The John Bull
In 1939, The Pennsylvania Rail Road built a replica of the 1831 John Bull locomotive that was built for predecessor Camden & Amboy. The original had been sold ... (more)
An original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer was not specified.
Gasoline Loco #2 Gas-Mechanical locomotive #2 was made at the Vulcan Iron Works of Wilkes-Barre, PA.
It was probably originally powered with a Ford “Model T” automobile motor ... (more)
Hundreds of fan line the Pepper Ave overpass as Big Boy 4014 departs Union Pacific's West Colton yard on an excursion trip to benefit the RailGiants Museum in Pomona, California on October 12, 201... (more)
The station porters at Shimla relax as they await the next arrival from Kalka. Their work is hard and heavy due to the amount of steep paths with no vehicle access in this very interesting town.
Ms. Barstow and Teen Ms. Barstow pose in front UP's big Boy #4014 after it ran from Las Vegas, NV to Yermo, CA on its historic trip to Los Angeles, CA.
Food and drinks are served to passengers during a station stop at Mawei, China, in 2002.
Former Rock Island covered hopper used in silica sand service has spent it's retirement perched on top of a warehouse adjacent to the former Rock Island yard at West Davenport, now owned by the CP... (more)
Surfers catch some rays an enjoy a beautiful afternoon while a Pacific Surfliner rolls along the beach.
A couple kiss as a Metrolink train rolls on by.
The ghost trains of Istvántelek Yard
Abandoned Istvántelek Train Yard (Istvántelki főműhely), otherwise known as the “Red Star Train Graveyard,” occupies a vast area of land outside B... (more)
Shortly after 0700 hrs, Baltimore County Fire Dispatch struck out Rescue Box 28-05 for the car vs train in the area of Rosedale Ave and Gilmore Ave, in Rosedale. Third Battalion career and volunte... (more)
Difficult to rerail a hi-rail truck in the absence of a level crossing! The job was done with the help of several men and some stones.
It's pretty obvious why Pan Am's Hillsboro Branch is dubbed the "Derailment Branch". Pan Am train NA-1 slowly creeps along at 5 mph in Milford, NH. Once the train finally gets to the cro... (more)
SMASH!!! The B&O Railroad Museum staged a controlled crash between an automobile and train, complete with a demonstration by the Baltimore City Fire Department of extricating bodies from th... (more)