This heritage special train near Paremata is marking exactly 150 years of the opening of first public railway in New Zealand. Ja 1271 was built at Hillside, Dunedin c. 1955-56, among the very last... (more)
Seemingly half of Cumberland's population came out to see the WMSR's newest locomotive, an ex-VIA FPA4. Strangely, it came with mismatched number boards.
A blanket of stratocumulus envelops the nearby Elkhorn range as the crew of the Sumpter Valley Railroad's Fall Photo Train throws the last of the switches that will take Heisler #3 and cons... (more)
A short weekday afternoon excursion arrives in Frostburg.
The Liberty Liner - One of only two such streamliners built in 1941 by the St Louis Car Company. These sets could reach speeds of 110 mph but were limited by the curves along the routes they ser... (more)
With the autumn sun sinking rapidly in the west, the Sumpter Valley Railroad's Fall Photo Train enters the east leg of the McEwen Wye, headed for the shops and the end of two days of photog... (more)
Two days ago we moved from a big quiet 4br house way out on Long Island into a tiny 1br apartment closer to NYC for a few months. Doesn't sound like much fun, but on the plus side there are some *... (more)