Thursday, 13 April 2017

The Rocky Mountainer, Canada.





The Rocky Mountainer provides luxurious train service between Calgary and Vancouver.

Steetcar # 23, Nelson, B.C., Canada.




Built in  1906, Car 23 served Nelson residents between 1925 and 1949. After 10 years of restoration work, it resumed service in 1992 as a tourist attraction.

The Ghan, Alice Springs, Australia





The Ghan is a passenger train operating between Adelaide and Alice Springs in Australia.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Eastern End of Fillmore & Western Railway, U. S. A.



This City Hall and public park are the eastern end of the historic Fillmore & Western Railway that runs west to Sana Paula in Ventura Country, California.

F-7A Locomotives 100 & 101 - Fillmore & Western Railway, U.S.A.


Diesel locomotives 100 & 101 are the streamliner era units from the Golden Age of rail travel. They were built in 1949 by the Electro Motive Division of General Motors for the Chicago & Northwestern Railway and came to Fillmore & Western Railway in 1992. Referred to as "F7's", these diesels keep the good times rolling for the Fillmore & Western dinner trains and daytime excursions.

Diesel Locomotive # 4009 "Boris", Filmore & Western Railway, U. S. A.


Built by Alco in 1961 for the Southern Pacific Railroad, "Boris" now does regular service for Fillmore & Western Railway as the power unit for the famous Murder Mystery Dinner Train or the daytime excursions.