Sliding through the groundhog cut outside of Strasburg, Pennsylvania with ex-N&W M Class #475.
The 475 and 90 have just completed a doubleheaded mixed freight move from Leaman Place Junction to Strasburg. Both locomotives are products of Pennsylvania's old Baldwin Locomotive Works.
In celebration of Independence Day, Strasburg Railroad's Baldwin 4-8-0 numbered 475 is sporting a pair of American Flags as she switches tracks after pulling one of the many trains that will run o... (more)
On an unseasonably hot and muggy May day, N&W #475 approaches Beiler's Crossing with her classic 8 inch hooter.
In his next step, the Hostler climbs up onto his locomotive and cracks the throttle enveloping the roundhouse in steam. Slowly backing out the N&W M Class, seen here, is almost ready for another d... (more)
Blacksburg, Virginia 1952: the hostler preps M Class locomotive for a day on the high iron. Well maybe, not 1952, but 2017 instead. I find it continually fascinating that we can still experience s... (more)
Floating in a cloud of steam, Hostler Earl Knoob preps the M Class air compressor evoking images of yesteryear on the Norfolk and Western.
Wielding the scoop, Fireman Earl Knoob has N&W #475 simmering at the pops in preparation for a day along the Road to Paradise.
We can do it! A group of female railroad workers pose for a War Bond campaign photo at the end of their workday in a Norfolk & Western railyard. With serious looks and a little bit of grea... (more)
Takin' 5. A pair of ladies employed as yard hands enjoy a brief break from the filthy task of cleaning up after an aging N&W M-Class Locomotive in late 1943. Who knows what topics these tw... (more)
Living history. During the dark years of World War II, America's industrial machine was perhaps its most critical weapon system, yet the workforce that made it run, which had historically b... (more)
With a heavy consist, N&W #475 works hard over the Pumpkinville Turnpike.
Steam envelops Engineer Dave Domitrovich who waits patiently on the deck plate of N&W #475.
Ex-N&W class M #475 pulls out of Cherry Hill and into the Groundhog Cut passing what little snow remained on a unseasonably warm February day.
Christmas came late to the Strasburg railroad following a morning of doubleheaded steam freight. The weather was cloudy and cold, but that didn't stop dozens of railfans chasing the consist across... (more)