On the evening of January 3rd 2018, a loaded Coal Train blasts out of the loading yard past 83 Station at the bottom of the grade out of Sandaoling Open Cut Coal Mine, Nth West China.
During engine preparation after shift change at East Yard, the Driver builds a fire under the Rodding to the Cylinder Drain Cocks in an attempt to unfreeze it. At a time of the year when the tempe... (more)
It's a suspiciously warm evening in Ely Nevada as engines 40 and 93 pose for the first weekend of the Winter Steam Spectacular's night photo session.
Nevada Northern No. 40's fireman, Con Trumbull, has stepped down from the cab of his 108-year-old locomotive to check on things from the ground as Hollywood-type strobes flash to illuminate the sc... (more)
The "Clinchfield 676" (UP 3985) is deadheading down the old C&O two days prior to the 50th anniversary run of the Santa Claus Special.
Heading north to Two Harbors
UP 844 and 3985 are on the outbound journey to the Sacramento Railfair.
484 rolls into New Mexico leaving Colorado in the shadows (literally) on its way down to Chama.
484 coasts past Perry's Pond descending from Cumbres Pass into Chama.
The engineer and conductor check in with each other while 489 gets a drink at Cumbres Pass.
489 works hard climbing the 4% grade to Cumbres Pass.
Southern 401 charges past the Monticello Railway Museum's Nelson Crossing siding during Railroad Days as passengers disembark the museum's freight train.
Steam Train of association Eisenbahnfreunde Zollernbahn from Tuttlingen to Regensburg. 35 1097-1 was in the south west and southern Germany for this summer and autumn. With this trip the locomotiv... (more)