The Pacific #82 is climbing up from Amman and is passing near a graveyard with a charter train south to Qasir.
The Syrian steam locomotive # 66 was originally a "tender engine" and was converted into a tank engine between 1926 and 1944. Curiously, the locomotive received an auxiliary tender again later. It... (more)
The Pacific #82 (Nippon Sharyo built in 1953 in Japan for the Royal Siam Railways) is climbing just south of the Amman station with a passenger train towards Qasir. We were all a little bit stress... (more)
Sunset in the desert. The train arrival at Amman was very very late !!
The oil fired Mikado #51 (Jung 1955) hauling a passenger train has just passed the remains of the Sawaka station on the way from Qatrana north through the stone desert to Amman.
The Mikado #51 (Jung 1955) is crossing a bridge over a dried wadi through the stone desert on a charter train on the Hedjaz Jordan Railway from Qatrana north to Amman.
The diesel locomotive AIA-AIA #40213 (GE U10B) assists the steam locomotive #51 (Jung 1955) north from Qatrana on the way back to Amman through the Jordan stone desert. The diesel locomotive was ... (more)
Side view of the Hedjaz Jordan Railway GE U10B #40213 between Qatrana and Amman.
The local kids were more attracted by the photographer than by the steam train.
The 2-8-2 #71 built by Forges Usines et Fonderies Haine-Saint-Pierre in Belgium in 1955 is hauling a short passenger train between Amman and Qasir.
The Pacific locomotive #82 has been built by Nippon Sharyo in Japan. It was initially built for the Royal Siam Railways (RSR) in 1953, but was delivered to the Hedjaz Jordan Railway in 1959.
The local traverses the iconic Wisconsin dairy farm landscape.
Traffic is held up by the local as it crosses the main street in town.
It is 1940 and war has been raging for a year in Europe as the family's new 1940 Chevrolet waits for a Soo train to clear the crossing. Actually this is history recreated in 2010 with a Historic T... (more)