The engineer of Pere Marquette #1225 guides his iron horse through rural Owosso. Pere Marquette #1225 was built in 1941 by the Lima Locomotive Works in Lima, Ohio. This locomotive was the very sam... (more)
"A Team of Two": Enginemen Ryan Bausher and Shane Frederickson are working hard as a team to keep Reading & Northern #425 rolling through the Dutch countryside of Berks county, Pennsylva... (more)
As night falls, NS crew clears switches at Streator Yard
Patrons of the January 2019 Pete Lerro photo charter were surprised to see a female in the fireman's seat of the locomotive. Being a fireman on a steam locomotive is a gritty job, but this lady wa... (more)
On a bitter cold afternoon, crew is tending to Vale #97 before the next Holiday train ride.
CN X112 pulls upto the bunkhouse at Armstrong, where a Sioux Lookout crew will hand the train to one from Hornepayne.
"Brothers": Engineer Aaron Sholley, in the right hand seat of N&W M Class #475, gives a friendly wave and "high-five" to his fellow Engineman Dave Lotfi. To the workers at the ... (more)
Ridin’ to a switch The conductor of Copper Basin Railway OT-1 rides the steps of GP39 No. 505 to a switch while running around their ore train at the ASARCO dumper in Hayden, Arizona, o... (more)
Aaron Sholley is in the hero's throne of N&W #475 as the 10:30 am train is shoved into the East Strasburg station to board its eager passengers for a trip across Paradise.
"Two Train Service": Engineer Aaron Sholley guides N&W #475 and the 10:30 am train into the siding at Groff's Grove as Great Western decapod #90 builds steam in preparation for her assau... (more)
During 1998 welded rail was laid along the Coast Route.A member of the Arizona Track Gang spikes down new rail.
"A Window in Time": Student Hostler and Fireman Gabe Bocchino is shrouded in steam as he blows down N&W #475. Even for such a simple task, one definitely has to appreciate how many worke... (more)
"A Man of Steam Part 2": The silhouette of Dave Domitrovich, stands out from the steam engulfing both him and the N&W M Class he is aboard, as #475 clears her lungs on the blowdown pad a... (more)
An eastbound WP intermodal train heads in at Hammer Lane siding for a meet with UP 3751 South. The conductor's on the rear platform of the up "pool" caboose, ostensibly to check out the ... (more)
"Meeting of the Minds": Enginemen Aaron Sholley, Dave Domitrovich and Student Hostler and Fireman Gabe Bocchino chat in the early morning hours inside the enginehouse at East Strasburg a... (more)