A Failure To Communicate

Last week’s post was my response to a thoughtful one on Trevor Marshall’s blog. While I received a couple of encouraging comments about it, I’m not satisfied I expressed myself well. If you’ll indulge me, I want to take another crack at it and have deleted the...

Thinning The Herd

Recently I’ve noticed the railroad often leaves an engine in town overnight or for several days. The two photos below show one of the locals that works Richmond. The 9419 and consist were left idling and parked in the yard over the weekend earlier this month. I...

Silent Power

In the book, The Mohawk that Refused to Abdicate and Other Tales, writer David P. Morgan described Horseshoe Curve as: “…that great cinder-laden arc which Pennsy describes on the steep wall of the Alleghenies as it seeks to outwit gravity in the eternal...