On the bright side at Deep River Creek. As Connecticut's Valley Railroad winds its way north from Essex to Chester, the line parallels the Connecticut River on the western shore...often rat... (more)
Late fall along the Connecticut River Valley finds a normally lush, green landscape rather brown and barren. The leaves have largely departed from the trees and even though its not quite 3... (more)
Pioneer Railcorp's A-B-A set of vintage Funits head west from Canton, Illinois towards the last stop of the day at Cuba. The Peoria & Western Railway Santa Special made six stops along its line, o... (more)
I had thoroughly enjoyed my afternoon at the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway and there was just time enough to take a parting shot of 'Darfield No.1' manfully struggling towards the line summit. Tak... (more)
Copper capped chimneys and burnished brass safety valve covers. These are the two defining characteristics of former Great Western Railway locomotives and a tradition carried forward from the dawn... (more)
The passing loop at Draughton is set at the mid point of the 4 mile long Embsay & Bolton Abbey steam railway. It is hard to capture an image of the loop because of its setting in difficult to acce... (more)
Visiting Yorkshire and far from her original home, is this GWR 0-6-2 tank. The Great Western Railway absorbed a number of independent Welsh valley railways. Welsh locomotive crews liked their 0-6-... (more)
Industrial steam locomotives are the speciality of the Embsay & Bolton Abbey steam railway. In addition to their own fine collection, visiting locomotives such as 'Darfield No.1' add to the variet... (more)
A dusting of snow on distant Beamsley Beacon adds to the beauty and tranquility of the wonderful Yorkshire Dales. This calm is briefly disturbed by the thunderous passing of 'Darfield No.1' haulin... (more)
The Peoria & Western Railway's often photographed pair of spotless FP9's power the first annual Santa Special as the train arrives Mapleton, Illinois towing Lionel like PREX caboose 3 with Santa w... (more)
The massive ALCO 2-8-2 steam locomotive leaves the local children in owe as it pulls the Santa special through town.
The Iron Horse makes it's way through another rural town on it's voyage back home.
SOO Line 1003, an ALCO 2-8-2 Steam Locomotive, makes it's way past a CN no trespassing sign. This line was originally built by the Milwaukee Road.
Nothing like Steam and Snow.
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SOO Line number 1003 pulls away from Adell, WI after a quick crew change.