50 years before I took this shot Don Ball had a similar one that I greatly admired. I always wondered if I would ever have the chance.
I guess I just had to wait long enough.
New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad (the Nickel Plate Road) No.514
Owners: New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad #514; Norfolk & Western Railway #2514; Norfolk Southern #2514. Builder: Electr... (more)
BLW 26 spins on the turntable and heads for the roundhouse after a day's work.
A pair of old freight hogs sits in the roundhouse at Steamtown. It is a sad sight to see them sitting idle likely to never run again.
This Louisville & Nashville railway postal car (RPO) is like a time capsule. It sits inside at the museum at the Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, PA. All of the mail slots are still l... (more)
This rotary snow plow was built in 1898 in Patterson at Cooke Locomotive and Machine Works. The tender was replaced in 1940 by a PRR tender. The rotary ploew was retired in 1965 and moved to the S... (more)
A close-up nose view of Canadian National #3254 a 1917 built Mikado class 4-8-2 sits inside the roundhouse at Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, PA.
Canadian National #3254 a 1917 built Mikado class 4-8-2 sits inside the roundhouse at Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, PA. With a little imagination (minus the info sign and modern fi... (more)
The last of its kind, ICRR 790, 1903 built American Locomotive Works Consolidation sits on static display inside the Steamtown National Histric site in Scranton, PA. The 2-8-0 configuration engine... (more)
Built by American Locomotive Works in 1941, #4012 is one of eight remaining survivors from her class. This locomotive hauled freight for 21 years between Cheyenne, Wyoming and Ogden, Utah. This lo... (more)
Reading Railroad #2124 is a T1 class 4-8-4 built by the Reading Company in January 1947. The locomotive is now on static display at the Steamtown National Historic Site.
Up close and personal with the Nickle Plate Road 759, which sits tucked away in the roundhouse at the Steamtown National Historic Site.
Steamtown's 0-6-0 #26 pulls a lone caboose giving rides to visitors in a dreary Sunday in late April. The train backs into the platform to swap out passengers.
Steamtown's 0-6-0 #26 pulls a lone caboose giving rides to visitors in a dreary Sunday in late April. The locomotive is passing the Union Pacific "Big Boy" that is on static display in the yard.