Scrapping the WW&F. It's 1936 and the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway has been out of business for 3 long years. Salvage crews are finally in the process of lifting the rails th... (more)
In the last seconds of the "Golden Hour", Norfolk & Western "Mollie" #382 (Strasburg Rail Road #475) is pulling a local mixed freight train. A Lerro Productions Charter.
The "Golden 30 Seconds." As photographers, we live for those critical "colored hours" at the end of the day. The Golden Hour and the Blue Hour are the times when the ma... (more)
Creeping into Carolina. The Norfolk & Western's daily mixed service on the Abingdon Branch gained the nickname "Virginia Creeper", after vine-like plant that is native to the regi... (more)
Headin' for Reno. With a little careful framing, you can almost imagine the V&T #22 "Inyo" out on the main line, making her way north from Carson City to Reno. That's Engineer K... (more)
The crew gets No. 9, the jewel, ready for another day. My wife saw this and she said: "I feel I just stepped into 1916." That is exactly what happens when you go to the WW&F. The place i... (more)
Anthracite CountryCentral of New Jersey #113 (disguised as long-scrapped sister 115) trundles over a swollen and obviously-polluted Little Schuylkill River outside Minersville. In t... (more)
This nicely restored Dunmore built caboose is posed next to the former NYS&W Newfoundland station. The caboose was constructed in 1946. This class of caboose replaced the Erie's fleet of wood cabo... (more)
Southbound on Davis Grade. WW&F #9 hauls a 7-car mixed train southbound at Davis Grade, just a quarter mile north of the Sheepscot Yard, which is the southern terminus of the current WW&F M... (more)
Side by side at TOM: A study in contrasts. WW&F Locomotive #9 and Monson Locomotive #3 sit side by side with their trains at Top of the Mountain, just over 7 miles north of Wiscasset, Maine... (more)
Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington locomotive #9 and Monson RR #3 pose at Top of the Mountain siding during a charter run for the Mass Bay RRE.
Top Ten of 2016. With the year almost over, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from 2016.5. One of my favorite places to visit is the ever-expanding 2-foot emp... (more)
Departing Sheepscot. The snow continues to fall on the tiny hamlet of Sheepscot in the town of Alna, Maine, as WW&F Locomotive #9 makes yet another trip north toward Alna Center, with a loa... (more)
T.O.M. - Top of the Mountain. WW&F #9 runs around her freight on the newly constructed siding at Top of the Mountain. This location is summit of a 3% grade that was the steepest on the or... (more)
Wiscasset, waterville and Farmington Railway 0-4-4t #9, Built in 1891 by the Portland Company of Portland Maine, departs Top of Mountain with a freight during the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmingto... (more)