Built by David Kloke and his team, the Lincoln Funeral Car is now finally complete. As it tours the country, it serves as a tribute to a great President and an important piece of bringing history... (more)
The UP has assembled a group of SD60M's in the 'Dead Line' at the Burnham Yard. Included are 2482, 2312, 2480, 2441, 2278, 2278, and 2232 (a SD60).
The Pennsylvania Railroad had 550 Class R50b express refrigerator cars. Built with four-wheel passenger trucks, they were designed for speed, largely to transport milk to urban markets. This examp... (more)
I'll get by with a little help from my friends
With 12 loaded freight cars set out by Norfolk Southern the day prior, Strasburg had little choice as to which engine to use to pull the loa... (more)
Having just wyed a set of Norfolk Southern coaches, the Salisbury Switcher rolls north past the refurbished Salisbury passenger station on its way back into Old Spencer Yard.
Marooned in the Gorge - I found this siding listed as "Carrizo Gorge Siding" on an old topo map of the area and it is not referenced in my copy of the Altamont California Region T... (more)
C&O veteran engineer Lon Venters Jr. is at the controls as 192 passes through Pikeville on the south end of town. The posted speed through the town was 30 mph. Knowing Lon I know he will waste no... (more)
Miscellaneous locomotives await work at Union Pacific’s Omaha Shops in June 1981, including SD40-2 “snoot” No. 3312. This entire 100-acre shop complex, a major overhaul and maintenance facility fo... (more)
Take notes ... This gets complicated ... A pair of former Southern Pacific diesels are ready for their next assignment in Tucumcari, New Mexico. "South Pacific" 7666 is a GP40-2... (more)
Over the Memorial Day weekend, the Golden Gate Railroad Museum ran Southern Pacific P8 2472 through the Niles Canyon in the San Francisco Bay Area. After making up the train at Brightside Yard, th... (more)
611 shows that she is definitely fired up during a photo charter at NCTM!
We've seen a good deal of 611 and 2156 lately, but 1218 has managed to stay out of the limelight. With just a few more days until the reunion of the N&W Three, though, here's a pictu... (more)
A trio of F40's lead the CSX OCS east through Berea as they pass the Berea Union Depot Tavern on a picture perfect spring morning.
A loaded coal train rounds the curve below one of the overlooks at Hawks Nest.