The engineer and fireman on the ATSF 3415 compare time and orders before taking charge of the 1919 built Pacific Type Baldwin 4-6-2.
Locomotive: ATSF 3415, ASV 4
Abilene, ... (more)
A spectacular sunset explodes in the western sky behind UP Train 2CNRFG 04 passing over Santa Fe Jct. on the KCT Kaw River Bridge High Line. This would have been fine without the train, but sure,... (more)
Coal may not be what it used to be and the trains may not roll through the community of Sproul as often as they used to, but the loyal Chesapeake & Ohio style cantilever signals still guide trains... (more)
A full moon lights up the sky as this pair of searchlight signals still stand awaiting the next train between Billings and Laurel.
Every night is an adventure trackside! Tonight brought freezing rain covering everything in over a quarter inch of ice by train time. Notice the ice spraying off the rail at the front wheel of 380... (more)
The lead unit of the Monday through Friday Griffin District manifest, 139 stands at the south end of Forest Park on the main while waiting for the next moves.
The halls are decked on ex-Pennsylvania Railroad doodlebug 4662 as it passes the small dam on Red Clay Creek at Ashland, Del. The last of about 90 Christmas lights trips run during December went a... (more)
The former Baltimore and Ohio Valley Line, from Harpers Ferry to Strasburg passes along the floor of the Shenandoah. In Charles Town the line crosses the former Norfolk and Western at grade and is... (more)
Decked out in 10,000 Christmas lights, Wilmington & Western's ex-Pennsylvania Railroad doodlebug is on the last of nearly 90 Holiday Lights trips that were run in December. The doodlebug is crossi... (more)
It's first run of the evening done, Colebrookdale Railroad 7236 pulls up to East Philadelphia Avenue in Boyertown, Pa., to run around its train in preparation for the second run.
Colebrookdale Railroad 7236 crosses Manatawny Creek at Pine Forge, Pa., with an evening Santa Claus train.
A BNSF stack powers through the park under the brand new signals that replaced the searchlights earlier this year.
The colors of early dawn are cracking to the east, silhouetting the old steam-era concrete coaling tower still spanning the Chicago and North Western’s main line through De Kalb, Illinois, on Marc... (more)
Watco's Blue Ridge Southern W44 departs Asheville under the classic Southern Railway signal bridge at Biltmore.
Belvidere to West Chicago local begins trip leaving Belvidere Yard.