East Meets West At what can arguably be named one of the most significant sites in American history, the Central Pacific from the west and the Union Pacific from the east met at Promontory ... (more)
The faint trace of a New York Central cigar band logo on the nose of otherwise unlettered Conrail E8 4324 marks it as one of the ex-NYC E-units that were renumbered and equipped with PRR-style cab... (more)
Next to the St.Charles AirLine was the Pennsy House. Once used for Pennsylvania RR passenger locomotives on this date in 1973 Amtrak(NRPC)using it for their locomotives. Two flat cars in foregroun... (more)
The Willis Tower looms over Amtrak's Chicago locomotive facility late at night. P42 188 at right awaits repairs after a grade crossing accident, while at left a new Siemens Charger backs a train ... (more)
“Strange Bedfellows”Less than seven weeks out of La Grange, an SD50, aided by an SD9, with an eastbound OML coal drag for the Curtis Bay piers, skirts past the rock face at Relay, where... (more)
In 2009, FCEN (with Inland Lakes Railway) operated some short excursions on their Winter Garden branch from the historic depot (now the museum) out towards Ocoee & back. This is the last bit of t... (more)
The chief of the station Cement came out of her office as the test train reached her station. This test train had eight loaded wagons (seven coal, one water) an ran two ... (more)
On the eve of Amtrak, the Gulf, Mobile & Ohio operated three passenger trains each way between Chicago and St. Louis. GM&O #3, the southbound Abraham Lincoln with a 5:10 PM departure from Chicago,... (more)
The then-relatively-new maintenance facility provides a modern and weather-protected environment for overhaul work.
A northeast regional pulls into Old Saybrook station during sunset.
Two locomotives normally assigned to yard work in Buffalo have been put on empty autorack train 28Q and sent west, seen here passing Bort Road and the CSX mainline in North East, PA. Locom... (more)
Newport, Vermont is holding a Centennial Celebration in 2018 and on July 1, hosted a series of special excursions on Central Maine & Quebec and Vermont Railway trackage as part of the events. Ver... (more)
Dual power locomotive Eea 936 # 131 of Stadler Rail is pulling 4 lowfloor cars with the new "Walzer" train ABe 4/12 # 1004 for the Appenzeller Bahnen from Bussnang to Gossau via Winterth... (more)