ATSF 3777 is seen with its wartime headlight visor attached, as it leads The Chief near Morley Colorado on April 9th 1944. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
A bright sunset catches a rare sight at the steam shop in Cheyenne, Wyoming as a lineup of rare locomotives faces west, including UP 844, UP 5511, UP 'Big Boy' 4014 and UP 'Challenger' 3985.
A unique line-up of steam power in the Blue Hour at the steam shop in Cheyenne, Wyoming includes UP 5511, UP 'Big Boy' 4014, UP 844, and UP Challenger 3985.
N&W 1218 has an empty hopper train in tow as she roars up-grade at Shawsville Virginia west of Roanoke. This was one of many memorable photo opportunities during the 1987 National Railway Historic... (more)
CNJ 113 brings the second train of the day into Minersville.
Hay-burners and oil-burners. A young horsewoman with a pack mule in tow, crosses the Southern Pacific tracks near the depot in Laws, California, headed for the nearby hills with supplies fo... (more)
SP 9 makes the last steam run on the SP narrow gauge, from Owenyo to Keeler and return. It was retained as a backup for the single diesel on the line, and that morning the diesel returned on a (st... (more)
Heading South! With a freight train in tow, the Southern Pacific's Baldwin 10-wheeler #18 slowly rolls through the yard at Laws, California, heading south on a morning run to Owenyo and Kee... (more)
Moving museum pieces. With the exception of the museum's Brill Motor Car, all of the other pieces of railroad equipment at California's Laws Museum are normally static displays. Many of t... (more)
Take Me Away To PA. As seen on August 2, 2015, former Grand Trunk Railway/Canadian National Railway 5288 (4-6-2, MLW, 1919) had lived at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in Chattanooga,... (more)
'A Ride down Cosmos Avenue'
Sandstone Estate's Class NGG16 No. 113, a majestic steam locomotive built in 1939, proudly led the first train to the picturesque balloon at Grootdraai on the third ... (more)
A 6-car freight heads for Keeler. With a full head of steam, the Southern Pacific's Baldwin Locomotive #18 takes a 6-car freight past the water and fuel tanks in the yard at Laws, Californi... (more)
Ready to Run: After a long time on static display, this CN Pacific is apparently on track to be restored to operation.
Yard moves. The early morning servicing of the Southern Pacific Railroad's narrow gauge Locomotive #10 continues in the yard at Laws, California as she pulls away from the water and oil tan... (more)
Fuel and Water for the trip to Keeler. In the early morning chill of the Owens Valley, the crew of Southern Pacific 10-wheeler #18 has taken on fuel oil and is preparing to top off the wate... (more)