While going through our father's estate, I came across this old photo of a steam locomotive in Tucson, Arizona. My father was in the USAF and was stationed at Tucson, so I know that is the locati... (more)
Virginia And Truckee No. 12, Built by Baldwin in 1893.
Inyo into "the hole". Just prior to completing a day of running at the Nevada State Railroad Museum, V&T #22 "Inyo" backs her short train onto the wye in a grove of tree... (more)
V&T #22 with....V&T #22. V&T Locomotive #22 sits on the siding in front of the museum's Wabuska Depot, as V&T Motor Car #22, sits on the platform track, loading passengers for the next excu... (more)
McKeen car on the back forty. V&T Motor Car #22 takes a trip around the museum's loop track, seen here on the west side, where the vegetation and terrain look just a bit more rural than els... (more)
Headin' for Reno. With a little careful framing, you can almost imagine the V&T #22 "Inyo" out on the main line, making her way north from Carson City to Reno. That's Engineer K... (more)
It fits!!....just barely. V&T Motor Car #22's Motorman leans out of his cab waiting for his car to be turned on the NSRM Turntable, in preparation for returning to quarters for the night. ... (more)
All that's left from the "Last Spike" consist. Although the May 10th, 1869 completion of the first transcontinental railroad was a seminal moment in the history of the United Stat... (more)
McKeen Car on Parade. The NSRM's restored V&T Motor Car #22 makes one of several runs around the museum's loop track during the morning "Parade of Trains" on July 4th weekend in 2... (more)
Stepping off.... The V&T's 10-Wheeler #25 kicks off another morning "Parade of Trains" as she leaves the Wabuska Depot and heads out onto the museum's main line loop. Waiting in... (more)
Bound for Carson City. Looking resplendent in the morning sunshine, V&T #22 "Inyo" heads south toward Carson City with a short passenger train. Photographed in this location at ... (more)
V&T #25 on the table. V&T 10-wheeler #25 positions herself on the Nevada State Railroad Museum's "Armstrong Turntable", which will shortly be turned to put her on a lead that will... (more)
The ever stunning "Empire" at California State Railroad Museum. Probably, my favorite exhibit here.
Working hard upgrade, the bark of V&T 29's exhaust echoes across the canyon below Gold Hill. It's safe to say that the grave of James Stile is quite familiar with the voice of the Iron Horse; the ... (more)
Digging into the steep grade above Mound House, V&T 29 is working hard to overcome the pull of gravity- even with only two cars.