We have a new resident upstairs, a Netherland Dwarf rabbit named Rocky, so I moved my half of the office downstairs and created a hobby room. Along with that finally came space for my son Ethan’s model train which has been on hiatus for about a year. We had an old spare antique desk to […]
At the end of the season the Minnesota Transportation Museum moves its Osceola and Saint Croix passenger train from Oceola, Wisconsin to its shops at the Jackson Street Roundhouse in Saint Paul, Minnesota for winter maintenance and storage. Today as they migrated the cars (a passenger fleet of about 6 cars and three engines) they […]
On a recent road trip to Nebraska I spotted three Union Pacific Maintenance of Way cranes. One ready to upright overturned hoppers, one doing bridge work, and one in between jobs.
While visiting an antique store in Minnesota I came away with more postcards for my Fremont collection, including two more of the Hotel Pathfinder.
From STOP signs with a Federal Yellow background to the modern white cross bucks with RAILROAD CROSSING in black letters, grade crossing warning signs come in a variety of shapes and sizes.
While preparing for a new site design I had to come up with a new header image for my website. I went through my photos and found some awesome wide shots.
In August of 1999 I caught a picture of Chicago and North Western #6934 stopped at the Main Street crossing in Fremont, Nebraska.
Pan Am Railway in the Northeast is made up of the Maine Central, the Boston & Maine and the Delaware and Hudson railways. The name and logo were purchased from the airline.