Trade rides? No way
A dozen winters ago, Heber Valley's 2-8-0 delighted photographers with its regular performances in the cold, clear air. An added bonus was the appearance o... (more)
Baby it's cold outside
Heber Valley's ex-Union Pacific 2-8-0 warms our hearts on a frigidly cold afternoon, as it performs for the photographers on a David Rogers photo charter.... (more)
High country color
The K27 approaches milepost 336 on a perfect day in October 2016. Ahead is the Colorado state line and Cresco tank.
Steam and the Sierras
It's a long hard climb from the valley floor up to Gold Hill. One could watch a train for nearly an hour as it struggles with the grade. And who could im... (more)
K27 at Windy Point
Despite being late for their "Fika" (coffee break), the crew of the Ohsbanen's 1919 0-8-0T are focused only on the hand signals from the brakeman... (more)
Out of the mist
Silhouetted by a mist largely of its own making, Chelatchie Prairie's 2-8-2T delighted many photographers who witnessed this magical dawn.
Rising to the Occasion
A large salmon takes a fly just as McCloud River RR's 25 rumbles overhead on the Nehalem River bridge, Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad.
Bring your rain gear
If you take photos in the Pacific Northwest you need to be able to deal with the rain. Those of us planning to see the revitalized "Skookum" in a... (more)
Soo Steam Freight: On a cool fall day, Soo Line 1003 leads a freight train through the fields of rural Wisconsin.
Quitting cold Turkey
A derailment brought an abrupt end to a week's steam charter in Turkey which damaged engine, tender, cars and track. Fortunately, it was the last afternoo... (more)
Steam through the poppy fields
A photo freight steams along nicely, passing by fields of opium poppies, from where comes much of the world's legal supply of medical opiates.
Derived from the famous Prussian P8 4-6-0, this surviving Romanian 230 class put on a great show for the patrons of a week-long photo charter in Romania in 2005.
A westbound Farewell Charter crosses a street crossing on the surface portion of the Pink line.
A chartered steam mixed operated by the Dzherelo company puts on a spectacular show in the chill of an autumn morning. Most of the work is being done by three massive diesels shoving at the rear ... (more)