On another smokey morning in Summerland, SPMW 5486 sits on the rear of Union Pacific's fire train as it waits - poised to jump into action at a moment's notice to defend the right-of-way against t... (more)
The Fire Train Stands By. Sitting beneath the smoke filled sky as the Thomas Fire goes on its ninth day of burning in Southern California, UP 546 and two original SP fire train water cars... (more)
Fire Train Photo by Rick Burn taken from Lodge property, posted with his permission.
"The attached photos were taken 3 hours before US 2 and the BNSF (ex GN Mainline) were shutdown by the "Sh... (more)
.During the Month of Steam event, Florida Railroad Museum GP-7 #1835 is used as the power for the “fire train.” This year the museum is offering not only a chance to see steam, but you can operat... (more)