Takin' 5. A pair of ladies employed as yard hands enjoy a brief break from the filthy task of cleaning up after an aging N&W M-Class Locomotive in late 1943. Who knows what topics these tw... (more)
The Norfolk & Western 475 is running around its train of immaculately maintained cars at Leaman Place, where Abraham Lincoln spoke to a large crowd during a whistle stop, February 22, 1861, on his... (more)
In a scene reminiscent of her time serving the Great Western Railroad in Colorado, 2-10-0 #90, is seen clearing the ROW at Strasburg with a 1902 built Russell snow plow. Numbered "66", ... (more)
The 1223 in freight service, with a covered hopper behind its tender. The 1223 was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad's Juniata Shops in 1905, and operated on the Strasburg Rail Road from 1965 to... (more)
While being readied for the day, CN 89's fireman performs the daily ritual of the blow-down, thus clearing any deposits from the boiler.
Slumbering peacefully, N&W 475 cools her heels after handling the weekend trains as CN 89's banked fire has her quietly simmering with around 60 pounds on the gauge. If you're a serious lover of ... (more)
June 14th what a better way to spend my birthday then photographing steam locomotives.
Modern Day Steam Powered Freight
Strasburg Rail Road's venerable 2-6-0 Mogul leads a 12 car freight train through Groff's Grove westbound en route to Strasburg. At the very rear of the t... (more)
Off to work - a 12 car load awaits!
Strasburg Rail Road's 2-6-0 #89 leads it's SW8 out of the yard and on towards Leaman Place to pick up a 12 car load left by Norfolk Southern the day pr... (more)
Under a watchful eye at the Strasburg yard, 2-6-0 #89 prepares for a early morning trip to Leaman Place Junction to pick up a 12 car load left the day prior by Norfolk Southern. Just another day,... (more)
"It ain't prototype". Yeah, but it's pretty. This late model GP9 is great looking in passenger colors, which it did not wear in service. N&W as it should have been I like to think.
February was a month to remember In Southwest Virginia, where heavy snow fall and strong winds created several snow banks along the 55 mile Abingdon Branch. N&W 4-8-0 #382 is captured here edging... (more)
Little, Old and Slow #10 heading back to Strasburg after a brief stop at Leaman Place Jct. with the 12pm excursion.
90 posing as she is taking on water in Great Western paint at Strasburg