Yet another day dawns for this Reading Company station built in 1892 in Southampton, PA. Civilization is slowly creeping in, however, as witnessed by the new 3-stroy condominiums absent in 2013.... (more)
Canadian Pacific’s Ashcroft local switches the tie plant east of town on the morning of September 28, 2015. The facility occupies a piece of land wedged between the CP main line and the Thompson R... (more)
CP on CN tracks! CP 1401, built in 1958 as CN 6541, is pulling the CP Canada 150 Train as it passes MP 3 on the CN Montreal Subdivision. The train has been travelling west to east, c... (more)
"Brandt Power Unit at NYP"
One of Amtak's Brandt Power Units sits on Track 11 at New York Pennsylvania Station with 2 loaded ballast hoppers in tow. Amtrak is in the process of r... (more)
Timing is everything, as illustrated here. Featured here, we see a glimpse of what is certainly a one-time occurrence. Moments before knocking down an active semaphore signal, NMRX #101 leads an “... (more)
A Canton crew waits for a forklift to move a steel plate off the tracks, so they can pull empties from the Lehigh Cement pier.
Countless Alco switchers were rebuilt with Caterpillar or Cummins engines, and sold to small mine operations throughout Appalachia. Most had their cabs removed or sealed s... (more)
PRR K-4s No. 1361 (2017)
PRR K4 1361 sits in the "Harry & Rebecca Bennett Memorial Roundhouse" at the Railroaders Memorial Museum, disassembled with various parts laid out on the floor... (more)
A former section of the Reading Company's Newtown Line makes a "Bee LIne" for Churchville, PA - or, man builds, nature reclaims. Sure wish I had taken the opportunity to ride this incre... (more)
Great Northern EMD GP9 687, with GP7 606 and F7A 369C painted in Big Sky Blue.
Having just topped the summit of Peru Hill an eastbound Union Pacific shooter coasts downgrade into Green River, WY. A trio of EMD SD70AHs make up the headend consist; UP 8888-8883-8944.
Abandoned remnants of the Rahway Valley Railroad Maplewood Branch. The branch line reached a length of nearly 4 miles and served numerous types of customers such as coal, lumber, building products... (more)
Pennsylvania Railroad GG1 No. 4913 on display at the Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum. No. 4913 was retired in 1980, serving Amtrak, then as No. 913.