PRR #643 (B4), built in 1901, hauling an excursion train along the Williams Grove Railroad.
Although the last of the Pennsy steamers only operates on a mile or so of track, she's a great take for photographers because she makes much more frequent runs than a typical tourist line....often... (more)
1/15 SEC PAN SHOT of Pennsy Switcher #643 as she flies across the Williams Grove Show Grounds at a breath-taking 15 mph.
PRR 643 cleans the flues as she climbs the grade at the very end of her track on "Steam Engine Hill". While the 643 was built in 1901, her boiler was replaced in the 1940s and is in good shape. ... (more)
Pennsylvania Railroad #643. Here's a view of Pennsylvania Railroad #643, a 1901-vintage, Class B4a Yard Switcher, as she coasts downgrade, approaching the entrance road to the Williams Gro... (more)
PRR 643 waits in it's "home" before the Mother's Day steam exhibition at the "Grove
PRR 643 on one of her many runs Mothers Day weekend at the 'Grove
The ground flies by, even at 10mph
The last operating PRR steam locomotive leaves the station on it's 2 mile run, on the 1st day of operation for 2008
Altoona built 0-6-0 leaves the loading platform on it's short route on track owned and maintained by the Williams Grove Steam Engine Assoc.
A face only it's mother could love. Whitcomb switcher of unknown origin sit quietly on siding at "the Grove"