An original Kodachrome slide from my collection; the photographer was not specified.
Posing for her portrait like a prom queen, Deseret Power Ry. #DPR-4 is just out of the shop with new paint and a new name. #4 was the first of the railroad’s 4 active locomotives to get the new pa... (more)
Resting on a sunny Saturday afternoon, FEC 436 sits on the Motiva lead in Port Everglades. This was an unexpected find because there were three other Geeps tied down in the Ft. Lauderdale Yard pro... (more)
BN 9503 is one of 4 AC drive demonstrator locomotives built in 1991-92 for Burlington Northern RR to test an AC drive system in heavy haul service. These 4 locomotives were the ancestors of the th... (more)
Locomotive "William Crooks.". The locomotive "William Crooks" has the distinction of not only being the first steam locomotive to operate in the State of Minnesota, but also one of the last... (more)
Locomotive "Minnetonka." The 0-4-0, wood-burning, Saddle Tanker "Minnetonka" was the first locomotive to see service for the Northern Pacific Railway. Weighing a scant 1... (more)
TVRM's Southern 4501 dressed up as a L&N J-3 Mike for the L&N Historical Society's annual convention.
DM&IR 2-8-8-4 "Yellowstone" Engineer's Station. Here's a detailed view of the Engineer's Station on board DM&IR #227, a massive 2-8-8-4 Yellowstone Locomotive, located in the main... (more)
DM&IR 2-8-8-4 "Yellowstone" Fireman's Station. Here's a detailed view of the Fireman's Station on board DM&IR #227, a massive 2-8-8-4 Yellowstone Locomotive, located in the main e... (more)
Freshly painted L&N Caboose # 1236 on display at the Tennessee Valley railroad.
DM&IR 2-8-8-4 "Yellowstone" Locomotive Cab. Of the 3 surviving DM&IR Yellowstones, only one offers the public the chance to actually enter (and admire) the cab. DM&IR #227 is per... (more)
DM&IR 2-8-8-4 "Yellowstone" Locomotive. In the early 1940s, numerous US railroads went looking for ultra-heavy freight locomotives to assist in the war effort. As a result severa... (more)
Norfolk Southern shop crews worked for nearly 30 hours to clean up and make shiny the Southern Heritage ES44AC, #8099, for a Monday morning, September 16, office car special that was scheduled to ... (more)
Bed time for 7470. The crew of CN 7470 prepare to return their locomotive to its stall in the historic North Conway Roundhouse, after a full day of railfan activities. The final act for 74... (more)