A work in progress: CaterParrott Railnet 5000 will be the primary power for their Azalea Sprinter excursion train after mechanical and cosmetic upgrades are complete. 5000 has a colorful history: ... (more)
Conrail's Collinwood to Rockport yard transfer passes through the F-unit mecca (at the time) of Collinwood Yard, Cleveland, Ohio, on December 28, 1978. It is led by three dewormed Penn Central F7(... (more)
Following a Cleveland railfanning extravaganza with my friend and his dad, we headed home via Horseshoe Curve and then a stop at Altoona (shops and yards). The yards were filled with dead power, m... (more)
Northbound on the "Water Level Route".
A neat set of EMD FTs lead an east bound freight in 1945. Otto Perry photo, from my collection.
D&RGW FT 541 leads 55 cars west bound with D&RGW 3617 visible in the distance shoving, on August 16th 1942. Otto Perry Kodacolor photo, from my collection.
Leading an AAPRCO special on Ohio Central northbound. Lousy weather, just like every time we go east of the Mississippi and north of the Mason-Dixon. Need rain, we will come on a railfan trip. ... (more)
AT&SF train number 3, the California Limited, moves through Arriba New Mexico at 70 MPH on June 29th 1947. Otto Perry photo, from my collection.
"F" is for Fantastic: I might have been in town in order to catch the 2102 Ramble scheduled for later in the day, but it's hard to beat a well-cared-for set of classic cab units like these!... (more)
Conrail train #3307 on the North Jersey Coast Line (fka the New York & Long Branch) picks up speed south of South Amboy New Jersey in the afternoon of March 30, 1978. The consist included two ratt... (more)
January 3, 1982 finds two Penn Central E8As in Elizabethport NJ, possibly being used as parts sources, or just being left to rot. PC 4321 (with multiple worms in love on the nose) and PC 4270, wit... (more)
EMD FTs lead train 19, The Chief, west of Trinidad Colorado on September 1st 1946. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
EMD FTs lead 62 cars one mile south of Wolhurst Colorado, at Struby, on April 27th 1942. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
EL eastbound freight sitting at Huntington, IN, February 1976. Ektachrome, photographer: D. Ellison, John E. Troxler collection.
Beautiful oldie at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden.