Rio Grande Consolidation #315 waits in Osier while RGS #455 (normally C&TS #463) takes water. This work extra is a recreation of a typical Rio Grande Southern operation.
Rio Grande Southern #455 (actually #463) crosses Los Pinos Trestle with a work extra on the way to Cumbres Pass. This is a recreation of a typical Rio Grande Southern consist, with the locomotive ... (more)
After having complete the loop around Andrew’s Geyser, N&W 611 is continue the climb to top of the grade at Ridgecrest, negotiating a series of loops and tunnels with “The Blue Ridge Special.” Th... (more)
Preparing to take on the famous Southern loops, N&W 611 is westbound ascending the grade with “The Blue Ridge Special” at the toe of the fill. In matter of minutes, the train will have climbed ov... (more)
In a cloud of steam, the Slim Princess backs away from the fuel and water tanks and heads to the depot to pick up its train. On this, its first day of public trips at the Laws Railroad Museum, SP... (more)
The mighty Sierra Nevada rise above the Owens Valley as Southern Pacific ten-wheeler #18 prepares for her first day of trips for the public at the Laws Railroad Museum.
Awaiting the start of her first day of trips for the public, SP 18 rests at the oil and water tanks at the Laws Railroad Museum. Everything you see in this photo, with the exception of the engine... (more)
The 425 pauses while the trainman bends the iron from the Tremont Branch to the Minersville Branch.
The Cavalier flies through Appomattox county behind N&W 611. The CPLs here would only last a couple months longer before finally being replaced. While they may not be of 611's era, it was still gr... (more)
Easing down the display track at Fullerton following it's triumphant return to the City's Railroad Days annual festival, Santa Fe 3751 sends a pillar of smoke skyward as it exits stage left for th... (more)
Hammering upgrade. RGS 455 (leading) and DRGW 315 (helping mid-train) hammer uphill westbound with a morning freight on the Rio Grande Southern. Historic photos of train operations on the l... (more)
NKP 765 rolls southbound through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park near Jaite, Ohio on it's ferry move to Akron for the last two public excursions of CVSR's Steam in the Valley event.
Cass Scenic Railroad Heisler #6 blows of steam after returning to Durbin Depot, with the first Durbin Rocket of the day. Autumn is evident as the foliage is beginning to turn.
DM&IR 332 hustles a train of ore cars northbound through Palmers on the ex-Duluth & Iron Range line between Duluth and Two Harbors, Minnesota.
SOO 1003 marches through downtown Glenview on its way to a fundraiser for Shriners Hospitals for Children on the far west side of Chicago.