Pockerley manor house overlooks the waggonway which is used this week by Rocket
As raindrops continue to patter and run down on the roundhouse office windows, Montana Rail Link Machinist Doug Garcia contemplates what these new EMD locomotives will mean to his job after changi... (more)
This view looking through the broken glass in the window of the former N&W Oakvale depot finds an eastbound empty ballast train dropping downhill and crossing over from Main 2 to Main 1 to follow ... (more)
Time for more paperwork and a quick lunch and it's back to work for KCT Train 217. This crew will tie up with about 10 hours in today, catching back up after the Christmas holiday.
A room with a view.. Enroute to Institute from Nitro to switch local industries, the evening shifter passes Diehl's Restaurant, a well established country style diner frequented by many locals. Op... (more)
Opened by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway in June 1946 the station at Prince, West Virginia proudly served the surrounding region as a gateway to the C&O’s passenger trains of the era. Fast forward ... (more)
As seen from inside a long-abandoned gas station along the old Lincoln Highway (later, U.S. Highway 30) at James Town (west of Green River), Wyoming, a Union Pacific stack train descends Peru Hill... (more)
Several historic streetcars transported passengers along the Grand Boulevard, in celebration of 125 years of Budapest electric tramways. The major event of the celebration was an unforgettable exp... (more)
Window of Opportunity While on an excursion from the B&O Railroad Museum to a site near it's maintenance shops, I had a chance to capture PRR #4876, the GG1 that is best known for crashing... (more)
Conductors eyes nearly glaze over as he receives the news that a SB ore train will delay his train's progress out of Two Harbors towards Wales on a cold 1986 night. Behind him the hostler waits fo... (more)
After enjoying a trackside lunch at a little drive-in called Shorty's in Wood Dale, my Dad observes an outbound scoot head west towards Elgin.
Passing by the window of a long-abandoned homestead along the Flathead River, Montana Rail Link’s Day Gas Local heads back to Missoula on September 20, 2012.
A southbound (railroad-wise, eastbound) NS freight is moments from hitting the former NYC/Erie diamond at Marion, OH. The view is from restored and preserved (but slightly relocated) AC Tower.
The chair in front of the fire is for her man when he returns from driving an early steam locomotive as they had no protection for the crew. The 0-4-0 locomotive in the shed illustrates this perfe... (more)
The Waukesha local power is parked over night out the depot in downtown Waukesha. Talks sound like CN would like to move out of this depot due to cost, but unsure if or when that will happen.