The CNJ took ownership of the Southern Division line in 1879. At its peak the line ran from Red Bank NJ all the way down to Bay Side on the Delaware Bay. The line was used for both freight and pas... (more)
Hand car in the station, broad gauge 1668mm
"She said yes!"
My brother recently popped the question in front of Southern Pacific 4449 Daylight during a Peter Lerro charter shoot. Fun fact, she got him the H.O. model for Ch... (more)
Impressive tank engine
Streamlined version 202-003 of the Henschel-BBC DE2500. This locomotive is now exposed in the amazing Berlin Technikmuseum.
High Water on the High Iron.
CP 475 plows through the flooded waters of the Mississippi River.
Apparently my friend Tim Repp and I interrupted an Elks Club meeting at Field, BC while waiting for the "Canadian" to leave town. A heard of elk showed up and this cow was a little bit p... (more)
Nickel Plate 765 leads the Joliet Rocket into Chicago's La Salle Street Station with a head of steam. The modern glass building really clashes with 765, and about 50 years separate the two.
It's the 2018 Big Lick Train Tug! As part of a fundraiser, teams get a shot at seeing how far they can "pull" the 611 in twenty seconds. Incidentally, "Big Lick" is the origina... (more)
What do you do to make two different things come together and work as one?... "COMPROMISE" That's exactly what is done to join two different size rails. A 136 lb rail and 100 lb rail a... (more)
Ge 4/4 II # 617 "Ilanz" of the RhB in the special paint scheme for "50 years LGB" (Lehmann Gross Bahn or Lehmann Garten Bahn, now part of Märklin). On the side of the locomotiv... (more)
The High Line is a 1.45-mile-long (2.33 km) elevated linear park, greenway and rail trail created on a former New York Central Railroad spur on the west side of Manhattan in New York City. The aba... (more)
An uphill BNSF train passes the 12 derailed boxcars just before tunnel 2 in the Tehachapi Mountains. A few telegraph poles were brought down too, unfortunately.
Repair in place?
The ever-encroaching jungle has made a good start on reclaiming this coach with a broken back. I value your comments
The final cut
It was a long wait for a train in Delyatin. Wandering around the yard we found this rather elegant Soviet era coach. Soon, a couple of guys showed up in a picku... (more)