Pennsy K4s No. 1361 on the wye at Bellefonte, with a short consist of three cars. Last I heard (February, 2019) they are planning to manufacture a new boiler.
Big Boy 4014, the 844, and the 2650 have just emerged from the tunnel across from the I-80 Castle Rock exit, and have about 8 miles to go to Wahsatch summit, about 500 feet higher at elevation 6,7... (more)
A couple of Pan Am Heritage Geeps (BM 77 & MEC 52) are switching the yard with GWR (ex-UP) GP9 No. 296. The signal bridge is from Midvale, UT, on the Rio Grande.
150 years and one day later, the politicians are still pontificating at Promontory, reenacting the driving of the golden spike. They do a great job here of recreating the scene, on a seasonal bas... (more)
A pedestrian steps around the gate just as the Erie Heritage Unit approaches the crossing, and fortunately decides to go no further.
A Big Boy meeting an FEF-3 in Ogden was an everyday occurrence in the 1940s and 50s, but quite a sight to behold in this day and age. The masonry wall behind the 844 is the modern-day FrontRunner... (more)
The Spike 150 Train Excursion is rolling along at about 40 mph behind UP Big Boy No. 4014 and 4-8-4 No. 844, paralleling old US Route 30 and I-84.
A steady light rain with some snow mixed in is pelting the 4014 as it heads toward the summit at Wahsatch, Utah, about 10 miles upgrade
The 4014 and 844 have created their own cloud formations as they exit Weber Canyon on the last lap to Ogden.
Emulating the famous photo of the Jupiter and 119, the UP 4014 and 844 are seen here after the ceremonies of May 9. Note the differences in driving wheel and pilot wheel diameters between the big... (more)
UP 4014 and 844 heading west out of Evanston, in a light steady rain
To commemorate the 154th anniversary of the Lincoln funeral train, a replica consist was run on a 5/8-mile long segment of the pre-1900 PRR mainline recently rebuilt by Stone Gables Estate.
The pre-1900 Pennsylvania Railroad mainline west of Elizabethtown was recently rebuilt by Stone Gables Estate. On April 22 and 23, to commemorate the 154th anniversary of the Lincoln funeral trai... (more)
An ex-Westinghouse equipped Budd Metroliner leads eastbound Train 646 at the old PRR 777 signal site. For views from this spot in 1976, see photos 560456 and 628660 on this site.
A short 36Q, eastbound under the twin PA 28th Division bridges in Lebanon.