It looks like the engine is being walked into the engine house!. Dusk at Strasburg; putting things away for the night.
Massive glint as the engine makes it way back to the engine house in reverse after having filled up on water.
We can do it! That was the slogan on the recruiting posters during the early 1940s, as American women joined the massive effort to defeat the Axis powers in World War II. At the beginning ... (more)
Three of a kind - For a few years, there were three GG1's at the Pennsylvania Railroad Museum in Strasburg. On this day, PRR 4800, or "old rivets", the original GG1, and Conrail 4859 wer... (more)
Sparkee in her office. Although she's posing for the cameras this day as "Rosie the Riveter", Strasburg Rail Road employee Andrea B. is actually right at home in the cab of Strasb... (more)
The warrior back home. In the darkest of days in 1942, the bad guys were still winning on all fronts. The Axis Powers had built huge fleets of tanks, ships and aircraft and America, well..... (more)
Canada's "Rosie" After spending an afternoon making her CN Mogul look pristine, this Canadian "Rosie" takes a minute to enjoy the warm evening light that's bathing the T... (more)
Before everything was made in China. American made, American proud.
1945 or 2015?...the difference is lipstick and bandanas! This simple scene of female railroad yard workers was intended to re-enact a time during World War II when women filled many blue-c... (more)
Looking suitably filthy after several hours of cleaning the beast behind them, a pair of young ladies employed as wipers take a minute to catch up on some personal stuff when the boss isn't... (more)
Buckin' rivets. After placing a cherry-hot rivet into the steam chest of a locomotive under repair, a railroad shop material handler watches as her two colleagues hammer that rivet into pla... (more)
SRC 475 leads the 4:00 PM past the Cherry Hill siding while enroute back to the station.
Keeping the home fires burning. It's the fall of 1944 and America is waging war against the forces of evil in both Europe and the Pacific. With much of its able-bodied young and middle-age... (more)
Amtrak AEM-7 915 seen here at its new home, the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg PA.