Posts Tagged ‘engine’

Whistling Death

The first Vought F4U Corsair was delivered to the U.S. Navy in 1940 but due to landing performance issues it became a land based fighter bomber for the U.S. Mar

Peacemaker

cold war nuclear bomber by rick pisio

Strega in The Valley

Buy this picture Matt Jackson flies the P-51 Mustang “Strega” through the Valley of Speed during the 2013 Reno National Championship Air Races. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog/?p=2039 http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com


P-51 Mustang Air Racer “Voodoo”

Buy this picture P-51 Mustang Air Racer “Voodoo” runs up the RPM’s after a heat race at the 2013 Reno National Championship Air Races. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog/?p=2008 http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com

Southern Pacific Locomotive 2472

Buy this picture Former Southern Pacific Locomotive 2472 steams through Niles Canyon. Built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1921, and used by the Southern Pacific Railroad until its retirement in 1956, No. 2472 was restored to operation by the Pacific Locomotive Association in 1999. The 150 ton steam locomotive now runs through Niles Canyon […]

Under the Turkey’s Wing

Buy this picture Grumman TBM-3 Avenger, bu85983, piloted by Chuck Wentworth is taxied during the 2013 Grass Valley Airfest held at the Nevada County Airport in California’s gold country. This aircraft, like many of the former World War II torpedo bombers saw duty as sprayers and aerial firefighting platforms. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – […]


Mustang Trio

Buy this picture Three P-51D Mustangs, fronted by by Ted Contri’s “Sizzlin Liz,” lined up on the tarmac at the 2013 Nevada County Airfest in Grass Valley, CA. The Nevada County Airfest is held every other year and in addition to the sun being behind the crowd all day long the crowd is closer to […]

Steam and Diesel: Quincy Railroad #2 and Western Pacific 918D

Buy this picture Niles Canyon Railways’ steam engine Quincy Railroad Company No. 2, an ALCO 2-6-2T built in 1924, and the Western Pacific 918-D, a 1950 built General Motors EMD F-7 Diesel share the tracks at Vallejo Mills near Sunol, California. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com

Southern Pacific Locomotive 2472

Buy this picture Southern Pacific Locomotive 2472 at the western entrance to Niles Canyon. Built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1921, and used by the Southern Pacific Railroad until its retirement in 1956, No. 2472 was restored to operation by the Pacific Locomotive Association in 1999. The 150 ton steam locomotive now runs through […]


BNSF freight train climbs towards the Tehachapi summit.

A BNSF freight train led by GE built ES44DC Locomotive 7405 climbs the grade eastbound near the Tehachapi Loop. The The ES44DC is an Evolution Series locomotive

Venting Steam

Buy this picture Quincy Railroad No. 2 vents steam at the NCRy Sunol Depot. Built in 1924 by ALCO in Schenectady, NY, the Quincy Railroad No. 2 spent the first few years of its career hauling rock, concrete, and very large gasoline-powered shovels for the construction of the Bucks Ranch Dam from 1925 to 1927. […]

Quincy Railroad No. 2 Steam Engine

Steam engine pulls a set of passenger cars through Niles Canyon.