This is not the way to treat a carload of beer. A split switch just south of the Birmingham station caused quite a pileup over half a century ago..
What can happen when a freight train splits a switch. Workers can be seen carrying cartons of Schlitz Beer from a damaged box car. Many a bottle of brew from Milwaukee was snatched by members of ... (more)
Shown here is Combine 7365. It had been converted to serve both crew and passengers on Grand Trunk's Mixed Trains 41 and 42 running between Durand and Greenville, thus making a caboose unnecessar... (more)
In checking through my collection of Mackinaw City slides I came across this photo of a weed sprayer. Unfortunately, I did not date the slide. It probably is some time in the 1960's. As you can... (more)
CN SD50Fs 5415 and 5422 cool their heels at Boston Bar, BC after a President's Day (US) weekend blizzard dumped heavy snow from Vancouver, BC well into the Fraser and Thompson Canyons. Auto traffi... (more)
Verne Brummel (photographer) / Dave Cramer (photo editing). Visit our websites at - www.trainsite.8m.com/rrslides.html ---and--- Railroad: Milwaukee RoadLocomotive: Alco RSD-5Location: Watertown, Wisconsin, USALocomotive #: MILW 575Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: April, 1976
Builder's plate of an artificial IC 2, lettered as an Illinois Central engine for an excursion or movie run that paused at Galena. Research shows that this engine began life as the Saginaw Timber ... (more)
Another proud warrior that has seen it's glory.
The Roaring Camp and Big Trees Railroad Shay number 1 prepares for the first Run of the day.
The Calhoun (Tenn.) local.
Helper pushing train eastward.