The perfect fit! Old 98 and her chartered caboose fit nicely onto one of the many wooden bridges over winding Red Clay Creek as she heads back into the woods.
W&W #98 takes a moment in passing to reflect...
W&W #98, a 4-4-0 American, gets assistance from #58, an 0-6-0, former Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic Railroad on the journey through the backwoods of Delaware during Pufferbelly Day in a double... (more)
January, 2009 marked W&W #98's 100th birthday. The date was officially celebrated in ceremonies on May 17th. To help celebrate, #58 joined the party and ran double headed with #98 to Mt C... (more)
Classy number 98 poses with a caboose hop at Ashland. Built in 1909, #98 is 100 years old this year. The great looking loco has 69" drivers, 19x26" cylinders, and makes 23,450 lbs of tractive eff... (more)
The next American to make an appearance on US currency? CLICK HERE for... (more)
On through the night... At one time this railroad had hopes of running from Wilmington, DE all the way to Pittsburgh, PA. It was later purchased by the B&O in an attempt to compete with t... (more)
Red Clay Creek reflection. The still waters and ice of the Red Clay Creek reflect an approaching American classic, Wilmington & Western 4-4-0 98, during a photo charter organized by Carl Fr... (more)
It's 1929 and passengers have just finished boarding for the trip North to a special late night event at the resort in Brandywine Srings. The line by now is owned by the Baltimore & Philadelphia ... (more)
"The Midnight Special" Passengers en route to Pittsburgh, PA ride the W&W seen here just north of Greenbank station, near Wilmington, DE. The train will eventually make it to Landenberg, ... (more)
A classic at speed. The quintessential early 20th century American locomotive, the 4-4-0, speeds across the countryside with a trainload of passengers. After two days of clouds during Carl ... (more)
Happy Independence Day. This American flag shows the effects of being displaying on a steam locomotive during the Wilmington & Western's Grand Reopening celebration in late June 2007.
WWRR 98 traverses the S-curve at Brandywine Springs before crossing one of many bridges on the line along the Red Clay Creek during a Carl Franz Photo Charter.
Steam Meets Steamer! Wilmington and Western typically runs a Steam Meets Steam event on July 4th, with #98 and #58. I arrived 4 days early but still managed to catch two stea... (more)
Wilmington & Western's #98 rolls down the line toward Hockessin with the sun setting fast.