With Santa at the controls, the North Pole Express races toward Ashley. Pacing shot at 1/40th.
The two stars of the show at Train Festival 2014 pose for the photographers. Lerro Productions photo session.
The twin sealed beam headlights of NKP 765 illuminate the raindrops that dampened Friday's festivities at Train Expo 2014. Lerro Productions photo session.
765's hogger awaits permission to depart while the fireman of an adjacent Berk studies his gauges. Lerro Productions photo session.
Huckleberry Railroad photo special crosses the new Butternut Creek Trestle.
A replica of the DeWitt Clinton offers a stark contrast to one of the largest steam locomotives ever built, the C&O Allegheny.
PM 1225 gets her rear tube plate installed, as a welder from Purvis & Foster lights up her firebox with the blue-purple glow of his arc welder. Funds are still needed for 1225's 15-year overhaul.
With her ash pans and fire grate removed, it's possible to see into PM 1225's firebox from ground level. A welder from Purvis & Foster welds in the rear tube plate, as progress continues on the r... (more)
Progress continues on 1225. The Berkshire has had her inner firebox sheets installed, and workers are continuing the process of installing thousands of staybolts. Funds are still needed to compl... (more)
Ex-BN GE leads a special movement of Vestas wind turbine blades destined for the Thumb. Train is traveling through Gilford Twp, which is getting its own (ironically, GE) turbines and blades by tr... (more)
Two versions of the EMD cowl unit nose are represented in Barn 9 at IRM by CB&Q E5(A) 9911-A and MILW F7(A) 118-C. HDR composite from three exposures.
MILW 265 and South Shore "Little Joe" 803 rest in barn 9 at IRM. Note the Soo Line tile inlay in the concrete floor. HDR composite from three exposures.
Former AC6000CW leads a grain train west of the Kate Shelley High Bridge. The alignment to the old bridge can still be seen in the background.
Matched pair of RailAmerica GP38-2s head east toward Reese at sunset.
RailAmerica-painted Huron and Eastern GP38-2s 3865 and 3866 race light engine toward Arthur to switch out ADM and Agrium on their way to Reese and points east in Michigan's Thumb. Pan at 1/15th.