Popping out of the shadows of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, NKP 765 hustles back to North Akron with the last Steam in the Valley train of 2021.
Silhouetted against the morning sun on the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, dainty "Eureka" makes its way through the New Mexico desert sagebrush during the Victorian Iron Horse Roundup. Vis... (more)
With the second and third Tacoma Narrows Bridges looming in the distance, an afternoon Cascades skirts the shores of Puget Sound. Within the next few weeks, all Amtrak traffic should be re-routed... (more)
Stormy Searchlight Sunset- One of the last installations of searchlight signals on the Union Pacific system stands guard over Hermosa, lit for oncoming traffic.
Rocky Mountain Stalwarts- Now at rest after a comparatively easy day of hauling museum guests, four narrow gauge workhorses are seen in the roundhouse at the Colorado Railroad Museum. Des... (more)
Allegheny Reminders- The whine of dynamic brakes fills the air as WAJO makes its way down the eastern slope of Kane Hill. Originally surmounted by the Philadelphia & Erie, trains have bee... (more)
With Central Terminal looming in the background, XCOAL navigates the confusing spiderweb of rails that covers the City of Buffalo.
Crawling off of the former Buffalo Rochester & Pittsburgh and onto the former Pennsylvania Railroad, loads of Clearfield County coal bound for the steel mills of Ontario roll north in afternoon li... (more)
Position Light Farewell- By the time most of you see this photo, the PRR position light signals shown in it will be gone. The westbound Capitol Limited passes beneath the signal bridge at ... (more)
Home At Last- After three years of planning and a three-day trek across the Bluegrass State, C&O 2716 cools her heels with Clinchfield 800 upon Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation property ... (more)
Sesquicentennial Morning- After turning on the wye, the O'Connor Engineering replica of Central Pacific's most famous locomotive gallops away to the spotlight while her Union Pacific counte... (more)
Rainy Sacramento Saturday- With a light rain falling on the last trip of the day, Granite Rock #10 crosses the Capitol Mall on its way back to the Sacramento Southern depot.
Remarks: After passing a parked locomotive with a 10mph speed restriction, the radio cracked to life. "Okay, Ed, you wanted your chance to show them... Here it is!" Big Boy 4014 makes so... (more)
Safety First- While Ed Dickens and his crew tend to their steed, a steel Blue Flag protects the locomotive from movement. A medallion bearing the photo of each crew member with a tag beari... (more)