A New Hope & Ivyland Valentine's Brunch train departs New Hope behind recently restored #40
"Mollie" 382 is posing with the Lerro Productions' models in 1940s clothing alongside the Strasburg's Victorian station. The building was cut into nine pieces in 1960 and moved to East ... (more)
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)
One of the perks of truck driving has found me in interesting places with interesting loads. One of the most interesting is the Railroad Ties and Crossing Panels I had to deliver to the Golden Spi... (more)
Ex Kahuhui Plantation no. 12, on long term lease to the Midwest Old Threshers from the Georgetown Loop, makes another circuit of the mile long railroad at the Threshers grounds in Mount Pleasant, ... (more)
Black Hills Central #104....the BHCR's OTHER engine. The Black Hills Central has several steam locomotives, but as of 2017, only two of them are operable. The primary engine is the Compoun... (more)
Black Hills Central #7. Perhaps the longest-serving locomotive at the Black Hills Central is this little Baldwin 2-6-2. Like all of the other locos here, this engine is a log-hog. She w... (more)
PRR (E6) #460 during her dedication ceremony at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. The "EA" (Eastern Division) & "CTE" (Camden Terminal Enginehouse) lettering on her pilot re... (more)
PRR (E6) #460 The "Lindbergh Engine" in the locomotive restoration shop at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, exactly 11 months prior to the day of her dedication.
Tin Mill Hill in the afternoon. The crossing at the top of Tin Mill Hill is one of the best locations from which to photograph the Black Hills Central. The locomotive is working hard here... (more)
One of the nation's oldest tourist trains. South Dakota's Black Hills Central isn't the most well-known steam tourist train in the country, but it definitely qualifies as one of the oldest.... (more)
Top Ten of 2017. With 2017 in the books, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from the past year.2. The longest trip of the year was a week-long February vacatio... (more)
Lots of wooden trestles. One of the cool features of the Black Hills Central line from Hill City to Keystone is the presence of a number of photogenic wooden trestles. Perhaps the best exa... (more)
Climbing to Oblivion. The first morning departure of the Black Hills Central's "1880 Train" charges upgrade toward the summit just ahead which is known as "Oblivion." In its early years, ... (more)
Frisco 1630 backs out of the steam servicing area at IRM.