C&O F7(A) no.7004 sports an experimental paint scheme applied in 1960 to simplify the paint schemes, yet providing good visibility of the units at grade crossings. Two F7As nos.7004 and 7068, and ... (more)
Small power for a big road. Santa Fe GE 44-ton switcher 467 didn’t have drawbars but rather steel plates for shoving 2-axle buggies of green cross ties into pressurized creosote cylinders at the... (more)
This is not the way to treat a carload of beer. A split switch just south of the Birmingham station caused quite a pileup over half a century ago..
What can happen when a freight train splits a switch. Workers can be seen carrying cartons of Schlitz Beer from a damaged box car. Many a bottle of brew from Milwaukee was snatched by members of ... (more)
Hurricanes are not the only source of major flooding as anyone who lived thru The Great Flood of 1993 can attest. The Mississippi river set many records that year. Over a month after the river had... (more)
Two cows are attentively watching the passing by of steamlocomotive "Mogul" G 3/4 # 11 "Heidi", which came to Sumvitg-Cumpadials with a train from Landquart this day.
Following an afternoon downpour, W8 class tram 981 waits for maintenance staff to clear a blocked drain in Flinders Street at Market Street.
Waiting the passing of VIA 84, GEXR 582 sits in the weeds along side the main with 2 520 ton steam generators destined for Hamilton where they will be shipped up the Mississippi
Standard gauge shunter Te III # 155 of the MBC (former SBB, built in 1965 by SLM and MFO), rolling on roll carts, is pulled on the 1 meter gauge line from Morges to Bière for maintenance.
This tiny locomotive was built by Neilson and Company in Glasgow in 1897. It worked at Beckton Gas works, in London, and is now preserved at Bressingham Hall, near Diss, in Norfolk.
White Pass & Yukon Route #90 being moved to the Port of Tacoma after being rebuilt at CEECO in Tacoma in 2009. The #90 had to be transported from CEECO to the Port on a home made flatbed.
A tank car sits next to the BN's siding at Skamania, with no track underneath its bogies.
Industrial Monster TAKRAF ERS-710 is a crawler excavator with superstructure - a real iron monster, with a height of 6-storey house! The German company TAKRAF in Leipzig, speciali... (more)
Denver & Rio Grande Western had a narrow gauge main line that penetrated the Black Canyon of the Gunnison between Gunnison and Montrose, Colorado. This line was abandoned in 1949 and in 1960, much... (more)