A BNSF helper makes it way back west for the next loaded coal train as the sun rises over Theodore Roosevelt National Park near Fryburg, North Dakota.
4 Coal gons hit the ground. One view of two__ the other two were under the overpass. Hey Dave, we must have just missed one another.
The Santa Fe Railroad ordered fifteen 2-8-4 Berkshires from the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1927. These locomotives were designated as Class 4101 and assigned road numbers 4101 through 4115. The C... (more)
About 75 miles east of Reno Nevada. The westbound California Zephyr was struck by a empty gravel semi. I took this photo withen about 5 minutes of the train stopping. I ran to the front expecting ... (more)
About 75 miles east of Reno Nevada. The westbound California Zephyr was struck by a empty gravel semi. I took this photo withen 60 seconds of the train stopping. I ran to the front expecting to se... (more)
Bound for Brunswick, an eastbound loaded autorack train out of Cumberland passes under a vintage B&O CPL signal bridge at Grasshopper, west of Hancock. The B&O CPL's were recently removed on the M... (more)
N&W Y3 class 2-8-8-2 #2045 awaiting its next work in Roanoke, September 1954 Photo by Bob Drake, Tom Sink Collection.
All is well in Warbonnetville as the power from that day's inbound Super Chief is cut off for servicing just as the marine haze has lifted allowing that soft California sunlight through to illumin... (more)
The first of the L3b Mohawks built by Lima is eastbound with a freight at Oneida. I was about 5 1/2 and with my dad who shot this with his Voigtlander. The car behind the tender is interesting.
New York Central's first J3a Super Hudson pulls a westbound through Oneida in one of my father's old shots. My maternal grandmother lived in Oneida and I think that this was taken during the summe... (more)
New York Central J1c Hudson 5273 steams into Oneida eastbound in one of my father's old shots. This 4-6-4 is a bit of a star, having been featured in renderings in a 1930 railroad publication, THE... (more)
CNR Class F3 unit from EMD in 1948 leads train 846 eastbound at Goat River, BC. They are meeting the westbound mixed train M297 from which the shot from the platform of the GP9 was taken.
As far west as the Chief goes
N&W Y6 2-8-8-2 #2136 leads as southbound freight through Stoneville, NC in this September 1954 view. Photo by Bob Drake from the Tom Sink Collection
Eastbound C&O passenger train George Washington rounding the curve at Quinnimont with a C&O 2-6-6-2 resting to the right. Photo by Bob Drake from the Tom Sink Collection