We're on the eastward track heading west while the Ford train passes on the westward track...both train are on the wheel house curve(Milwaukee Road terminology)as the wheel shop of the now closed ... (more)
An eastbound (BN 52?) exits the east portal of Tunnel #2.
When my father would see his Uncle Rob, he would usually would give my father a new Baldwin Locomotive Works Builder's Card. Robert S. McKee, Sr. worked for Baldwin as a design engineer, so Uncle ... (more)
Last night of the day as the stars come out.
Re 6/6 11607 (620 007) heads a set of empty dump wagons from Schlatt to Zurich just passing the bridge over Rhine between Feuerthalen and Schaffhausen.
The eastbound Empire Builder crosses Two Medicine Trestle at East Glacier.
This TGV linking Lausanne (CH) to Paris (FR) is passing the forest of La Joux, in the Jura.
The Soo Line passed under the Great Northern at Westminster Junction as well, just to the west of the Northern Pacific Tracks. In this view, my father lensed a short local traveling northbound wi... (more)
Michigan's Steam Railroading Institute North Pole Express train is seen arriving at the 'North Pole' (aka Ashley, MI) with the big Pere Marquette 2-8-4 Berkshire strutting her stuff on the evening... (more)
As smoke from the raging Thomas Fire fills the sky, UP 9906 leads a rail train south out of Carpinteria for Seacliff where it will meet Amtrak 769 before continuing on to Oxnard. The sun, trying i... (more)
SP 4449 rolls past the Max mainline and Tillicum Bridge on the way to Oaks Park for the Holiday Train.
No, that's not sand Amtrak's kicking up. Rather than whipping up a light dusting of sand on its approach to Ventura, Amtrak 782 instead is kicking up the latest coating of ash that has fa... (more)
The Coast Smokelight. Working back up to track speed, Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight parallels the coast as it heads north toward Carpinteria under the erie shadow of the Thomas Fire'... (more)
Approaching Silver Plume. The former International Railways of Central America (IRCA) Consolidation #111 hauls last train of the day along the banks of Clear Creek, just 1/4 mile or so from... (more)