Chicago and North Western 4-6-0 No. 1385 powers a “Butler Railroad Days” passenger extra at West Allis, Wisconsin, in June 1984. The train consists of 1385 protected by EMD F7A No. 402, pulling fo... (more)
Embraced by the Dark - A Valley Railroad North Pole Express pulls into the "North Pole" to pick up Santa and his elves after a fresh snowfall blanketed the area.
Crossing chilly Deep River Creek. Valley Railroad Engineer Ken Blandina takes New Haven 3025 and 8 heavyweight coaches north across the Deep River Creek bridge on a late afternoon Santa Spe... (more)
#90 in the snow after completing the day's runs.
The engineer, fireman and conductor job brief on a bitterly cold early January morning, transporting the photographer back in time as if he were alongside Plowden, Shaughnessy, and others recordin... (more)
Red Bud is in bloom at McClure, VA in April 1980. My friends David DeVault (in the hat) and Pete Morrisett (hands on hips) check out the "McClure Shay." The guy in the wife-beater under-shirt is a... (more)
After a day long trip with a steam special the Pacific 01 150 dropped ashes at Karlsruhe around sunset before tying up for the night.
The North pole Express taking children to Santas Grotto
A steam crane is operating in the opencast coalmine at Sandaoling moved by JS 8190
The trains don't stop here anymore. One of the Valley Railroad's sold-out Santa Specials high-balls past the tiny Chester Station en route to the North Pole, with veteran Engineer Bruce Edg... (more)
Southern 630 blasts through downtown Marshall in route to Asheville during the recent November excursion. The S-Line follows the French Broad River for most of its journey to Asheville, as it doe... (more)