by Andy Fletcher

Thank You John Busbee, Manager of On Board Services of the California Zephyr.

New York Central's F-Unit #1873 wears the railroad's freight version of its Lightning Stripe paint scheme.  F-Units such as #1873 could be seen pulling fast freight from Chicago to Albany and manifests from St. Louis to Buffalo.

​Drawing is approximately 8"x 2 1/2" on 4"x 10 1/2" hot press illustration board.  Drawing is presented in 11"x17" black mat.  Do not display drawing in direct sunlight, as drawing will fade.  Drawing is a great collectible for fans of New York Central.

Missouri-Kansas-Texas GP40 #200 "Old Glory" was painted Red, White and Blue by the M-K-T to celebrate the Bicentennial.  In celebration of the Bicentennial, many of America's railroads painted similar locomotives and displayed them across America for our nation's 200th birthday celebration.

Drawing is approximately 9 3/4" x 2 1/2" on 4"x 11 1/2" hot press illustration board.  Drawing is presented in 11"x17" blue mat.  Do not display drawing in direct sunlight, as drawing will fade.  Drawing is a great collectible for fans of Missouri-Kansas-Texas.

Santa Fe Warbonnet F7 #38C

Thank You to the men and women of Canadian National Champaign Terminal and to railroaders across America

Southern Railway F7 #4214

SOLD!

Thank You to the men and women of Amtrak who make a great Amtrak experience for us all.

Missouri-Kansas-Texas GP40 #200 Old Glory


Great Northern F7 #450A depicts a locomotive from freight service.  Great Northern's F-Units worked system wide, from the Twin Cities to Seattle.  Trains of lumber, grain and fast freight conquested Montana's Marias Pass and could be seen from Hillyard in Spokane to Great Northern's ore docks in Superior, Wisconsin.

​Drawing is approximately 8"x 2 1/2" on 4"x 10 1/2" hot press illustration board.  Drawing is presented in 11"x17" green mat.  Do not display drawing in direct sunlight, as drawing will fade.  Drawing is a great collectible for fans of Great Northern Railway.

Gulf, Mobile & Ohio F3 #801B

Original Railroad Artwork Gallery 

Southern F7s worked freight trains across the Southern Railway system.  From Spencer, NC to Sevier Yard in Knoxville, TN to Chattanooga and Atlanta, F7s pulled a wide variety of Southern Railway freight.  My drawing of Southern F7 #4214 represents Southern Railway in the 1970s.

​Drawing is approximately 8"x 2 1/2" on 4"x 10 1/2" hot press illustration board.  Drawing is presented in 11"x17" black mat.  Do not display drawing in direct sunlight, as drawing will fade.  Drawing is a great collectible for fans of Southern Railway.

Watch Andy Fletcher draw Rio Grande GP40 in hyper speed on the Amtrak California Zephyr

Virginian Railway H-16-44 #21

Great Northern Railway F7 #450A


Monon Railroad RS2 #52

Watch Andy Fletcher draw an Amtrak F40PH in hyper speed on the Amtrak California Zephyr

Whenever possible, Andy takes his studio to the Sightseer Lounge Car of Amtrak.  Andy enjoys sharing his artwork, his artistic process and his joy of trains with the passengers and crew as passing trains and the beauty of America inspires his artwork.

Don Faulkner, General Superintendent of Juniata Locomotive Shop, and Andy give posters of the Norfolk Southern Heritage Locomotives to say "Thank You" to the men and women of the Juniata Shops 

Chicago & Eastern Illinois F3 #1203

New York Central F7 #1873

Virginian Railway H-16-44s could be seen working trains from the coal mines of West Virginia through Roanoke to the Tidewater at Norfolk.  H-16-44s were well suited for many tasks on the railroad and were rugged roster mates to Virginian's H-24-66 Trainmasters. 

Drawing is approximately 10" x 2 1/2" on 4"x 11" hot press illustration board.  Drawing is presented in 11"x17" black mat.  Do not display drawing in direct sunlight, as drawing will fade.  Drawing is a great collectible for fans of Virginian Railway.

Gulf Mobile & Ohio F3 locomotives were   suited for many tasks on the railroad.  F3's worked many of the railroads freight trains and lasted well into the Illinois Central Gulf era.  F3's could also be seen pulling the GM&O's Chicago to Joliet commuter train affectionately known as "The Plug."

Drawing is approximately 9 3/4" x 2 1/2" on 4"x 11 1/2" hot press illustration board.  Drawing is presented in 11"x17" red mat.  Do not display drawing in direct sunlight, as drawing will fade.  Drawing is a great collectible for fans of Gulf, Mobile & Ohio.

Santa Fe's iconic silver and red Warbonnet paint scheme is considered to be one of railroading's more iconic paint schemes.  Locomotives such as F7 #38C pulled famous trains such as the Los Angeles to Chicago Super Chief, known as the train "Train of the Stars."  Other well known Santa Fe passenger trains were the Texas Chief and the El Capitan. 

Drawing is approximately 9 3/4" x 2 1/2" on 4"x 11 1/2" hot press illustration board.  Drawing is presented in 11"x17" gray mat.  Do not display drawing in direct sunlight, as drawing will fade.  Drawing is a great collectible for fans of Santa Fe Railway.

Thank You, Jospeh Boardman, for your many years of dedicated service at Amtrak and to the railroad industry.

Chicago & Eastern Illinois F3 locomotives such as #1203 could be seen working manifests from Chicago to St. Louis and/or Evansville, as well the Chicago to Evansville Whippoorwill.  F3 locomotives of the Chicago & Eastern Illinois truly were workhorses of the railroad. 

Drawing is approximately 9 3/4" x 2 1/2" on 4"x 11 1/2" hot press illustration board.  Drawing is presented in 11"x17" blue mat.  Do not display drawing in direct sunlight, as drawing will fade.  Drawing is a great collectible for fans of Chicago & Eastern Illinois.

Monon Railroad's RS2's such as locomotive 52 worked freights across the Monon system from Chicago, through Monon south to Indianapolis and Louisville and North to Michigan City.  Throughout their tenure on America's railroads, RS2's and RS3's were workhorse locomotives, working in railroad yards, moving local freights and moving manifests across America's mainlines.

Drawing is approximately 9"x 2 1/2" on 4"x 10 1/2" hot press illustration board.  Drawing is presented in 11"x17" black mat.  Do not display drawing in direct sunlight, as drawing will fade.  Drawing is a great collectible for fans of the Monon Railroad.