A southern Belle from Virginia. Norfolk and Western, that is!
Judging from the black smoke Strasburg RR #89 (ex CNR 89) is starting to pull and will soon be steaming back to Strasburg
Strasburg RR #89 (ex CNR 89) is running around her train at Paradise for the return trip to Strasburg. Note the overhead wires for the electrified Amtrak trains on the NS mainline in the backgrou... (more)
It's 6:39 AM and the crew of the Strasburg Rail Road heads out with a double header utilizing both N&W #475 and CN #89 to pick up a heavy 6 car load freight (8 with the caboose and coach of railf... (more)
The crew at the Strasburg Rail Road get an early morning start shuffling cars around in preparation for the last steam powered revenue freight of the year - and it's gonna be a big one - requiring... (more)
A Big Engine For A Little Road. The Strasburg's largest engine, 2-10-0 #90, arrives home after another nine-mile round trip to Leaman Place.
The Strasburg crew get an early morning start as they prepare to pick up freight left by Norfolk Southern at Leaman Place, four and a half miles east. First, former N&W #475 needs to couple up wi... (more)
Ex-Norfolk and Western #475 climbs up the grade towards Esbenshade Crossing blasting her N&W 12 inch hooter whistle.
Just a few minutes after a beautiful October sunrise Strasburg's 2-6-0 #89 brings 4 loaded revenue freight cars westbound (with a little help from Strasburg's SW8 diesel) through Cherry Hill enrou... (more)
The crew of Strasburg 89 uses hand signals to spot their caboose on a foggy and damp morning in Strasburg after retrieving one loaded grain car from the NS interchange at Leaman Place Junction.
The last light of day catches the flank of ex-Great Western decapod #90 as she is about to be put to bed for the night in the Strasburg engine house.
The day is almost over as #90 leads the last train back towards Strasburg passing the farms around "Carpenters."
Strasburg's Chris Zahrt oils around on 2-6-0 #89 in preparation for its use on the 'half hour' train later in the day on the busy tourist line.
Strasburg Railroad's sole EMD is parked in the yard for the weekend.
Snow was on the ground for the first two weekends of Strasburg's 2007 season making for some great photography. The locomotive for those weekends was SRC 31 in her Strasburg paint before being tra... (more)