The 1st class-only crack trains TEE Le Mistral Paris-Nice (on the right) and TEE Cisalpin Paris-Milano were leaving Paris at about the same time, around 1 p... (more)
A rare sighting of a CP caboose on the move passes through Northtown Yard.
It is 10:38 pm on this February 1976 night in Paris Gare de Lyon. Almost all night trains are gone. The carts are ready for servicing the trains arriving the next morning from far away cities. At ... (more)
Lyon Perrache Poste 1
The Lyon Perrache #1 interlocking tower is a preserved historical landmark. It is listed as a major French railroad technical heritage and can be occasionally... (more)
The neverending task of sand removal: permament silting occurs due to the nature of the terrain - the right of way is built on a sand dune - and the winds blowing fro... (more)
Working on trucks at the SPCC freight car shops
A caboose painted up in CSX's predecessor, the Chessie System, sits in the siding the end of the S&C Sub in Rockwood,
The Anche Bridge starts right at the mouth of tunnel 38. There is not much room available for this track gang to get out of the way as a train is about to come out of the tunnel.
Breakfast is served!
A railfan's heaven, the fabulous passenger car called "Paquita" was my home during my August 2019 trip on the FCCA. Paquita was built in Peru at the Guadalupe ... (more)
For some switchbacks, there is so little space available on the hillside that the dead-end tracks had to be dug in the mountain. The Chicla and Cacray Arriba switch... (more)
Night operations for serving an industry spur in Yauli (4192 m asl / 13753 ft)
TUSCANY - Siena Monte Antico old historical railcar ALn 772.3265 (OM, 1942) Charter Italia on Rails
A pile of broken brake pieces and other discarded parts accumulates near the station building at the summit of the line, 4781 meters above sea level (15686 ft).
Paquita was built in the 1930's at the railroad's own Guadalupe shops near Lima. It is still in operation today. It was named Paquita to honor the wife of the then Peruvian President Oscar Benavid... (more)
Ghost of railroads past. A caboose in fairly fresh paint for the Chessie System scheme is spotted at MP 0 on the CSX S&C Subdivision in Rockwood, PA.