Trainmaster Jonah Sabin blows the horn on the 4003 as the Palo Express leaves Palo for the trip north to Vinton. The 678 on the rear is doing all the work during these trips. Track improvements on... (more)
Fixing rails on new sleepers
Men's muscles are still required for track work in 2008, and will probably remain so for many years.
A mother and her young son wave at the engineer of Train #718, he responded with a wave and a shave and a haircut for the little boy.
Its late at night and 3rd trick Operator Clarence Nelson, father of Mark and Mike Nelson, taps back the orders he's just copied on his Form 19 pad, confirming the Dispatcher's intent. These were ... (more)
San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society (SBRHS.org) Steam Crew members Dan Echeto and Jim Campbell grease the rods with the Alemite gun using the air pressure from the locomotive air tank. The ... (more)
San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society (SBRHS) member Scott Baker replaces a defective bulb in the number board display of the 3751 in preparation for The American Association of Private Railr... (more)
Louis Ketring, Redondo Tower Operator, Redondo Junction, 1999.
Steve Crise Photo. © scrise.com
Mark St Aubin baling coal into 734's greedy firebox. The stoker is not working this day, and Mark will get a workout, hand bombing the old girl all the way to Frostburg.
With one hand on the horn cord and the other on the throttle, engineer Tommy glances across the cab to the brakeman who is signaling to him if the traffic approaching from his side is stopping at ... (more)
Driving the Regional Express Train (TER) #91011 Paris-Dijon at 160km/h 100mph
WVC Trainmaster Matt Reese brings #67 and its train through a sweeping curve north of the yard in Belington during a photo run-by. more)
In a lost image of railroading, the tower operator at Ridgley Interlocking lines a movement through the plant, Ridgley is the last armstrong tower on the UP with operating rods. Canon 350D.
KXHR engineer Brent Norvell keeps a sharp eye over the tender as #203 begins to drift down Henry Hill with the 5pm Three Rivers Rambler excursion heading back toward downtown Knoxville.