In 2005 and 2006 the cog railway operated a ski train part way up Mt. Washington. Skiers would ride the cog up to Waumbek tank (about 1/3 the way up the mountain), then ski down beside the tracks... (more)
Cogscape - Cold Spring Hill. This shot may well depict one of the last times we'll ever see a steam engine on Mount Washington at 5PM. Sunday of Labor Day weekend is the last day of the o... (more)
Livin' on the edge. A Mt. Washington Cog Railway train crests the hill above Skyline Switch and enters the more gentle grade of the Homestretch Flats. Immediately behind the train, the... (more)
MWCR No. 2 Ammonoosuc on Jacob's Ladder. Here is the culmination of a 50 year wish full-filled. As a child, I vowed to see this one day. I always knew it to be one of the only 100% steam railways ... (more)
Cogscape - Long Trestle. Perhaps no other spot on the Mt. Washington Cog Railway shows off the altitude gained by the trains better than Long Trestle at 5300 MSL. Here, as we face north... (more)
From a bluff near Jacob's Ladder, we watch a Mount Washington Cog Railway Train powering uphill toward the Halfway House at 4,500 ft MSL. This perspective offers not only a not-often-seen view o... (more)
Here's a view of the Mount Washington's Jacob's Ladder Trestle looking West at 4,725 MSL. From this angle, the S-curve shape of the trestle is not terribly apparent, but the steepness and the he... (more)
Skirting the spectacular Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River, an international freight train has just cleared Zimbabwe Customs and is heading towards Livingstone across the border in Zambia. Take... (more)
Today steamlocomotive H 1/2 7, built in 1873, was officially on the mountain for the first time after 12 years in the Swiss Transport Museum Lucerne. The red car B 5 dates from 1871, when the Rigi... (more)
Train departure from ended station Rigi Kulm (1800 meters - 6000 feet) to Goldau.
The two Bhe 4/8 railcars are slowly descending the steep track above Riffelalp towards Zermatt, with the Matterhorn in the background. First snow fell two days before.
An overhead view of CSX 863 leading a loaded coal train through Natural Tunnel.
This train is nearly 1,000 feet under the Royal Gorge Suspended Bridge, pulling a daily passenger excursion.
When this line was still the Bodensee Toggenburg Bahn, the 16.18 St.Gallen to Herisau train crosses the Sitter Viaduct as it leaves the city of St.Gallen. This is one of those alarming locations w... (more)