New England Central RR mechanical dept. employee Don Mangan uses an oxy/acetylene torch to cut some steel stock in the St. Albans, VT shops on the afternoon of February 9, 2007.
Amtrak's Coast Starlight, hours late as usual, makes its way over Salt Creek almost silently during a brief break in a snow storm. The deep snow made most of the line inaccessible, but I'm willing... (more)
Amtrak 467 lays over in Seattle with a "Cascades" Talgo train.
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After encountering a rock slide two weeks earlier and derailing over a 100 ft. embankment, CSXT SD70MAC No. 4542 rests on a spur track in the former B&O yard of Clarksburg. Severely damaged, the f... (more)
Central of Georgia 8101, Norfolk Southern's fourth Heritage locomotive, basks in the sunshine on Good Friday morning in Chattanooga. Casey Thomason photo, copyright Norfolk Southern Corporation. ... (more)
One of the most popular places to photograph trains in North Dakota is from this hill in the Bad Lands. The story behind this photo is a little more involved than I walked up the hill and waited f... (more)
From my grandfather, Eugene Diller's, collection. The westbound Zephyr slows for a station stop at Glenwood Springs.
Steam in the snow! The Mass Bay RRE excursion starts its journey back to North Conway. The special behind Conway Scenic's 0-6-0 #7470 is seen passing through this a typical wintry Ne... (more)
Because of the derailment on the CSX New Castle Sub in Newton Falls, OH , CSX has been running detours on Wheeling and Lake Erie Trackage. Here, Q352 runs east to Connellsville to pick up on it'... (more)
A pair of Olympic engines lead an eastbound stack train along Wapta Lake.
Leading a 100 car empty grain train for loading at Napoleon, ND, are a former Wisconsin Central SD45 and two ex-Canadian National SD50Fs.
Double Resurrection! First, Rio Grande speed lettering once again adorns the long hood of 6-axle power in the form of recently acquired SD90MACs from CITX. Second, the annual Ski T... (more)
It was freezing cold, and we waited 45 minutes for the sun to come in under the clouds.
Built by GM in 1958, was purchased by the Central Vermont and subsequently outfitted by Fairmont with Hyrail equipment. Was used in track inspection service until 1967 when it was donated by the C... (more)