A westbound TOFC train with new warbonnet EMD units passes the standing freight with a GE B40-8W leading. The picture offers a good comparison of the new four axle units that re-introduced the col... (more)
A visit to Conrail’s Conway Yard in August, 1978 began with hopes of seeing some of the sis-axle Alco Centuries that frequented the area. While we found our quarry, the real prize was this former ... (more)
Northbound "Palmetto" slowing for its stop at Selma
During engine preparation after shift change at East Yard, the Driver builds a fire under the Rodding to the Cylinder Drain Cocks in an attempt to unfreeze it. At a time of the year when the tempe... (more)
Two old warriors on the mainline today. Canadian National 324 passes the Leduc Farm as it approaches the Canada/U.S border at Noyan Qc
The boys are walking the Pennsy K4 around the wye, eyeing the rails. It's good no one was looking at the front driver, which seems to be "on edge." She made it around OK, though.
Slowly pulling out of the McKay siding, BNSF 681 becomes the first warbonnet to lead a train on the coast line in years as it spots the first section of its train for the conductor who is preparin... (more)
On day 2 of the colorful office car equipment move, Central Maine & Quebec, Vermont Rail System and Pan Am Railway equipment moves from White River Junction to East Deerfield, Massachusetts. The ... (more)
With just inches to spare. When I first got word that CDTX 2051 and 2052 were coming down from Oakland to assist on expanded Pacific Surfliner trains, I was ecstatic. Growing up in the Cent... (more)
Inside the cab of the steam rotary snow blower Xrot d # 9213, built by SLM Winterthur in 1910 for the then independent Bernina Railway as R # 1051. The image, taken with a focal length of 16 mm, i... (more)
My original reason for taking a camera to trackside in 1959 was the stirring sight and sound of a New Haven GP9, making a jack rabbit start on a Needham Branch commuter train. Problem was, the 12... (more)
Coal loaded train of UP going through Commerce City heading west towards North Yard in Denver CO.
"Columbia Valley's Last Ride." The inside of the Pacific Parlour Car "Columbia Valley" is empty for a brief 20 minutes as passengers take the chance to stretch their legs on the platform of... (more)
Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha blasts out of Portage headed for the West Coast.