Feeding the Beast
Firing a Garratt requires good condition. On the run from Bulawayo Mpopoma to Cement the boiler pressure already felt to 9.4 atmospheres (136 psi), and it's sti... (more)
Passenger train operates by the sea near Qingshui Cliff.
A northbound Amtrak P32DM 704 leads Empire Service train 281 up the Park Avenue viaduct into Harlem 125th St station on it's way upstate. Amtrak trains are rerouted to Grand Central Terminal inst... (more)
Westbound Amtrak UWM Football special headed for Madison,WI..Worked a bunch of these off the extra board/Hostling back in the 1960's when they were still run with Milwaukee Road's commuter equipme... (more)
The last sunrise of September 2017 starts with a lengthy and heavy mixed freight train, battling up a small hill before entering Needles yard. Here, the train is about to crossover the Colorado ri... (more)
A rare visit of a live steam engine to the turntable of the Bordeaux dépôt
Amtrak 197 leads the City of New Orleans up the approach ramp to the St Charles Airline Bridge while a Metra heads west on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe.
Eastbound Union Pacific No. 7785 brings Stacks downhill out of Shed 10 and over the bridge as it descends the Western slope of Donner Pass.
A solitary Fly fisherman works the confluence of the Little Truckee and the Truckee Rivers for Trout, as Stacks move eastbound through Boca.
GE ES44AC demo locomotive 2011 leads a GE LNG test train on the GE Transportation Test Track as it crosses over Sixmile Creek in Erie, PA. Locomotives:GECX 2011 ES44ACGECX 2010 ES4... (more)
Sunset painted eastbound BNSF train crossing NM SR 47 at Beevers, south and east of Belen, NM. This train is headed east on the Southern Transcon.
Ridin' the switchback
Canadian Pacific Work Train 5946 South with Jordan Spreader CP 402885 is clearing out ditches along the right-of-way.
Dusty Coal Mine
4-6-4+4-6-4 Garratt 15A 414 is shunting in the coal mine of Hwange after we organised and paid the repair of the loco to make it fit for our charter trains. What look... (more)