A place that I had always wanted to visit, Canadian National tracks crossing the Fraser river with Canadian Pacific tracks crossing on the bridge further on.
Archeologists have discovered a waggonway which dates back to 1780 underneath the demolished offices of a shipyard on the river Tyne. 30 metres have been unearthed some of which is having to be ke... (more)
I spent a good many hours here that day and watched plenty of repair truck heading down the line towards Invermere. Fed up I headed north only to be met by this train heading south after about 30 ... (more)
Royal Gorge train heads under what was once the highest suspension bridge in the world. A lot seems to have happened since my last visit here 8 years ago with many of the attractions on the side r... (more)
The Royal Air Force is decomissioning their fleet of Tornado jets and for three days this week selected aircraft flew over the various RAF sites in England and Wales. As there is an RAF base at Le... (more)
With the railway's diesels being put into use today it was a chance to look at the steam fleet and do some urgent repairs. In Marley Hill shed the right hand cylinder is being inspected by volunte... (more)
Duke of Gloucester passes over Ribblehead viaduct with a special from York to Carlisle
UP's shops in Cheyenne were open to the public May 17/18 and I was lucky enough to get up real close to 4014. No-one was allowed on the locomotive but it was possible to get a shot of the cab in... (more)
Beamish museum's annual 4 day steam festival took place this weekend and the main attraction was the activity on the narrow gauge line. 0-4-0 locomotives EDWARD SHOLTO and HUGH NAPIER are in the y... (more)
The last afternoon of my railfanning trip and I was heading down one of my favourite roads in North America. The evening light was just enough to enable me to get a shot at the famous crossing nea... (more)
Challenger locomotive 3985 is undergoing attention inside the steam shops at the Cheyenne UP depot
Rear of roundhouse in Cheyenne yard. Plenty to look at but no-one could get up close.
The Great Gathering is underway. All remaining 6 A4 class locomotives together for the last time in the yard at Locomotion, Shildon. The offshoot of the National Railway museum in York. Next week ... (more)
Sorry do not know the class of locomotive. Polar Bear Express waits at Cochrane before heading to Moosonee with a Sunday service way back in 1966.
Smoke swirls as Twizell goes under Gibraltar bridge after leaving Andrews house station