While riding the Verde Canyon Railroad, I had the opportunity to talk with the bartender, Kenna. She was a very nice person to talk to about railroading, and she enjoys working for the railroad. P... (more)
A historic move, the first pure Amtrak passenger inspection train without a Pilot locomotive rolls through St, Augustine on a trip to Miami. East Coast Hogger Dave Shelley waving from the cab, had... (more)
The final days for a veterans touch. Les Hancock, after nearly 35 years as a clerk for BN, BNSF, Watco, and finally, the Washington & Idaho Railway, takes the last count of cars for his career. BN... (more)
Shave and a haircut! As soon as they saw Mel, both crew members jumped up and waved! Ive found crews are more friendly when you bring your girlfriend along.
The hand of an artist.
Fireman Marshall Goodloe working the fire on the way to Hearst, California, to meet the UP 844.
Veteran Valley Railroad Engineer Bruce hangs the first of a pair of kerosene-burning classification lamps as he prepares to take a special B-section of the railroad's "North Pole Express" from Ess... (more)
I was about to press the shutter for a TGVA leaving Le Mans as seen through the windshield of another TGVA approaching Le Mans when the engineer shared a friendly wave at his colleague. I was luck... (more)
Stan Patterson is at the controls, rolling a mere 1mph down Whitman Street. Slowing to cross over HY27, he lays on the music while watching carefully for cars. Behind the little geep are 2 empty c... (more)
Late at night in the middle of Crows Nest Pass, deep in the heart of the Alberta rockies...the conductor of CP 5595 West prepares the paperwork prior to making a stop at a remote mountain terminal... (more)
Stan holds on to the ladder of the '04 while he concentrates on the road ahead.
With his hand firmly on the throttle, engineer Rich Melvin guides NKP 765 down the track during a series of pacing runbys with PM 1225. Photo taken from the cab of PM 1225.
Sierra Railroad’s 2-8-2 Baldwin # 18 with fireman Bob Woods on the flame somewhere near Warnerville Calif. on March 9th 2008.
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Engineer Danny Seldomridge keeps an eye on the tracks ahead and a hand on the breaks as we coast down grade just past the first switchback.
Engineer Kurt Newman.