Viscose #6 awaits the start of Train Festival 2009 set to start in a couple of days.
No. 4 steams through Hobo Camp on the IHC loop. After today, the engine will be pulled out of service for some needed firebox repairs, but will return in 2011.
What a large tender you have! Broadside view of IHC 0-4-0 No. 4, making another trip around the IHC loop at Chisago City. The locomotive is a converted tank engine, and uses the tender from a sc... (more)
Iron Horse Central No. 4 steams into the clearing at Newton Pass in this Goldman-style pan shot. 100 ISO, 1/15th at F 13 (it was dark!).
Snowdon Mountain Railway 6 takes on fresh coal before another trip from the station at Llanberis to the summit 1085m above sea level.
Three trains lined up for the trip to the top of Mount Washington. The question is will anyone ride this day. It is rainey here at the base and the top of the mountain is in the clouds.
Flagg Coal 75 pulls up to the turntable at Owosso for a demostration.
Viscose Company 6 sits on display in Owosso.
Little River Railroad's #1 takes a spin on the turntable after teaming up with Flagg Coal #75 and Viscose #6 to pull a broken down 1225.
Two 0-4-0's wait out the night at the Owosso turntable.
Little River 1 backs up through SRI's grounds in Owosso.
Trainfestival made for some strange lineups of noses as the Flagg Coal Company #75 sits near HESR 9712.
Flagg Coal 75, Viscose 6, and NKP 765 stand ready the evening before the official start of Train Fest 2009. The air was thick with coal and oil smoke!
Five Trainfest participants are under steam at Owosso the evening before the great event gets underway. Everyone, I think, is hoping for an improvement in the weather.
Flagg Coal Co. 75 brings the last excursion of the day west across Dickey Road and past the Wild West town. The 0-4-0T will be one of 8 steam locomotives present at TrainFest 2009 in Owosso, MI.