Strasburg #89 opens the throttle and speeds by with WWII era vehicles in tow for a Lerro Photography charity photo shoot.
Strasburg #89 sits ready to go for an afternoon charity photo charter while some reeanctors stand around in a scene that could very well have been shot in the 40s.
Strasburg #89 trundles through the Lancaster countryside dressed as a Transportation Corps engine pulling WWII era freight and vehicles. This was part of a Lerro Photography charity charter to ra... (more)
"The Late Shift." It's closing in on midnight and the Engineer of Strasburg #89 is preparing her to go into the shed. Low on pressure, the engine has to be backed up a quarter mile and... (more)
I'll admit. I am not a huge fan of reenactment and posed photos. I enjoyed the Lerro photo charter at Strasburg very much, but for the ability to shoot #89 as it trundled through the country sid... (more)
With the threat of severe storms in the area, some of which were overtaking the sun, Strasburg #89 makes its final pass for a throng of photographers who signed up for a Lerro Photography charity ... (more)
Strasburg #90 and #89 have retired for the night. #90 had been dormant for several hours as #89 pulled in low on pressure around 11:30PM. #89 had been used for a Lerro Photography charity charte... (more)
"Rods Down and Throttle Open." Strasburg Railroad 2-10-0, one of only two operational decapods in the US, heads back to Strasburg station with its final running of the day.
Strasburg #89, whic... (more)
Strasburg Railroad 89, Dressed as a Transportation Corps engine, sits idle for some photos after a Lerro Photography charity charter. The engineers are dressed in period military clothing.
All gave some, some gave all.
Strasburg Railroad 2-8-0, dressed up as an Army Transportation train, passes by a cemetery decorated with American flags the day before Memorial Day on a Pete Le... (more)
The westbound to Harrisburg approaches the Lancaster, Pa station.
A late Claytor-era eastbound Broadway Limited is switching onto the platform track at Lancaster. A lot has changed here in 25+ years; the two center "mainline" tracks are gone, the iron... (more)
Strasburg's 11AM excursion heads back to Strasburg to prepare for the 1PM trip.
Hurricane Eloise's flooding of the Harrisburg substation has displaced the usual GG-1 on Train 30 with an A-B-B set of E-Units under the wires.
I know this paint job was unpopular with a lot of fans, but it was my favorite Amtrak-era GG-1 paint scheme. Only 7 units were painted like this, and it added some color on drab days. Although- ... (more)