A westbound freight descends the famed Blue Ridge Grade on the former Norfolk & Western Blue Ridge district, passing the namesake hamlet of Blue Ridge, Virginia just before sunrise on a tranquil M... (more)
The old railway station at McAdam, New Brunswick is looking pretty good on a beautiful Summer afternoon. Behind the station, out of view, some upgrades are being done to the roof by some workers.
An overhead view of Iowa Northern's Bryant Yard with a variety of equipment scattered about. In the upper right are a pair of ex-Rock Island E's bought by the IANR and painted by MAC in KC. Curren... (more)
While working on an article for CTC Board, I was given a VIP tour of the West Colton Yard Hump Tower. Here you can see one of the control panels with its' many dials and switches. It was fascinati... (more)
Interior of diner on CN 144, the Bonaventure (Ottawa Section). A Roger Puta Photograph
Out of use. A single AMT 'Go-Kart' (ex-GO Transit single level car built by Hawker Siddeley) and all nine gallery cars that Canadian Vickers built for CP in 1969 as the first bilevel cars i... (more)
As the new World Trade Center rises in the background, a Lehigh Valley tug that's mostly hidden behind the second car eases a loaded carfloat into the railroad's Jersey City float bridge. Rail mar... (more)
Happy Independence Day from the Raton Subdivision!
The Broadway Junction complex boasts many elevated flyovers and duckunders, being the confluence of the Jamaica and Canarsie Lines, as well as the site of East New York Yard. The track flying over... (more)
Amid a railroad landscape that is constantly changing with modernization's to infrastructure or the restructuring of how obscure railroads operate, there's only one constant guaranteed in Appalach... (more)
Transfer point. At Barrington Station, passengers transfer from Exporail's streetcar (MTC 1959) to its Sunday-only excursion train, which consists of CN 1382 & AMT 827.
New, not repainted. A Roger Puta Photograph
One of only a handful mainline semaphore signals throughout northern New Mexico stands guard over the small town of Bernal as the world heads into another day on the railorad.
The Mitchell Engine House was built in 1906 by the Duluth, Missabe & Northern Railroad for the sole purpose of servicing the steam locomotives being used at the time to move ore from Minnesota's I... (more)
With the end of the loaded coal car supported fully, a welder begins cutting away the defective rail below as work continues into the night to get the branch line back open.