The eastbound California Zephyr, more-or-less on time, skirts through State Bridge on its way toward Gore Canyon.
Now part of the complex of buildings that form the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, the old Springfield Union Station was designed in 1896, and served several railroads over its li... (more)
Judging by the graded right-of-way, particularly north of Oak Creek, you are looking at an original piece of (unpatched) Rio Grande equipment that is still being put to prime use. I'm only sorry ... (more)
The view of the southwestern portion of the largest rail yard in the world.
Amtrak's northbound (terminating) City of New Orleans backs into Union Station in Chicago. Today, Amtrak train #58 is led by Amtrak locomotive #58. I bet that doesn't happen too often!!
The eastbound Canadian skirts Moose Lake, en route to Jasper, AB.
This 3-foot guage Consolidated, as I understand it, was located to Idaho Springs by rail ... in other words it was donated to the city by being abandoned-in-place (ca. 1941) when the rail lines we... (more)
Six pairs of SD40-2/SD38-2 of remotely-controlled yard masters are working or idling at the east end of the west hump yard in North Platte.
An improbable catch ... driving home with the family along I-80, driving the speed limit (I'm sure), I look left into my blind spot to execute a safe lane change, and through the trees, just for a... (more)
Even though this engine facility looks huge, it is only a small corner of this massive train yard.
A beautifully-kept CB&Q caboose adorns the Two Brothers Roundhouse (fka Walter Payton's Roundhouse, fka CB&Q Roundhouse), a facility that is over 150 years old.
The Illinois Railway Museum's Sunday edition of the Nebraska Zephyr to Quincy departs Union Station.