Milwaukee Road Engineer Don Amby and his ever present pipe has turbo train 66 well in hand approaching Franksville,WI....
Milwaukee Road Fireman Bill Beecher in the left hand seat on the turbo while the venerable RR Photog John Gruber squats in the center of the cab to get ready for his next classic photo that eventu... (more)
BN 644, a F7A wearing big sky blue paint, leads a northbound train into Vancouver, Washington, in May of 1976. Original Slide. Rob Gottier Photo. Sam Foster Collection.
A westbound manifest with Union Pacific SD70ACe no. 8601 leading rolls under the Signal Bridge at Yuba Gap. Built wide enough for double track, single track is still in place between switch 9 and ... (more)
TCWR 2014 drops off the coach cars at Midway that the Friends of the 261 had on display for Train Days at Union Depot in St. Paul.
Admiral Cab SD40-2 3235 sits outside the Juniata Shops this morning. On the next two tracks are frames for 2 SD40-3 rebuilds 6404 and 6406.
A busy morning in Rose Yard finds 18N, 11N, and 65K all waiting for new crews. The Juniata Locomotive Shop fills the background with lots of stored locomotives.
Hundreds of locomotives call this yard home in Wyoming. This seems to be a major storage of useless power at the time. It's a shame that these locomotives aren't pull freight all over the nation.... (more)
A pair of passenger trains meet at Strasburg as some signs of SRC's growing freight business can be seen on the left.
After passing by the Williams GCRY Yard, GCRY 4960 crosses the bridge at Milepost 4
Reading & Northern 425 turns day into night, creating an extremely dramatic scene. The engineer works the throttle as the locomotive fails to hold its grip on the rails, causing the wheels to slip... (more)
Sold to Erman-Howell in March, multiple Milwaukee Road U-Boats await scrapping on Chicago's Southeast side. Jim Mirabelli photo.
The Piedmont - with its usual cut of pigs on the rear - makes its station stop at Lynchburg.
California Surfin' - The marine layer has burned off for the last few hours of daylight as a northbound Pacific Surfliner bound for San Luis Obispo crosses the magnificent Gaviota trestle. ... (more)
Rail and sail: Shortly after the Oberstar arrived in Marquette a duo of CEFX AC44s get in position to assist with loading the massive ship with iron ore.