Two masterworks of American 1940s design- the N&W J-Class 611 and an Oliver 60 farm tractor. The twelve louvers of differing lengths on the Oliver's side panels are a nice touch. Scene set by th... (more)
Strasburg's No. 31 pounding up the grade at Cherry Hill crossing. Scanned from a Kodak Plus-X Pan negative, ASA 125.
First train of the day with 611 heading back to Strasburg.
611 makes her way through the countryside.
NW 611 approaches Carpenters as railfans collect their pictures.
"When old meets new!" Amtrak 651 flies past the N&W 611 at Leaman Picnic Grounds as railfans collect their shots of the "Spirit of Roanoke."
A local Amish family watches the high iron activities with Norfolk & Western #475 as she passes over the Pumpkinville Turnpike hauling a mixed train along the Road to Paradise.
Fireman Mark Young eyes the Amish onlookers and household pets, as N&W M Class #475 puts on a steam show rounding Long Curve outside of Paradise, Pennsylvania.
"When Steam was King!" N&W 611 approaches Carpenters as railfans from across the world collect their shots of the "Spirit of Roanoke."
A longtime member of Strasburg’s roster, PRR D16sb 4-4-0 1223 approaches the coaling dock at Strasburg. The 1905 Juniata American served the Strasburg for over two decades before boiler issues re... (more)
My first visit to the Strasburg Rail Road was as a preschooler in the early 1960’s. I rode behind 0-6-0 31, Strasburg’s first steam locomotive in the “tourist era”. My next visit to Strasburg was ... (more)
NW train 611 makes its final move toward the station at Strasburg after a full day of excursions on a cold afternoon in PA.
The John Bull
In 1939, The Pennsylvania Rail Road built a replica of the 1831 John Bull locomotive that was built for predecessor Camden & Amboy. The original had been sold ... (more)
"Standing in Awe": A local Amish farmer gazes at N&W J Class locomotive #611 as she chugs by his position along Long Curve outside of Paradise, Pennsylvania. For some families who, for g... (more)