Bird's-Eye View

View annotated aerial photos of roundhouses, passenger terminals, shop complexes, and other classic-era railroad facilities. Taken from the pages of Classic Trains magazine, Bird's-Eye View online offers a unique perspective on the railroad environment. We plan to add new Bird's-Eye View photos to the section regularly, so expect the collection to grow.

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NW-Lamberts-Point-BEV
The Norfolk & Western Railway transported much of the coal mined in southwestern Virginia and West Virginia. Many loads went north to Lake Erie, others to "tidewater" at N&W's big terminal in Norfolk, Va., opened in 1885. Here it was l...
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Headhouse-and-platforms-BEV
Annotated aerial photos of the station building and passenger platforms and of the mail-and-express building
Published: September 19, 2014
CPs St Luc Yard roundhouse-BEV
Annotated aerial photos of CP's St. Luc roundhouse and CN's Central Station
Published: September 18, 2014
DLW-On the Waterfront-BEV
Annotated aerial photos of DL&W's Hoboken Terminal; the B&O-NYC docks at Toledo; and WM's Port Covington in Baltimore
Published: September 17, 2014

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