A fireman-in-training on the Nevada Northern throws another shovel of coal into the belly of locomotive #40. Hearing him get feedback on the finer points of firing a 100+ year old locomotive was a... (more)
A family photo passed down through the generations, this is one I am glad wound up in my hands. I remember being in awe seeing this photo as a young child, knowing someone in my ancestry was at t... (more)
Milwaukee Road Engineer Don Amby at the controls of a French Turboliner coming into Sturtevant,WI..
Got IT! Conrail Block Operator Jim Largent has successfully conveyed a Form D to Conrail conductor Mike Quigley at Derry Road in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The Form D authority would take the ALPI-0... (more)
Engineer Eddy Kiel gives the independent brake that light touch with his right hand while he clutches his cigar butt with his left while switching at Cooney.
Engineer Harry A. Wilgis at the throttle of his DC-bound E-60 during a brief station stop. Note the cab signal over his left shoulder. Harry was the engineer of the first revenue run of Amtrak's... (more)
The crankcase cover is being removed so that the gaskets can be replaced.
During the 92 Day Inspection, leaking from the crank case cover was found. One of ACWR's Locomotive Specialists, Rob Dickson (AKA Mr. April), preps the cover for a new gasket.
Work continues on C&O 1309. Volunteer worker cleans years of grime from the 1309's rods
Fireman J.H. is throwing a shovel full excellent silesian coal into the firebox of "Pacific" express train steamlocomotive 01 202 during a short stop in Kreuzlingen Hafen. Second driver (compulsor... (more)
The engineer lays on the horn of Winchester and Western GP38 2197 leading train 86 at the King Street crossing in downtown Martinsburg, WV with the former the Cumb... (more)