"FEED THE BEAST"
Fireman Richard Butterworth slings a shovelful of coal into the hot belly of Baldwin 2-8-0 WMSR 734 between the Narrows and Helmstetter's Curve
2-8-0 #734 screams out the west portal of Brush Tunnel on the former WMRY mainline out of Cumberland.
"FROM THE INSIDE"
Many have seen 734 round Helmstetter's Curve from the outside. Here's a view of the tremendous work done inside the cab as Fireman Richard Butterworth shovels coal in... (more)
The Baldwin Locomotive Builder's Plate for East Broad Top #15
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"TIME STANDING STILL"
A customer receipt and July 1954 calendar are just a few artifacts just sitting collecting and becoming dust in the shops of the East Broad Top Railroad.
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Three Mikakos sleep inside the East Broad Top Railroad Roundhouse silently awaiting the next call of duty.
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Coal sits on the floor of the cab of EBT 12 aka "Millie" awaiting its turn to burn inside the firebox during a recent Spring afternoon inside the railroad’s roundhouse.
FROM WWW.BORAIL.ORG In 1923, the Baldwin Locomotive Works built a class I-10a for the Reading Railroad. Originally numbered No. 2101, the locomotive had an oversized Wo... (more)
"SHROUDED IN STEAM"
Opening Day on the railroad is coming to a close as the final excursion of the Long John Limited arrives at the station and shrouds the platform and stati... (more)
"BACK IN TIME"
There are few places throughout the country or even the globe where one steps up and marvels at the wonders of railroading whether it be Horseshoe Curve, Magno... (more)
"ON THE OUTSIDE LOOKING IN"
The streamlined Hudson sits outside the North Machine Shop at the museum and is seen looking in. I imagine with sad puppy dog eyes wondering what it has don... (more)
The builder's plate of ex GN #90 and smokebox shine in the afternoon light as it begins a new life on the Strasburg Railroad. It was purchased by the SRR in 1967 and j... (more)
"POCKETFUL OF SUNSHINE"
SRR 90 leads the first run of the Long John Limited on the railroads Opening Day. The temperature hovered in the single digits and the wind chills at ... (more)