"Old Rivets" at twilight, literally and figuratively, in her star-spangled US Bicentennial garb, southbound at 60-per with a Truc-Train. The engineer gives a hearty wave from the cab of... (more)
A CT-Rail qualifying test train with recently rebuilt 6694 shoves into Springfield, MA. Crews are getting prepared for the upcoming commuter service on the Hartford Line
E49 East stop to switch Dopaco/Pactiv West of Kinston with PRR 8102 running long nose forward this morning before heading East to New Bern on to Chocowinity.
Tracks are own by the North Carolin... (more)
When New York Central 41788 was built in the Despatch Shops at East Rochester, New York and began service in 1956 it was used as an automobile hauler before today’s multi-level auto racks were fir... (more)
This odd coupling of a GE B30-7 and 2-8-4 No. 2716 has begun to draw a crowd as adjustments are being made to the big Berkshire. The occasion was a DC Chapter NRHS round trip from Alexandria to C... (more)
When the days are short and that 7:00 a.m. call time gets you up in complete darkness, its only natural to want to either rub the sleep from your eyes or drink hot coffee from that favorite mug as... (more)
Three of the four recent acquisitions by the Museum of the American Railroad here in Frisco, Texas
A former Baltimore and Ohio F7A, MDOT 7100 was the first of several F-units to be rebuilt by Morrison-Knudsen for Maryland commuter service. Unlike the other rebuilds, the 7100 lost its prime mov... (more)
The first of the ex-CSX C40-8's owned by GE Transportation and on their way to Pan Am passed through Rochester, NY in December 2016. When the train worked Goodman Street Yard in Rochester, it pres... (more)
A heavy eastbound gives it all its got heading up the mountain of the West Slope through some dramatic, spontaneous weather conditions through the cut at Cassandra, PA.
With the last of the fall color still lingering, GLC's 10th Anniversary GP35 leads its train north through the small community of Fife Lake.
Art and Railways
From December 21 2007 to January 6 2008, the SNCF celebrated its 70th Anniversary with a spectacular exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris. The theme was "A... (more)
My late grandparents (on the left) give a sense of scale to two of the world's greatest steam locomotives- C&O H-8 No. 1604 and N&W Class A No. 1218. The location is the old Roanoke Transportatio... (more)