Engineer Fred Mattison and Student Fireman/Hostler Gabe Bocchino go over some small items prior to a day of steam railroading with SRC #89.
Engineer Fred Mattison is about to climb onto his steed during dawn of an early spring morning outside of Strasburg, Pennsylvania.
Fireman and Hostler Gabe Bocchino climbs aboard CN mogul #89 as Fred Mattison sits at the hero's throne preparing to take his locomotive for a warm up spin towards the Paradise Lane crossing just ... (more)
Cotton ball shaped clouds dot the sky above the East Strasburg complex as SRC #89 blows down her boiler.
"A new day": Fred Mattison climbs aboard SRC #89 at the start of another day on the Road to Paradise.
"Just another day on the job": Engineer Aaron Sholley is guiding N&W #475 and the 11:30 am train into the siding at Groff's Grove as Fireman and Engineman Dave Lotfi on GW #90 monitors t... (more)
"Resume Speed": Engineman Shane Frederickson looks over his locomotive outside of the Outer Station in Reading, PA in preparation for one more departure to Port Clinton. Resuming speed f... (more)
"A Team of Two": Enginemen Ryan Bausher and Shane Frederickson are working hard as a team to keep Reading & Northern #425 rolling through the Dutch countryside of Berks county, Pennsylva... (more)
In a wonderful sunset, SRC #475 races home on Long's Curve on her last day of operation prior to her mandatory 1472 inspection. #475 is expected to be back in action sometime in 2019.
"The Flying M": Engineman Aaron Sholley sits comfortably in the right hand seat of N&W #475 as she races through the weeds and fields surrounding Long's Curve outside of Paradise, Pennsy... (more)
"Brothers": Engineer Aaron Sholley, in the right hand seat of N&W M Class #475, gives a friendly wave and "high-five" to his fellow Engineman Dave Lotfi. To the workers at the ... (more)
N&W #475 approaches the siding at Groff's Grove as GW #90 awaits the highball for the final westbound leg of her journey.
"Along the Blacksburg Branch": Amidst a classic farm scene N&W #475 eases her way into Groff's Grove outside of Paradise, Pennsylvania. The Strasburg Rail Road is likely one of the most ... (more)
Aaron Sholley is in the hero's throne of N&W #475 as the 10:30 am train is shoved into the East Strasburg station to board its eager passengers for a trip across Paradise.