Waiting for the train!
Strasburg's Rail Road ex-N&W # 475 has been dressed up as Norfolk & Western 4-8-0 # 382 for a Lerro Productions charter.
Train engineer prepares the Strasburg 475 for the excursions.
Two children look on in awe as SRC 475 prepares to depart with the 11AM train to Paradise.
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Locomotive 89 backs through the station after pulling it final train for the day. 89 will stop and grab water before heading to the yard to complete shutting down. LO&S car #10 pulls into the stat... (more)
Number #90 rolls past the station, seven passenger cars in tow, wrapping up yet another busy weekend at the Strasburg Rail Road.
Between runs the Fireman feels each bearing with his hand for any unwanted heat and lubricates critical surfaces. This man machine relationship is what keeps these vintage locomotives operating we... (more)
#475, wearing a PRR three chime whistle belonging to LIRR #39, takes on water after completing the day's Easter Bunny runs.
In the early hours of Friday, the LOS Motor Car is getting its windows washed on the inside. Even though in dawn's early light, the railroad is already in action for the day's activities.
In preparation for Saturday's larger crowd, the crew pushes the Mill Creek coach to the station to add to the excursion train.
As the station master and 2 other local men look on, N&W 382 arrives at the station. This was part of the Lerro Productions recreation of "The Virginia Creeper", which ran in Virginia.
Ex-CN, now SRC 2-6-0 #89 prepares to couple to its train again to put the consist away for the day after powering the half-hour excursions.
N&W 475 rolls along the platform with the final steam train of the day as Lancaster, Oxford & Southern motor car 10 departs for Paradise.
SRC 475 runs around the train in preparation of the last run of the day.
A farmer tends to his cows as N&W 382 sits on the main, awaiting clearance into the yard at the end of a bitter cold winter day. A Lerro Productions Charter.
As the Virginia Creeper arrives at the station, 3 local gentlemen discuss the recent back-to-back blizzards, paying no attention to 382 and her short freight train.