Welcome to the top of New England! The shadows are getting long and there's only perhaps 30 minutes of daylight left as passengers alight from their Cog Railway train on the "roof of N... (more)
Canadian Pacific 4-6-2 number 1278 is just one of more than 20 steam locomotives on display at the Age of Steam Roundhouse Museum in Sugarcreek, Ohio. It is well worth the trip to see all the vari... (more)
ATSF 2-8-8-2 1793 and ATSF 4-8-4 3782 lead a 15 car Chief, train 19, west of Trinidad Colorado on April 9th 1944. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
ATSF train 9, the Navajo, is seen at Raton with ten cars in the consist, on September 2nd 1938. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
ATSF 1695 is assisting ATSF EMC E6 number 13 with an eight car El Capitan, in 1942. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
While walking around the station and yard in Durbin, I came across what remains of this old steam engine, which I think is a 3-Truck Heisler number 3.
A visitor from the North is returning to home, while having serious problems on the way. Once again, poor Hr1 1009 has ran out of coal and the crew is desperately trying to load logs in the tender... (more)
SP 4110 is street running with a twelve car Tehachapi, Southern Pacific train 56, in tow at 15 MPH, in 1937. Otto C. Perry photo, from my collection.
Outside the servicing facility near the base station on the Mount Washington Cog railway. Can anyone identify this loco.
ATSF train number 21, El Capitan, is seen near Wootton Colorado in 1944. ATSF 1797 and ATSF E6, number 13, have thirteen cars in tow doing 25 MPH on rugged Raton Pass. Otto Conrad Perry photo from... (more)
ATSF 1792 and ATSF 3767 are doing 30 MPH on Raton Pass, with a 20 car Chief, in 1944. Otto Conrad Perry photo from my collection.
ATSF 2-8-8-2 1794 and ATSF 4-8-4 3773 lead train 19, a fourteen car Chief, doing 25 MPH at Lynn New Mexico in 1945. Otto Conrad Perry photo from my collection.
Dodging lightning bolts on a photo charter is not the best of activities, but this shot would not have been possible without doing so. I figured the umbrella I was holding would help properly grou... (more)
Rio Grande Southern #20 (4-6-0) heads towards the depot at the Colorado Railroad Museum where it will lash up with vintage passenger cars for the museum's Polar Express train.
Back to the 1930s with NS-8107