Move to Baltimore, Md to begin series of Chesie Steam Specials
Traveling from Saucon Creek engine house to Baltimore via ex-Reading Bethlehem Branch.
Traveling to Baltimore from Saucon Creek Engine Terminal to begin service as Chessie Steam Special.
Traveling to Saucon Creek Engine Terminal to be changed into Chessie Steam Special.
Grotty weather, handsome train.
The 8444 pulled a special from Portland through the Deschutes Canyon to Bend and return (two days). UP 6085 helped. UP has trackage rights on this line. Note the two tone gray paint job on the ... (more)
SLSF 1522 powers an excursion to Springfield, Mo. on the BN Cuba Sub. It was on a round-about trip to Atlanta for the NRHS convention.
SP 2472 and 4449 doubleheaded a special from Sacramento to Oakland.
1522 powers a photo run by alongside the Stanton siding. Note the unusual dwarf signal governing the siding. This was the 2nd from last excursion for the famous locomotive.
The skeleton of an old PRR signal bridge still stands guard, a reminder of a bygone era when the Panhandle was a busy mainline.
The SP 4449 heads north along the coast line at Carpenteria, returning to Portland after a short visit to Los Angeles.
C&O #614 pulls a consist, too many to count, w/o the assistance of a diesel. A steam starved crowd gathers to witness as this impressive 4-8-4 charges out of town enroute to Hoboken, NJ.
844 & 3985 are passing the Bonneville Salt Flats in the background, en route to Railfair in Sacramento.