While taking shelter from the light rain inside the station, I stumbled upon this view of #40 waiting to depart. The rain was actually a blessing as it kept the number of people down allowing for ... (more)
Freshly outshopped, #40 hustles south along the Aquetong Creek with three coaches bound for Lahaska and return. The creek was suprisingly warm for June but the week of 80 degree days helped.
NH&I RR #40 pauses at the station, just clear of the freight house, with a few hoppers in tow. In the earlier part of the 1900's a similar scene was duplicated with a P&R camelback (#482), though... (more)
The word is out..... steam is running all the way to Rushland Trestle today!
"Night Moves" After a long and productive day, a watchful eye ensures proper separation and placement of New Hope's GP30 #2198 and her six axle mate, GE C30-7 #7087. My thanks to the NHIRR crew... (more)
New Hope & Ivyland 2-8-0 No. 40 powers a Santa Claus Special at Lahaska PA.
Steady as she goes - the engineer has plenty of throttle available and at his command as he leads No. 40, a 1925 Baldwin, through the rural landscape of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Captured at ... (more)
The coal doesn't just go in the hole.... NH&IRR fireman stokes the firebox, his scoop is laden with coal, making sure to direct the load to a precise spot on the firebed spaced out to keep the fir... (more)
NHIR 40 simmers in the siding just north of Wycombe as a passenger train passes by on the main. In reality, this is a posed shot during the 2006 Railfan Weekend.
A cool brisk day in the office....
Spring Switch. bw
The steam train jas just performed its last photo runby of the day and is preparing to retrieve its passengers under the wires in Ivyland. The housing at right is new, otherwise this scene would ... (more)
There's that camera shy fireman again as 40 approaches the crossing at Holicong Rd, now with Santa and Mrs. Claus on board getting all the children's last minute gift requests squared away.
As an airplane leaves a vapor trail above, #40 arrives at Lahaska to pick up Santa and Mrs. Claus. The rear-end power for the day is the NH&I GP30 2198.