A common sight around the Chicago Transit Authorities elevated rail and subway system is the presence of CTA employees that keep the transit system operating safely and smoothly. Shot handheld wit... (more)
I am proud of the steam! - I might have heard of her voice. It was really fun for an overseas visitor to know American steams and era of American steams.
The two F45's caught my attention first, then the breakperson. Only in SoCal! I always try to get working rails in my pictures. They appeared to be picking up 5936 that had been set out.
Montana Rail Link dispatcher at work. The 3 screens on the left show the entire MRL mainline from Laurel through to Kootenai. The central screen - on the righ of the clock - displays 6 Eastbounds ... (more)
Having just flipped the switch at NJ Transit's Jersey Avenue Station, the female conductor hitches a ride on the rear stairs. The locomotive is running around the train (seen in the back left cor... (more)
The face of heritage railroading is rapidly changing as a new generation moves in to carry the torch. Conductor Kara calls the shots on the White Mountain Central's hourly trains. Her regular p... (more)
The Northbound Palmetto pulls into King St. Station as a conductor enjoys the view from the baggage car.
After a long day working Union Station, this railroader catches a ride back to Ivy City engine terminal.
After the slightly overdue train number 4 pulled into Fullerton Station on a balmy Spring evening, the assistant conductor alighted from the now open door on her car and greeted those who were hea... (more)
With plenty of men overseas during World War II, the railroads used any help they could get to keep troops and supplies moving, including many women. Alaina helped recreate that era by oiling 1225... (more)
PM 1225 receives some TLC from a group of 'Rosies' in the enginehouse at Owosso.
The D-L's chief dispatcher writes an entry on her train sheet, as she dispatches train PT-98 and Steamtown's yard shuttles.
I guess blondes do have more fun! Casa Grande local crew discussing how they're going to switch a cut of cars.
Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad westbound passenger train makes a typical station stop while the engineer watches passengers board the train out the conductor side door.
Assist. Conductor listens for a highball after the Empire Builder's Columbus stop.