R761 leads sister Hudson R711 on the return SteamRail "Snow Train" for a quick station stop at Pakenham.
The 14 carriage train was slightly too long for the station section, so the t... (more)
Running nearly an hour late, and in temperatures of about 5 degrees celsius, R711 and R761 power through the Melbourne CBD with the return working of Steamrail's 'Snow Train' from Traralgon. Given... (more)
After Southern’s ex-CP Royal Hudson picked the turntable track at Charlottesville, Virginia, seen here, the C&O sent the pr... (more)
R711 flies down the 1 in 67 grade towards Kangaroo Flat, with a special to Bendigo. 711 is named 'City of Bendigo,' as it was statically displayed here in a park before restoration.
Oil burning Hudson R711 blasts up grade near Harcourt, on a special to Bendigo.
”We’ve got a little problem here!”
When the Southern Railway’s excursions from Alexandria, Virginia reached their destination in Charlottesville, the normal procedure was to unload... (more)
For quite a few years, steam excursions from Alexandria to Charlottesville, Virginia over the Southern Railway (and later Norfolk Southern) were annual occurrences. This trip in 1979 was a little ... (more)
Assault on Brandy Station
Putting on a show for patrons of the 1979 NRHS convention, Royal Hudson 2839 crests the small hump on the Southern Railway’s main line at Brandy Station, ... (more)
An excursion train from Feilding to Masterton passes through the tiny village of Mauriceville. This section of line now has no trains apart from occasional excursion trains. 794 was built at Hil... (more)
A mid-winter dinner excursion train arrives at Masterton where passengers will have lunch at a nearby hotel. 794 was built at Hillside in Dunedin in 1927 and, after restoration, returned to mainl... (more)
Only a face the Chessie could love. Hopefully, this is one of the next pieces to get a cosmetic restoration.
CP2839 heads south on a three day trip from Alexandria, VA to the Southern Railway steam shop in Birmingham, AL. This is her first trip on the Southern Railway.
Wab 794 steams past Mangaweka on the return special run from Taihape to Feilding. 794 was built at Hillside in Dunedin in 1927 and after restoration returned to mainline running in 2003.
Wab 794 leads DC 4219 and 4185 back to Auckland on 14-car train from a Scout Jamboree at Feilding. The train is crossing over Makohine Viaduct 73m/238 ft high as it follows Rangitikei River to Ta... (more)
Wab 794 is repositioning the excursion train at Feilding after a run to Taihape. This locomotive, based at Feilding Steam Rail, is owned by New Zealand Railway & Locomotive Society.