CSX general freight Q370 eases eastbound along the siding at Wilsmere Yard on the Philly Sub behind YN2 C40-8W 7718 on a bright morning.
Over the river and through the woods... Wilmington & Western's two steamers power the day's excursions for the first of two Pufferbelly Days in 2007. The train is seen crossing one o... (more)
Steam escapes from all around the front of the 4-4-0 as the crew discusses the completed run. 0-6-0 58 is barely visible poking out from behind the shops.
Wrapping up a day's festivities, W&W #98 has again earned her keep.
Contrary to popular belief, it is in fact possible to take a nicely lit, out of the woods photo of #98 seen here on newly restored trackage during W&W's Grand Reopening Celebration.
It couldn't have come at a worst time... Less than a week before grand reopening ceremonies the Mount Cuba Express is seen being dragged back into Greenbank by diesel after the WWRR's workhorse 4... (more)
While the crew looks over their instructions for the afternoon's wedding charter, an oil can sits unattended on 98's rods.
The Silver Meteor snakes out of the station with my lucky, homeward-bound classmate safely onboard. I have another week left here.
To think this is how it all starts...
The sun acts like a spotlight highlighting the main drivers and cab WWRR 98 through the smoke of the two steam locomotives.
Over the river and through the woods....
The last train of the day behind #98 and #58 is seen crossing Bridge 8A over Red Clay Creek at Wooddale.
The doubleheader returns to the Greenbank station passing a local horse farm.