An Amtrak employee in Denver, Colorado, cleans the windshields of the lead EMD F40PH No. 326 on the westbound California Zephyr during the extended servicing stop at Denver Union Station on the mo... (more)
The FWRHS provided its members the full steam experience with cab rides during the society's 2019 Members Day.
With a little imagination, this could be Christmas Eve, 1957 in Rural Retreat, Virginia as O. Winston Link recorded his famous audio capturing the final days of N&W steam. The final edit of the re... (more)
Announcement! Amtrak Trainmaster David Fiore makes the announcement for final boarding on Train 237 on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, facilitating the pre-Thanksgiving crowds at Moynihan Sta... (more)
Heading towards Cresson, TX at 30 mph, this view from the front walkway shows the engineer of the FWWR Cresson Turn intently watching the track ahead.
In between switching moves at Fort Worth & Western's ex-Cotton Belt Hodge Yard in Fort Worth, veteran engineer Richard Benton takes a moment to check his venerable Hamilton "Railroad Special&... (more)
Gladiators of the Iron Road
The Longmont to Broomfield job. AKA: Buckwheat
The foreman of in Ivy City takes pride in the power being readied for service as he gives extra attention to the nose of this P42 on a wonderfully warm fall afternoon.
Lettering. In the pre-dawn hours of August 10, 2021 in Sumner, Mississippi, the lettering was completed on Rock Island Rail 2127 (née-CNW 8544, C40-8C). The unit was not operable at the ti... (more)
Shane Frederickson, a long time veteran of the Reading & Northern, climbs up to crank R&N #425's mechanical lubricator a couple of turns to ensure adequate lubrication to the crosshead guides and ... (more)
"Father and Son": Shane Frederickson washes down the ashpan of R&N #425 on the early morning of October 23, 2021 as son Ryan Frederickson looks on awaiting the signal to cut the injector... (more)
A veteran UPY 691 (GP15-1) gets ridden by the remote operator as it positions in the North Yard in Denver, Colorado to sort cars.
Karsten opens the smoke box door of steamlocomotive 01 # 202 to remove the ash from the smoke box.
While the Trains Magazine photoshoot was primarily about #81, we did get a chance to get a look at #40 in the shop, currently down for its FRA mandated "1472" inspection. Here we see a member of ... (more)
Crew member Anthony Farrell prepares Norfolk & Western 611 for the days activities, including multiple wipe downs to make sure all is looking proper!