Once one of the leaders of the Southern Pacific Daylight, the 4449 seems out of place pulling Empire Builder cars. Such is a part of the locomotive's post-service life in the City of Portland. For... (more)
Chesapeake & Ohio Kanawha 2716, currently being restored to operable status at the Kentucky Railway Museum, has been targeted for excursion service three times previously. In 1979, the Clinchfield... (more)
Putting her to the test. Just weeks after emerging from a complete rebuild, the Georgetown Loop's former IRCA Locomotive #111 is being put to the test, handling the longest and heaviest tra... (more)
#40 chugs through the first snow of this winter with a train full of families going to see the Big guy at the North Pole.
The 1:00pm Santa Special passes Hadlyme during the first snowfall of the season.
The Holiday Express has some nice winter sunlight on this cold December morning.
Riders of the Strasburg's "Santa's Paradise Express" got an added bonus today- a steady, wet snowfall; the first of the season. No. 89 leads the 1:30 train back to Strasburg as No. 90 heads east ... (more)
Chasing the Santa Train in the first snowfall of the season in Central Pennsylvania.
ETAT railway four-cylinder compound 4-6-2 No 231-674 at Paris Saint Lazare station in c1920. This was one of the ETAT-TP (Travaux Publics (Public Works) type Pacifics first built in 1914 and event... (more)
Powered by gravity. On the run from Silver Plume to Georgetown, the Loop's Locomotive #111 doesn't use much water or fuel. Almost the entire 4.5 mile trip is downhill, and with the grade a... (more)
Having rolled out of the shop only 2 week prior, W&W #58 is seen pulling in to Ashland during her second day of hauling Santa Claus Specials
Cumbres and Toltec Engine 489 Rolling through the New Mexico wilderness
SP 4449 rolls past the Max mainline and Tillicum Bridge on the way to Oaks Park for the Holiday Train.
Approaching Silver Plume. The former International Railways of Central America (IRCA) Consolidation #111 hauls last train of the day along the banks of Clear Creek, just 1/4 mile or so from... (more)
Warming up on a cool gray morning