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Many years ago, I attempted night photography at the SPRR Taylor yard. I was dissatisfied with the images and I set them aside because, in those days, there was no practical way to improve them. All that has changed. I … Continue reading
I am a long time UPRR oriented “foamer”, but I cannot resist the appeal of the “Warbonnet”. These images were made at the AT&SF Redondo roundhouse, located in Los Angeles, California, on a Winter’s Sunday about 1968. The roundhouse is … Continue reading
Many UPRR depot buildings and freight facilities were “re-purposed” when the railroad no longer had a need for them. In some instances, the “no longer needed” infrastructure has become famous and useful in the new role. An example is … Continue reading
The SPRR bought diesel – hydraulic locomotives from a West German locomotive builder as an experiment. The concept of using diesel engines, as the primary power source for railroad locomotives, was relatively new in 1964 when compared to steam engines. … Continue reading
A steam locomotive whistle collector loaned a six chime whistle to the Steam Crew at the ORANGE EMPIRE RAILWAY MUSEUM (OERM) this weekend and it was promptly installed on our 2-6-2 Prairie locomotive, the VC 2. I worked in the … Continue reading
Click on any image to enlarge I picked these images from today’s slide scanning session for no other reason than I like them. Perhaps you will also.