Canary Amongst the Eagles
Nearly a decade before the Potomac Eagle began services over the line, the fledgling South Branch Valley Railroad was operating with a small fleet ... (more)
The Escalante Western Railway coal train has traversed the winding route through the hills from the Lee Ranch mine, and is on the long tangent stretch at the southwes... (more)
The entire roster of Western Fuel Associates’ Escalante Western Railway takes another train of coal from the Lee Ranch mine to the Plains-Escalante Generating Station. The three ex-B&O SD40’s are ... (more)
Morning fog is still hanging over much of the valley near Sprankle Mills, Pennsylvania as the Pittsburg & Shawmut train from Brookville takes empty hoppers to the mines. Fortunately the sun has bu... (more)
Train Time at Brockville
Brockville, Ontario had a special appeal for observing VIA Rail operations in eastern Canada. Besides being one of the closest points on the VIA system to ... (more)
”Boy, You’re About to Get a Cinder Bath!”
That seems to be the look being cast at the photographer as Union Pacific 3985 puts on quite a display for a photo runby. The location is ... (more)
The winds on Sherman Hill are not cooperating during the 1985 Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion from Denver to Laramie. Thick coal smoke is blowing over the sunny side of the train, casting a... (more)
The Southern Railway did not go to Fayetteville, North Carolina until it absorbed the original Norfolk Southern railway in 1974. Here a GP38 and two GP38-2’s stand near the end of the Fayetteville... (more)
Southern Serves the South – Including Toronto!
With part of the Toronto skyline and the base of the CN Tower visible through the fog, Southern FP7 6141waits to take its train back ... (more)
Southern Railway’s Only Berkshire
During the steam era, the Southern Railway never rostered any locomotives of the 2-8-4 wheel arrangement. In 1981, however, that changed when the ... (more)
Royal Hudson 2839 is giving it all she’s got pulling a heavy train of NRHS convention attendees north through Burnley Station, Virginia on Labor Day weekend, 1979. The train is trying to make up t... (more)
SOO Line GP9 401 switches the yard in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.
Emerging from hibernation after its duties as one of the stars of the American Freedom Train, Reading T-1 2101 is taking its first steps as Chessie Steam Special 2101. The changeover... (more)
The engineer of the American Freedom Train looks back for hand signals as he switches the train for display in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The 4-8-4 is near JU tower, and the train is being sp... (more)
Richmond, Frederick and Potomac GP35 131 leads a southbound piggyback train as it storms across the huge truss bridge at Woodbridge, Virginia.