Red Arrow Lines Ardmore car does little to disturb a quiet neighbor hood on the way to its destination. The car is a PCC based interurban car, built by St. Louis Car Co. in 1949.
The 1% grade of Logan Hill is the most challenging portion of the south exit out of the Powder River Basin. Two shiny Burlington Northern Sd70Macs and a SD60mac demonstrator scream in Run-8 up the... (more)
After hiring out firing in the 60's and promoted to Engineer 1970 I didn't spend much time with caboose's. I did like to ride in them when deadheading but they probably were the most un-safe RR eq... (more)
Both ferries are in as GBW 309 goes about it's chores switching the boat train in Kewaunee, WI in May of 1973. Russ Porter original from my collection.
We're on the eastward track heading west while the Ford train passes on the westward track...both train are on the wheel house curve(Milwaukee Road terminology)as the wheel shop of the now closed ... (more)
An eastbound (BN 52?) exits the east portal of Tunnel #2.
One of the first Swift RoadRailer trains operated by BNSF rolls south on the Union Pacific Cascade Subdivision. The train is using trackage rights originally granted to Great Northern. Due to brak... (more)
A salvage train operated by Southern Pacific rolls on the abandoned Oregon, California & Eastern Railway.
When my father would see his Uncle Rob, he would usually would give my father a new Baldwin Locomotive Works Builder's Card. Robert S. McKee, Sr. worked for Baldwin as a design engineer, so Uncle ... (more)
The helpers on an eastbound freight (Q640?) split the new signals at Sand Patch. Sand Patch tower was formerly located where the red dirt is to the right.
The Soo Line passed under the Great Northern at Westminster Junction as well, just to the west of the Northern Pacific Tracks. In this view, my father lensed a short local traveling northbound wi... (more)
An SP leader at Cienega Creek The highlight of a day at Cienega Creek was this westbound stack train with an SP leader. It's 2001 and the UP takeover is 3+ years old. There were still ple... (more)