CNR 4-8-4, 6218 is southbound on Central Vermont rails. The deadheading Northern encounters the cold and overcast typical of early spring in the Coonecticut River Valley. The destination is New Lo... (more)
Canadian National U-2-g 6218 sits at Drummondville having been cut off the passenger excursion from Montreal. This was the cleanest steam locomotive I've ever seen even having run over 60 miles wi... (more)
CNR U-2-g 6218 and U-2-e 6167 blast out of Washago for Huntsville, Ont.. The weekend doubleheaded trips were run to salute the retirement of 6167 and inauguration of 6218 in excursion service.
In 1966, almost every railfan in New England loved 6218. The big steamer is getting a final going over by the engine crew before the long trip back to New London. A few more scoops of low volatil... (more)
With a few glimmers of the setting sun still available, CNR 6218 heads south back to New London. These 6218 trips in 1966 were a rare tribute to the end of steam on the CNR. It was fitting that so... (more)
The cold air makes for a fine display of smoke and steam from CNR 4-8-4 #6218 near Branchton, ON.
CNR 6218 struts her stuff with a special train of green and gold passenger cars across the Desjardins Canal bridge enroute to Niagara Falls, ON in 1967. A picture similar to this may well have be... (more)
We reached North Stratford and were happy to discover Canadian National Northern 6218 just ready to head south toward Berlin, New Hampshire on the Grand Trunk Railway. This was the second 6218 tri... (more)
Railfan's just want to have fun.
Drivers and side rods were a prominent feature of steam power and a major detriment to the track structure.