Wilmington & Western's #98 pulls it's train over one of the many bridges along the line from Greenbank to Hockessin.
Highball! The conductor keeps on eye on the platform for any stragglers and gives the fireman the sign to tell the engineer to take the train north.
As the photoline was busy setting for their shots, I took the liberty of taking a few long exposures of majestic #98 as she sat on the trestle with the creek flowing below. Prints available.
W&W #98, a American classic.
Once again, W&W #98 and it's passengers traverse through the woods and over the line's many trestles bound for the small rural town of Hockessin.
A glint Panmore)
Smoke on the Water. Glint, water, plume and a bridge, this is a favorite from the line for me. Click to full size for an image that has a 3-D like quality. The backlighting provides the d... (more)
Wilmington & Western's ex-Mississippi Central 'American' races along Creek Road at close to 10mph. See EXIF data for settings.
W&W #98 and the Red Clay Creek - best of friends once again.
Over the river and through the woods... Wilmington & Western's two steamers power the day's excursions for the first of two Pufferbelly Days in 2007. The train is seen crossing one o... (more)
Steam escapes from all around the front of the 4-4-0 as the crew discusses the completed run. 0-6-0 58 is barely visible poking out from behind the shops.
Wrapping up a day's festivities, W&W #98 has again earned her keep.
Contrary to popular belief, it is in fact possible to take a nicely lit, out of the woods photo of #98 seen here on newly restored trackage during W&W's Grand Reopening Celebration.
While the crew looks over their instructions for the afternoon's wedding charter, an oil can sits unattended on 98's rods.