You don't have to be human to admire a vintage steam locomotive.
Climax cylinder plate and builders plate on C/N 1059, now operating on the D&GV in rural West Virginia.
The water hose hanging below No. 3's tank is not just for looks. It's used to siphon water from a creek midway during the trip down the ex-C&O Greenbrier line.
Backwoods railroading in Appalachia courtesy the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley. Climax No. 3 is working its way towards the Durbin, WV, enginehouse on a cool spring evening after pulling a MSRLHA ch... (more)
The D&GV RR Climax #3 pulls the first train of the day up to the station at Durbin.
Detailed view of the unique driving piston on the engineer's side of the Climax type steam engine
Moore-Keppel & Co. No. 3 waits for passengers to board at the station in Durbin, WV on the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley RR
D&GV's diesel at the end of track in Durbin.
Detail shot of oil check guages on the Climax steamer.
A broadside view of Climax #3. The Moore-Keppel & Co. on the cab was one of the logging operations the Climax worked at.
Head-on shot of Climax #3 at Durbin with the station at right.
The Durbin Rocket with 2-truck Climax #3 sits with its train waiting to depart at the Durbin station.