Super Big Boy Moon. Thanks to Mitch for the astronomical heads up. Photo taken by permission
No. 2317 steams up the Gangway track after dumping ash. On the right, her mechanic, carman and conductor confer before the day's work on "The Shuttle."
With a full head of steam, CN #3254 rounds the bend and charges forward while on excursion to Moscow, PA.
I never made it to Cheyenne WO to see the Big Boy in it's lair. But I think this is something like what I would have found after a new snow storm in January 1958.
Happy holidays! The CP Holiday Train sits on display across from Bridge 60 Tower as people take turns posing on CP 9824.
Looking like she's brand new from the builder, former Lehigh Valley 414 sits at the head end of a display consist in the parking lot at Steamtown. The engine is now on the Delaware-Lackawanna ros... (more)
A properly lit Big Boy.
UP 4012's front engine is lit by a sliver of sun shining just above the Pocono mountians and below a storm cloud.
I bet you have never seen a full size steam locomotive getting a new coat of paint. (OK, I never have.) Here black is being applied to 6039 at the end of it's asbestos project at Steamtown by boil... (more)
Amtrak's 40th Anniversary train, next to the loading area for Steamtown's excursions.
Cocks open and exiting the roundhouse for the days first runs...
CP "Jubilee" #2929, a rare 4-4-4, (one of only two in existence), sits rusting away at Steamtown, having not made the list of engines to have it's asbestos removed along with new boiler sheet meta... (more)
CN 3254 has just left Steamtown with an excursion trip to Moscow, PA, during Railfest 2011.