One of the last locomotive-hauled trains east of Chalindrey on the Line 4 passes under a bridge that famous European photographer Jean-Michel Hartmann portrayed with steam trains passing under it ... (more)
Onto the next chapter... former Yreka Western 2-8-2 #19, built by Baldwin in 1915, hitches a ride on an eastbound manifest as it is transported from its long time home in Yreka, CA to the Age of S... (more)
”There’s Something You Don’t See Every Day, Chauncey.” “What’s That, Edgar?”Saturday, April 15, 2017, was a bad day on the San Diego Subdivision. About halfway between Los Angeles... (more)
Colorado-BoundFour-day-old Siemens SC-44 diesel-electric passenger locomotives WDTX 1402 and 1403 were found in Amtrak’s Redondo Junction engine facility in downtown Los Angeles on ... (more)
60 years Trans Europ Express (TEE) 1957 to 2017, this was the reason for a journey of the only first class RAe TEE II trainset # 1053 of SBB Historic to Domodossola. The train ran from Olten via B... (more)
A pair of Lehigh Valley Alco road switchers work the small yard that has served as the interchange yard between three railroads for years, but now serves only two. Until a few weeks ago, this woul... (more)
Joining the Pacific Ocean at Emma Wood State Beach for its northbound trip up the coast, UP 2735 and eight business get back up to speed after meeting Amtrak 790 at Ventura. Beginning the day unde... (more)
UP 844 rolls through Topaz leading the Boise Turn Special. The UP 844 was on a slow order through here which worked out well for the railfans who we behind the traffic of vehicles chasing the 844.... (more)
Pan Am knows how to take the Ringling Brothers Circus Train out in style! On April 17 (for my birthday ;-) ) Pan Am Railways operated the last northbound Ringling Bros. train from Worcester, MA t... (more)
"PCC Streetcar in the Brooklyn Sunset "
Ex-MBTA PCC Streetcar sits lonely behind the Fairway Market of Red Hook in Brooklyn during a glowing sunset. This PCC was one of several t... (more)
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BNSF headed uphill at Tunnel 2. The hills were still very brown in November.
"Last Run of the Venice Branch"
The East Penn crew and two others pose at the head end of the ex-PBNE switcher as the final pages in the history of the Venice Branch a... (more)
A Belfort Paris services passes by a recent blaze that destroyed a big house.