This former Southern Railway / NJ Transit E-8 sure could use a lot of TLC to bring it back to operating condition. For now, it continues to slowly deteriorate at the Oak Ridge facility. Photo tak... (more)
When my brother and I organized our father's estate, we came across some Baldwin Locomotive Works builder cards that we did not know he had. His Uncle Robert S. McKee, who was a design engineer a... (more)
The fireman on the Southern 4501 is busy keeping the engine running well as the train heads back to Chattanooga with the Summerville Steam Special.
SP 9751 crests the summit at Steins, New Mexico with a westbound doublestack.
Cotton Belt 9372 leads 9 more diesel locomotives, including BN 5486, BN 6323 and a Rio Grande, east out of the Tucson yard with a doublestack hotshot. Consists like this with pool power was rathe... (more)
One month after 9-11, a very worn looking Santa Fe 804 leads a colorful consist across bridge number 2 in Abo Canyon. Things have changed since this photo was taken, with the addition of the secon... (more)
This beautiful 4-8-2 Mountain was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works for the Texas & Pacific Railway. The builder plate number was 60555. Our great Uncle, Robert S. McKee Sr., was a design en... (more)
After a days work, two BC Hydro SD38-2s are tied down for the night at their diesel service area. This was the power I had a cab ride in for the day, as I was working on an article for CTC Board m... (more)
After meeting SP train 111, the Loram train continues to work near the BN Balmer Yard. As the crew checks the rails and takes in the view, note the antlers mounted on top of the caboose near the ... (more)
Two rebuilt SD-45s lead CSX 8198 and a mixed manifest eastbound out of Tucson on the busy Sunset Route. Pool power was very common on just about every train that rolled through Tucson.
It is a bright, clear morning as former Conrail 5420 joins a mixture of SP and UP power at the diesel service area in the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
Two Canadian National SD40-2s are working hard pulling a grain train west over the Cisco Bridge, deep in the Fraser River Canyon.
Two Rio Grande GP-30s pay a visit to the diesel service area in the Southern Pacific Tucson yard.
Santa Fe 2916 and another GP-35 are pushing hard on cabooses 999031 and 999172 at Sullivan's Curve in Cajon Pass.
Santa Fe 8133 East is in run 8 as it heads up the hill into Sullivan's Curve.