Officer in Charge...Steam Locomotives. Strasburg in a nutshell.
T'was a bit cold outside so many of us waited inside in the waiting room. But this did not stop me taking pictures.
This was the view that tower operators had for over 100 years of the busy four track New Haven Line in former SS 44, later Beck Tower. If I remember correctly, red levers control signals, black ar... (more)
At the Hilo mine of Harlan-Cumberland Coal Company, CSX CV Sub brakeman Jimmy Lawson (right) talks with the load out operator after getting his train in place. Outside, units 161 and 800 are ready... (more)
A view from inside one of the old buildings that used to be downtown Foxboro.
The view of a railroad telegraph operator...NHRR 2198 has just coupled to the Easter Bunny Express, and the cars are being prepared to take on passengers. The conductor of this train is waiting pa... (more)
The dayshift Yardmaster is working the tower desk at Corwith.
Pacific Tank - an uncommon wheel arrangement - 77 28 is seen through a station window on a particularly wet morning.
It doesn't get much better than this! Enjoying a good meal in the dome of a former California Zephyr car with a nice view of the California Coast. If any of you have an opportunity to ride a PV, d... (more)
While taking shelter from the light rain inside the station, I stumbled upon this view of #40 waiting to depart. The rain was actually a blessing as it kept the number of people down allowing for ... (more)
CSX power viewed from inside the abandoned car shop at Loyall.
A few hours behind schedule, the northbound Coast Starlight begins to stop at Eugene while several passengers look on.
The view out of the station window shows two pristine Lehigh Valley F-units. Other than location this shot could be historically accurate for the 1960's!