The Portage Flyer returns home on the last run of the day, with an "Engineer for a Day" program participant at the throttle of old Number 2.
The handy dandy railroad is busy today as this is the first day of the old threshers reunion at the Denton farm park.
The crew get the first train of the operational
These are the remains of the very first steam locomotive to operate in the United States: the Stourbridge Lion, built in 1828 by Foster, Rastrick & Company of Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England.... (more)
American Brake 0-4-0T on display at the Rogers Locomotive Works factory, now the Paterson Museum in Paterson NJ.
You've probably heard the tale of B&O's Tom Thumb racing a horse, but do you know where the story came from? The 1893 Columbian Exposition was a world’s fair that celebrated the 400th anniversar... (more)
Built as an 0-4-0 by Baldwin (and hence listed here as such), Disney #4 was given a pilot truck by Walt Disney Imagineering when it was rebuilt into a park engine for Disneyland in Anaheim. It mad... (more)
LUKENS Steel Company #10.
This little critter, I'll call it the "Coatesville Critter" is a narrow gauge 0-4-0T built in 1911. Lukens wanted a display engine and originally had two HK Porters p... (more)
Yet another new addition to the RP collection - an engine in my "neighborhood" that I've only recently discovered: LUKENS Steel Company #10.
This little critter, let's call it the "Coatesville... (more)
PRR Class A5s 0-4-0 #94
PRR's 0-4-0 #94 makes it's debut on RP. This large switcher was built in 1917 by the Penny's Juniata Shops. Due to complex trackage and tight curves of the industry tha... (more)
NJ RR&TC 1928 built "John Stevenson" Replica
The engine seen here at the Museum of Science and Industry is the FIRST of two Altoona Shops built "John Stevens" replicas. This partic... (more)
NJ RR&TC 1939 built "John Stevenson" Replica
The engine seen here at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is the SECOND of two Altoona Shops built "John Stevens" replicas. This par... (more)
Andrew Barclay No 22 of Bowes Railway is seen shunting at Beamish over their North East steam weekend
No 2 has been restored and is running its first passenger trains
Latest addition to Tanfield Railway's fleet is No 2, which has been under restoration for the past couple of years. Sunday saw the first rostered use of the loco on Sunday trains and is seen here ... (more)