The Challenger - UP 3985 pulling gout of Speer, WY just west of Cheyenne, WY on it's way to Denver, CO - pulling The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus Train. UP 3985 is the "World's Largest Operating Steam Locomotive
Hey...look...The Saint Louisan behind classic Pennsylvania EMD E Units passing a manned tower! It must be 1955!
Nope, Bennett Levans repainted and restored to their original owners and colors pull the overnight "Pittsburgh Excursion" into Altoona during 2007s Altoona Railfest. Alto tower, unlike hundreds of its cousins, remains manned due to this very busy section of the railroad.
This poster is the first in my series TRIUMPHS IN TECHNOLOGY. This particular piece highlights the Pennsy T1 - the fastest production steam locomotive in history. This impressive locomotive was capable of hauling 16 loaded passenger cars at a mind-blowing 135mph! The locomotive was one of a series of speed locomotives designed by the famed Raymond Lowey.
This piece was illustrated using: Adobe Illustrator.
Norfolk Southern's Conrail heritage unit 8098 steps onto the turntable at Spencer, NC for her shining moment of glory. She is surrounded by 19 other friends, in the view is the Lehigh Valley, Monongahela, and original Norfolk Southern Railway heritage units.
The line was thick with railfans as NS spun every engine. I found myself a open spot which happened to be exactly in front of the Conrail heritage unit. I sat down in front of the other railfans and did my shots at a much lower level. This particular shot Im laying on the ground to get this.