The 3pm North Pole Express train has departed from Essex Station. This steam locomotive #3025 leading the train is one of the locomotives which were originally imported for some tourist railways f... (more)
Valley Railroad 40, fresh from its 1472-day inspection, rolls through Centerbrook on a beautiful fall afternoon.
A blast from the past! NH #3025 bursts through the foliage in a rainy day
Railroad: New HavenLocomotive: Steam 2-8-2Location: Essex, Connecticut, USALocomotive #: VALE 3025 Train ID: Lerro CharterPhoto Date: May 22, 2012
VALE 40 runs with the cylinder cocks open while carrying heavy smoke emission across the meadow.
Canon EOS 1D Mark III, Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
The Valley Railroad's star mikado pulls the last train through the meadow after departing Essex with the last train of the day.
Over most of its right-of-way, the Valley Railroad is oriented north-south, making RP-style photography a bit of a challenge. For about 3/4 of a mile between Dennison Road and Old Deep River Road... (more)
A 1/15th Panning Shot of my favorite Valley Railroad Steamer as she races across the Centerbrook Meadow with the first of four SOLD OUT Santa Specials on the day after Thanksgiving. Even... (more)
Valley Railroad Mikado #40 shows off her freshly painted pinstripes as she pulls a late afternoon excursion train north toward Deep River. When she was placed back in service in 2007, after year... (more)
With white flags flying, Passenger Service Extra 97 emerges from deep shadows and into the fading sunlight of Centerbrook Meadow. The visible white steam plume and the low angle lighting are obv... (more)
Valley Railroad Mikado #40 runs light through Centerbrook Meadow with the last "Your Hand on the Throttle" (YHOTT) trip of the day. VRR fans know well the difficulties of photographing north-ru... (more)
Clearing the Yard Limit, a student in the "Your Hand on the Throttle" (YHOTT) program opens #40 up and begins to experience the feel of having 87 tons of galloping iron horse under his control. ... (more)
Valley Railroad Consolidation #97 leads a "Santa Special" on Thanksgiving weekend, 2007.