For my 4000th contribution on Railpictures, I hand-picked this onetime picture, shot on march 18th 2016 at 02.18 PM: We have a look down from the mountain, about 500 meter above the valley floor, ... (more)
While a Union Pacific manifest rolls by underneath, a BNSF grain peeks out of the Oregon Trunk's Columbia River crossing.
In the German city of Wuppertal one can find the famous suspension railway. It is the oldest electric elevated railway with hanging cars in the world and is a unique system.
The suspension railwa... (more)
The elevated approach on the east side of the Hell Gate bridge in Queens, crosses over the New York City Subway's Ditmars Boulevard station, terminus of the N & Q lines. The sleek lines of an Amtr... (more)
It has often been said of Tehachapi that it resembles a 1:1 scale model railroad, so in a scene that one might only expect to find on a model railroad we are reminded that this is 1:1 scale mounta... (more)
'Just a common sense plan' was how William Hood, civil engineer for the Southern Pacific Railroad, described the engineering landmark that we all know today as the Tehachapi Loop. It was under the... (more)
E class tram 6028 running a tennis shuttle from Melbourne Park approaches Flinders Street West as a Metro Comeng set passes overhead.
New heritage meets old as Penn Central heritage SD70ACe #1073 passes over the two Southern RR of NJ F7As, which have sat quiet for many years. NS 1073 is the second heritage unit to ever travel do... (more)
A Southern Pacific CSUX coal empty climbs through the “S curves” at Crater, Colorado, on the afternoon of July 30, 1996. The head end with lone SP AC4400CW No. 298 has already passed through the c... (more)
UTAX 5 with train on flyover.
The crew on EB manifest 134 can see the tail end of their train as the pass under themselves at High Fill on the Old Fort Loops in western North Carolina on this beautiful November morning.
The trains I rode when I was a young girl. A train rumbles into Coney Island as another rolls out (below it). That gentleman was telling us about a scene in the Warriors movie filmed here.
A PCC pauses at the westbound platform for the Philadelphia Zoo on Girard Avenue as an Atlantic City line train makes its approach on the Northeast Corridor to 30th Street Station.