WWRR 4-4-0 98 and 0-6-0 58 back the 3 PM doubleheader over the recently reopened Bridge 6G during Pufferbelly Day, where the railroad runs both steam locomotives.
Before heading off to the shops for the night, WWRR 98 and 58 posed for a couple of minutes at the station, with the setting sun glinting beautifully off their sides.
A beautiful locomotive, WWRR 98 accelerates away from the CSX interchange and back to Greenbank station. Credit is due to all the railroad's workers and volunteers for the wonderful job they did r... (more)
Wilmington & Western 98 crosses Old Capitol Trail and enters Marshallton during the railroad's third and final Steam Meets Steam weekend of the year.
Wilmington & Western 98 backs across Route 41 as it pushes a train towards the CSX interchange at Landenberg Jct., during the last Steam Meets Steam weekend of the 2005 season.
WWRR #98 backs light, slowly over the Ludlow Bridge a few hundred yards from the Greenbank Station.
Steve Jensen, CMO, stands on W&W 4-4-0 #98 talking with other members of the all volunteer crew while waiting for #58 to return back to the station. A special thanks goes out to Mr. Jensen and the... (more)
The doubleheader reverses back across Red Clay Creek and into Greenbank station as the last trip of the 2005's first Steam Meets Steam event draws to a successful and satisfying end.
The doubleheader heads backward towards the Greenbank Station. It was worth the 30-min wait as it went to the CSX junction before going over the bridge.
WWRR #98 crosses the bridge whle doing some switching to setup the 3PM train.
A representation of how transportation changed in the 1900's.
WWRR #98 eases past the water tank and the Greenbank Station.
The highlight of 2005's first Steam Meets Steam day on the W&W was the doubleheader, with 4-4-0 98 leading 0-6-0 58 over the Red Clay Creek.
WWRR 98 backs the 1:30 excursion over Bridge 6C (Ludlow Bridge), the railroad's first crossing of the Red Clay Creek.
Evidence of the floods of 1999 and 2003 can be seen on both banks of the creek as WWRR 98 pulls the 1:30 excursion over the Red Clay Creek.