Even after 60 years of service, former Illinois Central GP10 No. 8396 continues a life of revenue service as power on the Athens Line railroad alongside an ex-Conrail GP38
After the Amtrak "Farewell to the AEM-7s" excursion on 6/18/2016, I had a chance to take a shot of the cab of the 942, the lead motor on the trip. Get these shots now, because these unit... (more)
Both the 5 and the 6 are in the House One circle. They both must be in for truck work as there both on dolly trucks while their six axle trucks are worked on.
This strange machine is plinthed outside Windhoek station. Anyone know any more?
There is no telling what you'll see while watching trains. "Super Chicken" on top of one of the signal towers at the summit on Cajon Pass, January, 1986.
The illustrious Micheline was the first rubber-tyred train. André Michelin frequently travelled in a sleeping carriage, and it is said that his insomnia played a major role in the Micheline projec... (more)
The Chicago commuter pool is getting their brand new F40C's so here in Milwaukee we're getting the old passenger fleet from Fox Lake and Elgin. Here the Cummins engine end of the 93A with a "... (more)
NS SD40-2 3418 recently had its cab upgraded and is awaiting a date with the paint shop
"Fresh Paint for LI 106" New York & Atlantic's Maintenance of Equipment crew hand paints SW1001 #106 into Long Island Rail Road's signature "Dashing Dan" paint scheme. T... (more)
Milwaukee Road Brakeman Freddy Bergles and Engineer Don Grady both hired out in the 40's on the Lacrosse Division pose for a photo before they depart Portage. Freddy was the guy that taught me how... (more)
"NYCTA Work Train at Brighton Beach" Two MPI MP8AC-3 (R156) locomotives haul a small ballast train past Brighton Beach on their way back to Coney Island Yard from the work zone a... (more)
"NYCTA Work Train at Coney Island" Two MPI MP8AC-3 (R156) locomotives haul a small ballast train past Coney Island – Stillwell Avenue on their way back to Coney Island Yard from t... (more)
The Motor Vessel (a.k.a. Laker) S.T. Crapo is navigating the Green Bay and Western's crossing of the Fox River in Green Bay in Nov. of 1986.
Taking shelter in the Georgia Southwestern Railroad Locomotive Maintenance Shop, is BAYL engine No. 2060. It resides here for the time being while undergoing a 92 day inspection.
On California Northern rails, the NASCAR Special to Sonoma Raceway passes through a small community along the Napa River at a blistering 10 MPH. Local folks turn out to watch the train pass. This ... (more)