A local equestrian raced the train to the crossing, but 1225 won by 25 car lengths!
As the sun sets, GF class Garratt No. 2380 crosses the bridge at Bafac before starting the steep climb to Thornville, in this recreation of a typical Natal branchline mixed train from 35 years ago... (more)
The sun has just broken the horizon as Pere Marquette 1225 heads south towards Owosso.
Pere Marquette 1225 storms north bound, with the new elevator at Henderson in the background.
It's cold and calm, so the steam trail just hangs in the air as a 4-8-2+2-8-4 Garratt passes Kandelaars station.
With Steam Specials ending on the OC, I thought I'd post something from a happier time! GTW 6325 passes the troop train wreck memorial, just west of W. Lafayette.
Huckleberry RR 4-6-0 No. 152 (ex-Alaska Engineering Commission) plows fresh snow along Mott Lake on an Historic Transportation Preservation photo charter.
It's a cold, clear morning as WMSR 734 storms around Helmstetter's Curve.
Pere Marquette Berkshire No. 1225 rolls a freight eastbound through a deserted crossing and past a seasonal pond.
C&TS K-37 497, lettered for the D&RGW, heads for Antonito with a John Craft photo special.
The last "real" Rio Grande unit highballs towards Helper with the dirt train.
The enginehouse stove warms Nevada Northern 2-8-0 #81 as it slumbers next to Steam Crane A.
The fireman is bending for another scoop of coal as eX N&W 4-8-0 #475 rounds the big curve, just outside Leaman Place.
Ex D&RGW K-27 #464, masquerading as #453 with the addition of a doghouse and new lettering, passes MP 4.0 on the east end loop.
GEA class Garratt #4023 catches the last few seconds of sunlight at Camfer.