Still wearing the same paint scheme as when it rolled out of EMD’s LaGrange factory a quarter-century before, Lehigh Valley SW8 253 stands at the engine terminal in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The LV... (more)
Frankfort & Cincinnati S4 107 and S2 103 wait to leave the engine facility in Frankfort on a cloudy May morning.
The Green Bay & Western’s train from Winona crosses the bridge over the Black River just below the dam at Hatfield, Wisconsin. The guy fishing seems much more intent in pulling something from the ... (more)
With a seemingly endless string of home road covered hoppers in tow, the Green Bay & Western’s Winona train passes through Blair, Wisconsin on its return trip to Green Bay.
Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel bicentennial SW9 1258 pushes a cut of cars up the ramp at Wheeling Pittsburg’s Steubenville South plant in Mingo Junction, Ohio.
In the mid 1970’s there was a shortage of high quality boxcars in the nation’s rolling stock fleet. The Trailer Train Corporation, which was jointly owned by quite a few railroads, attempted to an... (more)
The River Terminal Railway was an industrial road in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, serving parent Republic Steel’s works on the west bank of the Cuyahoga River. The RT’s bicentennial contribution was ... (more)
Travelling west through some beautiful Colorado scenery, the Rio Grande Zephyr approaches the small settlement of State Bridge, Colorado.
Following the meandering Colorado River, the westbound Rio Grande Zephyr passes through Yarmony. Colorado.
The westbound Rio Grande Zephyr rolls into Yarmony. Colorado. While I will always remember the location for the photographs exposed there, the thing that I will remember most is the mud tha... (more)
Emerging from the clouds into a little sunshine, the westbound Rio Grande Zephyr approaches Tunnel 39 and prepares to enter Little Gore Canyon.
The Rio Grande Zephyr tiptoes along a narrow shelf as it exits Gore Canyon and proceeds to Azure.
View from the Tower
Four Boston & Maine EMD’s, a GP39-2 acquired from the Delaware &Hudson and three patched Conrail-refugee GP40’s, lead a southbound D&H train out of the Factoryv... (more)
Certainly the most impressive feature of the Lackawanna main line between Scranton and Binghamton is the Tunkhannock Viaduct, the largest concrete structure in the world when completed in 1915. Of... (more)
Snow, Stacks, and Centuries
Eastbound Sea-Land stack train NTV-4 rolls past the site of the Erie yard in Deposit, New York. Two C430’s and a GP18, all two decades old, are handlin... (more)