A sunny August morning finds ex-N&W 475 blowing off steam under the wires in Paradise just before picking up five freight cars destined for East Strasburg.
Ex-CN, now SRC 2-6-0 #89 prepares to couple to its train again to put the consist away for the day after powering the half-hour excursions.
As labor day approaches, the American flag flies proudly as ex-N&W M Class 4-8-0 475 eases downgrade toward Strasburg Station on a warm August afternoon.
With her PRR 'Banshee' whistle sounding, former Canadian National 2-6-0 'Mogul' #89 pounds up the grade out of Leaman Place with the 11:30am excursion.
Just another day in Paradise - literally!
Strasburg's 4-8-0 #475, former N&W, brings up a RailBox left by NS at Leaman Place Junction as an Amtrak Keystone train flies past, bound for Har... (more)
Rods Up! Strasburg's trusty 4-8-0 returns after another trip through the fields of Lancaster County. What, you say? The rods should be down? Pshaw! Just an arbitrary convention. :) To ... (more)
Norfolk & Western #475 out to pasture - and loving it!
Strasburg Rail Road's original #1 poses in front of the railroad's 2-6-0 steamer, #89, former Canadian National. The gas powered engine was built in 1923 and has been in service with Strasburg si... (more)
Strasburg Rail Road #2! Rarely scene outside, makes an appearance on August 2nd in the yard likely freeing up some space inside the shops. Built in 1930 and purchased by Strasburg in 1984, the e... (more)
475 pulls its train through Amish Country on the "Road to Paradise"
Strasburg No. 89 is being serviced before the first train of the day. Adjacent to the 89 is former Lancaster, Oxford & Southern railcar No. 10.
A Strasburg mixed train works it's way west through Cherry Hill past the cornfields en route back to the yard with a RailBox in tow. Click Railroad: Strasburg RailroadLocomotive: Steam 4-8-0Location: Cherry Hill, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: SRC 475Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: August, 2013
The passenger local arrives at its final destination, passing the engine house on its way to the station. In the distance, the next generation looms.
A Strasburg mixed train makes it's way back to Leaman Place with a caboose and coach in tow. Once there, the crew will pick up a load left by Norfolk Southern and return it to the yard where it w... (more)