Zebra Stripes Return to the Redondo Turntable. Not too far of a cry from Santa Fe's original "Zebra Stripe" paint scheme, Pacific Harbor Line's similar scheme is one that certain... (more)
Generations Collide. On a warm morning in Los Angeles, a pair of newly delivered SC-44 "Charger" locomotives sit on the turntable's whisker tracks as they wait for their chance t... (more)
Tehran Railway Station
Impressive by day: better at night.
EMD GT26CW No. 60-549 undergoes a heavy overhaul while the boys select from the stockpile traction motors and trucks for another locomotive. Trade embargoes have mad... (more)
Darkness has fallen on the Sumpter Valley and its Mikado cozies up to its Heisler running mate, Eccles Lumber No 3, as they take turns at the tank.
As a passing thunderstorm drops rain outside across the Orange Empire Railroad Museum's (OERM) grounds, nice and dry inside a true gem of the Santa Fe Railway glistens as it awaits the final touch... (more)
Fries with that?
Grand Canyon Railway's beautiful Mikado simmers away under the stars after a hard day's work. Converted to burn waste cooking oil, the loco doesn't quite smel... (more)
It's the 2018 Big Lick Train Tug! As part of a fundraiser, teams get a shot at seeing how far they can "pull" the 611 in twenty seconds. Incidentally, "Big Lick" is the origina... (more)
Number 8420, a 1957-built ALCo.-MLW FPD7-model, rests between runs in General San Martín R.R.'s diesel shed in Mendoza. Unit still sports its original black/silver MLW builder's plate and a good b... (more)
A scene that will soon fade into the pages of history unfolds on this warm, Independence Day as a venerable Metrolink F59 prepares to shove its train to the commuter railroad's Central Maintenance... (more)
Move Over, The New Kid's In Town. Having just turned 20-years-old only a few months prior, AMTK 457 still looks sharp as it catches the last rays of sunlight during golden hour at Redondo J... (more)
Fire and filth
The polluted atmosphere inside one of China's largest steel mills doesn't make for a pretty picture, but it was an unforgettable sight to see steam engines runnin... (more)
Following a brief (but heavy) fall shower, Indiana Northeastern's only six-axle locomotives drip-dry in the late afternoon sun in front of the railroad's main office, which once served as the New ... (more)
SNC 821 sits on the storage siding at Saratoga Station, and at the time was used for switching moves around the station.
Conrail SW9 9128 is faded but still wears it's original paint. Now lettered to BRMX, the unit is now a part of the Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum.