Two preserved icons were side by side for the first time and for a short time on the occasion of charter trains going to the "Fête des Lumières" (Festival of Lights) in Lyon: the CC 6570 in red an... (more)
Unfortunately there hasn't been much snow after a big initial storm, so this shot looks like it could have been late fall. This is indeed December, but the #2500 and cars brighten the landscape.
Seaboard Air Line E7(A) 3017 and E7(A) 3041 will handle local passenger, mail, and express train No. 3 departing Raleigh, NC this afternoon in September 1966. Engine 3017 was Seaboard's first E7(... (more)
D765, having worked the Metropolitan Subdivision, heads back east at F Interlocking
One of IC's SD40s with the unusual L-shaped windshield gets some attention at East Thomas yard. IC once had a pretty fair amount of B'ham traffic. Don't know what killed it, maybe going head-to-... (more)
Historic and preserved engines move
This unusual train is coming back from an exhibition. Behind the powerful diesel-electric CC 72084, an operational but still historic engine in ... (more)
In 1965/66, the South African Railways (SAR) imported sixty five type U20C diesels from General Electric in the USA. These veteran locomotives have now all been withdrawn from service, but some ha... (more)
Wearing the scheme for less than a month Santa Fe 146 has just arrived Hobart yard off train QNYLA painted in a special MAERSK scheme for publicitiy work between Los Angeles and Cajon Pass. I beli... (more)
It's a friendlier rivalry than Yankees and Red Sox as New York City R7 car No. 1440 sits next to Boston Elevated's Tower C, both now located at the Seashore Trolley Museum in Maine. Museum assista... (more)
Yes, that is a coal seam in the upper background above my favorite CSX GE.
A Union Pacific GE U30C and two C30-7 units are all clean under a clear blue sky in Cheyenne.
A string of light power sits outside the yard. It gets tempting to do a little Photoshop work here. That CSXT is very light and could just disappear but the evidence of hard use is undeniable. ... (more)
AAR trucks, but no rotating light housing, a dead giveaway for an ex C&O classic.
An A-B-A set of PRR Baldwin sharks at Columbus, Ohio, taking coal from the N&W to port on Lake Erie.