Just east of Whittier, 1702 steams by, in a hurry to make a ceremony for her return in Bryson City. She wouldn't make it though, over heating a bearing just a few miles away, cutting short her mai... (more)
New build A1 Pacific 'Tornado' leans to the curve at Sprey Point with the Torbay Express from Bristol to Kingswear
The nerve center of UP 844
On a clear summer morning, Union Pacific FEF-3 4-8-4 Northern number 844 chuffs past Terry Ranch Road on her way to Denver.
N&W J Class 4-8-4 611 heading back to Roanoke under the coaling tower at Vicker, VA
After 12 years rusting in the North Carolina mountains, the air is once again pierced by the sound of her whistle and smell of her smoke.
UP 8444 (now back to 844) rolled east along the Columbia River at Wyeth, OR on a Special to the Pendleton Roundup. The train went east from Portland on the 14th, spending the night in La Grande be... (more)
Just past Tillamook Bay, #25 continues north toward Rockaway Beach.
A little bit of sunlight breaks through as #25 wraps up her day.
The final excursion of the day glides past the Red Caboose Motel.
Just not a great day for a scenic train ride. Having topped Cumbres Pass, Train 215 drifts down the 4% grade toward her home station in Chama. In this view, she's passing the S-curves besi... (more)
Cumbres in the clouds. With low clouds and fog blowing in and out of the terrain just east of the 10,000 ft. high Cumbres Pass, Train 215 chugs slowly westbound into the Cumbres Loop, more ... (more)
Greeted by the Masses
The 611 had quite a following during the 4th of July weekend trips. The classy steam engine is working past crowds which have gathered on both sides of th... (more)
W.T. Carter and Brother engine was between gigs here and parked in the middle of nowhere on the line between Pine Bluff and Little Rock.