The last North Pole Express for the night heads north through Chester, CT with a trainload of families visiting with Santa and his elves.
The New Haven lives again on one of it's former secondary lines. The North Pole Express glides through Chester in recreation of years ago.
Two days until Christmas. My take on Richard Steinheimer's iconic Christmas Tree photograph on December 23rd. My version is on the Valley Railroad in Chester, CT as No 3025 shoves a North Pole E... (more)
A Valley Railroad North Pole Express passes through Chester, CT with a full train load of families begining the holiday season in rail-style. Canon EOS 50D, Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX Fisheye, three fla... (more)
The last regular season run of the Valley Railroad/Essex Steam Train crosses over Deep River Creek on the Deep River/Chester town line as the sun sets. Canon EOS 50D, Sigma 15mm f/2.8 EX Fisheye
Not many trains stop here any more. The agent in charge of the tiny station in Chester, Connecticut acknowledges a passing southbound freight as he locks up and prepares to head for home.
Valley Railroad 2-8-2 No 3025 pauses in Chester, CT with a Ford convertible during the Lerro Productions photo charter. Canon EOS 40D, Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 EX DC
Day two of the Lerro Productions Photo Charter on the Valley Railroad brought out the passenger consist. Here the train is doing a runby over Deep River Creek on the Chester/Deep River town line ... (more)
Station Agent's View. A whistle blast alerts the station agent to glance out the window to see the newest New Haven Mikado, 3025, slowing for a quick station stop at the Chester depot. In r... (more)
Southbound Freight - The station tender at Chester stands beside his 1937 Ford Deluxe as Locomotive 3025 rolls southbound with a mixed freight consist. A Lerro Productions Event
Pushin' south at Chester Creek. New Haven Railroad 3025 puts some muscle behind a heavy passenger consist, as she works south across the Chester Creek Bridge on a sunny spring afternoon. I... (more)
My daughters wave to Valley Railroad No. 97 as it heads north through Chester, CT on its second to last day in service. Canon EOS 50D, Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 EX DC - Lumedyne and Norman flashes
One of the final North Pole Express trains rolls over Deep River Creek bridge, powered by Valley veteran No. 40. Two Lumedyne flashes triggered off of a Canon EOS 50D with a Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 E... (more)
Rollin' Shoving her train south toward the run-around siding at Deep River Landing, VALE 40 "speeds" past one of several boatyards along the Valley's route.