The Lenzen Roundhouse was condemned after the Loma Prieta Earthquake so CalTrain had to work on their locomotives outside.
Two locos for 4000to.
Eight miles east of Cheyenne, UP‘s Archer Hill offers the photographer less variety but a more convenient vantage point than sprawling Sherman Hill to the west. On June 2, 1965, the temperature is... (more)
Due to construction work, the tilting trains from Zurich to Milano run on 11./12. April via the scenic Sihlvalley. This was a unique possibility to catch this trains on some new hotspots.
The photographers son, Sam Smedley, hands up Gatorade and candy bars gifted to the crew during a slow paced chase westward at Cuba, Illinois.
Steve Smedley photo
Norfolk Southern SD40-2 #3579 is waiting to move three tank cars (all were carrying sodium hydroxide solution) that have just been re-railed as crews from Hulcher and RJ Corman work together to ge... (more)
185 137 (and three other DB class 185`s) hauls a northbound cargo train through Airolo
This westbound unit seems to indicate that odd paint job wouldn't have held up and Cajon would be more boring so I'm happy SPSF never came off. Nice little interlude though.