Making a somewhat rare long-tender forward run to Santa Paula, Fillmore & Western No. 14 lets its Southern Pacific 6-chime whistle rip as it approaches the Highway 126 grade crossing near the Sant... (more)
On the first day of the new month, Fillmore & Western No. 14 build pressure in the morning light at the railway's namesake yard. This morning finds the 1913-built steam locomotive fired up for its... (more)
Portrait of the SJ #979 steam locomotive in the St Olof station. The E2 class was used for all types of traffic and in all parts of Sweden. The light axle load meant that they could be used on min... (more)
SJ #979 is hauling a mixed train towards St Olof with the Baltic Sea in the background.
The Signal's Dropped...Let's Highball! With the semaphore signal having just dropped to a clear, the engineer of Fillmore & Western No. 14 prepares his take his train...backwards? In realit... (more)
Making its first westbound trip of the day out of Santa Paula, Fillmore & Western No. 14 passes a pair of repurposed packaging houses that likely saw thousands upon thousands of reefer cars spotte... (more)
Fillmore & Western No. 14 drops the 10AM train downgrade and toward the outskirts of Santa Paula as it prepares to pass Sunkist's Saticoy Lemon Association Plant 3.
As the morning light from the east spills directly onto the tracks at the Fillmore depot, FWRY 14 and her crew work west against the light as they prepare to deadhead to Santa Paula. Today's opera... (more)
Steam Returns to Santa Paula. On a cool, summer morning in the Santa Clarita River Valley...the sound of a Southern Pacific, 6-chime whistle could be heard piercing the stillness of the air... (more)
An unmarked steam locomotive rests outside Barn 9 last night.
#5 Thor is leaving the Bärby station with an early morning mixed train. The red painted houses are typical for Sweden.
#5 Thor is steaming through the lovely Swedish countryside. The picture could have been taken 50 years ago. Nothing changed.
Nohab built 45020 heads a southbound passenger somewhere near Ladik.
Summerville boiund doubleheader comes through downtown Rossville as it heads south.
This Consolidation, built in 1920 by ALCO subsidiary Cooke in Patterson, NJ. Paterson was also the birthplace of Lou Costello. The 2-8-0 arrived at Steamtown in the mid 80s. Now tucked away behi... (more)