"Cedar Rapids" brings up the rear of a Train Festival 2009 excursion pulled by SP 4449. In 1948 it was built with three siblings by the Milwaukee Road. CMO K.F. Nystrom supervised the building of ... (more)
NKP 765 Charges the photo line at Baldwin road.
Two Lima beauties reflecting during the cool night in the steam capital of the USA! Full credit is due to Steve Barry, Peter Lerro and a horde of helpers for creating the settings that are allowin... (more)
PM 1225 produces some stupendous exhaust plumes, but the more subtle exhaust on this shot I think enhances the impression of a workaday freight train ambling through a peaceful farming landscape.
A panned shot of 1225 at Baldwin Road during the SLST charter. I don't have the steady hand of a Mitch Goldman, so this was taken at a cowardly 1/60, though it still gives a nice blurring of the r... (more)
The loco is not visible, but a member of the crew flags the crossing at Baldwin Road during one of several runpasts at this location (featured elsewhere on RP). Part of a steam charter freight by... (more)
A nice crisp 1/25th Railroad: Pere MarquetteLocomotive: Steam 2-8-4Location: Owosso, Michigan, USALocomotive #: PM 1225Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: February 15, 2008
A short hike away from the photoline granted me this view of a Michigan farm and house. Unfortunately, their horse decided to be camerashy and woul dnot move from behind the barn until AFTER the r... (more)
A farmer has to slow up for the crossing as PM 1225 blasts through with a mile-long freight. Thanks to John Craft, Pete Lerro, the SRI crew and everyone else who helped us transport back to the 19... (more)