Elsdon Yard, on Chicago's southwest side, had a roundhouse and service facilities for Grand Trunk Western steam power until the end of the steam era. We visited the yard and found a good number of... (more)
This was an incredible experience to stand between two steam locos on the Huanan Forestry Railway
A quiet moment on shed at Grosmont
New York Central U2b 0-8-0 7478 sits over the ashpit at the engine facility at Englewood. On the left is NYC S1b 4-8-4 6001. This locomotive was built in 1946 and it looked like it hadn't been mai... (more)
B&OCT L4 0-8-0 777 with a short work train. This locomotive was clean and it looked like it was just shopped. Even the canvas storm curtains were clean. Note the unusual B&OCT name plate just abov... (more)
Ex-GTW bought for scrap but used for switching gons loaded with scrap to the furnaces.
Ex-GTW 8305 built in 1924 and bought for scrap but used for switching scrap to the furnaces.
Ex-GTW and bought for scrap but used for switching scrap to the furnaces.
Ex-GTW 8380 built 9/1929 and bought for scrap but used for switching scrap to the furnaces.
An 0-8-0 built in 1929. It's ex-GTW 8375 bought for scrap but used for switching scrap to the furnaces.
The B&O Memnon No. 57: The Memmon was built in 1848 by the New Castle Manufacturing Company in Delaware on a sub-contract from the Baldwin Locomotive Works, B&O #57 entered service in July... (more)
Starting it's career hauling ore for the Duluth, Missabe & Northern as DM&N 64 it was then renumbered to 806 when the Oliver Iron Mining Co. took ownership and moved it to Mountain Iron to move or... (more)