In her long life, this tiny 0-4-0 steamlocomotive for 1 meter gauge was the very first time on the top of a mountain! The privately owned "Ticino" out of the collection of Martin Horath ... (more)
Now, the world unique turntable with 3 crossing standard gauge rack-tracks (Riggenbach cogwheel system) of the Rigi Bahnen is finished. In addition to turning short vehicles, runs of longer trains... (more)
On March 3, 2021 an eastbound manifest train derailed near Ludlow, putting 44 cars on the ground. It took a few days to get rail traffic restored but almost 2 months later there are the remains of... (more)
New and unique worldwide! The rack railroad from Vitznau to the Rigi, opened in 1871 as the first mountain railroad in Europe, already had a turntable with two intersecting rack tracks at the bott... (more)
The rack railroad from Vitznau to the Rigi, opened in 1871 as the first mountain railroad in Europe, already had a turntable with two intersecting rack tracks at the bottom station to enable the c... (more)
"Sunbathing in Bluefield": Higginbotham's Summit - 363.3 miles from Norfolk at the top of a 1.0 percent grade when the N&W arrived in 1882-1883 while forming its lines west of the New Ri... (more)
Transport of tanks of the Swiss army on Slmmnps cars of the SBB (owned by the Swiss army) in Ems Werk. There are 6 main battle tanks of type "Leopard" (Pz 87) and 2 armored recovery vehicles "Büff... (more)
It's a long way down..... This image, made back in 2008, gives you the view that Mt. Washington Cog Railway passengers have as they descend Cold Spring Hill, just below the Waumbek Water Ta... (more)
Once upon a time in the Emmental. Passengers change from the snout postbus to the train of the Emmental-Burgdorf-Thun Bahn (EBT). A Peter Minder photo charter scene.
Mt. Washington Cog Railway Track Maintenance Car. Just how difficult could it be to maintain a railway that is all of 3.1 miles long? Well, if the railway is built entirely on wooden tres... (more)
Track rebuilding on the Rhaetian Railway by the Sersa (SMG Sersa Maschineller Gleisbau) between Davos Platz and Davos Frauenkirch. The portal crane MUNGG and the track segment mover SCHNÄGG are po... (more)
Accurate positioning of the new concrete sleepers on the ballast bed during track renewal on the Rhaetian Railway near Davos Platz.