MILW 126A creeps past the unique smashboards in Plymouth, WI in April of 1974. The boards guard the crossing of the MILW and the CNW. Chuck Porter photo from my collection.
Waiting for its disposition.
Car # 1 of the Stoos funicular railway, which opened in december 2017 and is the steepest in the world (110 % or 48 degrees) near the mountain station (where the grade is moderate only). The four ... (more)
The Glover Machine Works. When you visit the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History in Kennesaw, GA, the famous "General" is not the only locomotive you'll see. After the Civil... (more)
The "CASE IH 160" tractor (Case, Racine, Wisconsin) of the Feldschlösschen brewery is shunting the vintage C # 22 car of the former Sihltalbahn from 1892, now with Zürcher Museumsbahn (Z... (more)
New York & Atlantic Railway's MoW crew torches some frozen switches in Fresh Pond Yard after the January 5th "bomb cyclone" storm covered several switches in huge snow ... (more)
Within the next few years, Nassau Tower will be demolished for a third track to be installed between Floral Park and Hicksville. But instead of demolishing the tower, some people have suggested th... (more)
The Montgomery Fire Department presents a water cannon salute to Amtrak conductor Dennis Gleason who was on his final trip eastbound on the New River Train, pictured here in Montgomery, W.Va., on ... (more)
Retired Amtrak conductor Dennis Gleason signs a fresh brown egg after the successful coupling of three Amtrak P42DCs into the west end of the 30-car New River Train. The egg tradition was started ... (more)
A flock of bats flies over Payagyi as a classic-looking local leaves the station. The cars were freshly painted in their original livery thanks to the efforts of Bernd Seiler... (more)
Union Pacific 1335 has a rather unusual looking locomotive behind it. Union Pacific 3994 now has a SP nose painted on it, the UP shield and markings have been painted over, and the words "So... (more)
CTA Holiday Express train makes station stop on Loop Elevated at Clark-Lake.
This morning, an astonishing large group of photographers and videographers from over the world watched the shift change "ceremony" at the Dongbolizhan station.
On December 17th, the new funicular from Schlattli to the Stoos sun terrace began operation, the steepest in the world with public service and 2 cars. While the route lies horizontally in the vall... (more)