Portland's Polar Express is operated by the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company, on two-foot gauge trackage along the city's Eastern Promenade. During the holiday season the trains typica... (more)
Sunset Promenade. The shadows are getting long and the air is beginning to chill as pedestrians on Portland's Eastern Promenade pause to watch the passage of the little narrow gauge train t... (more)
Caboose Hop at Fish Point. A Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company "Guest Engineer" caboose hop sails past the rocky bluff known as Fish Point, en route back to the Portland Marine ... (more)
Steamscape - Casco Bay. Monson Railroad #4 runs east along the shore of pretty Casco Bay in downtown Portland, Maine, with a young Guest Engineer at the throttle.
Since its inception in... (more)
Caution - Student Driver! Monson Railroad #4 leads a caboose hop along Portland, Maine's Eastern Promenade, but the gentleman at the throttle is not one of the railroad's qualified engineer... (more)
Two feet to Portland. Monson Railroad #4 takes a Guest Engineer caboose hop eastbound toward Portland's Marine Terminal on a chilly December morning.
Like numerous other tourist railroad... (more)
Take the last train to Alna Center.... Conductor John Roberts (with the fur hat) uses his kerosene-burning lantern to direct Engineer Bob Longo in coupling Locomotive #10 to Coach 8 for the... (more)
Sheepscot at Dusk. In the twilight on a cold December evening, the WW&F crew couples Forney #10 to a pair of coaches as they prepare for the annual night run to Alna Center....the last run ... (more)
The annual night run. The party is almost over, and most of the revelers are gone now. The folks who remain at the WW&F's annual Victorian Christmas event are primarily museum members, the... (more)
Merry Christmas from Maine! With the sun sinking rapidly toward the horizon, WW&F #10 shines in the golden light as she moves toward the Sheepscot Platform to pick up yet another passenger ... (more)
Hot shot freight. Engineer Dana Deering holds the final long blast of the whistle as his hot shot freight charges through Albee's Crossing on the southbound run to Wiscasset.
In this u... (more)
The calm before the storm. The morning sun filters through the tall stand of Maine Woods as WW&F Engineman Dana Deering and Fireman Gordon Cook take a few moments to relax in the cab of #10... (more)
Station stop: Alna Center, ME. Alna Center Station Agent Ed Lecuyer observes the arrival of a late afternoon freight from Albion, which is bearing supplies for several local farmers. Short... (more)
Precious cargo. The crew of WW&F #10 eases their train back to the platform at Alna Center Station for a quick freight drop off, before proceeding south to Wiscasset with their most preciou... (more)
Evening southbound freight. WW&F Locomotive #10 whistles for the lonely grade crossing in the tiny town of Alna Center, Maine. Brakemen scramble to their posts and begin to apply the hand ... (more)