Grabbing orders. Here's a close-in view of a TRG #30 cab crew member grabbing train orders from a hoop, as his locomotive runs past the station platform at Maydelle, TX, without stopping. ... (more)
Engineer Shane Frederickson warms up ex-GM&O #425's cross compound air pump on the cold morning of December 24, 2019.
This train WILL depart on time. This is Japan. A futuristic looking Shinkansen waits to leave Tokyo station. JR staff are always immaculately turned out, with caps and white gloves.
The crew of New Hope Railroad Engine 40 prepare for another day, filling her tank with water. A less than perfect day weather wise, Fog commands the scene along with a mix of steam and soot.
CNJ #113 volunteer Tyler Fenderson worked on refilling the oil cups for the air compressor on November 30, 2019.
A Black River & Western work train rolls into the siding at Flemington, New Jersey. RS1 57 began life on the Washington Terminal, and now languishes on the East Penn in Quakertown, Pennsylvania.
On January 4th, 2020 The Massachusetts Bay Railroad Enthusiasts ran their popular "Steam In The Snow" event at the Conway Scenic Railroad. Although this event has been run many times in the past, ... (more)
Crescent Car Attendant
"Every last drop counts...": CNJ #113 Volunteer Christopher Hohman oiled various lubrication points on the running gear of the anthracite burning 0-6-0 outside of Minersville, Pennsylvan... (more)
Jake Pothering walked the tight rope to check a few odds and ends on CNJ #113 prior to a day of Santa Claus Specials on November 30, 2019.
The crew of DF4 4336 pose for a photo at Baotou Xi loco shed in January 2001.
A Nevada Northern Railway conductor slowly brings steam locomotives No. 40 and No. 93 back to a hook on a string of boxcars and passenger coaches as the epic, doubleheader prepares to depart for a... (more)
"Insta-Track" (TM). At the WW&F Railway Museum, track-laying definitely follows a very scripted process. Once a pair of rails are in place, crews immediately begin attaching tem... (more)
"Elmer" in action - Tie Placement. Beginning a rail-laying cycle, the WW&F Gantry Crane "Elmer" has just delivered a tie bundle to the ground in front of the work train. Each bundle conta... (more)
Old steam water injection