The early morning silence outside of the Verdant View Farm is broken by the low tone of a Hancock 3 chime and the thunderous roar of N&W J Class locomotive making haste with a freight train across... (more)
"Sunrise with an M": Norfolk & Western M Class #475 briskly follows the jointed rail to the West as she races through the cold crisp October air with a mixed train in tow.
"A Grassroot's Viewfinder": The sun is just beginning to climb over the horizon, but anticipation is building because a J Class locomotive is about to bring a Roanoke wake-up call to the... (more)
"Morning with an M": N&W M Class #475 peacefully shuffles along as her saturated exhaust lifts itself high into the sky on a sunny and cloudless morning next to the farms doting the land... (more)
"50 cents worth of memories": Norfolk & Western #611 thunders by the Verdant View Farm on the morning of October 5, 2019. This picture was taken from the viewing platform of the silo at ... (more)
Norfolk & Western #475 races across the Flats with a small mixed train in tow as the sun pierces the cool morning air over the hills to the East.
Dawn begins to break over the hills to the East as N&W J Class locomotive #611 races home with a freight in tow.
"Power": N&W #611 shakes the ground outside of the Verdant View Farm on the morning of October 5, 2019 displaying for a few seconds most if not all of the power behind that 300 psi boile... (more)
Shades of yellow, orange, blue and purple surround the N&W J class locomotive as she slowly backs away from the photo line outside of the Verdant View farm beginning another day of turning back th... (more)
"Dawn": Only the whine of her dynamo and the occasional stomp from her dual air compressors indicates that this
Roanoke VA built, 300 psi, 4-8-4 is about minutes away from unleashing h... (more)
"Sunrise with the J": N&W #611 breaks the early morning silence outside of the Verdant View Farm as the sun just barely breaks over the hills to the East.
Recognize any familiar faces? On July 13, 2019, Steamtown using Baldwin Locomotive Works #26 on its regular "Yard Shuttle" train took visitors up to the former Lackawanna Railroad statio... (more)
"Steam on the High Iron": Baldwin Locomotive Works #26 poses next to the former Lackawanna Railroad station in downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania along the former Pocono mainline. On the da... (more)
Held for 5 seconds and done three times, Fireman Andrew Giardina blows down #26 in the east end of the Lackawanna Railroad yard at Steamtown National Historic Site.
"Wildflowers at Work": Baldwin Locomotive Works #26 peacefully coasts through the east end of the Steamtown yard among mechanical metallic relics of another age in railroading. Even amon... (more)