Tag: train

This is an interesting project by Ivan Puig and Andrés Padilla Domene called SEFT-1 that is basically a railway vehicle that is used to traverse abandoned railroad tracks in Mexico and Ecuador. Those countries have huge sections of railway that have been left unused ever since railroads were privatized in 1995 and these two men are hoping […]

Lovely short video about the Midwestern Railroad Preservation Society and its mission to restore and show off old rail cars that have otherwise been left for scrap.

I’ve never seen Harry Potter, but apparently this gorgeous place known as the Glenfinnan Viaduct is the location of something called Hogwarts Express (forgive me for my Harry Potter ignorance, that sentence was hard to type). Anyway, check out these videos of trains running on the Glenfinnan Viaduct.


Photographer John Michael Sanderson accurately captures what I love about railroads crisscrossing the urban landscape. The juxtaposition of curved and straight steel running horizontally across mostly vertical man-made structures. They’re just beautiful. You should check out the entire series here.