This little guy, wearing his Engineer’s hat, hopes to some day pilot a beast like this as he supervises the fireman giving Mountain Thunder a couple squirts of oil.
734 West is shown on time from Ridgely for our 1130 departure to Frostburg.
The Q111 engineer exchanges waves with my nephew at the Lake Shore Railway Historical Society. Note the 'Love Thy Neighbor' sign above the engineer's number board. In a time of garage door opene... (more)
Rumor has it that 636 had hit the ground in Corry on the way to Meadville as 397. No confirmation has been made to my knowledge, but it sure looks like she may have lost her step. Tomorrow HLCX ... (more)
Helpers 3364&3362 push on the rear of the 227 as it goes west through the ladder. Also visible in this photo are the Amtrak/Amtran/Greyhound Station at near center frame, and the Cathedral of Ble... (more)
There's not much going on outside at The Shops this morning. Just a few locos parked about, either being rebuilt, serviced, or inspected.
Tourists and railfans alike wave as the 25Z pulls upgrade and west around the Curve on its way to Chicago.
A battle scarred SD40-2 heads west past the Amtrak platform on Track 1 pulling a contaminated soil train.
Nobody's home. 910 waits at Filer South for a re-crew.
A sign every respectable railfan should obey. BLE 910 South awaits a re-crew at Filer South before continuing to North Bessemer and contributer Bryan Bell shooting it meeting with the Unio... (more)
Chessie Rail Car #275 holds the main at Landers Service Station in Lucinda, PA. Actually a private off line display approx. 1/2 mile from the Knox and Kane main, ex B&O Northern Sub.
Part of the former Pittsburg and Western narrow gauge?, This 1892 rail holds a display in front of the Knox and Kane RR Office and Railroad Museum in Marienville off of the main of ... (more)
The BTNC passes by one of the B&P's customers, CSX owned TransFlo, and ducks under one last bridge before entering the Butler Yard Limits and calling it a day.
The BTNC comes out of the Ellwood Tunnel and over Connoquenessing Creek for some fresh morning air.
BTNC on his way back to Butler passes the former location of UN Tower, now located on Cherry St., and property of the Beaver Valley Junction NRHS.