No need for water here today, K36 489 leads a train of passengers down towards Chama.
Soo Steam Freight: On a cool fall day, Soo Line 1003 leads a freight train through the fields of rural Wisconsin.
Engineer Travis Gordon is handling the 117 year old Ms-Class 2-8-2 SR 4501, like it was a walk in the park, as the train is heading westbound back to the Grand Junction Depot. SR 4501 is getting a... (more)
50 years before I took this shot Don Ball had a similar one that I greatly admired. I always wondered if I would ever have the chance.
I guess I just had to wait long enough.
The off beat bark from a pair of Baldwin K-36s fill the crisp fall air as they team up to work westbound tonnage up Cumbres Pass. K-36 489 with its swing helper 484 have been dressed up in Rio Gra... (more)
A model 4501 poses next to the real 4501 at TVRM's 2018 Railfest.
Rio Grande 483 performs some switching in Chama the night before leading the 'final freight' up Cumbres Pass.
As the summer rain eases, the 117 year old Mikado SR 4501 leads TVRM 100 Missionary Ridge Local across the South Chickamauge Creek on heading the 2:30 Schedule train west for East Chattanooga. The... (more)
Inside the Workshops at Sandaoling Coal Railway a worker stands alone. What he's thinking we'll never know.
C&TS K-37s #s 487 and 484 rest by the engine shop (not a round house because, well, it's not round) on a sunny warm summer afternoon.
A momentary burst of sunlight highlights #484 and #483 as they start their climb up Tanglefoot Curve.
Southern 4501 on the ground at Butler Yard on the C&NW.
Highest Railroad Summit in America: At 10,022 feet in elevation, Cumbres Pass is the highest active railroad summit in the United States. Westbound train 215 crests the summit on a late sum... (more)