193 has the green to head south to Washington, DC
An MPI GP15 and a GP38-H3 in for inspection at the Amtrak Wilmington Shops, taken on a guided tour with permission.
64R delivers another load of oil for Delaware City. Because a local was blocking access to CP Davis this train was routed via the Shellpot and New Castle Secondaries instead of the more direct ro... (more)
Wilmington & Western #98 rounds the bend just ahead of Faulkland Road on a beautiful day in March. If you look carefully, she's pulling a newly rebuilt tender which helps explain part of the reas... (more)
Over the river and through the woods - Wilmington & Western style!
Running through Yorklyn, W&W #98 brings a mixed train of passenger cars and cabeese through the scenic rurals of Delaware.
Volcanic activity has been detected in Wilmington!
After lying dormant for weeks, Wooddale has once again become the site of a huge eruption leaving only a cut in it's wake. A cu... (more)
Blue skies, a steam train and a classic plume - the Train Gods were smiling on the Wilmington and Western on Saturday, March 30th - a weekend, no less!
Wilmington & Western #98 thunders through the cut at Wooddale in Wilmington, DE. She's sporting a new tender which was recently built and helps explain the limited outings for Spring and Summer. ... (more)
Appearing through an opening in the woods, Wilmington & Western #98 makes her way towards Mt Cuba, fireman leaning out of the cab blowing the whistle for an upcoming grade crossing at Mt Cuba Roa... (more)
I recreate my shot from December of last year using #98 instead. It is seen roaring through the cut, battling the grade.
\W&W 915 switches out Marshallton Yard on a chilly day after some April showers.
Brakeman Jensen throws a switch to align locomotive 915 for onto the main. 915 will then be positioned to pick up the line of cars in the distance. Photo taken with permission.
With its old pantograph removed (and sitting in the left foreground), Amtrak AEM7 909 is resting before having its pantograph replaced by the hard-working shop crew at Wilmington. With the AEM7's ... (more)
Wilmington & Western's #98 is out pulling an excursion train to Ashland.