Watering a locomotive now a-days is probably easier than it was in steam days. Just go to the nearest town find a fire hydrant and pump away!
A close up study of the smokebox of Virginian Railway No. 4 reveals the trademark number plate on most Baldwin locomotives. VGN no.4 is the only remaining steam locomotive of the VGN. And in it’s... (more)
Norfolk & Western 611 and 1218, greet every morning in there retirement by facing eastward, and watching the sun rise over their birthplace of the former N&W Roanoke shops.
"The BIG engine" as it is know by CP&LE crews, “George R.” is kicking up dust while departing the main station. George weighs in at 28 tons, which is double the weight of the typical Vulcans that ... (more)
The guest have all left and two locomotives of the CP&LE, George R. (No.4) and Myron H. (No.22) rest in the shadow of fireworks on a 4th of July night. Cedar Point is only one of three amusement p... (more)
In a scene that could have been easily taken in the glory years of steam, 1225 backs up towards Carland with its vintage photo freight train.
A lot of photographers showed up for the photo freight event, can you spot yourself in this shot?
Golden threads of rail intermingle with each other on the west side of Deshler.
1225 clears her cylinders out and is preparing to continue her trip north to Carland on a photo freight.
A modern day “mile a minute” freight marches past a pair of Nickel Plate signals.
5428 leans into a curve outside of Wellington.
A rebellious spike tries to uproot itself from it’s rusty home. In the background is a “DeWitt Geep” an Alco with an EMD prime mover inside, the locomotive used to be a switcher for the Con Agra p... (more)
A trio of “humpbacks” along with a C40-8 rattles the diamonds at Attica.
The day after the St. Valentines day blizzard, 2710 sprints along the Vermilion connecting track heading towards Bellevue.
Red beacons are seen all around. To help with the safe movement of trains thru the town.