The engineer leans out the window verifying all is clear as he makes his way ahead deep in the woodlands of rural Delaware. Note #58 double heading just behind #98.
W&W #98 and #58 in a double-header under blue skies with just the right amount of clouds to make it all come together. Captured at 3 PM at the Wooddale cut just outside of Wilmingto... (more)
WWRR Pufferbelly Day doubleheader led by beautiful 98 pulls out of a deep cut and crosses one of many bridges over the Red Clay Creek in this densely wooded valley.
As her headlight pierces through the night air, Wilmington & Western 4-4-0 rests after returning to Greenbank with the Fireworks Express. In a few minutes, she will back slowly out of the station ... (more)
With American flags flying, Wilmington & Western bursts out of the woods and approaches Old Wilmington Road with a special evening excursion to view the Fourth of July fireworks display in nearby ... (more)
Happy 4th of July! Fireworks celebrating the country's independence explode in the rainy skies over Hockessin, DE as seen from the fireman's seat of #98.
Most of the W&W's many bridges over the Red Clay Creek are smaller structures than this through truss bridge 98 is crossing as she arrives in Ashland with a wedding charter. Her engineer leans out... (more)
The engineer and many conductors of 98's short train chat briefly at Ashland before climbing back aboard and returning to Greenbank.
One of the prettiest steam engines still on the rails, W&W 98, pulls past the Greenbank water tower and station with a caboose hop.
Happy Birthday 98! W&W 98 celebrates her 100th birthday this year complete with a brass band, cake, dignitaries, and of course a celebratory balloon attached to the cab.
The Pufferbelly Day doubleheader crosses one of many small bridges over Red Clay Creek.
...over the river and through the woods...
W&W #98 leans into a curve as she rounds the bend into Spring Valley, DE.
W&W #98, along with #58, chuff through the rock cut at Wooddale. 1:1 scale model railroading at it's best!
"Hey, he's already got a best friend and the lady of the house ain't home!" "Arf!"