Golden Age of Railroads

I love riding by rail. Probably fostered by my admiration for "It's A Wonderful Life" and some wonderful vacations we've had by rail.
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Soldiers working on a locomotive, Chicago, 1945.

Soldiers working on a locomotive, Chicago, by Myron Davis

Train in Skagway, Alaska, United States

Skagway, Alaska an amazing train ride back into the gold fever country.A must do on your trip to Skagway, Alaska !

Canadian Pacific Railway at Jasper, Alberta, Canada by Tim Stevens

Net Photo: CP 8907 Canadian Pacific Railway GE at Jasper, Alberta, Canada by Tim Stevens ~Via Adriel Torres

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In the late John D. Rockefeller bought up the nation's railroad tank car fleet to cement his monopoly of the American oil industry.

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad- perfect picture for a boys room

A train to the clouds. Argentina - Awesome Architecture Ever!!

Train to the Clouds is a tourist train service in Salta province, Argentina. The third highest railway in the world, it was originally built for economic and social reasons, but is now primarily of interest to tourists as a heritage railway.

FRANCE - Brenet, A. poster: Speed, Punctuality, Comfort - French National Railroads #Vintage #Travel

This is an old advertisement for French National Railroads. It's promoting their "punctuality and comfort" on their trains.

"Keep your hands inside the ride at all times"  A tight squeeze.  Youngstown & Southeastern.  One of those rare times when the cloud worked in my favor....

Old Trains & Railroads - YSE northbound Mill Rock by John Leopard

British Railwaysr

British Electric Trains by H W A Linecar, second edition 1948 - cover by A N Wolstenholme - the artwork shows a BR Southern Region EMU linked by the flash of electricity to a London Underground surface Q-stock car of the mid-late -

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway - also known as the “Toy Train”, is a 2 ft…

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway - also known as the “Toy Train”, is a 2 ft narrow gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in West Bengal.

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