Patrons of the January 2019 Pete Lerro photo charter were surprised to see a female in the fireman's seat of the locomotive. Being a fireman on a steam locomotive is a gritty job, but this lady wa... (more)
"She said yes!"
My brother recently popped the question in front of Southern Pacific 4449 Daylight during a Peter Lerro charter shoot. Fun fact, she got him the H.O. model for Ch... (more)
Nevada Northern Railway’s official machine shop cat, lovingly named “Dirt”, will rest comfortably over the next few evenings while locomotives #40 and #93 cool down inside the confines of the shop... (more)
Living his dream, Assistant Conductor Trujillo waves to the camera as his train, Amtrak's Southwest Chief slowly pulls away from the station platform in Lamy, NM.
From the fireman side, an engineer waves to the camera from the cab of his Phase IV locomotive as Amtrak's Southwest Chief prepares to knock down a semaphore signal located in Chapelle, NM.
I'm Firing for Milwaukee Road Engineer Harry Gust. We're eastbound at the end of double track about to go through the turnout for the single track through the tunnel at Tunnel City. Harry hired ou... (more)
On a good day for the block operator - in this case Jim Largent - everything comes together and the conductor or engineer grab their Form D movement authority on the fly. Just past the moment of ... (more)