While it was bitter cold at minus 10 degrees, the sun was brilliant and the smoke plume magnificent. It was also the day I gained control of the camera and the pictures of that day led to me becom... (more)
The Big Boy, number 4014 is nearing the end of its journey home to Cheyenne, WYO at Terry Ranch. Blizzard conditions with drifts covering the right of way and just a kiss of late afternoon sun hig... (more)
A spectacular sunset is just wrapping up and dusk is beginning to fall over Fillmore as Fillmore & Western No. 14 simmers quietly in the yard. The fine product of Baldwin is being prepared for a r... (more)
Reading Blue Mountain & Northern 425 sits before the turntable at Jim Thorpe, Waiting on the return trip to Reading on one of the railroads fall foliage excursions
A mixed train has left Ely headed up the Steptoe Valley on the main line just northeast of town. #40 has the duty this morning as we head north over snowless ground. Plenty of snow on the surrou... (more)
Babysitting the beast. The shadowy figure of Clover Valley Lumber Co. #4's engineer wades through a bath of steam from the open cylinder cocks, as he oils around his locomotive in anticipat... (more)
"Morning Thunder": N&W J Class #611 sprints west hauling freight in the final days of steam service on the Norfolk & Western. This was taken during a photo charter at the Strasburg Rail ... (more)
McCloud River Railroad #25 spent 86 years on the McCloud before the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad purchased her in 2011. We're glad they did as she put on a show leaving the yard on a crisp winter... (more)
KCC 93 and Nevada Northern 40 prepare for the days worth amidst the clouds of steam and smoke in the railroads engine house
Strasburg Railroad Locomotive 89 is rolling through the Lancaster country side! approaching Esbenshade crossing.
*Shot from private property with permission
L-2197 (2-10-0) steam locomotive at Sortavala station is heated before going with the train "The Ruskeala Express". The Ruskeala Express is Russia's first daily steam-powered tourist route, which ... (more)
Norfolk & Western 475 heads up the grade towards Carpenters Crossing with a "Hands on the Throttle" participant.
"Take me back": As the sun continues to rise to the East, a Norfolk & Western J Class locomotive makes haste with a hot shot freight.
Norfolk & Western #611 - October 2019
Night Rotary: Rotary OY simmers away in the Chama yard as it waits for its time to charge up Cumbres Pass. This scene was part of a special photo charter put on by the Cumbres and Toltec Sc... (more)