Photograph shows the ornately decorated locomotive J.H. Devereux, of the United States Military Railroad with two crew members on board outside the roundhouse at the Alexandria station.
Photograph shows wood burning locomotive "Gen. Haupt" named for Herman Haupt, chief of Construction and Transportation, in front of the roundhouse at the Alexandria station.
Photograph shows the "Gen. Haupt" locomotive and five men posed inside the car and outside near the railroad tracks.
Photograph shows a United States Military Railroad locomotive, W.H. Whiton, and the president's rail car, later used as Lincoln's funeral car.
Scene at the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance to the Capitol grounds at Washington on the daily adjournment of Congress
Illustration showing a crowd of people crossing the street between a railroad locomotive and a street railroad, with the U.S. Capitol in the background.
Print showing cutout designs for a steam locomotive and coal car with figures for the engineer and coal tender. Also shows the completed design for the small-scale construction paper cutout.
Illustration showing people on first excursion trip of the South Carolina Railroad, 15th January 1831; it was built at the West Point Foundery Shops in New York City.
First through train from Houston, Texas, to New Orleans, Louisiana, upon the opening of Morgan's Louisiana and Texas Railroad
Photograph shows crowd gathered around train running through the center of town.
The head guard on the South Eastern Railway, 1885--The engine is one of Richard Christopher Mansell's "Gunboat" 0-4-4 tanks, built for Greenwich, Woolrich and Blackheath local services
Two men on locomotive and conductor(?), with left arm stretched outward, at car in foreground, London.
New York City--Flower-show, in aid of the German and Orthopedic Hospitals, given at Fifth Avenue and Twenty-Eighth Street, March 9th-14th / Mazzanovich. Texas--The great railway strike on the Wabash and Southwestern system - The "crew" of a freight train abandoning their locomotive at the command of strikers.
Double tracks and tanks (N. Y. & L. B. R. R.) near Long Branch, N. J. engine scooping water; train running 25 miles an hour.
Photograph shows train moving along track; water coming from underneath train.
Photograph shows a locomotive using the Abt rack gearing system, in service on the Usui Pass segment of the Imperial Japanese Government Railways. (Source: D. Free, 2004)
The fastest train in the world. N. Y. C. & H. R. R. R. Empire State Express taken wh[en] [ru]nning 66 miles per hour.
Photograph shows N. Y. C. & H. R. train speeding along railroad track with black smoke billowing from smoke stack.