Welcome inside the Alaska Railroad's Denali business car, a posterchild for opulence and extravagance. This Pullman, built in 1921, underwent a major restoration in 2006, to the tune of $1.... (more)
Thursday, June 11, 1953, was a workday and the Altoona shops were alive with activity.
"Come on, hurry up!" John always has to get one last shot, even back then. Check out the cameras of the trainmen.
President Truman's speech is over and the POTUS leaves New Haven for points south. This is the communications car USA 87325, the "General Myers", which I believe has been preserved in Florida.
Looking at the back of our CNJ steam special in 1953 before departing Dover, the human element is most facinating. Mr. Dan McFadden adds this caption info, "the trip covered the Rockaway Branch. ... (more)
A train full of railfans on the CNJ departs Dover. The man by the switch with the hat is probably the Trainmaster puffing on his cigar making sure we are having a good time. The steam was all go... (more)
A set of private cars tag along on the rear of #6. What a view they must have!
Omnitrax Switching Service (OSS) 4285 and SD9 4327 passed ex-ATSF 428 division superintendents 52-foot long business car (Pullman built April 1925) now owned by John Birmingham. He owns several pa... (more)
Public Belt's restored 1927 Pullman "City of New Orleans" waits at the French Market Station for a Christmas excursion ride. Original car was the "Helena Modjeska" with service on the Delaware, ... (more)
All aboard! Passengers board the lavish Pullman car, the Lotos Club, for points East lead by Pennsy's famous GG1.
Night photo session at Bowling Green as a part of the 2007 L&N Historical Society Convention.
The eastbound Lake Shore Limited stops in Springfield, MA with a private observation car PCCX #800188, the Navy bringing up the rear...thankfully the neon was not on, or else ... (more)
Homeward bound. All eyes are on the Pennsy E8's as they cross the Susquehanna on their way to the Harrisburg station. They are almost home there as they have the sprint across the Amtrak li... (more)
SOU 6120 leads an eastbound Yuma Turn at Appalachia. The 'brass' (left) is in town to coordinate terminal consolidation with the Interstate Railroad.
I don't remember a whole lot about this picture, other than the car is the ex-RDG pv Henry E. Huntington at the end of a Santa Fe passenger train leaving Richmond. I believe the passengers were m... (more)