Standard Railroad of the World (Everything Else is Deluxe)A bit of the "Standard Railroad of the World" came through on 'home rails' this evening. Caught in a snow shower ... (more)
Seeing DoubleWhy have one Mastadon when you can have two? With a tripod and a little digital magic, that's what we got. Without moving the camera, Norfolk & Western '382' was reposi... (more)
Bellefonte NightsNBER 1804 and the excursion train sit tied down overnight at the ex-PRR station in Bellefonte, PA.
What better way to end the night after everyone else ... (more)
The Everett Railroad's thrice-weekly (M-W-F) frieght train switches out the Cargill plant outside Martinsburg. Motive power has been this unabashedly ex-NS GE for about a year now, ... (more)
The Highbridge425 walks across the 161 feet tall, 981 feet long ex-CNJ Highbridge above the Little Schuylkill River in the prime of golden hour. The location for the angle opposite ... (more)
SpookedNBER 1804 sees her own ghost in the waters of Spring Creek on the return leg of a push-pull Halloween excursion to Pleasant Gap.The Nittany and Bald Eagle was recently as... (more)
A Storm's-a-comin'With storm clouds brewing above the Horseshoe Curve, the tail ends of a westbound intermodal and eastbound manifest rest are caught at opposite sides of the valley.
One Goes Up, One Comes DownThe head end of 23Z passes the rear end helpers of an unidentified manifest. The trains are heading in both directions and are long enough to each wrap th... (more)
The Closest Thing to Fall Color...Under storm lighting, a westbound intermodal headed up by Norfolk Southern's Norfolk Southern heritage unit (that sounds odd, I know, but there's a... (more)
Something New, Something BrokenRecently-released red mane (or Knuckles Bonnet, you decide) rebuild 8520 was posed out in the open for a few days following its official PR photos. Am... (more)
The Lackawanna heritage unit heads up an eastbound intermodal through downtown Pittsburgh. Double stacks are still routed the long way thanks to the height restrictions through downtown, something... (more)
The Head EndA Westbound intermodal climbs a freshly-powdered Horseshoe Curve above Altoona, the early-winter sun quickly fading behind Kitanning Gap. On the east leg, in the trees, ... (more)
Susquehanna SilhouetteAn eastbound intermodal train crosses the Rockville Bridge, silhouetted by the setting mid-summer sun.
Spot the Steam Locomotive...A very tight angle and a location very, very rarely photographed on the Everett Railroad in general is this small park and pond near the end of track in ... (more)
Treat Yourself to the BestBarn painting was once a common means of roadside advertisement, and none were as widespread as the Mail Pouch Tobacco ads. Farmers and property owners wer... (more)