Strasburg 2-10-0 90 meets the sunrise while passing the Caboose Motel outside Strasburg.
The High Iron Co. ran a couple double-headed excursions from Jersey City to Wilkes Barre via the old C&NJ (or CRRofPA here, if you will). Ex CP Pacific No. 1278 trailed Strasburg RRs Decapod No. 9... (more)
Strasburg Rail Road workhorse 2-10-0 90 rolls into Strasburg with the last train on a busy July day. The “leaning tower of crossing protection” is long gone, and a freight runaround siding occ... (more)
A cloudy day at Strasburg was redeemed with a small opening of sun as 2-10-0 90 passed a herd of cows laying in the grass.
Dressed in its pre-1983 livery, Strasburg 2-10-0 90 greets the sunrise at the Caboose Motel. The retro look was a celebration of 60 years of steam’s second act at Strasburg.
Strasburg decapod 90, sporting its pre-1983 paint scheme with the oval logo, storms upgrade between Cherry Valley and Esbenshade Road, as it begins a photo runby for its passengers at Verdant Vall... (more)
I took a ride over the Strasburg today to try and get some steam in Fall colors. I stumbled into a photo excursion that I didn’t know about, with 475 on the regular trains, and 89 and 90 working... (more)
Oh, Crap, the Tourists are Coming Back!
At least some of the population is enjoying the COVID-induced quiet in the normally busy tourist area of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Tha... (more)
Strasburg's conductor, period correct in almost every way, listens to his modern era radio for permission to depart Strasburg's depot for Leaman Place. An interesting contrast is the rusting E60C... (more)
Ex Great Western, Strasburg 90 a Baldwin 2-10-0 Leads the 11:00 Run back into East Strasburg
Shelley after a long day working on Strasburg's Rail Road "Decapod" #90 ex-Great Western Railroad.
While double headed Pennsylvania Rail Road steam waits at the Groffs picnic grove, Strasburg 2-10-0 90 drifts through the spring switch to get around the waiting train.... (more)
A meet made in Paradise (Pennsylvania)! An early morning freight move on Friday, 12/30/2016 on the Strasburg Rail Road is met by Amtrak Keystone Service Train #646. Amtrak cab car 9646 began life ... (more)
Old and Older
A steam train on America’s oldest continuously operating railroad approaches its passing of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania’s oldest cemetery. Still operating unde... (more)
Strasburg 90 enters the passing siding at Groffs Grove. Prior to 1983, the decapod had a large “Strasburg Rail Road” oval emblem on its tender.