Streamliners on the Main Line
Arguably the best looking train to travel the PRR main line west of Philadelphia since the more prosperous days of the Pennsy was Conrail’s office car... (more)
A southbound grain train approaches Palmer Lake, CO.
As the sun sinks low on a bleak November afternoon, a northbound New Haven-Springfield Amtrak shuttle run crosses the Connecticut River into East Windsor, CT. The combination of an F40 and a pair ... (more)
Passengers line up on the platform of Amtrak's Route 128 station in suburban Westwood, MA, as their Washington-bound train enters behind F40PH 208 while a northbound discharges on the adjacent tra... (more)
Thanks to JFStrauss for all the information on my father's photo of BN No. 7 at Westminster Junction. On that same day, my father also photographed the eastbound morning Zephyr, BN No. 8 from the... (more)
Soo Line caboose #8 trails a Lake States train travelling along Division Street in Oshkosh, WI in April of 1987. Not a trace of the railroad remains here today.
WC 6553 brings a Milwaukee turn thru Grand Avenue on the Soo Line (ex-MILW) in December of 1994.
An A-B-A-A set of Amtrak E-units leads a northbound train along the former Monon/C&O line through Hammond. This line was abandoned in the 1980s and developed into a bike trail and is possibly sla... (more)
My original reason for taking a camera to trackside in 1959 was the stirring sight and sound of a New Haven GP9, making a jack rabbit start on a Needham Branch commuter train. Problem was, the 12... (more)
WC 6553 takes a slight detour around a de-railed Soo Line boxcar as it departs Fond Du Lac, WI in September of 1993.
A mixed freight operates between Princeton and Granite, CO on the Tennessee Pass route.
The Hinkle to North Platte perishables has a couple SD40s, a DRGW SD50 repaint and hiding around the bend a Rio Grande SD40T-2 as power. The train is climbing the short Archer hill just east of Ch... (more)
Snow was covering the ground when Chesapeake and Ohio 4-6-4 number 305 was positioned for the photographer. This Baldwin Locomotive Works builders photo card is from the J. R. Doughty collection.