A Colorful End: Tri-State Railway Historical Society President Mike Del Vecchio looks on from the rear of Lackawanna Caboose #896, as the last photo stop for a Tri-State Railway Historical ... (more)
Rio Grande narrow gauge caboose No. 0540 sits in front of the station at Durango, Colorado. When this photo was taken in August 1979, Rio Grande still owned and operated the branch to Silverton.
The late Richard E. Markle, Mr. Markle, protects a backup move at Helmstetter's Curve on a Carl Franz Photo Special.
The conductor, the dapper gentleman on the left, had about six more months until retirement. Although he had been offered a lump sum to take early retirement, he figured that by the time taxes, wi... (more)
U48's motive power has kicked the cab into Bruton Siding on the east side of Norton. A brakeman rides the back porch to control the cab's movement via the hand brake. The roving brakeman rides in ... (more)
Tri-State Railway Historical Society's Keyser Valley Lackawanna caboose, along with L&NE and Raritan River cabooses, are parked along the D&R Branch at the Main Street crossing in Rockaway. This ... (more)
The brakeman and conductor ride the cab's back porch as U50 backs westbound through the east end of Norton Yard. The tracks in the background are the ex-Interstate Railroad's main line and make-up... (more)
The cab on NS U50 rolls through Kent Junction on the ex-Interstate Railroad's Pardee Branch. The crew is destined to the small Roaring Fork loadout at the end of Pine Branch. The switch to the rig... (more)
The cab on NS U49 crosses a low trestle over a swollen Roaring Fork Creek between Roaring Fork and Kent Junction on the ex-Interstate Railroad's Pardee Branch.
A surprise at the end of a southbound Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac train was this Clinchfield caboose.
A MoPac caboose brings up the rear of a northbound empty hopper train at Smiley, Virginia. The cab was utilized to aid in negotiating Hagans Switchback.
A B&O caboose brings up the rear of a northbound Richmond Fredericksburg & Potomac pig train at Springfield, Virginia.
Threading the needleIn July 1984 on Wyoming’s Sherman Hill, a westbound Union Pacific grain train waits at Dale Junction, Wyoming, on Track 3, as an eastbound reefer train sits over on ... (more)
NS U59, under control of conductor Dennis Ashley and engineer Delmer Lester, rolls by Bruton Siding on the ex-Intertstate Railroad. U49's three covered hoppers are en route to Austin Powder at Hol... (more)
The fall foliage along the Pittsburg & Shawmut was always tremendous. Here the tracks are lined with colorful trees as a Brookville Turn passes the mine at Dora, Pennsylvania.