Engineer Fred Mattison and his Fireman Paul Deevy discuss the day's work for their locomotive, #475, as SRC #90 lets off some steam prior to another day's work.
"Blast off!": Fireman Paul Deevy keeps watch on the crossing at Groff's Grove as N&W #475 makes haste for East Strasburg station on her return trip with the 11:30 am train.
SRC #90 splits the trees in the SRC famed Groundhog Cut as she hustles back to East Strasburg with the 11:00 am train.
In a timeless scene, Strasburg Railroad’s 2-10-0 90 “takes on water” (apparently the water spout is just for show) on a beautiful February afternoon in 2013. The engine, one might notice, is dolle... (more)
A new day has dawned on the Road to Paradise and the low drone of SRC #90's generator is heard among the early morning birds as fireman trainee Shelley Hall pulls on the blowdown valve engulfing t... (more)
SRC #475 busts out of Groff's Grove shooting a magnificent plume of smoke and steam into the atmosphere as she quickly brings the 11:30 am train up to speed for the return trip back to East Strasb... (more)
"Hooked Up": It's approximately 4:30 pm on the Road to Paradise and Engineer Dave Domitrovich is in the right hand seat of former Great Western decapod #90 as she hits the grade heading ... (more)
It isn't a railfanning trip unless there's a pan! Well, maybe not always, BUT nonetheless, its always fun to show off the fast lines of the steam locomotives at the SRC although I will say an N&W ... (more)
Just another Fall season on the little railroad of Dutch country, Pennsylvania.
Always have to keep them looking pretty! Here, Engineman Ross Gochenaur sprays down the tender and cab of N&W M Class #475.
Engineman Ross Gochenaur has just flipped the switch onto "Main 1" and walks back to his seat while inspecting his steed prior to another day on the high iron.
Strasburg 2-10-0 90 makes the final charge to Strasburg. While it isn’t exactly Juke’s Tree, that half-dead tree, just east of the Red Caboose Motel, was a prop for many photos during that era.
"Another early morning on a steam railroad": Engineman Ross Gochenaur is at the controls of the N&W M Class in the early morning hours of October 10th, 2018. There's nothing quite like w... (more)
Strasburg 90 pulls a train out of the siding at Groffs. The Hello Dolly car is on the rear of the train, still in its original configuration and yellow paint.
"Air Oil": Engineman Ross Gochenaur is busy getting the N&W M Class ready for another day on the road, but first has to ensure his air compressor has enough "air oil" to do the... (more)