Lifting an Engine

Originally posted on Planes, Boats, Trains:
Title: Albuquerque, New Mexico. Lifting an engine to be carried to another part of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad shops for wheeling Date: March 1943 Photographer: Jack Delano Source: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/owi2001022482/PP/

My new blog – Planes and Boats and Trains

I’ve accumulated an awful lot of photographs now from the Library of Congress, and while I’ve posted quite a lot over the past 18 months or so on here, I felt it time to do something a little different. To that end, and because wordpress blogs are free, I’ve set up another blog to run…

#413 – Pullman Car Works

This gigantic place was the centre of the Pullman Palace Car empire. Quite literally – the Pullman company built an entire town round the works, and called it Pullman. The town survives today, as does the Pullman brand but very little of the factory does. Google Streetview shows that just the central tower section (and…

#348 – new look to the blog!

After having used the ‘Redoable Lite’ wordpress theme since day 1 of the blog in 2008, I felt it was time for a new look, especially as there are a lot more free themes to choose from in 2014. I’ve settled on the ‘Visual’ theme for the moment, I reserve the right to change my…