On the footplate of Europe's most powerfull narrow gauge cogwheel steamlocomotive, HG 4/4 # 704 of the Dampfbahn Furka Bergstrecke (DFB), which is running up the mountain on a grade of 11.0 % with... (more)
"Sunrise at 7": Hostler Jerry Dziedzic works hard on the fire of Baldwin Locomotive Works 0-6-0 #26 in the early morning hours of another day of steam railroading at Steamtown National H... (more)
Entering the cab of Union Pacific 4014, you step onto a Diamond Plate floor with a custom 4014 herald and feel the heat of the fire box.
"Can I have my Hobart Tower well done, please?" The local transients of Los Angeles were happy to abided this order, unfortunately, as seen in blacked-interior and blown out windows of the ... (more)
The #922 suffered a transformer failure in July of 2003. The resulting fire made a ghastly mess. A Marc Grinter original Kodachrome slide from my collection.
Burton Agnes Hall #6998 is being prepared for her next assignment at the Didcot Railway Centre. Photo charter of TimeLine Events for Tanago.
As cold weather sets in the rail on the railroads will go thru some strain. As the steel cools with winter temperatures, it contracts. That means any points that are weak will break or pull apart.... (more)
It is always impressive to see how the slag ladles are filled from the blast furnaces in a steel work.
Snow fighting to keep the yard working
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)
The headlight of the Union Pacific's fire fighting train cuts the smoke-filled air in the Sacramento River Valley as the Delta Fire rages in the background.
Business as usual on the MBTA Green Line as firefighters fight a three-alarm fire in a store near Coolidge Corner.
A very nice railroader
Daniel Baglin is a seasoned railroader and the key organizer of the Steam Tourist Railroad “Chemin de Fer Touristique Limousin-Périgord” (CFTLP). Thanks to h... (more)
At 6.40 AM the fireman on the 4-6-2 express train steamlocomotive 01 # 202 is preparing the fire for the trip to Trier, which will start at 9 AM. The used coal is a mixture from Poland and Russia.