With the day's run to West Jefferson long since completed, the shop crew at Bristol poses for a photograph with the 50 year-old Mollie they, and their fathers, have cared for seemingly forever. ... (more)
Crew pose for a portrait on their last day of operation in 2010.
From L to R.
Kale McConnell-19 year old fireman has worked his way up from "kid" to "boy" and become a crew favorite. At 19 Kale ... (more)
The Durango and Silverton Railroad.
In an effort to get some good light at the Valley, fellow RP photographer and Valley volunteer, Dennis Livesey and I return late one night for a ""Your Hand On The Throttle" trip through the yard.... (more)
For my 100th RP image let me introduce a genuine steam locomotive engineer. This is Aaron Stout and he is about to unleash Canadian National No. 3254's 53,000 lbs. of tractive effort and thus prop... (more)
Engineer Owen Hawkins Jr. - Man and Machine. A Lerro Productions event at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
Engineer Owen Hawkins Jr. lights up a cigar while N&W 1218 simmers quietly, awaiting her next assignment. A Lerro Productions event at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
When it comes right down to it, trips like 4449s most recent cross-country journey are not about a 411-ton steam engine, but rather the people who put their lives on hold to bring that engine to t... (more)
Steam Heroes of Owosso. Photos resulting from rail charters and events predictably tend to focus on the equipment, with the people as supporting elements. So for a change, let's turn the ... (more)
A brakeman waits patiently with his train while CN 7312 moves a couple of cars around the yard.
Steve Sandberg and the MILW 261.
Bacon and sausages cooked the traditional loco crews way - on the fireman's shovel!