DFT 7295 and DQ 6347 leave the coast behind as they head inland near Wharanui. The South Island's 'main north line' line between Christchurch and the rail ferries at Picton features more than an h... (more)
#734's first run after being out of commission for a few days with a busted support beam.
The last WMSR run of the year on a VERY windy & icy day. You can see the ice falling from the trees (I was getting pummeled by falling ice chunks from the trees) & you can see how the wind is blo... (more)
Steamin around the Christmas tree...Let the Christmas spirit ring...Later we'll have some pumpkin pie...And we'll do some caroling....
Rounding Helmstetter's Curve on a cold snowy December afternoon.
Helmstetter's Curve in early November
No, I'm not Mitch Goldman...but I do find him inspiring. Tried a panned shots today...trying to capture some of those autumn colors before they all fall. Settings were 1/25th @ f5.6...ISO 200. ... (more)
Week 2 of the 2007 season...the green foliage is starting to look lush on the approach to Frostburg.
DX 5304 with DFT 7295 wait in the loop at Kaikoura for the arrival of 701, the southbound passenger service.
#734 hauling freight past towards Sunnyside on a Peter Lerro photo freight.
#734 hauling freight past the Helmstetter Farm on a Peter Lerro photo freight.
#734 hauling freight around Helmstetters Curve on a Peter Lerro photo freight.
The 2nd run-by at Woodcock Hollow on a Peter Lerro photo freight. Fresh steam from the engine combines with steam from the first run-by & the light rain to create a moody backdrop.