Valley Railroad fireman Bill launches a shovefull of coal into Mikado No. 40s firebox as the train pulls an excursion northbound through Chester, Connecticut
Valley Railroad shop worker Mike works on degreasing and pressure washing the underside of Mikado No. 3025 at the Essex Locomotive Servicing Facility
Valley Railroad shop worker Chip cuts a superheater tube out of locomotive No. 97's boiler. This work is to stabilize the locomotive, and do some preparation work prior to the start of her 1472 d... (more)
A trio of cabooses sits quietly under the passing clouds at the Allentown & Auburn shops in Topton, PA
Providence & Worcester train NR-2 rolls south through Jewett City, Connecticut about to cross the Quinebaug River
Providence & Worcester train NR-2 glides over the Shetucket River in Norwich, Connecticut on a calm March evening
Switchin' in a Winter Wonderland - A Grafton & Upton Railroad Saturday Extra assembles their train in the railroad's North Grafton, Mass. yard among a fresh snowfall still clinging to the trees.
The final Valley Railroad North Pole Express train of the 2015 operating season thunders north through Chester, Connecticut on the evening of December 29, 2015
Valley Railroad veteran Mikado No. 40 leads a North Pole Express train through Chester, Connecticut - as seen from the interior of the Chester Station.
A Valley Railroad conductor waits for the cue to call "All Aboard!" before departing the North Pole station. The train is ready to head back south to Essex after the families aboard visited with ... (more)
Valley Railroad Mikado No. 3025 pauses at Deep River Landing, also known as the North Pole, before running around her train and heading back south to Essex.
Black River & Western #60 brings the train into Ringoes Station, which is set up as the North Pole.
Black River & Western #60 leads a North Pole Express over the First Neshanic River in Flemington, NJ soon after sunset
Providence & Worcester train NR-2 traverses the Willimantic Branch heading west with former FEC SD70M-2 #102 in the lead.
Valley Railroad Mikado No. 3025 hauls the first sold-out trainload of the night, filled with families on the North Pole Express ready to visit with Santa and his elves.