Today's power for the Delson Roadswitcher is the unique Montreal Locomotive Works 1,000 HP RS-23. The crew have picked up an empty bulkhead flat car from the Domtar Wood Preserving Plant in the b... (more)
In may be one of the strangest sights I've ever seen, a pair of CMQ SD40-2Fs, along with one of CP's military units, reverse light at Scott Street in Franklin Park. With the Sears Tower providing ... (more)
Student Engineer Rikki Burchett takes her turn at the throttle of 4501 on her first trip in the seat with the Missionary Ridge Local. Safe to say that this Mikado is just a little bigger than the ... (more)
NX-13 begins its journey north out of Canaan to Pittsfield on a muggy summer afternoon.
Firing the most powerful cogwheel steamlocomotive of Europe, the 0-8-0 HG 4/4 # 704 of the DFB with 800 HP.
Reenactors playing the role of a conductor and his assistant transport the group of photographers on hand for this year's annual Rail Giants Train Museum Night Photography Session back in time thr... (more)
The inbound engineer briefs with the outbound conductor in front of the La Junta Depot where Denver crews hand of the trains to Amarillo crews.
As is the case for most things from the steam era, running the Nevada Northern's 100 ton steam wrecking crane A is a labor intensive undertaking. After successfully re-railing #81's tender, the c... (more)
Manual change of rails on the FCAB line over the Cumbre pass in the north of Chile.
As Metrolink train 926 rolls into its stop in Fullerton, California, the conductor prepares to load what few passengers are awaiting this Irvine to Los Angeles train. The COVID-19 pandemic has re... (more)
Babysitting the beast. The shadowy figure of Clover Valley Lumber Co. #4's engineer wades through a bath of steam from the open cylinder cocks, as he oils around his locomotive in anticipat... (more)
Re-enactment of the steam era at the Didcot Railway Centre. A lady is cleaning the 0-6-0T panier steam locomotive #3738 after the engine returned to the shed in the evening. A TimeLine Events phot... (more)
The Conductor (or the Assistant Conductor?) on Amtrak train 19, the southbound Crescent (running 1 hour 15 minutes behind schedule), has lined the hand-operated switch into the station and ... (more)
"Hitchin' a Ride": Fred Mattison enjoys the morning sun outside of the Verdant View Farm as he and N&W J Class #611 head west on October 5, 2019.
After running as helper from Chama to the top of Cumbres Pass - see
HERE and Railroad: Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RailroadLocomotive: Steam 2-8-2Location: Cumbres, Colorado, USALocomotive #: CTS 488Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: June 09, 2005