The BNSF Jordan Spreader has sat in the Denver Yard for years, hopeful that the call to duty will eventually come.
Kershaw Ballast Regulator is sweeping ballast on some newly dropped ballast on the Norfolk Southern Lurgan line.
MOW keeps them moving
Strasburg's motor car No. 10 scampers along at Esbenshade Road, heading back to Strasburg with a late afternoon run. Assembled from a wooden passenger coach in 1915, it operated for two years as ... (more)
A Brookville critter awaits its next work at Mine #2 of Pocahontas Coal near Vansant, VA.
The regular assigned switch power at the base of the Comandau Incline pulls a load of dimensional lumber off the incline. Note "engine shed" in background! The cable hauled incline connected two ... (more)
Hand braking and link and pin coupling at the turn of the 21st century. The brakeman rides between the massive fir logs. A US safety inspector may faint at this sight.
Union Pacific Shuttlewagon Mobile Railcar Mover No. CM-9601 switches some empty flatcars at the Laramie, Wyoming, welded rail plant on March 25, 2008. This particular model is a SWX430 with a 40,0... (more)
Strasburg Rail Road's #1 - it's first ever internal combustion engine. Built in 1923 and still, to this day, in service with the railroad since 1926. The 18 tonner features a gasoline engine bui... (more)
Yet another new addition to the RP collection - an engine in my "neighborhood" that I've only recently discovered: LUKENS Steel Company #10.
This little critter, let's call it the "Coatesville... (more)
Dusk meeting at Alna Center. The Road Foreman's Model T track inspection car holds the siding at Alna Center as a southbound mixed freight makes a brief station stop en route to Wiscasset, ... (more)
SRS 128 is heading eastbound testing the rail out to Montauk.
Now that's what I call a Tank Car
United States Marine Corp GE 70 ton unit 152408 sits at the yard in Yermo next to the Union Pacific . The unit is use to unload military cars at the proving station for the Marines.
Herzog MOW work train cruises through Miller City passing one of the last Nickel Plate bracket mast after receiving a track warrant issued between Miller City and Continental, Ohio.