Nickel Plate S-2 2-8-4 765 is ready to leave Toccoa and return to Atlanta on Halloween Sunday. The Fort Wayne Historical Society Berkshire had been leased by NS to fill in for the ailing ex-C&O 27... (more)
Steam program crew members work at a crossing just north of Chattanooga to repair the damage to NKP Berkshire 765 after it had collided with a truck. The accident could have been much worse and th... (more)
Nickel Plate S-2 2-8-4 765 has the Chattanooga to Emory Gap, Tenn. excursion rolling after having collided with a truck soon after crossing the Tennessee River. Steam leak repairs were made at gra... (more)
Norfolk and Western SD50S 6502 and another EMD are westbound at Elam with a hopper train. N&W 6500-6505 were SD50 units on a shorter frame and the first SD50's built. The N&W's six units were the ... (more)
Norfolk and Western class J 611 is eastbound on the Blue Ridge grade on the first excursion from Roanoke. This is the location of many steam photos from the 1950s but the wooden bridge over the tr... (more)
Norfolk and Western class J 611 is leaving Atlanta on the second leg of its return to Roanoke, Va. under steam for he first time. The train had run from Birmingham the day before.
Norfolk and Western class J 611 crosses the Tallapoosa River in western Georgia just east of the Alabama state line. This was 611's inaugural run to Atlanta after having been restored.
Norfolk and Western class J 611 is running though Cook Springs, Ala. on the first trip after its rebuilding. The train has left Birmingham for Atlanta.
Norfolk and Western class J 611 has been brought down from Roanoke, Va. and the first rebuilding for steaming up is underway.
Norfolk and Western class J 611 is westbound about 11:00 am on Sunday morning with the excursion train from Spencer to Asheville, NC.
Here is a rear view of the streamlined, four-cylinder 232U1 (4-6-4) of 1949 at the fantastic French museum in Alsace.
I was surprised to see that there were no complete images of this dramatic steam locomotive on the website. The streamlined 232U1 (4-6-4) of 1949 is my favorite at the museum that I had the opport... (more)
Union Pacific Challenger 3985 and a short ferry train are about to duck under an overpass at Medicine Bow.
Union Pacific Challenger 3985 runs fast into morning sunlight with a short ferry train at Rock Springs.
Union Pacific Challenger 3985 and baggage car are set to pick up a short ferry train in the morning for Cheyenne. The locomotive was coal-fired at this time.