A NY&LB train is southbound thru North Elizabeth with PC4876 on the point. The station shelter and milepost are relics from the Pennsylvania RR era. Date is approximate.
Tripleheaded silver E-units led by E9 9988B accelerate west through La Vergne, Illinois, with Burlington train 31, the Seattle-bound Empire Builder, which they will pass on to the Great Northern i... (more)
Shadow Warrior - Look twice!
Only in the shadow you can see what the kid is holding in his hand: pointing his gun towards the photographer! A strange feeling in a back then peaceful c... (more)
A German, a Russian and a Roman meet in Syria
Loco #160 reached the terminus of the line in Bosra, next to the antique and famous Roman theatre of the city. In contrast you can see a ... (more)
As the bay window caboose of an eastbound SP passes us, we can see SP light power approaching in the distance.
While going through our father's estate, I came across this old photo of a steam locomotive in Tucson, Arizona. My father was in the USAF and was stationed at Tucson, so I know that is the locati... (more)
An Amtrak RDC that once belonged to the New Haven RR, now on lease to Metro North, pauses at the modest platform shelter in Ansonia, CT, while covering a Waterbury-Bridgeport branchline run. The l... (more)
In the Dijon Perrigny roundhouse, the mighty CC 21004 of the short CC 21000 series beloved by railfans puts on a show. There were only 4 such dual voltage CC 21000 built. In 1977, the CC 21003 wen... (more)
Everything in this picture is brand new: the trains are a few months old, the high speed line is not yet open to commercial service (it will take one more year befo... (more)
The first TGV prototype at a time when it was still a test bed for the French high speed. It was a turbotrain but the decision had been made to electrify the first high speed line (Paris-Lyon). So... (more)
This night train carries about 800 winter vacationers and skiers back from ski resorts, directly from the French Alps to Brittany. The itinerary is East - West ... (more)
"Express" going to Geneva
4-6-2 "Pacific" 01 # 202 blasting out of the 277 meter long St-Sulpice tunnel on a grade of 2.4 % on the line from Travers to Les Verrières in the Neuchâtel Jura. The "Train du Pres... (more)