The early morning silence outside of the Verdant View Farm is broken by the low tone of a Hancock 3 chime and the thunderous roar of N&W J Class locomotive making haste with a freight train across... (more)
Well after midnight in the middle of a weekend-long event of photo charters, 611 opens her cylinder cocks as she gets ready to be put away for the night, only to awake bright and early for another... (more)
Members of the steam team tend to Union Pacific "Big Boy" No. 4014 in the yard at Rawlins, Wyoming, after making its first run from Cheyenne on September 27, 2019.
In the early morning light of a winter day, a north bound BNSF intermodal quickly glides off the hill, between Ilmon and Bena, and is seconds from entering double tracking for the remainder of the... (more)
A FWRHS volunteer works on a classification lighting issue during MEmber's Day 2019.
Shoveling of some coal at Dongbolizhan Station for the stoves in the maintenance crew buildings along the yard tracks.
Peering out the small window of the crossing guard shack just in time to see a JS locomotive whistle through the crossing back into Dongbolizhan Station.
You can feel and hear the madness from this image. Cinders and smoke exploding from this iron beast as the whistle blows hard and constantly as this show blows by.
Trains leave the station in the morning and return 12 hours later just to shortly after leave again for another 12 hours. Working in the crossing shack has to be the least demanding job on this ra... (more)
Dwarf style signal stands guard over the Nanzhan coal sorting yard.
True to the sign, a steam engine passes through the crossing.
Steel gates keep everything but the view of a returning steam train out in Nanquan. The train will head back to the blue loader at Xikeng for another load.
One of those special days when NYC is completely draped in Snow and Fog and MTA runs their trains without batting an eyelid.