The name says it all.
The beautiful shield and headlight on the front of UP 4014.
Good Sunday morning from West Chicago, IL. I worked 6 days in a row this week and was able to take Sunday off. I was out the door at 3 a.m., 3+ hours driving one way to West Chicago, IL, with a pl... (more)
N&W Simmers at Shaffers Crossing the night before two days of excursions out of Roanoke.
A gal working for the Southern, aka, a "Southern Gal" is captured here at the East Chattanooga Yard performing some light maintenance on the railroad's 2-8-2 No. 4501.
Black Hills Central Railroad #110, a 1928 Baldwin 2-6-6-2T, sits by the engine house after a full day of runs. This night marked the final night run of the 2017 season with an arrival back in Hill... (more)
Snow is in the air as D&NE 28 is brought up to full pressure. The 2-8-0 was built as Duluth, Missabe & Northern 332. It's headlight celebrates both of the numbers it has worn during its long car... (more)
Big River, Big Engine, Big Trip: 844 brought in UP Train PCVKC2 27 a few hours ago and slumbers the night away at Kansas City Union Station.
Locomotive: UP 844
Former Southern Pacific Railroad, Baldwin class of 1921 heavy Pacific. One of two Espee Pacifics restored post-steam era. She is on loan to CSRM by the Pacific Locomotive Association, last operate... (more)
Detail study of C&TS 487 and 484 at first light
For an excellent historical write up of this locomotives history, visit the Whippany Railway Museum website.
"The American Freedom Train Eagle"
RDG #2101 toured the eastern portion of the United States as the "American Freedom Train" between April 1, 1975 to September 1976. ... (more)
FROM WWW.BORAIL.ORG In 1923, the Baldwin Locomotive Works built a class I-10a for the Reading Railroad. Originally numbered No. 2101, the locomotive had an oversized Wo... (more)
"UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL"
SRC 475, formally N&W hauls the 11am train towards Leaman Place.
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