What was it like to work on the railroad? Find out in this special collection of 40 first-hand stories from the late steam and early diesel periods (1920-1990).
The first night as a roundhouse foreman with no water, coal, or sand.
Testing New Haven’s newest electric locomotive on Hell Gate Bridge, in a hurricane!
Clashing with the Assistant Road Foreman of Engines while re-railing an electric locomotive.
Testing Rio Grande Krauss-Maffei diesel-hydraulics on the New York Central.
And much more!