Black Hills Central 2-6-6-2T No. 110 rolls downgrade out of Oblivion with a late afternoon run to Keystone.
With a severe thunderstorm rolling into South Dakotas Black Hills, the Black Hills Scenic 2:30pm train charges up the steep rain-slick grade cutting through the dense forest.
BHC 63 rests in the Black Hills of South Dakota, sitting only around five miles from both Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse.
Uintah Railway Lives
Okay, Soooo it is not the Uintah Railway. However the former Baldwin logging 2-6-6-2 climbing a 6% grade is as close as you can get to experiencing a Uintah Mallet.... (more)
This is a shot I've had in mind for awhile but haven't been able to pull off until now. Black Hills Central 110 is working hard upgrade near the top of Tin Mill Hill just out of Hill City, South ... (more)
As a thunderstorm opens up overhead, Black Hills Central 110 heads upgrade out of Hill City with the last run of the day to Keystone.
Black Hills Central 104, recently retired, sits amongst a collection of diesel locomotives and cars at the Black Hills Central's yard in Hill City, South Dakota.
Prescott & Northwestern 2-6-2 No. 7 sits on display in Hill City, South Dakota, at the headquarters of the Black Hills Central. It rests on a segment of the original "High Line" main to ... (more)
Former Rayonier 2-6-6-2T digs in for the long climb up Tin Mill Hill as it departs Hill City with the first train of the day.
The morning ritual at Hill City includes a short run past the enginehouse to blow down the boiler before the locomotive is tied onto the train. Bridge .01 is the first the train will cross as it ... (more)
BHC 2-6-6-2T 110 steams alongside Old Hill City Road on its way to Keystone. The tracks were laid in 1890 by the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad, and later taken over by CB&Q. Tourist train... (more)
Black Hills Central 110 has coupled to its train, and the crew is performing an initial terminal air test before departing for Keystone.
Black Hills Central 110 is drifting downgrade across a wooden trestle on its way between Hill City and Keystone.
Former Weyerhaeuser 108, a 1926 Baldwin 2-6-6-2T, drifts downgrade through rock cuts as it approaches Keystone on an evening run.
The Black Hills Central's latest steam restoration, Weyerhaeuser 108, thunders upgrade towards Oblivion with a late afternoon run to Keystone.