Green Machine. Battery powered NS 999, classed BP4, goes to work for the first time in Rose Yard in Altoona. The unit was built using the frame of former NS GP38 2911, ex CR 7732, ne... (more)
On February 6, 1951, the PRR's "Broker" derailed at excessive speed on a temporary trestle killing 85 and injuring 500 in one of the worst ever rail accidents in America. This picture was taken ... (more)
Western Washington has been experiencing an "Artic" blast of winter with temperatures in the teens. This is the second snow storm we have had this year. AMTK train 513 cruises by some trees covere... (more)
Not your typical "coupler pan" shot. The trailing centerbeam flatcar dropped it's drawbar about a mile or so back. At about 3 mph they made it about half mile before the strap that was holding t... (more)
Monsoon thunderstorms spawned this magnificent light show.
Long before placement in the bunker at Strasburg, PRR 1223 steps down Water St. with the Santa Claus Special at Lancaster, PA in December, 1966. PRR Class D16sb.
Norfolk Southern Railway Company 8114, Norfolk Southern's ninth heritage locomotive, rests under a colorful sunrise outside the paint shop at DeButts Yard in Chattanooga. Casey Thomason photo, ... (more)
Pennsylvania 8102, Norfolk Southern's sixth heritage unit, rests outside the paint shop in Altoona. Casey Thomason photo, copyright Norfolk Southern Corporation. For more information, visit <... (more)
The Great Trans-Iranian Railway
The Trans-Iranian spans 1392 km / 865 miles from the Persian Gulf at the port of Bandar-e Emam Khomeyni (known as Bandar Shahpur before the 1979 Ira... (more)
Should this be called a GG-1/2? Used for a while as the Wilmington Shop switcher. This unit also saw service as a self-propelled snowmelter for wintertime clearing of switches, by means of a downw... (more)
An amazing light show takes place as an eastbound freight ascends the famous Tehachapi Loop. Traffic from nearby Route 58 adds to the scene, visible at far right. This exposure was so long that ... (more)
An SY crosses a bridge above a busy street and market as it arrives at Ganshui to collect a train of empties for Qingqihai on the Datong coal railway.
Raillink 1400 inches its way out onto King Street. GEXR now has 1400 & 1401. They will be used on the plow runs from Stratford to Goderich Ontario
It is 6:44 am, the valley is still in the early morning shadow, the sky shows some remnants of the night - and smoke coming from wildfires in the area. Everything is quiet but for some cars... (more)