The London-Paris “Night Ferry”
The Night Ferry was an international boat train running between London Victoria and Paris Gare du Nord with through sleeping cars, that crossed the E... (more)
LV steam locomotive at Podmoskovnaya depot. The class LV locomotivewas designed as a successor to the class L 2-10-0, which had been a successful design developed during World War II. However, by ... (more)
Soviet steam engine "Su" (2-6-2) is filled with water before departing from Kuzhenkino station with local passenger train from Bologoe to Ostashkov. That train runs regularly by saturdays on this ... (more)
Passing through what was at the time the last covered railroad bridge to remain in use in the U.S., RS-3 7805 is at the head of the 10.00 Morrisville - East Hardwick and return seasonal excursion.
Hot Steel Coming Through!
Cuyahoga Valley SW8 802 pulls a couple of cars of molten steel through the Jones & Laughlin steel mill in Cleveland. The long-gone Clark Avenue bridge, c... (more)
The last northbound run of "The Laurentian" takes on fuel and water before crossing the border into Canada and continuing to Montreal for the last time. D&H passenger service would retu... (more)
Northbound Amtrak train with three E8's 327,322 and 302 rolls along the Penn Central (ex-PRR) through Underwood, Indiana on June 28, 1973.
A string of Rio Grande SW-1000s moves through the diesel service area in Denver.
Ingots, Ingots, Everywhere
Or, more correctly, ingot molds. The Cuyahoga Valley, not to be confused with the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic, was a steel mill switching road owned by Jones ... (more)
Bound for Grand Central, a former New Haven FL9 speeds south along the Penn Central Harlem Line near Hartsdale, NY, on a summer afternoon. By the early 1970s the original NH nose logos on some FL9... (more)
Penn Central GG-1 No. 4890 (Altoona/GE, March, 1940) is leading the westbound "National Limited" at a mile-a-minute along the weed-infested old PRR mainline, passing under the Marietta Pike bridge... (more)
A long passenger train hauled by the older DFH3 0102 is arriving at Harbin during a cold winter morning. The temperature in Manchuria that day was close to -22F (-30°C).
1st and 2nd class Brussels-Paris Eurocity with an underpowered class 15 engine (2620KW - 3510hp), that was probably used because there was no CC40100 or Class 18 available.