Making up time.... A half-century old Norfolk & Western "Mollie" charges northwest through the Virginia countryside with Train 202, the afternoon half of the daily mixed service o... (more)
Waiting on The Creeper. A few passengers from the local area await the arrival of Train 202 on the platform at Damascus, Virginia. The local mixed, popularly known as "The Virginia Cr... (more)
Creeping into Carolina. The Norfolk & Western's daily mixed service on the Abingdon Branch gained the nickname "Virginia Creeper", after vine-like plant that is native to the regi... (more)
An ancient Mollie at full gallop. In the last days of steam operation on the Norfolk & Western's Abingdon Branch, a fellow named Joe McNew was the regular Engineer on the daily run to West... (more)
On the road to Claysburg. An Everett Railroad Passenger Train led by Locomotive #11 rumbles across the iron bridge over Halter Creek on a run south toward the company yard at Claysburg. T... (more)
Reflections on the Little Juniata River. The Everett Railroad's little Mogul #11 takes a few brief seconds to reflect on the chilly waters of the Little Juniata River, as she makes her way... (more)
A chilly morning in Hollidaysburg. The morning sun highlights the impressive plume from the Everett Railroad's Alco #11 as she rumbles across the Frankstown Branch of the Little Juniata Ri... (more)
Break time. With a few minutes to kill before their next move, the crew of an Everett Railroad local passenger train takes advantage of the break to have a quick bite to eat, a cup of hot ... (more)
Rainy evening arrival. The evening rain showers have started to let up as the Everett Railroad's local passenger train makes a station stop in the small, central Pennsylvania town of Roari... (more)
Roaring into Roaring Spring. The Everett Railroad's Mogul #11 makes a dramatic late afternoon arrival at the little former Pennsy Station in Roaring Spring, PA. Most of the line's passen... (more)
My kind of neighborhood. The Everett Railroad's Mogul #11 charges past a string of older residences on the hill above Main Street in Roaring Spring, PA, with a short passenger train bound ... (more)
Rounding Cumbres Loop. A 30-car D&RGW Freight Charter, organized by the Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, has just rounded the apex of the Cumbres Loop and is proceeding up ... (more)
Along the Rio de Los Pinos. A 30-car D&RGW Freight runs compass southeast in the cool morning light along the Rio de Los Pinos, en route to Osier, Antonito and eventually, Alamosa.
Fall stock rush in full swing. The crew of DRGW 315 pulls her stock train up to the Chama Stock Pens to load cattle for an eastbound run to Alamosa.
Almost home.... With their coal bunker all but empty, and the heavy lifting pretty much done, Firemen Olaf and Dave can pretty much relax for the last three miles and change as DRGW 315 and... (more)