One very distinctive proboscis. Certainly one of the most easily recognizable smokeboxes on any preserved steam locomotive is the one seen here on Southern Pacific GS-4 Class #4449. Equip... (more)
Daylight after dark. With her cylinder cocks wide open, Southern Pacific's colorful Northern #4449 creates quite a spectacle as she begins to move with a heavy passenger train in the yard a... (more)
Random meeting of Southern Pacific "Daylight" steam engine #4449 and a freight train with leading unit Portland & Western Railroad EMD GP40 #3004.
Daylight after dark. The blue hour is fast coming to a close in downtown Portland, OR, as the beautiful SP #4449 performs a slow run-by or two for photographers gathered at a 2018 Lerro Pro... (more)
UP 844 leads the annual Cheyenne Frontier Days train north towards the train's namesake city.
Hogger and friend..........
1:87 Scale. An HO scale model GS-4 Locomotive provides a graphic comparison of 3.5mm to the foot railroading vs. 12" to the foot scale. The young gentleman who owned that little Dayli... (more)
We're looking out from an open-window coach, as the 614 makes a hard left at Viaduct Junction. It was a rocket-ride up the Potomac Valley that day.
Time to saddle up and ride. Friends of the 4449 President, Doyle McCormack checks his watch as he prepares to execute some photo run-bys for a group of photographers participating in a Lerr... (more)
The OTHER "Queen of Steam." East coasters frequently refer to the Norfolk & Western J-Class #611 as the "Queen of Steam", and she certainly has had more publicity than a... (more)
Union Pacific's FEF-3 4-8-4 #844 arrives at Wolf Lake for a 15 minute stop. The train is passing under the MoPac era signal bridge in town. The train this day was running as PSTDX2-19 between St. ... (more)