Modern 4-axle GE power along with first generation diesels take boxcar tonnage for a ride on the main line. Foliage could indicate a date earlier, say from 1964. The U boats arrived on the prope... (more)
These next few uploads are from a box of random transparencies Al Chione had dupes made of. So perhaps you have one of these from Al's sets of John's slide duplicates. A G makes a move on the br... (more)
What to do while waiting for a Nickel Plate steam excursion over Horseshoe Curve? Why, shoot a Pennsy U-boat wit a Penn Central freight. Believed to be Cresson, corrections welcome. This is fro... (more)
Taken in the East Altoona pit with a PRR Police escort, 2 versions of PRR "heritage".
With the company houses and the water tank, Harriman, WY really did give me the feel of an "outpost." On June 15, 1989, a westbound manifest was working upgrade on the Harriman Cutoff with three ... (more)
The stark view of just another pusher set shoving tonnage up the mountain leaving town is in concert with the harsh July sunlight conditions this was taken in, some 60 years ago at the soon to-be-... (more)
Action on the Mon line under the Duquense Incline. PRR Class FS20m.
As a westbound freight approaches a signal on the west side of the Monongahela River, passing under the Duquense Incline, my friend the late William Rosenberg waves at me. PRR Class EF45.
Tonnage rolls near the Duquense Incline at the confluence of the three rivers. The bridge in the background is the West End Bridge over the Ohio. PRR Class EF45.
A view from an excrsion train is captured by John's camera, out on the mainline enroute to Pittsburgh. John rode a fantrip from Massillon, OH to Pittsburgh before riding the Pittsburgh & Shawmut ... (more)
A view from an excursion train is captured by John's camera, somewhere out on the mainline south of Conway, PA.
A westbound BNSF manifest was accelerating through the dip at West Darling, AZ and getting a swing on the climb up to Cosnino on Sept. 20, 2004, led by C44-9W No. 5085.
A westbound BNSF manifest was crossing Lake Pend Oreille and passing a waiting eastbound double stack train near Sandpoint, ID on Aug. 10, 2002.
A group of people were enjoying a swim in Lake Pend Oreille as a westbound BNSF manifest passed on Aug. 10, 2002, led by C44-9W No. 700.
A SP manifest was westbound on the BN's "Raceway" and passing Highlands Station on May 9, 1991, led by SP SD40T-2 No. 8319.