The 1942 Baldwin-built oil-fired Frisco 4-8-4 No. 4501 is seen in this view from the rear of a Pullman car during our walking tour of the yard at the Museum of the American Railroad. One of three... (more)
U.S. Mail carriers Charlie and Ben load mail during the Steam Into The Fall night photo charter.
JNLC 5 and SLSF 1630 both get servicing during the Steam Into The Fall night photo shoot at the Illinois Railway Museum.
Hoopin’ Orders. SLSF 1630 hoops It’s orders during the Steam Into The Fall photo charter at the Illinois Railway Museum.
Frisco 1630 holds for traffic on the mainline before departing. Trains were running all night long as part of the 70th anniversary for the museum.
1630 pushes the coach train west back to the museum.
Early in the daylight hours, Frisco decapod #1630 heads east with the demonstration freight, as rain pours down.
The 1630 gets loaded up with coal at this scene well after midnight. Though this engine would be done running for a few hours; the Nebraska Zephyr, coach train, and street cars would continue runn... (more)
10pm Lightning and Storms at the IRM - Frisco 1630 Idles at the Illinois Railway Museum , waiting with passengers on board and waiting out the thunderstorm moving through the area.
St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad 119 is a GP15-1 locomotive, built in September 1977 by General Motors Electro-Motive Division. (Fort Smith, Arkansas – December 17, 1980) Douglas G. Walker p... (more)
Frisco 1630 gets protected through a grade crossing as it leads a nighttime mail train.
Frisco 1630's engineer surveys the route ahead as the locomotive poses at Depot Street.
Frisco 1630, built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1918, brings the night coach train past Spaulding tower as it arrives at the East Union depot.
Retired in 1951 and donated to the Museum of Transportation in St. Louis, SLSF 1522 underwent a 3-year restoration beginning in 1985. In one of its first excursions, the 4-8-2 "Mountain"... (more)