425 leads a fall foliage excursion arriving back at Reading Outer Station in the late evening. The full parking lot is filled with riders who spent the day going to Jim Thorpe and back on the trai... (more)
Reading & Northern steam special JTOS returns from Jim Thorpe as they charge upgrade through Nesquehoning.
Day 2 of AAPRCO's Sugarland Limited starts with a SB departure from Clewiston towards Lake Harbor, where the first run-by of the day will be conducted. This open field just south of the yard provi... (more)
To most railfans, Lehigh Valley means two things: Camelback engines with Wooton fireboxes, and long trains of anthracite-laden hoppers toiling over the mountains towards New York. The Black Diamo... (more)
What a way to start the day....
Every ten years or so, AARPCO charters some sort of "rare mileage" trip in Florida. For 2022, they chose the US Sugar operations which might seem new to many, based on my own observatio... (more)
With AAPRCO's "Sugarland Limited" in tow, USSC 148 eases across the Port Mayaca lift bridge, which is the only example of its type in the entire state.
I've been needing a reason and ... (more)
Instructed to "Bring on the smoke", the crew of 148 rolls coal as they accelerate towards the photo line set up at Miami Canal Rd in Lake Harbor. Taken during AAPRCO's "Sugarland Li... (more)
The train is called Great Britain XIV and runs annually from London to Scotland then back to London over a period of 9 days.
US Sugar #148 leads the AAPRCO Sugarland Limited special into the yard at Clewiston.
It has been the tradition over recent years to run a charter train from London around the British mainland for 9 consecutive days , returning to London on the 9th day. Covid restrictios meant that... (more)
The Tourist Train of Guararema operated by Pacific #353, a great locomotive with three cylinders and 147 ton.
With no way to turn the locomotive at Moore Haven, USSC 148 will back all the way to Clewiston on the return trip of the Sugar Express.