After a career of almost 50 years, sncb class 26 has been withdrawn from active service. Recently quite a large number of the new class 18 have been put into service, and since there aren’t a lot of local freight trains anymore, withdrawal was quite easy and sudden.
After leaving the Columbia River Gorge, the next aim was to get some pictures on the BNSF Pasco East main. We thought to have some look around Providence Hill, a better name would be Silence Hill however. But we liked the landscape, weather was allright but could be better. In any case we wouldn’t give […]
It’s not done to get to know a mountain railway pass on one day. But Switzerland is not to close to Belgium and I only have so many vacation days. I was in Zürich for the weekend and since the Gotthard is only a one hour drive, it wasn’t hard to find what to do […]
Built in 1906, the roundhouse at Chambéry is still in use by the French railways. Its construction is inspired by the architecture of Gustave Eiffel, which makes it one of Europe’s most special roundhouses. It’s also the biggest one in France, with 36 electrified tracks which can store 72 engines.
In September 2010, I made a roadtrip through some states in the USA. The main reason was to shoot some freight trains, but the incredible landscape and the food were a nice add-on! We started our trip in San Francisco, three weeks later we would arrive their again after a visit to Oregon, Washington, Idaho, […]