UP 3095, an apparently fresh SD70ACe-T4 posed for a few minutes just east of Kansas Ave. in North Topeka on the point of the MTPHN. This train had been put together in the Topeka yard, shoved eas... (more)
After making a pickup and a setout at the Port of Chicago (Iroquois Landing), the "Short Line" makes the short trip back to its yard just a few blocks away. SW1500 #31 leads two bay wind... (more)
Hunting Altoona Fish In The Wild On A Grey Day. Norfolk Southern Corp SD40Es 6348 (née-CR 6724, SD50, 12/1983) and 6349 (née-CR 6702, SD50, 11/1983) have spent a significant portion of thei... (more)
Crew members Tommy Jacksina and Roger Nichols cleaning out the switch points ahead of the Jordan Spreader work train. Engineer Carl Spencer looks on as he puffs on his cigar from the warmth of the... (more)
With 10600 hp, the Re 6/6 is one of the most porwerful single-carbody engine on Earth. And it was perhaps “the” world record powerful one for many years. It was built... (more)
The old Baltschieder bridge
BLS 168 is climbing the south grade of the Lotschberg with a semi-direct for Bern. When the line was double-tracked, this bridge was replaced by a rei... (more)
Conrail 8999 SW8 switcher Ex Lehigh Valley 252 sits with a 40 ton unit at the old coal plant in Dresden, NY
British Columbia railway MLW M630 720 Leads a consist that Includes a MLW M420B and a Alco C425 On a Overcast summer day In Prince George. I Always Loved that Green Paint Scheme And it Fit these u... (more)
Ex Spirit of Washington F units at the small desert yard at Jacumba, on the now abandoned Carrizo Gorge RR.
No. 90 panned at Paradise in 1986, while still sporting its long and lean look with an extended smokebox from the days of burning lower-grade coal on the Great Western Railway of Colorado.
This view shows the west end of Milwaukee Road's station at Beverly, WA. The main track and siding are still lined with unused catenary poles, although the wire has been removed and sold as scrap.... (more)
NKP 190 gets a rain bath on a blustering Novembers day.
Crawling along the shelf track above the Animas River, 493 returns to Rockwood on a rainy final day of service before operations return to Durango for the winter.
With a RTA scoot approaching, the CNW 1385 steam special rolls through West Chicago with a business car on the rear. Tom Golden photo.
It was one of these hot weather days in summer when the air is full of humidity. The surroundings of the Geneva Lake were a basin full of heat haze. The TEE Cisalpin ... (more)