From the sign on the locker room door we must have had a really clean round house foreman back then.
The staff in the Shimla signal box pause for a photograph before dispacthing the last narrow gauge train of the day down the hill to Kalka.
This is the cab of the 2005, leading KCT Train 505. Not much has changed in here since it was a Santa Fe unit. It is still turbocharged, and still has the siren type alerter installed. This uni... (more)
An eastbound CSX coal train's head end crew has "dogged," so a relief crew has been sent by van to Glenita, VA in the early hours of daybreak. A long of night delays from opposing trains... (more)
If you squint really, really hard, and use a lot of imagination, you might think a jolly visitor from the North Pole is running Union Pacific No. 6013. In reality, he is one of the hard-working ra... (more)
"Gentlemen, we're in for a long night."
Railroads are all about paperwork. The Naugatuck Railroad's Northern Lights Limited hasn't even left the yard lead on its deadhead move to Thomaston Station, and the conductor is already filling o... (more)
The crew from the Keenan Switch Job dismounts and gives a roll by to IC 6250 leading a U-789 taconite train south through the yard on a fog filled day. Obstructed by the fog and steam is a northb... (more)
The Operator at Miller Tower gives the "highball" to a passing eastbounder.
Southern Pacific's Arco, Colorado to Moapa, Nevada coal train changes crews at D-Street crossing in Helper on Aug. 17, 1996.
The remote control engineer of UPY 1443 (MP15AC) catches the first rays of a fall morning sunrise.
Tough winter day on the Kyle—26 A westbound Kyle plow extra derailed on a icy crossing at Kanorado, Kansas, on January 2, 2007, and fortunately no one was injured in the mishap. In this... (more)
A conductor gives the highball in one of the first winter storms of the season.
Tough winter day on the Kyle—25 Officials and MofW crews have arrived at the scene of a derailed Kyle plow extra at Kanorado, Kansas, on January 2, 2007. Men help the uninjured crew out... (more)
Erie Lackawanna inspection train.
Railroad officials have stepped off their special train to observe westbound freight ES-99 on the "New Connection" track at Lake Junction. ES-99 was a CNJ-EL run... (more)