The Milky Way makes itself known in the sky on a Summer night over CP Summit in Vaughn on the Hagerstown District. The former Norfolk & Western CPLs stand guard just as they have for many, many ye... (more)
A 12 car El Capitan, ATSF train 22, is seen near Morley Colorado on March 26th 1950. Otto Perry photo, from my collection.
CN mixed freight splits double diamond on its way south.
Anticipation. A small group of passsengers watch with anticipation as a southbound East Broad Top mixed train enters the station platform at Rockhill Furnace, PA. Although primarily taking... (more)
NS 26C-19 after striking a semi truck and derailing. The crew managed to escape with minor injuries.
An eastbound Rio Grande PA-1 6013 on the point of the standard two car consist, the "Yampa Valley Mail" in a Blizzard at Winter Park, Colorado on January 19, 1962. Photo by H.F. Wagner,... (more)
As part of the overhaul of Union Pacific AC4400CW-CTE No. 5687, the still good generator is removed from the old 4,400 hp 7FDL16 prime mover, which will be mated to its new engine. The work is bei... (more)
3601 was the trailing unit on 26C that derailed @ Collegedale , Tn
Virginian Railway 2-10-10-2 number 801 leads 150 cars westbound doing 10 MPH at Roanoke Virginia on August 7th 1932. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
Everybody is looking away as a set of road power heads to the wye to tie up. Fall is in the air as the grain is beginning to pour in as shown in the background with zero free tracks in Port Arthur... (more)
Three NP passenger locomotives F7A 6511A, F9B 6701B and F7A 6501A has just uncoupled from the passenger cars at St. Paul Union Depot on April 11, 1968. Photo by RR Wallin, from my collection.
ATSF 2-8-8-2 1797 and ATSF 4-8-4 3777 are working hard pulling a 13 car Chief at 30 MPH, near Raton New Mexico, on April 9th 1944. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
Lead locomotive on NS 26C’s derailment in Collegedale, Tennessee.
Victim of some long forgotten mishap, found in an old file and fodder for the morbid such as myself, I present a wreck.
A CSX loaded coal train heads out of Parkersburg in the late afternoon, bound for Cross, SC.