The sound of the horn on A&R GP9 #205 echoing out over the Sandhills has been part of southeastern North Carolina for over 50 years.
This skilled hand has worked the same EMD control stand for almost 30 years.
Valley Railroad CMO J. David Conrad at the throttle of the Valley's newest steamer, 3025. Photo taken by Valley Railroad employee wearing all necessary PPE.
Canon EOS 1D Mark III, Canon EF 17-40m... (more)
Part of Railfan Weekend is getting the opportunity to ride in the cab of some of the locomotives. Frank Christopherson has the photo freight well in hand as we make our way north to Marbles. Fra... (more)
The fireman on WM 734 throws another well aimed shovel of coal into the firebox on a Carl Franz Photo Charter.
Nothing like a good chat at the (turn)table
Cab view of a Dasye TGV 746 trainset before leaving new Besançon TGV station for a test run at up to 359 km/h (~223 mph) on the new high speed line named "LGV Rhin Rhone". This line is not opened ... (more)
Throttle fully open, steam pressure standing at 14,5 bar (210 Psi), steamlocomotive 141 R 1244 is rolling a steady 70 to 80 km p.h. with a 11 car train of about 500 tons on its first longer journe... (more)
Fireman Stefan is sitting on the right side of the former french 141 R 1244 (Mikado 2-8-2) and has control of water (30 m3), oil (13 m3 Bunker C fuel oil), steam pressure etc. The locomotive is ri... (more)
D&S trainman Steve Wasiura releases hand brakes the old fashioned way on cars being picked up by our photo charter at Rockwood. These old staff brakes take some muscle since about the only mechan... (more)
Youngest fireman on the NSSR (a title hopefully taken by me next year) and Assistant to the Head of Locomotive Maintenance, Kale McConnell keeps the steam pressure pegged right below the pop off l... (more)
Inside the cab of KCS GP22ECO No. 2810.
Inside the engine house engineer Jeff sits behind the controls of restored steam engine Southern 401 the day of its inaugural runs.
WE ARE REALLY GOING TO GO AFTER IT! Ed Dickens, UP steam engineer, emphasizes that he wants at least 3/4 of a glass on the boiler water level leaving Huntington due to the steep grade and t... (more)