Day 2 of the steam excursion we catch the double header coming through Fairview, GA just outside of the Chickamauga Battlefield. The sky was somewhat cleared but the smell of hickory fills the air... (more)
A Timeless PlaceThe Nevada Northern is well known as a place frozen in time, giving endless opportunities for photographers to turn back the clock a century. It is very likely scene... (more)
With a heavy consist, N&W #475 works hard over the Pumpkinville Turnpike.
Passengers are boarding the train behind Milwaukee Road 261, which is running on the Ex-MILW, now TCWR Glencoe Sub. for a Dinner Train Excursion out of Chanhassen this evening. It will be towed w... (more)
UP Train PKCJC2 17 with 844 on the head end passes a cut of stored intermodal well cars in the siding at Marshall on the UP River Sub., making its way east towards Jefferson City.
UP Senior Manager Heritage Operations and Engineer Ed Dickens gives us a grin from the right hand side of 844 coming through the reverse curves west of Hodge Siding. The Living Legend has UP Trai... (more)
Less than an hour out of Kansas City Union Station, UP Train PKCJC2 17 slams past Eton at 51 MPH on the UP River Sub. with the "Trek to Tennessee", bound for Jefferson City today, and Me... (more)
In the home stretch for today's leg of the trip, UP Train PFBKC2 15 comes off High Line Track 75 at Penn Avenue Interlocking on the KCT East-West Corridor as it prepares to enter Kansas City Union... (more)
The 1944 Milwaukee Road S3 is in charge of a Friends of the 261 Trip, which is performing the 1st of 2 photo run-bys on the TCWR Glencoe Sub. for a Fall Color Excursion out of Minneapolis Jct. to ... (more)
TCWR 2300 is pulling the passenger train west to Glencoe where the diesel will cut away at the TC&W Shop, and the steam engine will pull the consist back to Minneapolis Jct. tonight. This train i... (more)
Strasburg 475 is departing from Groffs with a nice plume of smoke.
Strasburg 475 is preparing to run around its train at Leahman Place, Pa. Route 30 is in the background.
Flag Stop: Alna Center. Like a lot of rural railroads in early 20th Century America, Maine's 2-foot operations were dotted with small, rural stations at which passenger and freight traffic ... (more)
Passing trains at Alna Center. From on board a southbound WW&F Mixed Train in the hole at Alna Center, we watch as a northbound mixed observes the red flag and slows for a station stop. W... (more)