Deep in Canada's Boreal Forest. Tossing an arcing plume of ice and snow and pouring out a dark column of smoke that would make Beebe & Clegg rather happy, the White Pass Rotary Fleet contin... (more)
Next stop: Log Cabin. After clearing Canadian Customs and watering up at the last remaining water tank on the entire line, the White Pass Rotary Fleet heads north along the western shore of... (more)
Rounding Ptarmigan Point. After flailing away for nearly 30 minutes at a long, deep drift on the west shore of Lake Fraser, the White Pass Rotary Fleet finally rounds Ptarmigan Point and he... (more)
On to Log Cabin. Charging north from Fraser to Log Cabin, the White Pass Rotary Fleet encounters little resistance from the generally thin cover of snow in the wide open spaces around Lake ... (more)
Shadows and Highlights. After stopping for water (and lunch), the White Pass Rotary Fleet leaves Fraser Station, bound for Log Cabin and eventually Bennett. As the train curves off to th... (more)
The power behind the plow: White Pass #73. The antithesis of White Pass #69 is the beautiful Mikado you see here. This is White Pass Locomotive #73. It is quite literally THE last word i... (more)
The power behind the plow: White Pass #69. Upon viewing one of my photos of this locomotive, my colleague, Dennis Livesey once quipped: "Now there's a face only a mother could love.&qu... (more)
Trespassers in a pristine wilderness. Plowing snow that's just a foot or two deep, the White Pass Rotary Fleet is making good progress through Meadows, en route to a water and lunch stop ju... (more)
Steamscape: Ptarmigan Point. After a very stubborn drift delayed them for nearly 30 minutes, the White Pass Rotary Fleet finally rounds Ptarmigan Point, on the western shore of Lake Fraser... (more)
A carbon footprint stands out on an otherwise pristine landscape as the White Pass Rotary Fleet cruises through 3 ft deep snow toward Fraser, British Columbia, just a couple of miles ahead.... (more)
Takin' a break. White Pass Railroad Superintendent E.C. "Ed" Hanousek appears to strike a proud pose for me after hopping down from the cab of Rotary #1. The boss has called for the crew t... (more)
The steam excursion train has just been turned around on the balloon track, it is waiting for a diesel powered train to pass before returning to Skagway.
WPY #108 is turning its freight train in the Fraser loop before returning home to Skagway. A Bernd Seiler charter.