B&O CPL's in the weeds.. On the former B&O St. Louis mainline, a pair of B&O CPL's remain, east of downtown Parkersburg. These relics, increasingly rare on class one subdivisions are being reclaim... (more)
The B&O lives on... in Wilmington, DE! Restored to all it's glory, this former B&O Water Street depot was built by famed architect, Frank Furness in 1887 for the B&O Railroad. It... (more)
Jordan Snow Plow with Chessie still sleeping spotted in the remnants of the yard at Quinnimont, deep in the heart of the New River Gorge. Don't see many of these in Southern Appalachia.
The Reading Subway II: As early as 1895, space was becoming a premium in Philadelphia so the Reading Company, aka, the Reading & Philadelphia, lowered one of its lines through the city. T... (more)
Two relics from the past rust away in Hinton. The fireless locomotive worked at an Appalachian Power Company plant in WV. The former C&O passenger car finished service in Maintenance of Way wor... (more)
Eastbound Conrail train WHSN-04 slowly ambles up the rickety track through the remains of the old Glen Burn Colliery at Shamokin, PA on April 29, 1987 with three MP15s. The scrappers were dismant... (more)
Those guys on the end of the unit are delegation from the shop. They were going to pull this unit out of the stub track and take it somewhere, I hope to be repaired.
A once proud member of the New York Central passenger fleet, this E8 has now been wasting away on a side track in Bellevue for 15 years.
With the sun reflecting off the shiny steel ribbons, almost appears these tracks are in daily use. However, this branch line hasn't been used in years. Once served the Majestic Colleries, a Cadill... (more)
The frames of either 755 or 760 lies in the yard of the BCR Workshops at Squamish in August 1985. Purchased new in 1980, both 755 and 760 were wrecked in June 1984 and were both retired the same y... (more)
Once a proud member New York Central passenger train locomotive fleet, the years of neglect are evident on the 4321.
The bags are packed and she is ready to go home. PRR K4 1361 is days away from finally leaving Steamtown after an extended stay. Here is to the hope that in Altoona she may breathe steam yet again... (more)
The Apocalypse?!? Perhaps, for fans of the Reading Railroad. This was the view for engineers looking out ... (more)
The Reading Subway: Back at the turn of the century, in 1895, the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad took it's network of tracks and sidings at Pennsylvania Avenue below ground to allow ... (more)
What used to be the Conrail ROW has now been reclaimed by locals, who have cut out a portion of the ROW to enable their vehicles to travel to destinations more easily.