On a winter morning, triple E8s power Penn Central Flexivan mail train 104 through East Chatham, NY, headed for Boston on the former Boston & Albany line. Back then dedicated mail and express jobs... (more)
Penn meets Central as E8s gather on the service tracks at Penn Central's Beacon Park Yard in Boston. The ex-NYC unit is in nice shape but its ex-PRR neighbor is shedding paint and might benefit fr... (more)
On a snowy day 42 years ago we've come down the 1%+stopping at Watertown,WI. to make a set out and pick up. This train was one of our worst in the winter as there were usually a lot of air leaks o... (more)
While operating on Susquehanna Railway trackage, NS train 041 (NYSW train CLX) made a brief stop in Lanesboro, Pennsylvania, for a photo of Bennett Levin's handsome pair of Pennsylvania Railroad E... (more)
Santa Claus is coming to town
The head end crew of the Canadian has given the okay to a passing freight train on Kicking Horse Pass and will soon be back on board their train to continue into Lake Louise station and on to Banf... (more)
Station Master Beausejour is on the platform in the blinding snow as The Frontenac begins its 178 mile trip from Montreal to Quebec City. It will be running very late as this is the Storm of the ... (more)
I'm standing on the old Hy33 overhead looking west towards Milwaukee Road's Portage Yard as Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder enters the west end of the Milwaukee Road's Portage Interlocking at 50... (more)
Nice activity at the Jasper station.
In later years the Western Maryland's pair of EMD BL2s were assigned to yard jobs at Hagerstown, MD, paired with homemade slugs for extra tractive effort. WM 82, seen working here on a winter day ... (more)
Passengers have begun boarding the 12:30pm "Royal Gorge Route" excursion on a beautiful autumn afternoon in Colorado. It was good to see the F7s back in service on this train. Accordin... (more)
McCloud River Railroad's 2-6-2 No. 2 meets with an Great Northern F7 unit by the shop at the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad in Garibaldi, OR.
Both locomotives are owned by the tourist line and a... (more)
Both the "Broadway" and the "broad-way" (4-track main) are looking a little rough here in 1979. Lead unit 444 was built for the ACL in 1946 as an E7 and was later upgraded to an E8.
This looks like a Penn Central train, but a close look shows that the black E8 on the point carries its new Amtrak number, 279. The northbound corridor run out of Washington is about to duck under... (more)