A variety of locomotives and parts await work at Norfolk Southern's Juniata Shops in Altoona. Pictured here is a C40-9 that will be rebuilt as an AC44C6M, an RP-E4C, GP40-2, SD40-2, and a switcher... (more)
On a cold and snowy Saturday afternoon, BNSF’s Provo, UT to Lincoln, NE manifest emerges from Tunnel 4 next to the Flatirons of the Rocky Mountains on January 12th, 2019.
The Day It Happened
The heavy duty Mammoet owned remote controlled flat bed is being put to the test as it's tow 200+ tons of history down the middle of Charlotte Ave. The special e... (more)
Five passenger car bodies await restoration next to San Luis & Rio Grande’s car shop in Alamosa, Colorado, on June 4, 2018. These are the same cars that sat in repose on a lot near the BNSF yard i... (more)
Silence in the snow covered Rocky Mountains is broken up as BNSF's Provo, UT to Denver, CO manifest snakes down Big Ten Curve on UP's Moffat Tunnel Subdivision on January 12th, 2019.
Three generations of EMD: in the foreground, a brand-new (yet quite ratty-looking) SD70ACe-T4. In the middle, an SD70ACe in demonstrator paint. And in the background, an SD90MAC. Although there is... (more)
As maintainers maintain the fire burning on the rails while track work is completed, Amtrak 8 flies by Rondout with the "bloody nosed" Phase I 156 on the point. Shortly after, Metra 2140... (more)
HURRICANE MICHAEL!.... The category 4 storm caused massive damage to Panama City with winds well over 100mph. Sadly it devastated nearly everything in sight! Causing over $14 billion dollars wort... (more)
Patrons of the January 2019 Pete Lerro photo charter were surprised to see a female in the fireman's seat of the locomotive. Being a fireman on a steam locomotive is a gritty job, but this lady wa... (more)
Moving day for Nashville Steam as NC&STL #576 on it's way to be delivered to live rail on the R.J. Corman (Nashville & Western) to begin it's journey to restoration. 576 and Tender as they head do... (more)
Control cab in the background. CP 414501 is a 250-ton self-propelled wreck crane built by Industrial Brownhoist that is preserved at Exporail. Lurking in the background is control cab CP 11... (more)
A string of Rio Grande SW-1000s moves through the diesel service area in Denver.
The Wengernalpbahn may be the world's longest cog railway, but it looks like a toy up against the imposing cliffs and mountains that loom over the small Swiss village of Lauterbrunnen.
Norfolk Southern local A02 has finished its work at AOC Aliancys in Piperton, Tennessee. This former Conrail unit (CR 6464) is preparing to head west back to Memphis with its tank cars on the Memp... (more)
Hot Steel Coming Through!
Cuyahoga Valley SW8 802 pulls a couple of cars of molten steel through the Jones & Laughlin steel mill in Cleveland. The long-gone Clark Avenue bridge, c... (more)