An Amtrak Genesis unit navigates a special exhibit train through the shop yards at Steamtown in Scranton, PA during "Railfest" in 2010. The unusual maneuvers, which saw the roundhouse track act a... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Pennsylvanian make an appearance at Leaman Place Junction. Every so often, with luck, a nicely timed Railroad: Strasburg Rail RoadLocomotive: GE P42DCLocation: Paradise, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: AMTK 165Train ID: Amt 42Photo Date: May 23, 2015
Modern Day Steam Powered Freight
Strasburg Rail Road's venerable 2-6-0 Mogul leads a 12 car freight train through Groff's Grove westbound en route to Strasburg. At the very rear of the t... (more)
Off to work - a 12 car load awaits!
Strasburg Rail Road's 2-6-0 #89 leads it's SW8 out of the yard and on towards Leaman Place to pick up a 12 car load left by Norfolk Southern the day pr... (more)
The Strasburg Rail Road hauls more the just tourists! Captured here, the railroad's former CN 2-6-0 #89 takes a pause, after positioning lumber cars in the recently expanded yard.
Under a watchful eye at the Strasburg yard, 2-6-0 #89 prepares for a early morning trip to Leaman Place Junction to pick up a 12 car load left the day prior by Norfolk Southern. Just another day,... (more)
I'll get by with a little help from my friends
With 12 loaded freight cars set out by Norfolk Southern the day prior, Strasburg had little choice as to which engine to use to pull the loa... (more)
A Memorial Day salute from the Strasburg Rail Road featuring N&W #475.
N&W #475 charges west working the Strasburg Rail Road through a tunnel of trees captured here with an afternoon return excursion from Paradise, PA.
Waving from the train - a time honored tradition! Strasburg Rail Road's #475, former N&W, runs around it's consist at Leaman Place Junction giving the engineer an opportunity to exchange waves wi... (more)
Southern 2-8-0 #401 brings a mid-afternoon excursion through a park and on towards the depot in downtown Monticello.
Illinois Central 1929 Spreader #X9151
Yet another interesting piece of rolling stock that can be found at the Monticello Railway Museum is this 1929 IC survivor - a Jordan Spreader.
Illinois Central 1937 Box Car #41390
Color photograph from my collection -captured here in a pan, a 1937 steel box car built for the Illinois Central Railroad - the Main Line of Mid-Ameri... (more)
Wabash 1941 Box Car #82697
Here's an old photo from way back in 2014 featuring an old 1941 built Wabash box car within a consist moving eastbound on the Illinois Central line. This once ... (more)
Illinois Central 1950 Caboose #9926
A railfan enjoys the view from open window of an Illinois Central red caboose, seen here in action in a pan at 1/13th. IC #9926 was built in 1950.