Three of the four recent acquisitions by the Museum of the American Railroad here in Frisco, Texas
The first of the ex-CSX C40-8's owned by GE Transportation and on their way to Pan Am passed through Rochester, NY in December 2016. When the train worked Goodman Street Yard in Rochester, it pres... (more)
With the last of the fall color still lingering, GLC's 10th Anniversary GP35 leads its train north through the small community of Fife Lake.
Art and Railways
From December 21 2007 to January 6 2008, the SNCF celebrated its 70th Anniversary with a spectacular exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris. The theme was "A... (more)
My late grandparents (on the left) give a sense of scale to two of the world's greatest steam locomotives- C&O H-8 No. 1604 and N&W Class A No. 1218. The location is the old Roanoke Transportatio... (more)
In the late 1960s/early 70s, Brooklyn's Bush Terminal Railroad was known as the home of some of GE's first diesels, a group of seven 60-ton, 300hp mini-hood units built in 1931 that turned out to ... (more)
Clyman Junction was at the crossing of CNW's Chicago-Twin Cities mainline and the Fond Du Lac-Janesville mainline. We are looking north up the line to Fond Du Lac, which is now a trail. The tower ... (more)
While the tracks used by the Denver Rock Island Railroad are old, and perhaps not what you might call 'class I' quality, they do their job just fine.
WC 6654 is ready to depart Shops Yard in Fond Du Lac, WI in May of 1996. The train will shortly begin its climb up Byron Hill, a steep enough grade to frequently require helpers. Fan friendly WC w... (more)
Minturn yard—1995 Colorado’s Minturn Yard is flush with new Southern Pacific GE AC4400CWs on September 5, 1995. To the right, SP No. 280 leads three others on the point of an eastbound ... (more)
The Iowa Traction has just finished switching out the Renewable Energy Group ethanol facility and heads east with a big cut of tank cars. Locomotives:IATR 50 BLW Steeple Cab
Surprise! 4449 makes a unannounced run with BNSF business cars. Here it is seen heading east along the Fallbridge Sub. It is apparently filming an IMAX movie. Note the cameras on the front end.
No longer wearing its PRLX patch, but the C&O progress logo, ex-CSX SD70ACe owned by PRLX and on lease to NS leads 36T as it slows for the approach to Gang Mills, where it will work the yard. ... (more)
A heavy eastbound gives it all its got heading up the mountain of the West Slope through some dramatic, spontaneous weather conditions through the cut at Cassandra, PA.