CP 2816 steams through Gull Lake.
Looming over Canadian Pacific 2816 with the International Heavy Haul AssociationTechnical Tour are the Three Sisters.
For my birthday, I was allowed to see the Empress. Keep missing her out on the road. Taken with permission.
"If you guys can sell enough tickets to pay for the coal, we'll make a round trip to Norton." With that challenge from Appalachia Division superintendent Jim Seay, a small group of our local railf... (more)
Compared to the dearth of such rides now, the heyday of the Southern Steam Program brought some tremendous opportunities to ride behind main line steam over some very exotic routes. The "Independe... (more)
Canadian Pacific’s famed H1b Hudson No. 2816, the “Empress,” is at the Banff, Alberta, station with a passenger extra operated for the Lexington Group. With all of the changes going on over at the... (more)
Two Milwaukee Road Hiawatha passenger trains at Chicago Union Station, circa 1950. Leading the train in the background is F7-class 4-6-4 no. 102. Photograph by more)
ATSF 3450 is the first thing people see walking into the RailGiants museum and it is quite a sight! This engine was capable of going speeds in excess of 100mph while pulling passenger trains with ... (more)
The Passenger special drags its feet on its way to White Rock, BC with a hand washed ES44AC (BNSF 6422) in tow. She would open the throttle a half mile later entering Crescent Beach in glorious wi... (more)
On her way to Vancouver, BC The Royal Hudson rounds one of the many curves along Howe Sound on the ex-BC Rail mainline. Just above her some people can be seen on the old Hwy taking pictures of the... (more)
The Royal Hudson backs up in the morning light out of the shop track in Squamish as it sets to depart for Vancouver, BC.
The High Level Bridge in Lethbridge, Alberta, which is 307 feet tall and one mile and forty seven feet long, dwarfs the Empress and her train as she makes one of many runs that day.
R700 still has many years of restoration work ahead of her before she returns to Victoria's main lines as part of Steamrail Victoria's operational fleet. Here the loco is seen receiving some work ... (more)
Leased ex-CP Royal Hudson 2839--the "flashlight"--makes a stop for photos at Natural Tunnel.
Crossing over the White River, 844 pounds it's way closer to it's overnite stay in the big metropolis of Bald Knob, AR.