LIRR's No. 423 is at walking speed out of the Long Island City, Queens, New York Passenger Yard on it's way to pick up it's load of commuters at the railroads Hunterspoint Avenue station about 200... (more)
Here is my favorite miniature railway and my favorite locomotive from that railway. The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch was built in the 1920's and it runs 13 1/2 miles of 15 1/8 gauge track along the s... (more)
Autumn and DL&W autumn colors on home rails under a DL&W signal bridge cannot be beat! Here we see a 2011 Steamtown Scranton to East Stroudsburg round trip in progress with the train eastbound in ... (more)
Here is steam doing what only steam can do. And No. 425 does it brilliantly.
Brick and Stainless Steel: The old weathered brick and the hardscrabble industrial area with twisty track could not contrast more with the stainless steel train and the a-building WTC #1 AKA "The ... (more)
Gallitzin! It's a great place to railfan. And while you are at it, stay at the Tunnel Inn, the railroad themed bed and breakfast seen in the background. Hot coffee and warm apple-maple muffins on ... (more)
Pennsylvania Railroad GG-1 4877, beautifully restored to it's original nine part black Brunswick Green paint, shares the limelight with Norfolk Southern's EMD SD70ACe No. 1474 Lackawanna Heritage ... (more)
New Jersey Transit GG-1's 4879 and 4877 are still together after all these years. They are in the excellent care of the United Railroad Historical Society. No. 4877 has just been repainted in Brun... (more)
New Jersey Transit E-Unit No. 4253 resplendent in new paint and NJT logos at the United Railroad Historical Society photo shoot.
The number 7 subway escapes Manhattan with a load of commuters leaving the Empire State, the Chrysler and the Citibank buildings behind.
The number 7 subway goes back to the City to get another load of commuters under the watchful eyes of the Chrysler and the Empire State building.
On one of it's last excursions, CN No. 3254 steams at Moscow, hooked up to it's train and ready to return to Scranton.
In honor of the "Four & a Quarter" moving again this week, here it is at one of it's previous excursions. I did it in black & white to see it without it's normal bright blue. Note how much air can... (more)
The N or the Q train goes back to the City to bring another load of tired workers back home under a for-real salmon colored sky in Sunnyside Queens New York.
The setting sun graces the tops of sinuous subway cars on the Number 7 elevated line as well as lighting up the utility wires like holiday garlands on a warm summer evening in Queens.