Strasburg Railroad 89 and Strasburg Railroad 90 idle side by side at Cherry Hill with reenactors posed with the locomotives making the scene feel even more authentic to the 1960s.
Strasburg Railroad 89 pulls into a siding with a well-sized and well-proportioned freight train, thus concluding the morning session of the Steam Strikes Back Photo Charter.
Strasburg Railroad 90 charges up the grade near Carpenters. The cloudless October day allowed for gorgeous lighting and a beautiful sky background and the cold temperatures allowed for lots of smo... (more)
"Man and His Machine"
Strasburg Railroad 90 releases steam as the fireman throws a switch allowing for 90 to pull into a siding in the East Strasburg Yard to allow for a switch in con... (more)
As part of the Steam Strikes Back Photo Charter, a meet up with 89, 90, and the Amtrak train was planned. At a speed of 90 mph, there is only a split second where the framing of all 3 locomotives ... (more)
Canadian National 89 pulls up for side by side shots with Strasburg Railroad 90.
Strasburg Railroad 89 rests at Leaman Place Junction while photographers get back on the train to go to the next photo location.
Strasburg Railroad 90 works hard up the steep grade at Esbenshade. With a freight train in tow wearing its 1960s-early 80s paint scheme, this is a scene that could easily be mistaken for a photo i... (more)
Strasburg Railroad 90 works hard up the grade out of the tree line as it nears Carpenters Crossing.
"Timing is Everything"
The sun perfectly peeks through a gap between the boiler and smokebox of Strasburg Railroad 89 as it reverses for another photo runby.
Strasburg Railroad 89 works hard in the early morning sun.
Strasburg Railroad 89 hustles through the Amish Farmlands of Lancaster, Pennsylvania with an early morning freight train.
For the sunrise session of the Steam Strikes Back photo charter, 89 pul... (more)
Strasburg Railroad 90 hustles through the Amish Farmlands just as the sun peeks over the horizon and shines the paint with a bright orange glow of light.
Strasburg Railroad 90 puts on a show for photographers at Ranck's Crossing just after the peak of orange color.
Strasburg Railroad 90 Performs a runby just as the sun rises around 7:25 AM. The orange skies and thick plume of smoke create a dramatic scene in Amish Country