The BDZ "Mountain" steam locomotive 03 12 is hauling the Corona express between Kardzhali and Most.
The two large and powerfull former french railways SNCF 4-8-2 steamlocomotives 241 A # 65 and 241 P # 17 are passing the hamlet Nierlet-le-Toit on the line Lausanne-Fribourg. Three children are ad... (more)
Another heavy ramp with 1.3 % from Brugg VL (jointline) up to the Bözberg tunnel which the steamtrain with the two powerful former french railways SNCF 4-8-2 "Mountain" steamlocomotives 241 A # 6... (more)
With the train "Le Vapeur Swiss Express" the large mountain 241 P # 17 is on the last leg from Basel to Mulhouse. The powerful four cylinder compound 4-8-2 with about 4000 HP and 120 km ... (more)
Two large ex French Railways (SNCF) 4-8-2 steamlocomotives with the long special "Vapeur Swiss Express" on the 1.8 % (max 2.1 %) ramp from Lausanne on the Lake Geneva up to Puidoux-Chèxbres. Firs... (more)
In the service tracks with #6751 behind it, the shadows of night are encroaching on these two. Literally and figuratively. 6738 has the long distance extended tender.
6969's status unclear on this date, seen with a few others in the service tracks at E Altoona. Some rust on the wheels may indicate it's been sitting.
Not one but two classes of Pennsy steam are illuminated in this late August afternoon view at East Altoona. F7A 9766 is seen left, while unidentified decapod I1s is beyond, possibly #304 (photo #7... (more)
Late afternoon view at E. Altoona cinderscape proves some steam still was hanging in but not much longer. M1a sister 6755 survives today static at Strasburg, PA.
Pennsylvania Railroad M1b no. 6755 sits on display outside of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.
The steam powered passenger run for the morning to Silverton passes Hermosa and it begins its climb up the grade.
Early morning on the outskirts of Swellendam sees Ceres Rail continuing the trip towards Voorbaai.
Big times in Big Valley....it's actually around 7PM and there is still a couple hours of full sunlight this time of year. What I didn't know, at the time, this was #6060's last hurrah, pulling a ... (more)
The Umgeni steam railway train is leaving Kloof full steam ahaed for Inchanga