Hanging out at the turntable, waiting for the next move.
765 sits on the turntable, while two crewmen check on Daylight 4449 and PM 1225.
The turntable operator checks to make sure that 765 is ready for a spin on the table.
The night hostler pauses for a moment between SP 4449 and NKP 765 to enjoy his cigar.
Engineer Mike Nichols is working as Brakeman today. In a timeless railroading scene, he signals to Engineer Bill Colley, as K-28 no. 473 backs down onto the train.
D&S Extra 473 South heads along the Animas River towards Tacoma on a Willow Creek Productions photo charter.
Drifting downgrade towards the photo line, engineer Bill Colley opens the throttle for a nice smokey runby on a Willow Creek Productions photo charter.
D&S K-28 no. 473 smokes it up, rounding the highline horseshoe curve, heading towards Rockwood at the conclusion of a Willow Creek Productions photo charter.
Fireman Joe Dailey throws in a final scoop of coal in preparation for the morning departure.
Extra 473 South heads down the Rio Animas on a Willow Creek Productions photo mixed train.
After a water stop at Tank Creek, Extra 473 South heads off down the Rio Animas on a Willow Creek Productions photo mixed train.
In a modern updating of a W.H. Jackson photo, 473 leads a two car special onto the Highline, far above the Animas River.
Extra 473 North charges along the rock wall at Elbert Creek on a Willow Creek Productions photo freight.
It looks like the hind end crew are enjoying the fine fall weather as Pere Marquette 1225 leads a short freight across the Epton Road crossing. Taken on a Steam Loco Safari Tours charter freight.
Looks like the farmers are too busy discussing the price of soybeans to pay much attention to Pere Marquette 1225 heading south through Henderson. All courtesy of the Steam Railroading Institute ... (more)