The Nord consolidation locomotive 140 A 259 lying on its side depicting an act of sabotage by the French Resistance during WWII has already become the main image of the new Cité du Train. This is ... (more)
A military move is about to duck under historic Route 66 on their way west.
A mannequin representing the thousands of women who worked on the railroads in WWII poses on the pilot deck of SP P-8 Pacific 2467. The engine is operable, but is on static display at the present ... (more)
1 - I want to inform you all, friends of Railnet, about some picutures realized by a soldier German photographer: Walter Hollnagel. During German occupation in Italy he supplied documents about am... (more)
The famous wildlife and railway artist David Shepherd leans out of the cab of his locomotive BR 9F No 92203 Black Prince to watch the fly-past of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) which... (more)
Not your every day shipment! A pair of Soviet tanks long stored in Alaska are secured and ready for shipment south to Seattle. Their destination beyond Seattle was unknown (that's as far ... (more)
The head end of Q114 contains a variety of Canadian military equipment being shipped from the training center in Alberta to bases in eastern Canada.
A short military extra proceeds south on the BNSF at Tower 55 with a UP SD70M for power.
The official launch of replica locomotive STEAM ELEPHANT and a party of red coats fire a salute in its honour.
It is October 1944, in Bellevue, Oh., as another one of many troop trains stops at the NKP station, and takes on more troops, as girlfriends and wives, wave good by to loved ones heading off to wa... (more)
A747 and Q601 wait patiently on the siding at Mt. Meigs as Q612, the second of three north bound trains, passes at track speed on the main.
052 with an assortment of tanks, concrete blocks and a lone 8 axle rail car glide across the OC Bridge over Brunot's Island (Pronounced bru-know) which appears to be of an industrial wasteland.
A northbound military train at Sanborn siding on the BNSF
We are in November 1944. The Bomber Command has ordered a group of B24 Liberators to help the Allied armies rid Elsass of Nazis. As a consequence of the bombing, this train has just received a dir... (more)
A Eastbound military train crests the Summit of Ash Hill after having gone into emergency at Ludlow.