On her first day in service in the 2013 season, CN Mogul #89 pulls her 7 car consist up the grade west of CHerry Hill on her way back to Strasburg with the 2:00 train.
Strasburg's steam powered revenue freight is about to enter the yard at Strasburg after the quick morning run to the NS interchange at Leaman Place Jct.
Judging from the black smoke Strasburg RR #89 (ex CNR 89) is starting to pull and will soon be steaming back to Strasburg
Just a few minutes after a beautiful October sunrise Strasburg's 2-6-0 #89 brings 4 loaded revenue freight cars westbound (with a little help from Strasburg's SW8 diesel) through Cherry Hill enrou... (more)
The crew of Strasburg 89 uses hand signals to spot their caboose on a foggy and damp morning in Strasburg after retrieving one loaded grain car from the NS interchange at Leaman Place Junction.
Strasburg's Chris Zahrt oils around on 2-6-0 #89 in preparation for its use on the 'half hour' train later in the day on the busy tourist line.
Strasburg's Chris Zahrt prepares 2-6-0 #89 for its service pulling the "half-hour" passenger train at while in the background 4-8-0 #475 moves down to the station area for its first passenger trip... (more)
Strasburg 2-6-0 89 hustles westward through the Pennsylvania Dutch country with only caboose 12 in tow after dropping two covered hoppers at the Amtrak interchange at Leaman Place.
Steam meeting steam. The number of places in the US where this happens with any regularity are dwindlng slowly. I can think of just four....Osier, Silverton, Cass and this place...Groff's ... (more)
Heading back to Strasburg after leaving Paradise
I was quite taken with Strasburg's former CN 'Mogul' during my visit to the railroad. She's a sharp-looking little engine with a nice loud exhaust. Here she leads the last passenger run of the day... (more)
Up to her running boards in snow, the 89 makes a quick solo run to clear some flange ways. Strasburg's yard and shops can be seen to the left.