No Loads, Two Waycars
A pair of Santa Fe cabooses punctuates the end of a train of empty piggyback flats as it climbs the Tehachapi grade at Cliff Siding.
What appears to be an eastbound military extra holds for traffic at Glen Ellyn, Illinois.
Lame Ducks at the Engine House
The engine house tracks at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania are full of locomotives that will soon leave the planet. Beside the Amtrak E-units, EMD GM10B dem... (more)
Amtrak E8’s traverse the Rockville Bridge in the twilight of their careers.
All Dressed Up……
When I last photographed Norfolk & Western RSD12 258, I did not expect to see it again, and ... (more)
Just Like Old Times……..Sort Of
The Union Pacific absorbed the Chicago & North Western in 1995, but some memories linger on. Here UP’s C&NW heritage unit leads a Global 3 – Global 2... (more)
Last and First
The highest- and lowest-numbered of Norfolk & Western’s, as well as Nickel Plate’s, nine RSD12’s work out their final years at N&W’s coal docks at Lambert’s Point, V... (more)
METRA By Moonlight
An outbound METRA commuter train pulls away from its station stop at Wheaton, Illinois.
While Norfolk & Western’s RSD12’s often operated in pairs at Lambert’s Point, sometimes one would get paired with something else. In this case, a close approximation of a second RSD12 came in the ... (more)
Lambert’s Point, Virginia, became to primary home of Norfolk & Western’s nine ex-Nickel Plate RSD 12’s after they were withdrawn from road service. In addition to the nine Alco’s, NKP also added e... (more)
Seven of Norfolk Portsmouth Belt Line’s fifteen SW1200’s are on the engine house leads at Portsmouth, Virginia.
Norfolk Portsmouth Belt Line SW1200 111 is at the road’s engine terminal in Sewell’s Point, Virginia. Bicentennial unit 101 is under the sanding tower in the background... (more)
Two of Norfolk Portsmouth Belt Line’s fifteen SW 1200’s spend the weekend at Sewell’s Point, Virginia.
Strasburg 2-10-0 90 makes the final charge to Strasburg. While it isn’t exactly Juke’s Tree, that half-dead tree, just east of the Red Caboose Motel, was a prop for many photos during that era.
Strasburg’s two ex-Pennsylvania Railroad steamers, 4-4-2 7002 and 4-4-0 1223, work together to get a long train of passengers up the hill at Cherry Hill.