A tripleheader of narrow gauge mikes pounds past the photoline.
Down by the depot. Open bulb with multiple flashes.
The engine facilities in Ely are a real treasure, a window into the past almost unchanged since the days of steam. Beautiful # 40 heads in for a snooze while # 93 gets a little TLC.
Bouncing along in open gondola on a charter tripleheader.
Last night of the day as the stars come out.
30" Henschel smokes it up along the Rio Chico on the " Patagonia Express ".
Serious clag ( smoke ) from a tripleheader.
The Esquel branch steamers are prodigious producers of thick smoke even though they are oil burners. Probably they burn bunker C oil. Same as in Cuba, many of the locos there belched massive am... (more)
Baby Baldwin # 3 crosses the Rio Chico on one of the few bridges in this very arid area. The 30" gauge line only runs for charters, this trip was organized by Bernd Seiler of Farrail Tours, ... (more)
Henschel #104 glints in the early morning light as she heads south on the dual gauge.
The "Patagonia Express" does run a seasonal tourist service over the highly scenic 10 miles out of Esquel, Argentina. The first batch of Baldwins were not bought with cash but were actu... (more)
The majestic Andes rise in the distance as General Roca # 4 heads upgrade. This is the line made famous by Paul Theroux as the "Patagonia Express", even though it was anything but an ex... (more)
Last glint of another great day on the Esquel Branch. The track sees very little use and tough desert grasses over the rails caused a lot of traction issues. We spread sand from the ballast to no... (more)
Canyon of the Las Animas is one of the great rail locations in the world. Regular D&S train wending its way past the cliffs at Rockwood.
Misty morning at Chama. Very monochrome except for the accent of the headlight.