Treasures of The Henry Ford: DeWitt Clinton Replica. Standing in stark contrast to the behemoth C&O Allegheny just a few feet away, is this replica of one of the very first steam locomotive... (more)
Treasures of The Henry Ford: The C&O Allegheny. According to the docents at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, the most heavily photographed artifact in their building is this ma... (more)
Water at Smith's Creek. About every 4 trips around the Greenfield Village, the Weiser Railroad's locomotives will need water. Here we see Locomotive #1 "Edison" pausing with her... (more)
Torch Lake: Oldest operating steam locomotive in the US. Sitting on a turntable lead beside the Weiser Railroad Roundhouse is Calumet & Hecla Mining Company #3, "Torch Lake", the ... (more)
Detroit, Toledo & Ironton #45: The "business office". You are looking into the cab of Detroit, Toledo & Ironton #45, a 4-4-2 Atlantic type, built in 1902 by the American Locomotiv... (more)
A working roundhouse. The Weiser Railroad at the Greenfield Village has 3 operable steam locomotives and this is their home. One of the newest structures in the village, this brick and ste... (more)
First run of the day. The Greenfield Village Shuttle Train runs along the shoreline of Ackley Pond with the day's first load of museum visitors. With Locomotive #1 "Edison" as t... (more)
Circling 300 years of Americana. The Greenfield Village Shuttle Train passes the eye-catching, red cider mill in the Working Farm District, as she heads for Firestone Station on the last tr... (more)
Now departing Firestone. The Greenfield Village Shuttle Train departs the Firestone Station, immediately adjacent to the village entrance, for a 30 minute ride around the park. The power ... (more)
Crossroads in monochrome. DRGW Mudhen #464 awaits its next call to duty at the Crossroads Village water tank alongside stablemate 10-wheeler US 152 on a cold evening in January.
Crossroads after dark. US 152 and stablemate DRGW 464 pour out clouds of steam in the cold night air as they sit adjacent the water tank at Crossroads Village Station.
Sunset Charge, Part 2. In pretty golden sunset light, US 152 rounds the Eastern Loop and charges past the photo line, pouring out a beautiful exhaust plume. It's a great conclusion to a g... (more)
Sunset Charge, Part 1. With the shadows getting really long and the sun taking a dive for the treeline to the west, the Huckleberry Railroad's two narrow gauge steamers team up for a quick... (more)
Comin' round the bend.... US 152 pours out a lovely plume as she doubleheads with stablemate DRGW 464 on the Huckleberry Railroad's West Loop on a sunny afternoon in January. Although I ... (more)
Crossing Butternut Creek. The recently restored US 152 charges across the high trestle over Butternut Creek en route back to Crossroads Village with a short passenger train.
The 152 i... (more)