Patrons of the January 2019 Pete Lerro photo charter were surprised to see a female in the fireman's seat of the locomotive. Being a fireman on a steam locomotive is a gritty job, but this lady wa... (more)
Like father, like.....daughter? After firing Eccles Lumber Company #3 during most of the Saturday session of the Sumpter Valley Fall Photo Train, Fireman Jennifer Jenks watches as the last ... (more)
Preparation for The Joliet Rocket inbound // LaSalle Street Station // Chicago IL
A unique survived token system on the Russian railways. The photo shows the rarest moment: the girl - the duty attendant at the Ovinishe-II station - is preparing to transfer the token to the driv... (more)
SLSF 1630 at the beginning of "steam day" at the IRM, getting fired up and ready for the day's duties.
The association "Pacific 01 202" from Lyss/Switzerland, has a very hard-working and committed cleaning team, to have the 4-6-2 "Pacific" 01 # 202 with it's 2 diameter driving wheels in excellent c... (more)
"Rosie the Riveter" takes a break on a night shift at the East Chattanooga Yard in front of Southern steam locomotive Mikado #4501 (built by Baldwin in 1911). A great Lerro Productions c... (more)
A Southern Railway employee poses for a photo by one of the railroad's steam locomotive.
Two "Rosies" late at night in front of the Southern Mikado engine #4501 (built by Baldwin in 1911) in the East Chattanooga Yard. A great Lerro Productions charter together with the Tenne... (more)
Two "Rosies" are ready to service the Southern Mikado engine #4501 (built by Baldwin in 1911) on the turntable in the East Chattanooga Yard. A great Lerro Productions charter together wi... (more)
A gal working for the Southern, aka, a "Southern Gal" is captured here at the East Chattanooga Yard performing some light maintenance on the railroad's 2-8-2 No. 4501.
"Rosie the Riveter" takes a break from her night shift at the Southern Railways locomotive shops during the height of World War II. Since the outbreak of the war, women have been pressed... (more)
Reporting for work. A pair of Southern Railway engine shop employees prepare to start the second shift near the turntable in the East Chattanooga Yard. Locomotive service jobs were among t... (more)
Southern 4501 sits on the turntable as two "Rosies" take a break from servicing the engine. Photo taken during a Lerro Productions photo charter - www.LerroPhotography.com
A pair of female shop workers in the yard at the East Chattanooga Shops. Female workers on the railroad and in American industry was a common sight during World War 2. Commonly known as "Rosi... (more)