My great, great uncle Robert F. McKee, Sr., was a design engineer at Baldwin and he would give my father different Baldwin Locomotive Works builder's cards when my father would visit him in Collin... (more)
SLSF #1630 (Baldwin 2-10-0) and J. Neils Lumber Co. #5 (Lima 3-Truck Shay) are posed for a nighttime photo session at the Illinois Railway Museum.
Frisco 1630 receives further instructions via train order hoop as it departs from East Union with a late-night passenger train in tow.
Frisco 1630 fireman Joey Ferrito scoops coal into the locomotive's firebox while keeping the locomotive hot during the 2023 Steam Into Fall Night Photo Session at the Illinois Railway Museum.
This year's Showcase Weekend at the Illinois Railway Museum was unlike any other, as the museum opted to run trains all night between Saturday and Sunday in honor of its 70th Anniversary. Unfortun... (more)
SLSF 1630 and CSS 803, the ‘Little Joe’ pose side by side eachother during the Illinois Railway Museum ‘Shay It Forward’ night photo charter.
Illinois Railway Museum’s Frisco 1630 waits for the go ahead during the 2022 Museum Showcase Weekend. In the distance, the Nebraska Zephyr returns to the station, illuminating the scene.
Hooping It Up. On the night of Saturday, October 1, 2022, the Illinois Railway Museum hosted a night shoot featuring former St. Louis-San Francisco Railway "Frisco" 1918 Baldwin L... (more)
When you can hear an image. With cylinder cocks open and bell swinging, #1630 backs over the crossing to the thrill of onlooking museum visitors.
Two modes of rail propulsion meet at IRM.
Frisco 1630 and its train have arrived at East Union for a station stop, as the train's conductors show off the schedule to the boarding passengers.
Frisco 1630 holds up traffic at Depot Street at the Illinois Railway Museum during a nighttime photo shoot as it meets a '37 International, a '49 Hudson, and a '50 Studebaker.
Frisco 1630 rolls past Seeman Road on its way to Kishwaukee Grove. IRM members worked many long days to ensure that 1630 made it out for Memorial Day.
My father got this photo of SLSF H10-44 276 in Kansas City, Missouri circa early 1970s. I'm not sure of the exact location, perhaps 19th Street Yard. R. T. Steinbrenner Photo.