Treasures of The Henry Ford: "The President." Henry Ford's collection of historic locomotives would not be complete without an example of the locomotive type that literally built America: T... (more)
Treasures of The Henry Ford: Stephenson's Rocket Replica. This diminutive little locomotive is a replica of one of the early break-through designs when steam-powered locomotion was still in... (more)
Treasures of The Henry Ford: DeWitt Clinton Replica. Standing in stark contrast to the behemoth C&O Allegheny just a few feet away, is this replica of one of the very first steam locomotive... (more)
Torch Lake: Oldest operating steam locomotive in the US. Sitting on a turntable lead beside the Weiser Railroad Roundhouse is Calumet & Hecla Mining Company #3, "Torch Lake", the ... (more)
In one of the halls of the National Museum of Scotland we find the 2nd oldest surviving locomotive in the world: the Wylam Dilly. It was built in 1815, and sister locomotive the Puffing Billy whic... (more)
One of my favorite Virginia & Truckee locomotives, "J. W. Bowker" is a 1875 product of Burnham, Parry, Williams & Co. Currently on display beneath the train shed of the reconstructed Central Pacif... (more)
Western & Atlantic RR number 12, the "Texas", poses outside the Bob Julian Roundhouse in Spencer, NC, for night photos.
Western & Atlantic Railroad #12, the "Texas" poses for photographers at the 100 years of American Steam Event at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer NC.
Western & Atlantic Railroad #12, the "Texas", is displayed on the turntable at NCTM's Bob Julian Roundhouse in Spencer, NC. The Texas is the headliner at the museum during this weekend's... (more)
The 1927 "Raleigh" Replica
The "Raleigh" was the first steam locomotive to operate in North Carolina. This replica was built in 1927 by the Seaboard Air Line shops and was donated to th... (more)
Camden & Amboy Railroad 4-2-0 "John Bull"
This is the original "John Bull" locomotive which was built in 1831 in Newcastle, England for the Camden & Amboy Railroad. The C&A was chartered... (more)
Mississippi Railroad 0-4-0 "Mississippi"
The "Mississippi" was built in 1834 for the Mississippi Railroad in Mississippi, USA. Manufactured by Brathwaite and Ericson in England, it is th... (more)
B&O 1927 built "York" Replica Captured here while at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry
This locomotive is a replica of the 1831 "York," built in 1927 at B&O's own Mt. Cla... (more)
B&O No. 8 "John Hancock"
The "John Hancock" was built in April of 1836 by Ross Winans and George Gillingham at the Mt. Clare shops. This was one of a series of enhance... (more)
Cumberland Valley Railroad's No. 13 "Pioneer"
The Pioneer was built in 1851, by the Union Works in South Boston, Massachusetts. It was purchased by the Cumberland Valley Rail Road and us... (more)