Norfolk & Western 4-8-4 611 makes its final approach to Esbenshade Road as power for a Strasburg Rail Road train. It will soon be headed back to its owners, the Virg... (more)
Norfolk & Western 611 leads its passenger train up the grade towards Carpenters on its 73rd Birthday. Happy Birthday, 611.
After running the 1:30 PM train, N&W 611, the J 4-8-4 switches right next to a PRR signal and the J Tower just before backing into the station in Ronks, PA
This beautiful 4-8-4, number 1403, was built in January 1947 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Eddystone, Pennsylvania, for the Western Maryland Railroad. According to the specifications listed o... (more)
The Day 2926 Escaped The Gate. May 6, 2023, will go down in history as the day that Santa Fe 2926 officially "escaped the gate," a phrase coined by the New Mexico Steam Locomotive... (more)
The headlight of Santa Fe 2926 rests at dim as the locomotive sits on display at the 4th Street grade crossing, located on Rio Metro Regional Transit District's "Sawmill Spur." In a few ... (more)
Santa Fe 2926 poses atop the 4th Street grade crossing while on hot display during a fundraising event. The move of the locomotive on this day marked the first time 2926 moved out of its restorati... (more)
If You Restore It...They Will Come. A swarm of onlookers fill the roadway at the 4th Street grade crossing as Santa Fe 2926 simmers on hot display after making the great escape from the New... (more)
My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., was a design engineer at Baldwin and he would give my father different Baldwin Locomotive Works builder's cards when my father would visit him in Collin... (more)
Reading 2102 rests at Reading Outer Station on a rainy October evening after completing its first Fall Foliage excursion after its restoration.
The Grand Canyon Limited, ATSF 2nd 23, is led by ATSF 4-8-4 2912 west of Vaughn New Mexico on September 21st 1947. Otto Perry photo, from my collection.
Reading 2102 pulls off of the Steam Shop spur and onto the Reading & Northern Mainline.
ATSF 2912 (Northern class 4-8-4) sits at the depot in Pueblo, Colorado.
Reading 2102's air compressors start up early in the morning, leaving behind a cloud of steam.
Norfolk & Western 611 leads NS excursion train 956 by the Montvale signals