Fire and filth
The polluted atmosphere inside one of China's largest steel mills doesn't make for a pretty picture, but it was an unforgettable sight to see steam engines runnin... (more)
The headlight of the Union Pacific's fire fighting train cuts the smoke-filled air in the Sacramento River Valley as the Delta Fire rages in the background.
Business as usual on the MBTA Green Line as firefighters fight a three-alarm fire in a store near Coolidge Corner.
A very nice railroader
Daniel Baglin is a seasoned railroader and the key organizer of the Steam Tourist Railroad “Chemin de Fer Touristique Limousin-Périgord” (CFTLP). Thanks to h... (more)
At 6.40 AM the fireman on the 4-6-2 express train steamlocomotive 01 # 202 is preparing the fire for the trip to Trier, which will start at 9 AM. The used coal is a mixture from Poland and Russia.
Fireman Rolf is throwing some shovels of the polish/russian coal into the firebox of 4-6-2 steamlocomotive 01 # 202 for the trip from Neustadt (Weinstrasse) via Saarbrücken to Trier to the steam s... (more)
The fireman checks the fire on 1911 built "Mikado" #4501 as the train pulls out of Grand Junction in Chattanooga, TN during the March 2018 Lerro Productions photo charter,
BNSF 3165 (GP50) smokes it up as it passes the old Santa Fe searchlights in Hodgkins, Illinois
Fireman Mike Hughes has only just begun his day of shoveling over a ton of coal into the belly of the 109-year-old locomotive that is Nevada Northern No. 93 as he launches a trio of chunks into th... (more)
During engine preparation after shift change at East Yard, the Driver builds a fire under the Rodding to the Cylinder Drain Cocks in an attempt to unfreeze it. At a time of the year when the tempe... (more)
"Cutting the Trucks"
It's snowing, but that doesn't stop the guys at Frontier Metals from torching the trucks of 2 Budd M3 Pairs; (LI 9822/ LI 9821) and (LI 9820/ LI 9819), as they prepare... (more)
"Last Switch of the Day"
The engineer of NYAR's Plow Extra looks on as the Track Department heats up the last switch of the night. Once cleaned out the plow job will shuttle the ... (more)
Maybe a bit of overfiring to produce smoke for the runby. Lerro Productions photo charter on the Grand Canyon Railway.
"We Didn't Start the Fire"
Big Al, one of NYAR's senior engineers poses by a switch being heated by the Track Department.