The Rail Transportation ClipArt gallery offers 188 images of railroad transportation, showing full illustrations of trains and rail cars, as well as parts of trains and related images

All illustrations in the ClipArt ETC collection are line drawings. If you are looking for color photographs of rail transportation, please visit the ClipPix ETC website.

"A valve for opening and closing the induction and eduction passages of a steam-engine cylinder: so called from its plan resembling the letter D. The usual form of the D-valve is shown in fig. 1, where it is seen detached." -Whitney, 1911

D Valve

"A valve for opening and closing the induction and eduction passages of a steam-engine cylinder: so…

"A valve for opening and closing the induction and eduction passages of a steam-engine cylinder: so called from its plan resembling the letter D. fig. 2 ... represents a section of a steam-cylinder and nozles." -Whitney, 1911

D Valve

"A valve for opening and closing the induction and eduction passages of a steam-engine cylinder: so…

A van is a kind of vehicle used for transporting goods or groups of people. It is usually a box-shaped vehicle on four wheels, about the same width and length as a large automobile, but taller and usually higher off the ground.

Provision Type Tour Van

A van is a kind of vehicle used for transporting goods or groups of people. It is usually a box-shaped…

An electric vehicle is a vehicle which uses electric motors. Motion may be provided by wheels or propellers driven by rotary motors.

Electrically Actuated Vehicle

An electric vehicle is a vehicle which uses electric motors. Motion may be provided by wheels or propellers…

"The highest of the White Mountains is Mount Washington. We can go in an ordinary train to the foot of this mountain, and from there can ride to its summit over one of the oddest little railroads in the world. The mountain is more than a mile high, and this little railroad goes right up to its top. In some places the track is so steep that it looks more like a ladder than a railroad, and the cars which go up it are at times at such an angle that you would think they would slide to the bottom."—Carpenter, 1898

Railroad Up Mount Washington

"The highest of the White Mountains is Mount Washington. We can go in an ordinary train to the foot…

A form of suspension used when a trolley makes small turns or curves. e is where the span wire is secured. e is then attached by the insulation piece (i) to the arm (p) that carries trolley wire clamp (b) that pivots at d.

Trolley Wire

A form of suspension used when a trolley makes small turns or curves. e is where the span wire is secured.…

A diagram of the wiring within a trolley car. The trolley wheel (b) is held in a harp that is attached to a trolley pole (c). The other end of the trolley pole fits into a socket (d) and trolley base (e). (F) indicates where one end of the trolley wiring is, which passes through hood switches (g and h) and a fuse box (j). The wire is then spliced to another wire (l) that runs to the trolley posts in the two controllers. (K) is a lightning arrester.

Truck Wiring

A diagram of the wiring within a trolley car. The trolley wheel (b) is held in a harp that is attached…

A cartoon of a woman talking to a train conductor, with a pile of packages at her feet.

Woman and Train Conductor

A cartoon of a woman talking to a train conductor, with a pile of packages at her feet.