I was lucky enough to spent a day at Birmingham with The Flying Scotsman my mate John Pearson and I spent the morning learning to handle a small shunter in the sidings and the afternoon taking her up and down a private line.
~ I LOVE this picture! My dad, uncles, some of my cousins all worked for the railroad. At that time it was known as Chicago Northwestern line (C NW), then it was sold to Metra. I miss the old yellow green color scheme.
Ride the real polar express with Ayden. The Real "Polar Express" locomotive This is not a link, but do a search! The real thing is right here in Michigan from thanksgiving till Christmas last I checked!
Pilatus Bahnen (PB) Bhe at Luzern, Switzerland by Markus Gmür -- Railcar from Pilatus Kulm meters over sealevel) to Alpnachstad leaves the upper station downhill, that's why the pantograph is not in use