Two crewmen of the 611 oil and clean up the connecting rods and coupling rod, just before they moved 611 onto the turntable on National Train Day.
On April 30th, 2015, BNSF Railway train R-CAL0063-30A is unusual, as it consists of just BNSF ES44C4 8357 - running long-hood forward! - and Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 being hauled backward from 3751's h... (more)
Union Pacific 2-8-0 No. 618 waits patiently as a crew unloads LCL freight from a Northern Pacific boxcar at Charleston, Utah, on the night of February 6, 2006. Part of a winter photo shoot on Hebe... (more)
Wilmington & Western 4-4-0 #98 prepares for a special Valentine's Day excursion on the night of February 14th, 2015. The event took place both Friday and Saturday night, though it was the falling... (more)
UP 8725 idles on main one as a speedy eastbound manifest passes on main three during a cool, gnat-filled summer night.
The night hostler lines the turn table for 1225 after servicing to get her spun to lead another fast freight across Michigan. Another burk waits to the left to get serviced in the middle of the ni... (more)
Valley Railroad veteran Mikado No. 40 hauls a sold-out North Pole Express train through Centerbrook, Connecticut on a cold December evening.
Photographer- Larry Smith- from my personal collection.
One of the highlights of the 1987 NRHS Convention, besides the side by side running of Class J 611 and Class A 1218, was this night phot... (more)
On the table - It's the end of the day and #15 prepares to roll into her stall in the Orbisonia roundhouse.
Southern 4501 and 630 are seen here teamed up for a doubleheader as they cross Chickamauga Creek in Chattanooga, TN, along the mainline of the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. Another doublehead... (more)
Union Pacific 4014 poses during an evening photo shoot for the Southern California Chapter of the Railroad & Locomotive Historical Society in August of 2013.
It was everything I could do to get both massive 2-8-4's into this wide shot at close quarters at midnight on June 21st 2014. Pere Marquette 1225 had just finished pulling an excursion a few hours... (more)
Quittin' Time. Pacific Railroad Preservation Association Engineer Jim Abney (left) debriefs the evening's activities with Fireman Jeff Honeyman (right) upon completion of a Lerro Production... (more)
Simmering after dark.
Ready for departure. Spokane, Portland & Seattle's massive Northern steams in the Portland Yard with a string of heavyweight coaches, looking for all the world like she's about to depart on... (more)