Klamath Northern heads for the Southern Pacific interchange on a hot summer morning.
An EMD lease unit leads empties through the curves at Mitchell on Tennessee Pass.
Though officially a MoPac engine, GP35 652 wears C&EI sublettering and original paint scheme. Built in March 1964 as C&EI 244.
The Genesis of the Chessie Steam Special
Although it won’t commence paid excursions for another two weeks, the locomotive and six cars of the Chessie Steam Special ar... (more)
The guys that ran this operation were all ex-MILW guys as were most of their locomotives.
One of CNW's more unusual pieces of equipment was this Mercedes Benz Unimog equipped for Hi-Rail service. Far more common in Europe, this one may have been sold under license as a Case MB4/94. It ... (more)
We're are stopped at the Watertown depot taking water with their water(garden)hose on our lead unit. It appears our other unit is an F7B sooooo not much power for a 100 car train. It took 1 hour t... (more)
Ready to Go
Former Reading T-1 4-8-4 2101 has completed its metamorphosis from American Freedom Train 1 to Chessie System 2101. Here it leaves the former Reading Company Saucon rou... (more)
A track geometry train enters the Manor Branch (M 0.5) at Waynesburg, Pa.
Freshly painted CR 2038, formerly MGA 2308, leads empties southbound through Clarksville, PA. The empties are destined for loading at Bailey Mine at the end of the Manor Branch.
The Rio Grande Ski Train curves toward Tunnel 1 just east of Plainview, Colorado, on February 10, 2001.
A northbound Burlington Northern train is entering home rail at Chemult, after a trip from Klamath Falls on Southern Pacific. The old station was bulldozed not long after this photo.
Between 1966 and 1968, the Connecticut group that in 1971 would found the Valley Railroad tourist line ran a series of fantrips on New Haven RR trackage using privately owned ex-Birmingham & South... (more)
The eastbound Empire Builder, Amtrak 8, crosses the Middle Fork of the Flathead River at Java East.