UP's only coal turbine electric makes a test run as many officials look on. This locomotive was an experimental and didn't run very much as it was deemed a failure. A set of diesels was always in ... (more)
Creeping along in unfamiliar territory, Rock Island U25B 210 makes its way past damaged right-of-way at Spruce on Colorados Joint Line, on its way to Denver with piggyback and auto loads. The ri... (more)
Patches of a previous snowfall remain on the ground and more is coming this afternoon in March, 1964 as Alco-GE GTEL 58 climbs Archer Hill east of Cheyenne. The turbine will take this mixed freigh... (more)
Manufactured based on a GE 75T truck,this batery critter used for transport EMD 645 blocks in to the shop.
Shunter Tm III 903 (former SBB) stands on a wagon carrying trailer, manufactered by Draize in the year 1967. This trailer is used for movements between two local sites of Stauffer company in Fraue... (more)
With the roar and the smoke-blast of a jet plane, Extra 25 West storms out of Cheyenne and heads for Sherman Hill. UP is already at work raising the 8500-hp units to 10,000 horses, making them the... (more)
One of a handful of the original full-carbody Alco-GE turbines still on the roster in March, 1964, GTEL 58 waits at the east end of the Cheyenne yards to take an extra to North Platte. In its rest... (more)
How about a hyrail school bus for your railroad? Before rebuilding a Santa Fe 4-6-4, the Abilene & Smoky Valley RR had one for its passengers, operating out of Abilene, Kansas.
The currently most powerful steam locomotives of the DFB, the HG 3/4, are at their limit. But those were the most powerful steam locomotives ever operating on this line, so there's no upgrade path... (more)
January 22 1984 was the first day of the new TGV service between Paris and Lausanne, with connecting train in Frasne for Neuchâtel and Bern (whereas before that day, ... (more)
Last train of the "prototypes"
As part of its investigation of high power diesels, SNCF ordered 4 prototypes that were delivered in 1964-1966. Two of them were diesel-hyd... (more)
Santa Fe's Progress Car was on display at the Grand Canyon Railway station in Williams, Arizona on Sept. 29, 1990.
Far from home rails and testimonial of a long gone railroad, a memory to the Ferrocarril Nacionales de Mexico, near the famous Tehachapi Loop.
A wild lashup including BNSF 792 in warbonnet scheme, BNSF 9197 SD 70ACe, HLCX 7156 SD40-2 and a CN 2185 C40-8W lead an empty oil train across an icy Potomac River from Maryland into West Virginia... (more)