"ALIVE IS STEAM"
475 prepares for the days runs to Paradise and back.
Strasburg's #90 finishing up after the day's work.
Passengers wave to stopped vehicular traffic as the Fireman of #90 observes his train rounding the bend.
Steam in Lancaster County...
Reading Company (Originally P&R) Class A4-b 0-4-0 Switcher #1187 sits outside in the Strasburg Railroads yard.
Strasburg Rail Road's Ex-N&W M Class #475 chugs through the rolling hills and fields of Lancaster county pulling the four o'clock train back to East Strasburg Station on a sunny August day.
Sunrise at J Tower. The railroad starts another day with a golden sunrise and clear skies. Soon the excited children will be staring in wonder at a real live steam engine as they ride the train to... (more)
Between runs the Fireman feels each bearing with his hand for any unwanted heat and lubricates critical surfaces. This man machine relationship is what keeps these vintage locomotives operating we... (more)
Old #90 is loafing on its way back to the station as it nears the Paradise Lane crossing. The nearby tobacco crop appears to be doing just fine.
The 5 O'Clock excursion is returning to Strasburg. Here it is nearing the Paradise Lane crossing.
Memories of summertimes past... Strasburg No. 90, replete with "egg" herald on the tender, powers a train past the Cherry Hill station. This bucolic farm has since been transformed into ... (more)
90 takes her train back to Strasburg, as she passes a freshly tilled field.