Alarm bells ring at 0500 hours, it’s time to seek out the damage from continuation of a relentless winter storm. Sleepy eyes gaze the surrounding forests slumped as if they can’t bear anymore ... (more)
As Y JOL201 waits to depart Joliet Yard with a pair of SD40-2's, the Lemont Trader makes a convenient appearance as it makes way down the Des Plaines River. The Joliet Correctional Center, which w... (more)
Back in 67 …..I've got one year seniority as a Fireman/Hostler on my families RR...THE MILWAUKEE ROAD....well...in Milwaukee where 10,000 people worked for the CMStP&P it WAS the biggest and bes... (more)
Built between 1851 and 1877, the nearly five-mile-long Hoosac tunnel earned the nickname "The Bloody Pit" as it claimed the lives of over two hundred workers during its construction. One of the mo... (more)
Built between 1851 and 1877, the nearly five-mile-long Hoosac tunnel earned the nickname "The Bloody Pit" as it claimed the lives of over two hundred workers during its construction. One of the ... (more)
“Close Encounters” ~ Eerily silent – the florescent landing lights and glow of what at first glance appears to be an alien craft counting down to liftoff thrusting its rocket, spear-like plu... (more)
On the halloween eve this scary witch with a pumpkin head attacked me in the woods outside Moscow... I barely took away the legs! Happy Halloween from Russia, folks! :-)
Legend has it that the Grants Tunnel at Lambs Ferry are haunted The only thing seen haunting it today is a train. Story is told that a man was killed in one of the tunnels in the 1930s and to this... (more)
The first train from Grand Canyon is observed in Anita, a small ghost village in the Kaibab forests.
The "ghost train" leaves Mineral. After switching onto the main line at Mineral, Hammond Lumber #17 begins plodding slowly south into the murk, with a short freight bound for Mort... (more)
Emerging from the darkness of the night, an authentic New York Central RS-3 leads a "haunted" Halloween excursion train across a small wooden trestle near Norwood, Kansas. NYC 8255 emer... (more)
Rio Grande Ghost Train, 1994
August 2011 was the last time an SW1 puffed a blue cloud of smoke up the Red Clay Valley. On June 24th, 2014, 114 pulled it's first train since then and the following weekend marked it's first Hoc... (more)
Passenger train Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh
Once upon a time, in a magical trainforest far, far away...