Under the watchful eye and guidance of the conductor, our engine for the day backs onto her consist in downtown Durango in preparation for the 45 mile northbound run to Silverton as she has done s... (more)
After turning her train on the wye, 486 backs into town to reboard passengers. With 3-4 daily trains into Silverton's limited yard space, the daily dance of turning trains is fascinating to watch.
K-28 class 473 crosses the Animas River southbound into Durango with a very late last train of the day due to some mechanical difficulties she experienced earlier in the morning.
K-36 486 heads north out of town across the Animas river with the first of three trains to Silverton on this day. She passes the city greenway which was just starting to get busy with joggers and ... (more)
After a short service stop in Greeley, UP 844 continues its trip north towards Cheyenne, WY.
On a dreary but hot July day, Strasburg Rail Road steam engines 475 and 90 meet at the infamous Cherry Hill siding, something that's been happening for over one hundred years on the four-and-a-hal... (more)
UP 844 Pulling the 2017 Cheyenne Frontier Days Train into Cheyenne,WY
Southern Railway 630 and 4501 returning to Chattanooga with the Southern Railway Historical Association's charter trip to Summerville, GA as part of their 2017 convention. After getting many shots... (more)
Southern Railway 630 and 4501 returning to Chattanooga with the Southern Railway Historical Association's charter trip to Summerville, GA as part of their 2017 convention.
Southern Railway 2-8-2 No. 4501 and GP38-2 No. 5000, the class units for their respective classes of locomotives, meet at Grand Junction as train 100 departs with the 2:25 Missionary Ridge Local.
"Stablemates". The likelihood that BLW #26 and CN #3254 ever shared the same roundhouse in regular service is slim to none, but in the new era of steam preservation they can be found bot... (more)
UP 844 heading back to Denver after opening Cheyenne Frontier Days
With her train all stretched out on the South end of the yard, BLW #26 shoves the "Scranton Limited" back toward the loading platform. Behind her is the former Lackawanna Railroad sandin... (more)
Uh-oh... While their charge simmers on the turntable at Redondo Junction, a crew of hostlers gets an earful from the Road Foreman of Engines in his Plymouth. This night photo shoot was or... (more)
The crew gets No. 9, the jewel, ready for another day. My wife saw this and she said: "I feel I just stepped into 1916." That is exactly what happens when you go to the WW&F. The place i... (more)