The work of the day is done, the fire is down.
The bad ash had to be removed.
Exposure 20 seconds.
The ash is the only source of light.
The crew of Friends of the Rails Berkshire prepares the locomotive for a busy morning of rail photography. Picture taken 15 minutes before sunrise.
140 C 38 coming back to life
At daybreak the crew of UP 844 brings the heat up, evidenced by the dancing flames under the fire box.
The culprit of the shooting flames is CREX C40-8 #9048
Fireman Joseph Magee shovels coal into the firebox of Boone & Scenic Valley #8419, a 2-8-2 JS Class Chinese Built Steam Locomotive.
The Fireman on Shay No. 6 shovels coal into the heart of the beast while performing a photo run-by at Whittaker, W.Va., on a rainy afternoon along Cass Scenic Railroad. Thanks to the MSRLHA and th... (more)
BNSF 7025 leads a westbound Z train through our small camping site at Gaynor, WA. A campfire is always necessary when out in the woods.
Sony NEX-5N and a Rokinon 8mm f/2.8 Fisheye len... (more)
Groups of passengers angry over poor rail services railway set fire several formations of the Sarmiento railway line west of the city of BuenosAires
A switch heater may be little more than a heavy duty pilot light, but these silent, hardworking blue-flamed sentinels protect the interlocking at CP-Bethlehem winter after winter, as reliably toda... (more)
The spectacular slag dump at Baotou steelworks as seen with SY #1676. At one time, Baotou had dozens of steam locomotives in daily service, but by this point in 2008 only seven SY 2-8-2's remained... (more)
The real neat aspect of UP's Atlanta Olympic train was the flame car that brought of the rear.
Twizell and Renishaw have their fires dropped after an evening photo shoot at Tanfield Railway
Throttle on the left side? Yep, on B&SV's Chinese-built Mikado, the only one of its type running in the U.S.