#89 leans into the start of Long's Curve outside of Paradise Pennsylvania as she races home on an early spring afternoon.
"Shades of Spring": SRC #89 shuffles by the freight cars stored in the Groff's Grove siding as patches of violet-colored wildflowers begin to pop up out of the ground signaling a change ... (more)
"Turning Back the Clock": SRC #89 coasts downgrade into the East Strasburg yard complex during an early spring morning surrounded by the farms of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. I sure w... (more)
Fireman and Hostler Gabe Bocchino climbs aboard CN mogul #89 as Fred Mattison sits at the hero's throne preparing to take his locomotive for a warm up spin towards the Paradise Lane crossing just ... (more)
Strasburg Rail Road's former Canadian National 2-6-0 89 blows for the crossing as it approaches the grade crossing at Cherry Hill, about halfway between Paradise and Strasburg. Former Norfolk & We... (more)
The first run of the day makes it's way upgrade towards Esbenshade Rd. as it returns to Strasburg.
Strasburg Railroad's former Norfolk & Western 4-8-0 4755 masquerades as a sister unit, N&W 382 as it rolls through the golden afternoon light at the Esbenshade Grade Crossing outside Strasburg.
The mixed train has placed its two loaded cars, coach, and caboose on the siding. It will soon return to the string of empty cars to shove them back on to the interchange track.
"Just another day on the job": Engineer Aaron Sholley is guiding N&W #475 and the 11:30 am train into the siding at Groff's Grove as Fireman and Engineman Dave Lotfi on GW #90 monitors t... (more)
"The Flying M": Engineman Aaron Sholley sits comfortably in the right hand seat of N&W #475 as she races through the weeds and fields surrounding Long's Curve outside of Paradise, Pennsy... (more)
"Blast off!": Fireman Paul Deevy keeps watch on the crossing at Groff's Grove as N&W #475 makes haste for East Strasburg station on her return trip with the 11:30 am train.
SRC #90 splits the trees in the SRC famed Groundhog Cut as she hustles back to East Strasburg with the 11:00 am train.
SRC #475 busts out of Groff's Grove shooting a magnificent plume of smoke and steam into the atmosphere as she quickly brings the 11:30 am train up to speed for the return trip back to East Strasb... (more)
Strasburg 2-10-0 90 makes the final charge to Strasburg. While it isn’t exactly Juke’s Tree, that half-dead tree, just east of the Red Caboose Motel, was a prop for many photos during that era.
Strasburg’s two ex-Pennsylvania Railroad steamers, 4-4-2 7002 and 4-4-0 1223, work together to get a long train of passengers up the hill at Cherry Hill.