Bright sunshine at 1:15 p.m. illuminates the large crowd and two of the six A4 Pacifics on Friday at Shildon. Both of these locomotives and Bittern were steamed up.
Three of the six A4 Pacifics are lined up at Shildon on the Friday of the celebration, "The Great Goodbye". The engines are Sir Nigel Gresley, Dwight D. Eisenhower and Bittern. The lighting was po... (more)
The Penn Central main line is busy as a GP38-2 leads another EMD and two GE units on a westbound freight at Buffalo. Look at all of those American Motors Corporation autos.
Two Texas Mexican GP38 units bracket a GP18 in the yard at Corpus Christi.
A former DL&W GP7 and an EMD SW9 sit at East Buffalo.
Canadian National units sit at the Fort Erie engine terminal. The unit on the right is GP40-2L.
A former Wabash F7 sits between an EMD SD9 and an Erie Lackawanna GE U25B at East Buffalo.
TH&B GP7 73, GP9 401 and another Geep sit at Penn Central's Frontier yard. This was a nice bit of color in the midst of PC black-and-white.
Edaville 2-4-4RT no. 7 departs Edaville with the 2 foot gauge passenger train for the 5 1/2 mile loop around the cranberry plantation.
Edaville 2-4-4RT no. 7 sits at the short-lived Cranberry Junction station on a glorious 1956 summer day. I thought this former Bridgeton and Saco River 2 foot gauge engine to be the best looking a... (more)
The Amtrak Transcontinental Steam Excursion passes by with the former Wabash dome-observation that had run on the BLUE BIRD and BANNER BLUE.
Southern Pacific GS-4 4449 rolls along with the Amtrak Transcontinental Steam Excursion at Moundville, AL.
SP 4449 is about to embark on the Amtrak Transcontinental Steam Excursion and its return to the west coast. The Amtrak name has been added to the tender and the auxiliary tender is now Union Paci... (more)
Texas and Pacific 610 sits in Southern Railway's shop before having its appearance altered for excursion duties. Another big Lima, SP 4449, was also in town under steam at the Birmingham station.
Southern Pacific GS-4 4449 pulls out of Atlanta's Brookwood station with the two day excursion to Alexandria, VA.