On a rainy afternoon, former West Side Lumber Shay 9 runs around her train preparing for another trip up the hill as the Devil's Gate trestles looms in the background.
The dual gauge trackage creates an interesting array of rails. (Note, photo was taken from a public crossing while the train was stopped.)
Southern Railway 630 heads toward Grand Junction out of East Chattanooga for the first Missionary Ridge Local trip of the day.
The improbable daily train keeping the lengthy segment of storied narrow gauge line from Antonito, CO to Chama, NM in active service comes steadily chuffing up the long valley as if unencumbered b... (more)
After a day of overseeing many fully loaded trains of tourists up and down "the Loop," the conductor heads for home at the end of the day.
491 passes an old Rio Grande Flanger as it makes a lap around the roundhouse.
346 in yard
After leaving the station, the Georgetown Loop wraps around the parking lot area on a ledge (the upper ledge is I70) as it approaches the Devil's Gate bridge.
An 1896 vintage narrow gauge museum piece looks on as her larger and younger stablemate steams around the CO RR Museum.
This 60-3 class Shay has had an interesting history. It was built in 1916 for the famed West Side Lumber Co, and is one of many surviving Shays from this line. It came to CO in the 1970s and spent... (more)
K-37 #491 makes laps around the short 1/3 mile museum loop.
With her preparations complete, Santa Fe 3751 backs off the Redondo turntable as it prepares to join a pair of leased, BNSF AC4400's for the short jog from 8th Street to Union Station. From there,... (more)
"The Power of Steam": Engineer Dave Domitrovich has SRC #90 moving right on time as she crests the grade at Esbenshade Road in Lancaster county, just outside of Strasburg, Pennsylvania. ... (more)
SRC #90 with all 210 lbs of steam pulls her 9 car train past the Pumpkinville Turnpike as she stomps along the Road to Paradise en-route to East Strasburg Station.