NYC steam had been officially banished from lines east of Buffalo by the time this pastel-like scene was captured at a yard on the U.S. side of Niagara Falls on Labor Day weekend 1953.
Ex LMS and LNWR Super-D 49395 drifts downgrade with the MHR pseudo Pullman set of stock during the Mid Hants Railways Autumn Steam Gala
This is one of the few third cylinder locomotives left today. The engine was built in 1926 by the American Locomotive Company today is at the Museum of Transportation outside of St. Louis rusting ... (more)
A fireman on the Huanan Narrow Gauge Coal Railway trims coal in the tender of C2-class 0-8-0 no. 168 during a stop at Xiahua Station. Xiahua, 12 miles east of Huanan, is a common meeting point for... (more)
An eight-car coal train steams up the grade out of Lixin with 0-8-0s pulling and pushing. Each car on the 30-in. railway carries about 15 tons of coal, giving the total train about the same capaci... (more)
S1a 0-8-0 232 is ready for work at Shaffers Crossing. This locomotive was only three years old at the time having been part of the final group built by Roanoke in 1953.
The star visiting loco. at the Great Central Railway's Winter Gala was Q6 63395, once a stalwart of coal haulage in the north east of England. Recreating those days of more than 40 years ago, the ... (more)
LNER 63395 with the 2A36 1545 Loughborough - Leicester North service during the Great Central Railways Winter Steam Gala weekend.
The "little Molli" 99.2331-9 not often runs in front of regulary trains, only in winter-timetable it's possible, because this locomotive only runs 35 km/h.
Since this picture was taken the Jiayang Coal Railway has become something of a tourist attraction. But it remains a "real" railroad hauling coal, bricks, not to mention local people and their liv... (more)
During a special tour of FEC's Hialeah Yard we got a look at FEC #253 that will be preserved by USSC. Special thanks to the FEC Railway and the FEC Society are in order.
Forgotten, but not gone... Two junk yard survivors sit in the field across from the KRM. L&N #2152, an 0-8-0 was later renumbered 285 and then eventually sold to Republic Steel Corporation.