Steamscape: Ptarmigan Point. After a very stubborn drift delayed them for nearly 30 minutes, the White Pass Rotary Fleet finally rounds Ptarmigan Point, on the western shore of Lake Fraser... (more)
A carbon footprint stands out on an otherwise pristine landscape as the White Pass Rotary Fleet cruises through 3 ft deep snow toward Fraser, British Columbia, just a couple of miles ahead.... (more)
Takin' a break. White Pass Railroad Superintendent E.C. "Ed" Hanousek appears to strike a proud pose for me after hopping down from the cab of Rotary #1. The boss has called for the crew t... (more)
The steam excursion train has just been turned around on the balloon track, it is waiting for a diesel powered train to pass before returning to Skagway.
WPY #108 is turning its freight train in the Fraser loop before returning home to Skagway. A Bernd Seiler charter.
The Mikado steam locomotive #73 is passing the loop at Fraser with a passenger train to Skagway. The 2-8-0 #69 is waiting on the main line for #73 to clear the way. A Bernd Seiler charter.
Day 4 - Bennett or bust! With the morning sunrise just over an hour old, the White Pass Rotary Fleet leaves Fraser Station for Bennett, to finish the 2011 spring clearing of the line. The... (more)
Day 3: On to Bennett. The White Pass Rotary Fleet presses north from Fraser Station toward Log Cabin, with the ultimate goal of making Bennett on this 3rd day of their plowing operation. ... (more)
"Throttle back, boys!". White Pass Superintendent of Railroad Operations, Ed Hanousek gives hand signals to his pusher Engineers to ease off on the power as Rotary #1 encounters a particula... (more)