An ex Reading SW 1001 is on a cut at Reading's Darby Creek Yard, just south of the Philadelphia International Airport.
When my brother and I organized our father's estate, we came across some Baldwin Locomotive Works builder cards that we did not know he had. His Uncle Robert S. McKee, who was a design engineer a... (more)
This is another example of a beautiful Northern built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works for the RF&P, number 610, the Governor Fitzhugh Lee. The order was for six locomotives, 607 - 612. I noticed... (more)
Back in Service. In late 1988, an up-turn in rail business forced Conrail to pull some GP30 and GP35 units out of storage. One of the re-activated GP30s is shown leading a coal train. ... (more)
Shuttling the Flyers to Gotham: Amtrak Metroliner Cab Car #9800 brings up the rear of a three car special hauling the Philadelphia Flyers from Washington to New York on MLK Day 2018. Visi... (more)
This beautiful 4-8-2 Mountain was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works for the Texas & Pacific Railway. The builder plate number was 60555. Our great Uncle, Robert S. McKee Sr., was a design en... (more)
On January 17, Maryland commuter railroad MARC ran a test train of its two brand new Siemens Chargers on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor. SC-44 80 and 81 roll into Wilmington, Delaware with train 802 ... (more)
My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., was a design engineer at Baldwin Locomotive Works, and would give our father different builder's cards when he would see him. Today I found out that my ... (more)
Switchers in the Snow. A Conrail SW1500/SW1001 pair are on their way to service a major customer at the end of the ex PRR branch to Devault, Pa. Since this photo was taken, the customer ... (more)
"SEPTA in the Snow at Gravers"
An inbound SEPTA Regional Rail train departs Gravers Station on the Chestnut Hill East Line under some light snow.
"Ready to Run at the Airport"
An inbound SEPTA Regional Rail train sits ready to begin it's run at Airport Terminal E/F Station within Philadelphia's International Airport.
"Push-Pull Deadhead at Fern Rock"
A SEPTA Regional Rail Push-Pull deadhead flies by Fern Rock Transportation Center on it's way to Center City. Leading the train is one of SEPTA'... (more)
Colebrookdale Railroad's "Snowflake Special" coasts into the platform (out of frame to left) in Pottstown's Memorial Park, the southern terminus of the line and future location of new st... (more)
"Arriving at Terminal B"
An inbound SEPTA Regional Rail train approaches Airport Terminal B Station at Philadelphia's International Airport.
My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., was a design engineer at Baldwin and would give our father different builder's cards when he would see him. Here is one Uncle Rod helped to design, a 4... (more)