Just another Fall season on the little railroad of Dutch country, Pennsylvania.
Always have to keep them looking pretty! Here, Engineman Ross Gochenaur sprays down the tender and cab of N&W M Class #475.
Engineman Ross Gochenaur has just flipped the switch onto "Main 1" and walks back to his seat while inspecting his steed prior to another day on the high iron.
"Another early morning on a steam railroad": Engineman Ross Gochenaur is at the controls of the N&W M Class in the early morning hours of October 10th, 2018. There's nothing quite like w... (more)
"Air Oil": Engineman Ross Gochenaur is busy getting the N&W M Class ready for another day on the road, but first has to ensure his air compressor has enough "air oil" to do the... (more)
"A Man of Steam": Ross Gochenaur, a 20 year or more veteran of the Strasburg Rail Road, backs N&W #475 through the array of switches in the East Strasburg yard as smoke and steam lift th... (more)
"Change": Change can be both good and bad, but we all know seasonally the change from Summer to Fall signals the beginning of the end of another year as well as the fast approach of fami... (more)
Fall on the Blacksburg Division of the Norfolk & Western is in full swing as M Class #475 makes haste with a fast freight bound for the Roanoke. Steam provided by the Strasburg Rail Road.
N&W #475's hooter echos against the buildings lining the Amtrak and former PRR main near Paradise, PA on October 23, 2017. This location is called Leaman Place junction (pronounced "LEMON&quo... (more)
Steam, smoke and the sound of a replica N&W hooter pierce the silence around Beiler's Crossing on a cool, brisk October morning as N&W #475 displays why N&W steam is so special to the hearts of ma... (more)
"N&W Fast Freight on the Road to Paradise": With her throttle wide open hauling a mixed train consisting of 9 vintage freight cars and 2 passenger cars, Norfolk & Western #475 picks up t... (more)
N&W #475 stretches her legs outside of Paradise, PA as she races back to East Strasburg. Pan shot at 1/25th.
It is approximately 5:15 am on a cool, brisk October morning as Engineman Dave Lotfi is at the controls of N&W #475. This shot was done prior to a Carl Franz photo charter. Sometimes the best shot... (more)
Sliding through the groundhog cut outside of Strasburg, Pennsylvania with ex-N&W M Class #475.
On an unseasonably hot and muggy May day, N&W #475 approaches Beiler's Crossing with her classic 8 inch hooter.