A closeup of the Walschaert valve gear on Alleghany Central Scenic Railroads ex-CP G5 1286 at Covington, VA.
Strasburg's Chris Zahrt oils around on 2-6-0 #89 in preparation for its use on the 'half hour' train later in the day on the busy tourist line.
No. 3254 Left Eccentric Crank
A close-up view of Great Western #90's valve gear.
A close up shot of one of the drivers and a part of the running gear as 3025 gets readied to be wyed.
J at Rest: N&W's Streamlined Js had 80,000 pounds of tractive effort and were proven able to hold a steady speed of 110 mph with a 15 car train while on loan to the PRR. Railroad: Norfolk & WesternLocomotive: Steam 4-8-4Location: Roanoke, Virginia, USALocomotive #: NW 611Train ID: Lerro Photo CharterPhoto Date: November 13, 2010
Four and a quarter.
The engineer is checking the rods and bearings on a pre-departure inspection before leaving Roanoke. Special thanks goes to Lerro Productions and the Virginia Museum of Transportation for allowing... (more)
Abstract in blue.
When it comes right down to it, trips like 4449s most recent cross-country journey are not about a 411-ton steam engine, but rather the people who put their lives on hold to bring that engine to t... (more)
Built in 1949, the 232U1 Hudson steam locomotive has been designed to haul express trains. At the Mulhouse railway museum, the driving axles are in motion. Synchronized sound simulate a real journ... (more)
Mitch Goldman: "There's a shot in there somewhere." Thanks for the suggestion, Mitch. :-) Up close and personal with 4449.
After the 50 mile run from Minneapolis to Glencoe, the crew of MILW 261 grease up the running gear in preparation for the weekend photo charter. A Lerro Productions Event.
PRR #8063, a rare 4-4-2 survivor, glimmers in the light as PRR #7002 at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
Following an early morning wash, water slips off the 6325's eccentric rod.