Crossing the 1902-built steel truss that spans part of the Santa Clarita riverbed, FWRY 100 leads the 2PM edition of the Christmas Tree Train west out of Fillmore with a final destination at the L... (more)
The Battle Rages On - Thomas Fire, Day 6. As the Fillmore & Western Railway's first westbound train since the start of the now 155,000-acre Thomas Fire trundles along as part of the 10AM C... (more)
With the afternoon lunch train a success, the F-unit sandwiched train pauses in Fillmore as the crew prepares for the evening's run of the dinner train.
As the sun quickly heads for the horizon to bring another short, December day to a close, FWRY 100 leads the afternoon's run of the "Murder Mystery" lunch train back to Fillmore as it pa... (more)
Passing through the newly planted orchards just east of the town of Fillmore, FWRY 100 leads this afternoon's edition of the "Murder Mystery" home following a pleasant trip to Piru.
Pausing for a stop at Bennett's Honey Farm in Buckhorn, FWRY 100 waits patiently on the point of this afternoon's "Murder Mystery" lunch train during the return trip to Fillmore. For thi... (more)
Sometimes you have to remember the lyrics, "believe half of what you see and none of what you hear". 75th Annual Clinchfield Santa Train had been planned to run with "special" power for months ahe... (more)
Keeping the crew fed is very important on a run like this. While this motor was born an F3, it's technically surviving as an F7 and still carries the reporting marks for 8016....but for all intent... (more)
FCEN GM Matt Schwerin is at the controls of Clinchfield #800, getting the locomotive to the O&NW for Polar Express runs that began after Thanksgiving.
The Polar Express is deadheading from Eustis down to Tavares to begin the evening runs. This is the biggest passenger train to run thru Lake County since tourist ops began and ticket sales have s... (more)
The last F7 ordered by CGW looking worn and weary by 1967, 18 years into service.