In August 1972, BN E8 No. 9949 rests between assignments on the Seattle-Portland trains. The big E8A is sitting outside the shops at Interbay Yard.
The first movement of the Chessie Steam Special, a ferry move to Philadelphia and Baltimore, has come to a halt in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. If I recall correctly, the 2101 had an overheated ... (more)
Back in 1992, the SD40-2F was the preferred leader on the western part on the CP. Here, we see the 9010 departing Field westbound with a unit grain train.
Almost home.... With their coal bunker all but empty, and the heavy lifting pretty much done, Firemen Olaf and Dave can pretty much relax for the last three miles and change as DRGW 315 and... (more)
An autorack train and light power set move about in BNSF's Northtown Yard near the General Mills elevator. Buried among the power pictured is the Great Northern SD45 and a BNSF rotary plow. more)
When my father would see his Uncle Rob, he would usually would give my father a new Baldwin Locomotive Works Builder's Card. Robert S. McKee, Sr. worked for Baldwin as a design engineer, so Uncle ... (more)
We're on the eastward track heading west while the Ford train passes on the westward track...both train are on the wheel house curve(Milwaukee Road terminology)as the wheel shop of the now closed ... (more)
Only a month after it's demotion to a no-name train, Rock Island's train #7 gets ready to depart for Council Bluffs/Omaha. The photographer grabs a shot at the platforms of the depot in Davenport ... (more)
CP Royal Hudson backs to its train.
"Pullman Standard P72 on a Flatcar"
LIRR Pullman Standard P72 Coach 2933 sits loaded onto FICX Flatcars on the "River Track" at Wheelspur Facility waiting to be transported to Frontier Met... (more)
A CSX SD40-2 and MT6 yard slug pull a cut of autoracks over the Queensgate Yard Hump while a variety of locomotives sit in the engine terminal in the background. Locomotives:CSXT 2439 ... (more)
MGA 2308 brings a coal train into Brownsville, PA in June of 1992. I love the old buildings and the Coca Cola sign.
The Pioneer Zephyr on display at MSI is now decked up for the holidays. Two excited children absorb the railroad history.