A trip to Savage, Maryland

Do you know what a Bollman Truss Bridge is? Well, I did not either until last week. Brad and I had been continuing our exploration of local places of interest, remembering a highway sign along Interstate 95 in Howard County, Maryland. “Visit Historic Savage” it implored. Savage is barely 25 miles from our house, so […]

Live Steam roars on in miniature!

Regular readers of “Trainphilos” are most likely well aware that I tend to visit London with some regularity. I like the hustle and bustle of the United Kingdom’s capital city. There are a myriad of historic nooks and crannies to be explored, and most importantly, while indeed busy, it does not have the exhausting frenetic […]

Rail Pictures from Utah

Just a few of the rail related photographs we took in Utah which didn’t quite fit into the previous blog entries. Union Pacific Railroad’s 4014 and 844 at Ogden, Utah. The next morning both locomotives were double heading the UP train back to Cheyenne through the Echo Canyon.   UPRR’s 833 at the railroads museum […]