Vermont Rail System has actively been marketing new industrial sites along its affiliate railroads and on July 30, the newest industry to locate on the VRS is seen being serviced by the New York &... (more)
End of the Line (continued). Chopped into thirds, the remains of Amtrak 902 wait to be hauled off to be further reduced elsewhere. While it's hard to believe these work horses are at the ... (more)
This loco was purchased in 2009 to Locomotoras San Luis S.A. de C.V in Mexico, there are an Ex Norfolk & Western GP35 rebuilted to GT22CU-3. It was unloaded from the ship in the port of Antofagast... (more)
Norfolk Southern MP15E 2412 and Southern SD40 3170 are visiting the Southeastern Railway Museum this weekend in Duluth, Georgia, for their annual "Trains, Trucks, and Tractors" event. A... (more)
Steam tripleheader: this was one of the most spectacular trains of the June 2015 Gotthard Steam Show. This triple header train ran only between Rotkreuz and Erstfeld. Behind the French (American d... (more)
On Swiss National Day, first of august, there were special instructions for kids on the Gotthard locomotives Ae 6/6. A group of young girls is just learning what is hidden behind the flapps on the... (more)
Cab of the Gotthard locomotive Ae 6/6 # 11411 "Zug" of SBB Historic in Erstfeld. The elegant wooden wheel (by the drivers called Ferrari steering wheel) for actuating the step switch is ... (more)
If memory serves, the turn between Eufaula and Ozark was down to three days a week by 1975, but I cannot remember if it was a roundtrip on M-W-F, or wb to Ozark on M-W-F, and eb back to Eufaula on... (more)
This large double locomotive "Gotthard Monster" Ae 8/14 # 11801 was built in 1931 by SLM and BBC with a Buchli single axle drive and 5416 kW, weighing 240 ton. She was in regular service... (more)
In the pre-wide cab era, it was generally preferable to have a minority builder (non-EMD) unit leading. In this case, I would have been happy to have those three SD26's all alone on the point of t... (more)
SP No. 9743 is being prepared to receive rebuilt trucks.
Nickel Plate Road #765 leads the "Erie Limited" through the Canisteo River Valley.
Southern Appalachia Railway Museum's new arrival, in the form of Ex-Georgia Central U23B high hood 3965, sits coupled to the locomotive that retrieved it from the NS interchange.
An Amtrak Capital Corridor train crosses Benicia Bridge over Carquinez Strait between Martinez and Benicia, California, on March 12, 2006. In the background, a new I-680 bridge is being built acro... (more)
The conductor of BN 5700 East climbs aboard his lead locomotive after cutting off his rear helper.