An encounter in the farmland of Virginia. The Engineman of a Norfolk & Western M-Class "Mollie" gives a friendly wave, as his engine hauls a short mixed consist west through Virgi... (more)
N&W 475 at Carpenters crossing, with the rolling hills and farms in the background
N&W 475 passing Carpenters cemetery on an early fall afternoon
N&W 475 runs passed the soon to be harvested corn fields outside of cherry hill farm, approaching the crossing at esbenshade road
Contrasting reactions..... A trio of Amish kids and their pets watch the passage of Norfolk & Western M-Class Locomotive #475 and her mixed consist on Long Curve, with mixed reactions. No... (more)
Sunrise on the last operable N&W "Mollie". Norfolk & Western M-Class "Mollie" #475 hauls a short, mixed consist at sunrise on Pennsylvania's Strasburg Rail Road, at the ... (more)
Several lines of storms rolled through Central Pennsylvania today, so I headed to Strasburg to get the last train of the day in evening storm light. The rainbows and dark clouds from the previous ... (more)
With tourism severely down, Strasburg is operating on a greatly reduced schedule. Only one locomotive is used for the day, and 475 seems to be getting the call more often than not Here the 2:00 tr... (more)
Sour Milk Tonight
With a 6:30 train on Strasburg’s schedule at this time of year, I headed over to Carpenter’s Cemetery to get the classic shot. There was a sizable herd of Holstei... (more)
Meeting of the trains on the Strasburg at Groffs Grove.
Norfolk & Western 475 heads up the grade towards Carpenters Crossing with a "Hands on the Throttle" participant.
Norfolk & Western M Class #475, hauling a mixed train, is about to pass over the Pumpkinville Turnpike as the local farmer's daughter waves hello aboard an Oliver tractor.
The local farmer's daughter Rosie eyes the proceedings as N&W #475 hauling a mixed train rounds the bend and shuffles along heading west.
The local farmer's daughter waves hello to the engineer of N&W M Class #475 as she shuffles along on her antique Oliver tractor in the fields lining the Road to Paradise.
N&W M Class #475 races west towards Esbenshade Road with a mixed train in tow...