Strasburg 90 brings the last run of the day into the station on a wonderful fall afternoon with the company Model T displayed on the platform. Both of these awesome machines were built in 1924, an... (more)
Freight meets passenger at Strasburg as their SW8 waits between assignments, coupled up to a cut of hoppers while the 89 brings a passenger train into town.
The 3PM train approaches a spring switch guarded by a position light indicator as they pass the growing transload freight operation and arrive back in Strasburg.
#89 leans into the start of Long's Curve outside of Paradise Pennsylvania as she races home on an early spring afternoon.
"Shades of Spring": SRC #89 shuffles by the freight cars stored in the Groff's Grove siding as patches of violet-colored wildflowers begin to pop up out of the ground signaling a change ... (more)
"Going Deep!": In full windup, Engineman Fred Mattison is about to launch a scoop of coal towards the front of the firebox on SRC #89. Since her firebox sits between the rear drivers, #8... (more)
"Keeping them looking pretty!": Engineer Fred Mattison wipes down the rods of SRC #89 to help polish off any last minute grime and dirt so that the onlookers at the East Strasburg station can take... (more)
"Turning Back the Clock": SRC #89 coasts downgrade into the East Strasburg yard complex during an early spring morning surrounded by the farms of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. I sure w... (more)
Engineer Fred Mattison with a keen eye looks over his 1910 Canadian Locomotive Works product.
Engineer Fred Mattison and Student Fireman/Hostler Gabe Bocchino go over some small items prior to a day of steam railroading with SRC #89.
Engineer Fred Mattison is about to climb onto his steed during dawn of an early spring morning outside of Strasburg, Pennsylvania.
Fireman and Hostler Gabe Bocchino climbs aboard CN mogul #89 as Fred Mattison sits at the hero's throne preparing to take his locomotive for a warm up spin towards the Paradise Lane crossing just ... (more)
Cotton ball shaped clouds dot the sky above the East Strasburg complex as SRC #89 blows down her boiler.
"A new day": Fred Mattison climbs aboard SRC #89 at the start of another day on the Road to Paradise.