Thursday, May 23, 2019

SNCB class 20 electric, Belgium

Seen near Leignon. A total of 25 of this Co-Co type were built between 1975 and 1977. They had a 5150 kW output (continuous rating) and were the most powerful in Belgium for over 30 years.. All have now been scrapped.  More

northbound passenger train at Manarola, Italy

In a particularly scenic area on the Italian riviera known as the Cinque Terre and this pic near sunset is taken from another headland at the location shown below.

train passengers in NZ, 1950s, art

A Rita Angus watercolor considered for but not used in the book New Zealand Railway Memorabilia

when you've no more parking space outside...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

1954 Moskvitch 422

The Soviet version of the American and European 'woody' van.  More pics

Horseshoe Curve, Arizona, 1920s

On the Phoenix-Globe Highway.  The cars look like they have been hand-drawn on.  It's probably a scene on what is now Highway 88, and it doesn't look much different today.