Last and First
The highest- and lowest-numbered of Norfolk & Western’s, as well as Nickel Plate’s, nine RSD12’s work out their final years at N&W’s coal docks at Lambert’s Point, V... (more)
METRA By Moonlight
An outbound METRA commuter train pulls away from its station stop at Wheaton, Illinois.
While Norfolk & Western’s RSD12’s often operated in pairs at Lambert’s Point, sometimes one would get paired with something else. In this case, a close approximation of a second RSD12 came in the ... (more)
Lambert’s Point, Virginia, became to primary home of Norfolk & Western’s nine ex-Nickel Plate RSD 12’s after they were withdrawn from road service. In addition to the nine Alco’s, NKP also added e... (more)
Seven of Norfolk Portsmouth Belt Line’s fifteen SW1200’s are on the engine house leads at Portsmouth, Virginia.
Norfolk Portsmouth Belt Line SW1200 111 is at the road’s engine terminal in Sewell’s Point, Virginia. Bicentennial unit 101 is under the sanding tower in the background... (more)
Two of Norfolk Portsmouth Belt Line’s fifteen SW 1200’s spend the weekend at Sewell’s Point, Virginia.
Strasburg 2-10-0 90 makes the final charge to Strasburg. While it isn’t exactly Juke’s Tree, that half-dead tree, just east of the Red Caboose Motel, was a prop for many photos during that era.
Strasburg’s two ex-Pennsylvania Railroad steamers, 4-4-2 7002 and 4-4-0 1223, work together to get a long train of passengers up the hill at Cherry Hill.
Strasburg 90 pulls a train out of the siding at Groffs. The Hello Dolly car is on the rear of the train, still in its original configuration and yellow paint.
”Hang On Big Guy, I’ll Get You to the Retirement Home”
After over two years of retirement in Amtrak’s care, GG1 4935, which was the original “heritage unit”, made its move to its p... (more)
Wearing what was the image of the Strasburg Rail Road for at least the better part of the 1960’s and 1970’s, 0-6-0 31 guides a train down the hill toward Cherry Hill Road.
A Cotton Belt SD45T-2 shoves a westbound Southern Pacific manifest at Alray, California.
Tunnel motors and standard SD’s team up to bring 94 cars of eastbound Southern Pacific freight over the Palmdale Cutoff at Alray.
Approaching Sullivan’s Curve, a 123-car westbound Southern Pacific manifest climbs Cajon Pass on the Palmdale Cutoff.