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  • October 10, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 7,923 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    by Robert A. Clark Illustrations by Steve Andrews This is Chicago's Dearborn Station. In the left rear can be seen the tower at Grand Central Station with the B&O sign and clock. Across the background run tracks leading into La Salle Street Stat...
  • October 10, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 10,433 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Robert A. Clark Amtrak's use of the former Pennsylvania coach yards at Chicago Union Station is shown in this September 1973 photo. Note the servicing platforms between the tracks. On the left is a repair track area. Much equipment is in evidence ...
  • October 5, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 8,850 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Robert A. Clark This is usually what we think of when we think of a big city passenger terminal. We focus on the station building and the related loading platforms. We forget the backstage facilities needed to make the cars ready. Here is the rail...
  • September 2, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 6,742 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by V. S. Roseman Photos by the author unless otherwise indicated A Red Cap helps out with a three-wheeled electric tractor on the point of a train of two Kibri wagons equipped with pneumatic tires. In the background a loaded Walthers Santa Fe expres...
  • April 18, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,464 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by V.S. Roseman Photos by the author It might be called the YMCA, the crew quarters or even the railroad reading room, but buildings like this one would provide a clean safe place for railroad crews laying over in town to sleep. These buildings we...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,213 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    A Dome Diner for Your UP City Train Colorful Coaches for Premier Passenger Trains Haul Logs with Herpa'sFreightliner Logging Truck Brush up onYour Penn Central Knowledge Learn all about American PassengerTrain Equipment from the 1940s-...