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.
Poised in a siding, the Rutland 9194 boxcar made a rather nice backdrop in its duties as a pedestrian barrier at the Day out with Thomas events for the Fall of 2018. Any history on this active rol... (more)
With the click ticking down and only days left on her boiler life, N&W 475 simmers quietly near the water tank at East Strasburg, waiting to take out the last train of the day on "just anothe... (more)
Strasburg 2-10-0 90 makes the final charge to Strasburg. While it isn’t exactly Juke’s Tree, that half-dead tree, just east of the Red Caboose Motel, was a prop for many photos during that era.
"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)
Another quite (for now) morning in the enginehouse outside of Strasburg, Pennsylvania. Today's motive power will be the former N&W M Class as another locomotive, a former Great Western decapod, aw... (more)
Pennsylvania Railroad relics, PRR M1b 4-8-2 No. 6755 built in 1930 and PRR K4s 4-6-2 No. 3750 built in 1918, rest at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg. ... (more)
Norfolk and Western 4-8-0 No. 475 pulls the last excursion of the day through Strasburg in Pennsylvania Dutch Country.
"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)
Pennsylvania Railroad M1b 4-8-2 #6755
A shuffling of equipment in the yard offered an opportunity to capture the rarely photographed engineer's side of PRR's 4-8-2 No. 6755.
PRR No.... (more)
A new morning brings another day of 21st century steam railroading.
The sun rises on a new day on the Road to Paradise, as SRC #90 glints in all her glory against the early morning sun prior to a steam freight operation.
The Pennsylvania Railroad GG1 #4935 in its Brunswick Green. It is one of 15 remaining PRR GG1 locomotives, and one of two at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.