Connecticut's Valley Railroad, now running its 46th year of steam excursions, began operation in July 1971 with former Sumpter & Choctaw 2-6-2 103. This sharp little Prairie type was the VRR's reg... (more)
Recreating a rural branchline switching scene from the 1920s, Valley Railroad 2-6-2 103 runs around its train at Deep River, CT, during the excursion line's first month of operation in 1971. Engin... (more)
Pacific Locomotive Associations annual winter excursion. A Roger Puta Photograph
Fishery Point: Crossing Nehalem Bay. Belching a plume of oily smoke, the former McCloud River Railroad Locomotive #25 hauls a local mixed train across the little bridge at Fishery Point, en... (more)
Running the Nehalem River Canyon. There are relatively few tourist railroads in the US that experience radical changes in scenery along the length of their run. One well-known example is ... (more)
Bound for Salmonberry.....and very nearly there. The former McCloud River Railroad Locomotive 25 emerges from the iron bridge at the confluence of the Nehalem and Salmonberry Rivers on form... (more)
Reflecting on 90 years of faithful service in the American Northwest, McCloud Railway #25 hauls a mixed across the causeway at Smith Lake, en route to Rockaway Beach, Nedonna Beach, Wheeler... (more)
Oregon Coast Local. The former McCloud Railway Locomotive #25 passes a swampy pond adjacent to Smith Lake as she hauls a short local mixed train north on the old SP Tillamook Branch. The... (more)
A California Log-Hog in the Oregon Woods. Former log-hog McCloud #25 is right at home in the deep woods of Oregon as she hauls a mixed freight along the shore of the Nehalem River toward ... (more)
The Niles Canyon Railway steam special crosses the Farwell Bridge that carries the line over Alameda Creek and Highway 84.
Fast Train Saarbrücken - Trier
Kettle Moraine RR #9 (ex-McCloud RR #9) pulls a train of tourists across Hwy VV near North Lake, WI in September of 1992. This line is no longer operational and almost all equipment has been sold.... (more)
After a day of excursion work, the McCloud River 25 is moved into its storage shed.