Author Archives: THE OLD MACHINIST
These are photographs taken at RAILFAIR 91 during a demonstration of a SPRR wrecking crane. It does not appear to be a very heavy lift for the very large piece of machinery. The stack fire did not last very long … Continue reading
These are photographs I made of 6900’s at East Yard in Los Angeles, Ogden and Sacramento many years ago.
These are images of the preparations of the locomotives used for a snow plowing train at Chama, New Mexico. I do not recall the exact date, but I believe they were taken in the 1980’s. The C&TS RR opened … Continue reading
These photographs were made during a visit to Durango, Colorado in 1965. Enjoy! The Old Machinist
These are images scanned from my 1969 Salt Lake City slides. This is a standard PFE ice dock. It is long gone. Click to enlarge images.