Shave and a haircut! As soon as they saw Mel, both crew members jumped up and waved! Ive found crews are more friendly when you bring your girlfriend along.
The hand of an artist.
Veteran Valley Railroad Engineer Bruce hangs the first of a pair of kerosene-burning classification lamps as he prepares to take a special B-section of the railroad's "North Pole Express" from Ess... (more)
I was about to press the shutter for a TGVA leaving Le Mans as seen through the windshield of another TGVA approaching Le Mans when the engineer shared a friendly wave at his colleague. I was luck... (more)
Stan Patterson is at the controls, rolling a mere 1mph down Whitman Street. Slowing to cross over HY27, he lays on the music while watching carefully for cars. Behind the little geep are 2 empty c... (more)
Late at night in the middle of Crows Nest Pass, deep in the heart of the Alberta rockies...the conductor of CP 5595 West prepares the paperwork prior to making a stop at a remote mountain terminal... (more)
With his hand firmly on the throttle, engineer Rich Melvin guides NKP 765 down the track during a series of pacing runbys with PM 1225. Photo taken from the cab of PM 1225.
Sierra Railroad’s 2-8-2 Baldwin # 18 with fireman Bob Woods on the flame somewhere near Warnerville Calif. on March 9th 2008.
© Steve Crise Photo. Scrise.com
Engineer Danny Seldomridge keeps an eye on the tracks ahead and a hand on the breaks as we coast down grade just past the first switchback.
Engineer Kurt Newman.
Fixing rails on new sleepers
Men's muscles are still required for track work in 2008, and will probably remain so for many years.
Louis Ketring, Redondo Tower Operator, Redondo Junction, 1999.
Steve Crise Photo. © scrise.com
Mark St Aubin baling coal into 734's greedy firebox. The stoker is not working this day, and Mark will get a workout, hand bombing the old girl all the way to Frostburg.