Valley Railroad 2-8-2 No 3025 pauses in Chester, CT with a Ford convertible during the Lerro Productions photo charter. Canon EOS 40D, Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 EX DC
CLEAR!!!! NH 3025's Fireman shouts the warning to any unwary bystanders before opening one of his locomotive's blow-down valves. Superheated water is suddenly expelled from the firebox sec... (more)
Although attractively lettered for New York Central, locomotive 4096 never ran for the railroad. Instead, it was built as an E7 demonstrator and used on the 'Train of Tomorrow' streamliner special... (more)
The torch has been passed. It all began back in 1971, when The Valley Railroad ran its first steam excursion on the old Connecticut Valley Line with a little Baldwin 2-6-2 numbered 103. Th... (more)
A blast from the past! NH #3025 bursts through the foliage in a rainy day
Railroad: New HavenLocomotive: Steam 2-8-2Location: Essex, Connecticut, USALocomotive #: VALE 3025 Train ID: Lerro CharterPhoto Date: May 22, 2012
Back to work. Break time is over for the third shift yard crew at the New Haven's Essex yard. It's time to climb back aboard J-1 2-8-2 3025 and resume their switching chores on a wet May ni... (more)
Southbound at Goodspeed. Arriving from Middletown and points north, a New Haven local pulls into the yard at Goodspeed Station, in East Haddam, CT. Although the tracks on what is now the V... (more)
New York New Haven & Hartford. The crew of New Haven 3025 couples to one of the line's box cars, prior to spotting it in front of the Dickinson Witch Hazel facility in the Essex Yard. As i... (more)
Dad got home a few minutes late that night... Part of a Lerro Productions charter at the Valley Railroad on former New Haven trackage. Many thanks to the owner of the Ford Edsel for bring... (more)
New Haven Fireman; Eric Steinberg. bw
New Haven #3025 brings a freight train around the bend at Broadway bound for Essex, CT. From the collection of Mitch Goldman, lol. Taken during a Lerro Productions charter.
New Haven #3025 barrels through Tate's Cut at Deep River, CT. A Lerro Productions charter.
With facilities in Middletown, Durham, Guilford, Higganam, as well as the headquarters in Essex, the E.E. Dickenson Co. kept the New Haven plenty busy switching out carloads in efforts to maintain... (more)
Tate's Cut. One of the most distinctive features of the old Connecticut Valley Line is the deep rock cut, located immediately north of the freight depot in the town of Deep River. This cut... (more)