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  • November 6, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,145 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    NdeM GA-8, No. 5416, switching cars in Mexico City's dual-gauge yard near the San Lazaro station on September 14, 1973. - Photo by the author. by Peter Arnold    The photo of the Coahuilay and Zacatecas GA8's in the June...
  • October 30, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,203 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Denny Wertz This photo of Western Maryland's 1206 was taken in Dunbar, Pennsylvania, in June of 1949. The appearance of 1206 in this photo explains why many found this a handsome class. - Photo is from the collection of Harold K. Vollrath.The righ...
  • October 14, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,022 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Rock Island RS-2 No. 452 re build works a local freigh t switching job on the Texas, Crawford & Prairie Railroad of the Houston Society of Model Engineers. - Photo by Doug GeigerBroadside view of Rock Island No. 452 showing modifications and detai...
  • October 11, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,224 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Model and photo by the author. by Stan Harris    With the introduction of the Harriman type 4-6-0 HO locomotive construction kit, Model Die Casting, Inc. has provided the basis for a number of interesting Southern Pacific ...
  • September 19, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,604 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Southern Mikado Number 6623 in freight livery. - J. C. Paschall, Jr., collection. by J. C. Paschall, Jr.    Much attention has been given to the colorful green and gold paint schemes of the Ps-4 locomotives and other steam...
  • September 18, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,047 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    Frisco U30B 846 as it appeared when ready for initial delivery. - General Electric photo. by M. Keith Davidson    This is intended to be a basic guide in modeling the Frisco version of General Electric's U30B utilizing the...
  • June 28, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 3,594 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Spokane Portland & Seattle O-1 2-8-2 #506 at Portland Oregon in 1950. - Photo: Jim Morris Collection By Skip Caswell    The Spokane, Portland and Seattle acquired thirteen 0-1 Class 2-8-2 Mikado engines from the Great ...
  • February 13, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,508 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Page 35: The following various photos of W.E.R. Engine L2 present the wide variety of interesting details on the prototype from the front headlight, tall smoke stack, handrails in contrasting paint, and the bell located just behind the headlight. Unde...
  • February 13, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,753 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Mt. Washington Cog Locomotive #1 pauses at the Summit. From an old postcard- Collection of P. Barney   by STEPHEN BOOTHROYD    In 1858, when Sylvester Marsh proposed building a railway to the summit of New Hampshire's...
  • January 20, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 2,079 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    By MONTFORD L. SWITZER Page 6: Monon #18 pauses under the coaling tower at Lafayete, Indiana in November 1946. W. A. Swartz photo. Monon #18, An Unique H 10-44 by Montford L. Switzer Page 7: The only external modification to #18 at the time of instal...