The final week of Polar Express runs includes this move to "The Swamp", now known as the "Gator Pond", to get out of FCEN's way to Tool World in Eustis. While there is a small... (more)
The Polar Express gets ready!
We're stopped just east of Reeseville,WI. to meet train 272 from Wausau,WI....They may have been single tracking from Reeseville west that day I don't recall.
The "Polar Express" has just magically popped back to Florida from the "North Pole" heading back to Tavares.
Late on an October day, the Bessemer & Lake Erie’s Western Allegheny local rolls into Hooker, Pennsylvania. The 4:00 call time made it tough to get photos at this end of the branch.
Polar Express trains have been massively popular with departures from the Tavares depot for the "North Pole"
A BN or early Amtrak Empire Builder knocks down a semaphore as it approaches Newport Tower, just southeast of St. Paul on its way to Chicago. Newport Tower has been preserved, but move from its o... (more)
The "Polar Express" pulls from the depot after picking up cast members and heads for a staging area just south of town, then the train "arrives" as patrons get to the station.
The Bessemer & Lake Erie Western Allegheny local passes through the area known as Troutman, Pennsylvania.
Christmas, Florida Style....On Christmas Eve, the "Polar Express" arrives in Tavares. Famed CRR 800 is reportedly going to hang out for a while after the holidays much to the delight of local fans... (more)
Being serviced at the San Jose sand and fuel rack.
The Western Allegheny branch of the Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad operated with F7’s from dieselization until the day that it was abandoned. Here the train from Kaylor works toward Queen Junction ... (more)
Here's another shot of the Great Northern power awaiting their next assignment from the Kellogg Boulevard bridge. R.T. Steinbrenner Photo
Wabash 1189 gets ready to depart Brush Yard with another round trip of the annual holiday train in Decatur Illinois
Christmas is just two days away on this Saturday as The Polar Express leaves the North Pole (which is near Ferran Park in Eustis....in case you're wondering).