Tag Archives: A MIRACLE? NO – JUST HARD WORK!
I found this image as I was browsing my files and I could not resist sharing it with you. The title refers to the amazing fact this locomotive is the only steam locomotive never “set aside” by a Class I railroad in … Continue reading
The safety and efficiency of a railroad depends heavily upon the standards of track maintenance established and kept by the railroad management. The appearance of the right-of-way is a clue to a railroad’s philosophy of track maintenance. The general appearance … Continue reading
I have used the term “juice jack” as a reference to electric locomotives for as long as I can recall ( a period time becoming perilously short), but I had no idea of the roots of the term. So, I … Continue reading
I stopped at Medicine Bow, Wyoming to give George a look at the depot. We were on our way to Omaha and the Union Pacific Historical society convention. As a certified foamer and photographer, I checked for headlights and was … Continue reading
Sometimes I takes a break from the shop, venture out into the sunlight, and see what is going on at OERM. Saturday was no different. I had spent an hour in the machine shop making a drill guide for Phil. … Continue reading
Today, the new THOMAS F. GROSE ARCHIVAL FACILITY was dedicated with a ceremony held at the ORANGE EMPIRE RAILROAD MUSEUM, located in Perris, California. I made it a priority to attend and I did. While there, I photographed the scene as the ceremony … Continue reading
Today, (Saturday, eleven, september) the UNION PACIFIC RR Family Day picnic was held at OERM. These were two of the restored locomotives operated for the event. I think we are looking good! Visit OERM and see for yourself. We are … Continue reading