With his hand firmly on the throttle, engineer Rich Melvin guides NKP 765 down the track during a series of pacing runbys with PM 1225. Photo taken from the cab of PM 1225.
Sierra Railroad’s 2-8-2 Baldwin # 18 with fireman Bob Woods on the flame somewhere near Warnerville Calif. on March 9th 2008.
© Steve Crise Photo. Scrise.com
Engineer Danny Seldomridge keeps an eye on the tracks ahead and a hand on the breaks as we coast down grade just past the first switchback.
Engineer Kurt Newman.
Fixing rails on new sleepers
Men's muscles are still required for track work in 2008, and will probably remain so for many years.
Its late at night and 3rd trick Operator Clarence Nelson, father of Mark and Mike Nelson, taps back the orders he's just copied on his Form 19 pad, confirming the Dispatcher's intent. These were ... (more)
Louis Ketring, Redondo Tower Operator, Redondo Junction, 1999.
Steve Crise Photo. © scrise.com
Mark St Aubin baling coal into 734's greedy firebox. The stoker is not working this day, and Mark will get a workout, hand bombing the old girl all the way to Frostburg.
With one hand on the horn cord and the other on the throttle, engineer Tommy glances across the cab to the brakeman who is signaling to him if the traffic approaching from his side is stopping at ... (more)
Driving the Regional Express Train (TER) #91011 Paris-Dijon at 160km/h 100mph
In a lost image of railroading, the tower operator at Ridgley Interlocking lines a movement through the plant, Ridgley is the last armstrong tower on the UP with operating rods. Canon 350D.
WMSR engineer 'Hoagie' Hovatter keeps a steady hand on the throttle of #501 as we slip-n-slide on wet rail and provide a shove for the westbound photo charter train after leaving Sunnyside.
The engineer keeps a steady hand on the throttle as 2-8-0 No. 93 heads downgrade towards East Ely.