Friday, July 20, 2018

New York Central Freight Lightning Stripes Poster by Andy Fletcher

I have a new New York Central Freight Lightning Stripes poster that features my new drawings of a New York Central RF-16 Sharknose and GP9.

See my New York Central artwork at my website http://www.customtrains.org/new-york-central.html

A Rio Grande PA1 From the California Zephyr


Rio Grande PA locomotives pulled the original California Zephyr from Salt Lake City to Denver.  The original California Zephyr operated in cooperation between Chicago Burlington & Quincy, Rio Grande and Western Pacific.  Amtrak operates today's California Zephyr between Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area. #WhyWeNeedTrains

To see more of my Rio Grande artwork, visit my website http://www.customtrains.org/rio-grande.html

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Union Pacific 4-8-4 #844 Will Attend Cheyenne Frontier Days 2018

It is exciting to see Union Pacific Railroad 4-8-4 #844 making an appearance this weekend for #Cheyenne Frontier Days. This will be a great event for the City of Cheyenne and for fans of railroading!

To see my Union Pacific artwork, visit my website http://www.customtrains.org/union-pacific.html

A Chessie System Train Heads From Chicago to Cincinnati

This Chessie System train heads from Chicago to Cincinnati. It carries carloads of tools from Chicago, carloads of furniture interchanged from points west from Union Pacific via Chicago and North Western and carloads of toys from Burlington Northern. Chessie System is part of today's CSX.

To see my Chessie System artwork, visit my website customtrains.org

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

A Canadian Pacific Train Carries West Fraser Lumber at Edmonton, Alberta

This Canadian Pacific train carries West Fraser lumber from Edmonton to Toronto. Lumber carried by railroads such as Canadian Pacific helps builds our homes, offices and schools. #WhyWeNeedTrains

To see more of my Canadian Pacific Railway artwork, visit my website http://www.customtrains.org/canadian-pacific.html

Santa Fe Locomotives at Barstow, California

These Santa Fe locomotives prepare to move trains at Barstow, California. Barstow was a key classification yard for the Santa Fe and remains so today for BNSF Railway. At Barstow, freight headed to and from Southern California, the Central Valley and points east can be regrouped into trains headed across the railroad system.

See my Santa Fe artwork at http://www.customtrains.org/santa-fe.html

Western Pacific-The Feather River Route

Western Pacific connected Oakland with Salt Lake City via Feather River Canyon & was known as The Feather River Route.  WP operated the original California Zephyr in partnership with Rio Grande and CB&Q. WP is part of today's Union Pacific #WhyWeNeedTrains

To see my Western Pacific artwork, visit my website http://www.customtrains.org/western-pacific.html