Engineer Sigi at the throttle of "Mikado" 141 R 1244, a canadian built, former french railways 2-8-2 with about 3000 HP and 100 km/h max velocity.
Fireman Stefan on the right side of the cab of former french railways "Mikado" 141 R 1244 is responsible for the haevy fuel oil fire, water and steam pressure. The 2-8-2 locomotive has a... (more)
Fireman Peter is throwing some more coal into the firebox of "Mogul" B 3/4 # 1367 before the run through the 15 kilometer long Gotthard tunnel to Airolo, pulled by Ae 6/6 # 11411 from SB... (more)
A new frog is being installed on the west switch at Mounds, Utah, on May 11, 2006. Here, a member of the track department out of Helper uses a rail saw to cut rails of the new frog based on precis... (more)
Valley Railroad fireman Mike Ozaruk shovels coal into No. 3025's firebox as the locomotive pulls a sold out North Pole Express north through Chester, Connecticut. Taken with an infrared modified C... (more)
A little human interest: In 1990, a CSX welder grinds down his weld on the frog at the turnout at the south end of Starnes (VA) siding. Track work like this takes a pounding, so it's a constant ef... (more)
Dean Gordon oils Tavares Eustis & Gulf No. 2 at the depot in Tavares, FL following a day of pulling passengers on the Orange Blossom Cannonball.
"Bad Day at Black Rock": NS conductor Darrell Cody (inexplicably wearing a CSX cap) removes the EOT on the rear of an eastbound Yuma Turn at East Stone Gap to allow a rear coupling. Darr... (more)
With the engineers hand on the throttle in eighth notch, a lone SD75I has 75 empty multi's on the drawbar doing 32 MPH.
Part of the workflow.
The driver at the controls of MoHa car 110 (leading sister car 109), as the train climbs uphil from Hakone-Yumoto to Tonosawa, en route to Gora on the Hakone Tozan Railway.
Engineer Frank Bottoni Jr. running a westbound Milwaukee Road freight train between Milwaukee and Portage,WI..
With the hands on throttle and steam whistle, the owner and restorator of steam cogwheel locomotive "Caspar Honegger", built in 1877 by Maschinenfabrik Aarau for the factory of Honegger ... (more)
Union Pacific SD70ACe 1996 arrived early in the morning of January 26th, 2014, to pick up UP "Big Boy" 4014 from the Los Angeles County Fairplex, where the 4014 had been on display for over 50 yea... (more)