Almost twenty nine years ago, to the day, a piece of bright invades an otherwise dull and overcast day as 5408, 5315, 3046 and 3110 bring a westbound freight to a halt for a crew change at Minturn... (more)
BCR 605 and 620 run a short southbound freight through Quensel BC in August 1985
Wood smoke fills the valley as 5348, 5408, 5087, 5123 and 5108 head east from Boston Bar on an eastbound empty coal in August 1985.
"Racing" up the recently constructed third track between Whittingham and Minimbah in the Hunter Valley, QRN loaded coal behind 5008 and 5001 easily overhauls 9006 and 9026 on a similar PN train, t... (more)
The early hours of the morning finds preserved North British-built former Victorian Railways R707 being lit up inside the 707 Operations workshops at Newport in preparation for a trip to Seymour l... (more)
B74, T320, T357 and T378 find a rare burst of sunshine as the climb the last few hundred yards into Bank Box siding.
Still no sun, but the audio was magnificent! B74, T320, T357 and T378 are down to walking pace as they make heavy weather of the climb from Bacchus Marsh to Bank Box, at Rowsley.
Sometimes the lack of sun can be compensated for by a wrong side shot that wouldn't normally be available. With the EMD chant of B74, T320, T357 and T378 reverberating off the cutting walls, El Zo... (more)
Santa Fe GP20u 3048 and GP39-2 3687 go about their duties in Pueblo yard in September 1985.
The eastbound RGZ stops for customers at Rifle in September 1981. The boiler appears to be working well, judging by the steam escaping under the pilot!
With surrounding mountains almost merging with the leadened sky, 3093, 3108 and 3073 approaches Troublesome siding on a westbound freight in January 1982.
Twenty Nine years ago the locomotive for the local at Colorado Springs was also in D&RGW livery! Work-worn 3003 soaks up the sun in September 1981.
In the classic D&RGW quin tunnel motor combination, 5351, 5390, 5393, 5342 and 5369 echo through Byers Canyon with another loaded coal train on a cold December afternoon in 1981.
After several years out of service, oil-burning R711 underwent a series of slow speed runs at Newport today prior to an expected return to traffic later this year. The locomotive was converted to ... (more)
After a recent repaint in Adelaide, Pacific National liveried DL40 combines with former AN green and gold liveried DL43 at Dynon. These locomotives are similar in appearance to the US F40 type.