RBRX 18533, one of three former GO Transit F59PHs on short-term lease to Metrolink while they cycle their own diesels out for installation of PTC equipment, leads Metrolink train 688 through Santa... (more)
BURNED AND SCORCHED, BUT STILL STANDING. If you've been a Railpictures viewer for a while, you may recall my shot of a couple of teenagers Railroad: Boston & MaineLocomotive: NoneLocation: Franklin, New Hampshire, USALocomotive #: NoneTrain ID: NonePhoto Date: October 20, 2013
OLDEST RAIL on Railpictures? Left to rust in the New Hampshire woods is what I believe to be the oldest stick of rail portrayed on this site. Perhaps it is the rarest, too. The St. Alban... (more)
Unique by necessity. Although EMD produced a few (13) MRS-1s ALCO built the majority (47) for the ARMY Transportation Corps. for use if needed in railroads around the world. They have unique measu... (more)
We're stopped at East Rio on a Hospital Train. On the Milwaukee we called the wrecker train carrying all the Bad Order cars back to Milwaukee Shops "Hospital Trains." Our wreck trains went to the ... (more)
As they say in the model world, there is a prototype for just about everything. It doesn't just happen on models but on the real thing too as this three well car ended up on both tracks after pick... (more)
Once upon a time this locomotive would have been found running about the Greater Winnipeg Region. Now it shuffles cars in Southern Ontario at the W.G. Thompson & Sons grain elevator in Kent Bridg... (more)
Remote-controlled AS616 #367 rumbles through Ensley, AL. I believe the guy with the Ghostbusters backpack is the operator. I also think this unit was re-engined with and EMD engine. I saw one r... (more)
On a spectacular day, the first complete Sunrail trainset pushes into Downtown Orlando for a public showing. Commuter rail is finally coming to Orlando! Service started 5/1/2014.
Built in 1976 in an order of 64 units the 440 was one of Milwaukee's MP15AC's. They were good pullers but very un-comfortable to work on. The Milwaukee ordered them with NO transition. That means ... (more)
Chuck Amidon photo.
German special "Balkan express" train is rolling toward Sofia with the legend Hungarian 424 "bull" locomotive. This is the last loco from this type. The two weeks long railtour is organized by IGE... (more)
General Electric's Tier 4 ES44AC at Keenesburg, CO. The demonstrator unit and GECX Test Car #100 are bound for the TTC Test Center in Pueblo, CO.
Not sure why this unit is initialed for FEC but it arrived BNSF Watson yard and was interchanged to the Pacific Harbor Lines in Wilmington for reasons unknown to me.