There are no easy days, except days off, but a few tricks are quieter than others and a few nights cooler than some.
Tending the fire at 2 AM on a cold October morning. This is how you really connect with history!
The fire box is still going strong after another trip, one more day of operation to go for this SOO steamer for the season.
It was going to be an uneventful end of day; I was just taking some more pictures of a local at Trident, while trying to explore the inaccessible section of the MRL between Logan and Toston. This ... (more)
Trackmobile under the Trident Holcim cement plant on fire
When No.6 works hard, its fire will sometimes flash back for a split second (like all oil burners). Here the engine is in the corner, pulling a heavy load upgrade to the Snipe Run depot. This phot... (more)
Movie stunt train for Lethal Weapon 4 shot on location in Downtown Los Angeles on North Main Street at the L.A. River and Union Pacific crossing. Note the “fake” crossing gate mounted to the pavem... (more)
The fire from Western Maryland #6 shines off of the face of Fireman Chris as he throws in one of many scoops of coal on the trip to Bald Knob. © Scriptunas Images
The fireman of 261 shovels coal into the boiler.
Mark St Aubin baling coal into 734's greedy firebox. The stoker is not working this day, and Mark will get a workout, hand bombing the old girl all the way to Frostburg.
Through the smoke of a deliberately set cane field fire comes a 1912 built Orenstein & Koppel, Olean Sugar Mill's #1. Olean is one of the few sites in Java where cane is loaded directly onto cane... (more)
Movie stunt train once belonging to the Santa Clarita Railroad (SCRX) performing a stunt with a Pontiac Firebird. Note part of vehicle firewall on right side of the locomotive.
A look inside. Many thanks to the crew of the Henry Clay, who allowed to take a look inside the firebox of the narrow gauge 0-4-0T.
The fireman shovels coal into the firebox of #190 at Tweetsie Railroad.
Just after V740 stopped outside of Kenmore Yard, two individuals lit a pile of tires on fire that led to a brush fire.