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  1. Claremont Metrolink Station

    Claremont Metrolink Station

    The Claremont Metrolink station is a former ATSF depot that was built in 1927.
  2. Amtrak #28 meets the Z-CHCPTL-9

    Amtrak #28 meets the Z-CHCPTL-9

    The Portland Section of the Empire Builder is meeting a BNSF Z-CHCPTL-9 at the Vancouver, Wash. depot on a bright sunny spring day.. BNSF GEVO #7262 is doing the honors for the Z train on it's final 7.5 journey to the intermodal ramp in BNSF's Lake Yard.
  3. Niles, Michigan Amtrak Depot

    Niles, Michigan Amtrak Depot

  4. Tuscaloosa L&N Depot

    Tuscaloosa L&N Depot

    This former L&N passenger station in downtown Tuscaloosa, AL is privatly owned and is used for private catered parties.
  5. Central of Georgia Eufaula, AL Depot

    Central of Georgia Eufaula, AL Depot

    This shot shows the former Central of Georgia Depot in Eufaula, AL.
  6. Terminal Station, Macon, GA

    Terminal Station, Macon, GA

    This photomerge shot using 3 photos shows the front of Terminal Station in downtown Macon, GA. This station once handled around 100 trains a day from the Central of Georgia, Southern and Georgia Southern and Florida and other lines. It was closed in 1975, but is now being used by the city for...
  7. MKT Depot, Temple, Texas

    MKT Depot, Temple, Texas



    To me the best part of the train the rear,this is a long train and hard to shoot along the way less your on a big curve or out in open,i didnt know it was coming so i got the front and this shot the rear as it stopped at Edmonds depot for some reason for 5 mins. this train was following...
  9. ATSF Depot

    ATSF Depot

    The 1940's era Santa Fe depot in Amarillo, TX the last train to service this depot was the Super Chief in April 1971. Now it's the home of an auction company.
  10. Helena Depot

    Helena Depot

    The clock tower on the Helena Depot serves as a reminder of when passenger trains served almost every town & city in America. The depot currently houses the local MRL offices.
  11. The City Doesn't Stop Here Anymore

    The City Doesn't Stop Here Anymore

  12. BNSF manifest at Helena

    BNSF manifest at Helena

    A west-bound BNSF manifest waits at the Helena depot for a set of helpers after changing crew. I was able to catch a helper set heading back towards Helena up at Blossberg later that day:
  13. Flagstaff BNSF Office

    Flagstaff BNSF Office

    This former great looking red sandstone freight depot in Flagstaff, AZ, is now being used for office space by the BNSF.
  14. Fort Worth Old Union Depot

    Fort Worth Old Union Depot

    Built in 1900. Formerly: Santa Fe Depot, Fort Worth Union Depot This Beaux Arts styled train depot features red and white stone banding and decorative brickwork. The architect for this building is unknown, but the contractors were David Smith and John Bardon. The building has served many of...
  15. Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center

    Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center

    This station first opened for passenger train service on 31 Dec 2001 with free Trinity Railway Express (TRE) runs between Fort Worth and Dallas. It officially opened on 12 Jan 2002 and replaced the Union Depot as the AMTRAK station in 2002. It is also served by various taxi, bus and trolley...
  16. Madison freight platform

    Madison freight platform

    Nickel Plate depot in Madison, Ohio
  17. Roanoke Depot Burning

    Roanoke Depot Burning

    The abandoned ACL/AB&C/AB&A mission style depot burns to the ground in Roanoke, AL on the CSX Lineville Subdivision. This was a very beautiful tile roof depot that the city just let go down. Vagrants lived off-and-on in the depot, and most of the glass was long gone. A Shame. Fortunatly...
  18. CB&Q depot at Barstow, IL, August 28, 1966, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    CB&Q depot at Barstow, IL, August 28, 1966, photo by Chuck Zeiler

    The Chicago Burlington & Quincy depot at Barstow, Illinois, was located in the middle of a wye, seen here on August 28, 1966, photo by Chuck Zeiler. Also pictured is CB&Q F-3 #160A on Train #88. My friend, Chris Burritt, passed away this week (January 7, 2008), and I started looking...
  19. P&W Hillsboro Job heading towards Seghers Mill.

    P&W Hillsboro Job heading towards Seghers Mill.

    Here the Portland & Western Railroad Hillsboro Job towards Seghers Mill on the ex-SP trackage to switch out some empty woodchip cars for some loaded ones and a few loaded centerbeams. Seems like they do this job now with just one unit and run long hood forward 1/2 of the time.
  20. SP&S #700

    SP&S #700

    Spokane Portland & Seattle #700 heading back to Brooklyn Yard from an afternoon at BNSF's Vancouver Yard delivering Santa Claus to the families from the Vancouver Terminal pool of employees. #700 is just south of the Vancouver Center crossovers and about to enter the BNSF Columbia... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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