In a timeless scene the crossing keeper watches the train go past before he opens the crossing gates.It could be 1900 in industrial Northeast England
LMS 17566 (now running as Caledonian Railway's No 828) and LMS 47406 doublehead the 1440 Kidderminster - Bridgnorth during the Severn Valley Railway's Spring Steam Gala Weekend.
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Among Cuba most precious operable steam locomotive was this 30 inches gauge Baldwin 0-6-0 built in 1882 and here being fired up at the Central Rafael Freyre for our charter train. The well kept st... (more)
A reminder of what winter was like. We have had very little cold weather this year. Last year at Tanfield railway this was the first day of the Santa specials
A nearly ready-to-run CNJ steam engine prepares for a Winter hiatus. Come Spring, she will move for the first time in decades.
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Renishaw heads back to Andrews House station with the third train of the day
Marley Hill shed on Christmas Eve. I had finished my stint as Santa and spent an hour pottering around taking some pictures before going home. Here No 49 and Cochrane sit in the shed awaiting repa... (more)
Santa Specials have finished for the day and Renishaw has its fire dropped.
Diminutive tank switcher 2796 rolls up to the table for a spin at East Altoona. PRR Class B8a. John got permission from a Vice President of the PRR to roam East Altoona, not often accessible to r... (more)
Northern Pacific 0-6-0 Class L9 1052 was built by Baldwin in 1907. She had 51" drivers, 20 x 26 inch cylinders, operated at 180 psi boiler pressure, and could develop 31,200 lbs of tractive effort... (more)
First time since '53
In the days when I used fil. Cochrane heads up to Andrews House with last train of the day