Number 40 drifts downgrade into Ely at Moser on what was the Nevada Northern mainline to Cobre.
In a somewhat rare move, Nevada Northern No. 40 skirts the well-known embankment on the beginning of the Keystone Branch as it approaches the yard at Ely to put the passenger train away. What make... (more)
Nevada Northern Railway’s two classic steam engines, # 40 and # 93, pose with conductor Bill on the first weekend of the 2018 Winter Photo Shoot events. Locomotive # 93 is fresh from the NNRY shop... (more)
Railroading like 1890! To add some additional break weight on the downgrades Sri Lankan railways are still using iron balls at the hand break lever, which will be put in use at the summit station.... (more)
High in the mountains clouds are used to cover the scenery. In 2018 they're still using a token (tablet) system on Sri Lanka's main line between Rambukkana and Badulla. At 6,200 ft above main sea ... (more)
Talawakele is a small settlement in the tea gardens of Sri Lankans highlands. A double headed FarRail charter train trundles over the bridge into the station. From Talawakele to Hatton the line la... (more)
It's a suspiciously warm evening in Ely Nevada as engines 40 and 93 pose for the first weekend of the Winter Steam Spectacular's night photo session.
Nevada Northern No. 40's fireman, Con Trumbull, has stepped down from the cab of his 108-year-old locomotive to check on things from the ground as Hollywood-type strobes flash to illuminate the sc... (more)
Before the spiral of Demodara a nice viaduct need to be passed. The line from Badulla to Bandarawela is very scenic. The passengers on the train are all hired extras to convert it from a ghost tra... (more)
A tea picker in the tea plantations above Great Western, a spectacular setting in the mountains of Sri Lanka, did not care the bypassing train, thundering over a girder bridge. It's definitely not... (more)
After a long day on the line the loco crew of B1D 340 waits at the platform of Kandy for the signal to go to the depot for a rest.
The morning mist just lifted, as B2B 213 haules a FarRail charter freight train up to Haputale.
Night mixed to Badulla! A FarRail charter train waits for departure in the summit station Pattipola, about 2600 ft above seal level, as a passenger rushes to the train.
P8 2455 heads the afternoon train of the Sauschwänzlebahn from Weizen to Blumberg.