And we thought crowds were big for steam on the UP 42 years ago!
CNR Northern 6218 is in full stride as it crosses the Richelieu River with an excursion train on a frosty winter day. 6218 pulled many excursions in eastern Canada and the U.S. from 1964 to 1971.... (more)
Almost 39 years ago to the day, the fuel tender on the UP 8444 spent a quiet night in Las Vegas. Today who would of thought she would now be number UP 844 and double heading with a Big Boy!
CNR 6218 pulled many excursions in eastern Canada and the U.S. from 1964 to 1971. In 1973 it was donated to Fort Erie, Ontario.
Chesapeake & Ohio 4-8-4 614T shows its muscle pulling an eastbound coal drag past a pair of classic cantilever signal structures at Hurricane, West Virginia.
Ross Rowland’s ex-C&O 4-8-4, renumbered to 614T, storms through Hurricane, West Virginia with an eastbound coal train.
In January of 1985, an unlikely scenario unfolded as steam returned to coal train service on the Chesapeake & Ohio main line. Entrepreneur and locomotive owner Ross Rowland headed American Coal En... (more)
At a location generally thought of as being on Southern Railway’s main line, Chesapeake and Ohio 4-8-4 614 is actually on home rails, as the SR main from Alexandria to Orange is jointly operated b... (more)
On October 4, 1981, the Chessie Safety Express made a one-way ferry trip from Baltimore to Richmond. Here Chesapeake & Ohio 4-8-4 614 leads the train over the B&O’s Thomas Viaduct in mornin... (more)
Chesapeake & Ohio 4-8-4 614 pulls the Chessie Safety Express over Big Gunpowder Falls at Gunpowder, Maryland.
Philadelphia bound, C&O 4-8-4 614 leads the Chessie Safety Express over the Thomas Viaduct at Relay, Maryland. The round trip, operated by the Baltimore Chapter of the NRHS, originated in S... (more)
On Saturday UP 844 (4-8-4) will leave Cheyenne and head west toward Utah. The Big Boy will follow in about a week.
No doubt railfans, foamers and photogs will be lining the tracks for miles!
Lightning in the Air! As periodic lightning flashes in the distance illuminate the sky, the N&W 611 rests at the depot at the N.C. Transportation Museum while some actors serve to provide ... (more)