A local equestrian raced the train to the crossing, but 1225 won by 25 car lengths!
It is -15 degrees as ex UP #618 heads toward the Provo River Bridge from Charleston a few minutes after sunrise.
The sun has just broken the horizon as Pere Marquette 1225 heads south towards Owosso.
Pere Marquette Berkshire No. 1225 rolls a freight eastbound through a deserted crossing and past a seasonal pond.
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.
Pere Marquette 1225 storms north bound, with the new elevator at Henderson in the background.
It's a cold, clear morning as WMSR 734 storms around Helmstetter's Curve.
Huckleberry RR 4-6-0 No. 152 (ex-Alaska Engineering Commission) plows fresh snow along Mott Lake on an Historic Transportation Preservation photo charter.
The last "real" Rio Grande unit highballs towards Helper with the dirt train.
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.
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.
The enginehouse stove warms Nevada Northern 2-8-0 #81 as it slumbers next to Steam Crane A.
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.
C&TS K-37 497, lettered for the D&RGW, heads for Antonito with a John Craft photo special.
NN #93 emerges from the smoke at tunnel #1 on the way to Ely.