On January 21, 1989, Illinois Central’s SCMI freight, operating from Chicago to Memphis, Tennessee, passes over the interlocking at Tolono, Illinois, where the IC main line crosses the Norfolk & W... (more)
Running the C&O Greenbrier Division. Meadow River Heisler Locomotive #6 makes her way south at about MP 92.3, along West Virginia's Greenbrier River, running the old C&O main through the wi... (more)
Roosters get a day off at Verdant View Farm as the "Queen of Steam" welcomes daybreak with an impressive plume and a hearty whistle!
A Blue Visitor. On the morning of Friday, June 18, 2021 AMTK 100 (P42DC, Midnight Blue) was on display at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland along with BO 51 (EA, EMC, 5/1937). ... (more)
N&W No. 475 takes the siding with a small mixed train giving way to a hot shot freight led by N&W No. 611. Seem unlikely? Perhaps, but no more so than having N&W No. 611 show up in Pennsylvania,... (more)
Temperatures are well below freezing as dawn breaks with storm clouds, catching BNSF 9177 (SD70ACe) leading a coal train through Barr Lake in Brighton, Colorado.
A new day dawns at the Strasburg Rail Road
When the Lehigh Valley bought C628’s from Alco in 1965, they were delivered in a striking white, black and red paint scheme and were dubbed “snowbirds” by the local fans. Variants of the snowbird ... (more)
A Saturday morning ZVNK departs from Newark, Ohio behind a B23-S7 and GP38-3 on the Ohio Central and heads towards Zanesville with a long train of trash cars and manifest freight. In the backgroun... (more)
With available motive power tight, when the normal Bellows Falls switcher had to get some TLC, the veteran GRMC Alco RS-1 was called to service to handle switching duties. Seen on the causeway be... (more)
Dashing through the woods....
Norfolk & Western's 4-8-0 No. 382 captured in a pan at 1/15th, dashing through the woods, hardly creeping, in a race towards Virginia on a run that started i... (more)
Great Smoky Mountain Railway's recently-painted Veterans unit poses in Bryson City at dusk.
My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., was a design engineer at Baldwin and he would give my father different Baldwin Locomotive Works builder's cards when my father would visit him in Collin... (more)
CN ET44AC #3233, painted to honor our veterans, leads a southbound stack train across the DuPage River on a sunny afternoon in Plainfield, IL.
N&W No. 382 leads a small mixed freight over the "Pumpkinville Turnpike" in Paradise, PA.
Dressed as No. 382, Strasburg Rail Road's 1906 built No. 475 was perfor... (more)