along the Sheepscot River past the yacht club as it prepares to make its station stop at Wiscasset.
East bound out of Chama, Cumbres and Toltec #487 and 484 lead the way as the train passes famed "Jukes' Tree". It 40 years and one month ago, I photographed these same locomotives, set up just lik... (more)
29 gets ready to depart the Grand Canyon depot (around the curve to the left) in the afternoon. The 2nd train will be powered by the A-B set of Alcos. The Grand Canyon itself is just a short walk ... (more)
Train 2 is ready to depart the Williams Depot late Wednesday morning. At the depot are preserved ATSF Caboose and steamer.