In late 1935 the NS fitted streamlined cladding to 3700 class 4-6-0 No 3804 which then re-entered service in January 1936. The purpose was to reduce coal consumption by reducing the wind resistanc... (more)
The Southern Pacific Heritage engine leads on this Eastbound Roper, UT to Denver manifest train with the Roan Plateau in the background.
Santa Claus is coming to town
One look at the front end of a Loram Railvac unit lets one know that this was an engineer's dream to design. It looks like a cross between a MAD MAX and a Dr. Seuss creation.
A pair of BNSF locomotives sit waiting on their next assignment at Yale Yard on a beautiful fall evening in Memphis, TN.
To celebrate the very last steampowered train of the SBB 50 years ago, on this day the 2-10-0 C 5/6 # 2969 of Eurovapor Sulgen made a round trip from Sulgen via Winterthur-Regensdorf-Turgi-Koblenz... (more)
Early morning at the Sauschwänzlebahn: 50 2988 arrives with a photo charter in Fützen.
Last light BNSF’s Ayer turn switches at Ayer, Washington, in the very last bit of sunlight on September 19, 2016. The train is operating on trackage rights over Union Pacific’s Spokane ... (more)
A pair of Burlington Northern EMD SD40-2 helper sets rests on the yard tracks adjoining the Essex station on a bright, snowy day at Essex, Montana, Montana, on March 3, 1989.
The westbound Canadian soars high above CP's Thompson Sub and the Fraser River at Cisco, BC.
The Sun has just dipped below the Mountains as KCS #4162 hustles Westbound through Fruita. This Union Pacific train is heading to Savage, UT for another load of coal.
With the Elkhorn Range as backdrop, Sumpter Valley 2-8-2 No. 19 casts a perfect reflection in one of the many man-made lakes along the line as it leads a freight westbound through Sumpter, OR.
A bird's eye view of the inventory at the Larry's Truck Electric compound outside of Youngstown.
15AR 1818 heads a Queenstown - Burgersdorp goods.