For my 500th entry: Part of the 2017 annual "Railfan Day" at Steam Into History. This year I was asked to help provide lighting for the event and had a mission to make it more realistic ... (more)
Coming back into New Freedom, York 17 passes by the Pennsy N8 and N5 on the right, and the small interchange yard with the Stewartstown Railroad on the left.
York 17 and train stop to pick up passengers just as trains have done here in the past like the one Abraham Lincoln did and from Gettysburg. The crew makes adjustments before continuing south to N... (more)
Passengers await to board their train to Baltimore on the Northern Central Railroad at New Freedom, PA but first are detained by a Union soldier while a crew member keeping time looks on. Part of ... (more)
Disregard the modern street signs and the out of place Wrigley's ad and you can venture back to the American Civil War as a night passenger run rolls into Glen Rock, PA to pick up a few passengers... (more)
A Northern Central Railroad troop train makes a stop at appropriately named Railroad, PA south of York, PA as soldiers protect the train in a scene on this night c... (more)
"PAST AND PRESENT"
The cast and crew of our night charter pose by the station at Hanover Junction, PA. The station was a transfeer point in 1863 for President Lincoln on his ... (more)
Union troops give Northern Central No. 17, the York, a wave as it passes the mill at Glen Rock, Pa. This scene was part of Steam Into History's railfan day. Lighting by the photographer and Michae... (more)
Northern Central No. 17, the York, rounds the big curve as it approaches the appropriately-named town of Railroad, Pa., as it heads south from Hanover Junction to New Freedom. This was a photo run... (more)
The crew of York 17 return the greeting of Union Solders as it passes thru Glen Rock, PA on this night charter specifically run as part of Steam Into History's Rai... (more)
Northern Central #17 Briefly sits at the Pennsylvania Railroad "New Freedom" Station.
Northern Central Railroad (Steam Into History) #17 "York" pulling into the Hanover Junction Station.
Northern Central Railroad #17 "York" crosses a bridge in spring.
This was a fortunate accident. While testing my strobes on Steam Into History's brand new 1860s 4-4-0, York, my front strobe didn't fire. The result left a neatly side lit scene with an interestin... (more)