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The Railroad Photos of Jack Delano Museums History Photos

These days almost everyone has a camera – whether it be a point and shoot, an SLR, or just the stock camera that came with your cell phone. Despite all the criticism of people these days and what they’re photographing, part of me thinks that the people of the future...

Winter on the Harlem Line, 1888 and 2014 7

Winter on the Harlem Line, 1888 and 2014 Trains History Photos

Right about now I am really looking forward to summer. I’m never a fan of the cold (despite sleeping in an ice hotel, and visiting Alaska in winter…) and this winter feels exceptionally so. The winter we’ve thus endured, however, pales in comparison to the winter of 1888. The Great...

Working on the Railroad – the Cedar Point and Lake Erie Railroad 1

Working on the Railroad – the Cedar Point and Lake Erie Railroad Trains History Photos

Hopefully the previously posted video of the Cedar Point and Lake Erie Railroad has gotten you in the mood to learn a little bit more about this interesting little narrow gauge, steam railroad, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The appropriately named railroad is a part of Cedar Point amusement...

Cedar Point & Lake Erie Railroad 50th Anniversary “Timelapse” 1

Cedar Point & Lake Erie Railroad 50th Anniversary “Timelapse” Trains Events Videos

Ever since I purchased a GoPro camera, my absolute dream was to fasten it to the front of a moving train and make a totally awesome video. On Sunday, that dream was finally fulfilled on the Cedar Point and Lake Erie Railroad. Not only is the CP&LE RR awesome for...

A 1918 Guide to New York City, and Hudson River Steamboats 0

A 1918 Guide to New York City, and Hudson River Steamboats Trains History

By now, you readers are all well aware of my problem. I love old printed (and usually railroad-related) materials. Timetables, brochures, posters… you name it. Although I love having the real thing in-hand, most times I’m quite content to have just digital copies – which is part of the reason...

Get your butt over to the RMNE this weekend! 1

Get your butt over to the RMNE this weekend! Trains Museums Photos

Last Sunday I had a very enjoyable time taking photos at the Railroad Museum of New England, and figured I would share some of the photos from the day. Last weekend the museum played host to Flagg Coal 75, affectionately nicknamed Hank. The weather wasn’t the best last weekend, especially...