The arrival of a steam train was enough to empty the classrooms, as pupils and teachers alike were excited to welcome the strange fire-breathing beast to their vi... (more)
Romanian Standard Gauge Classic
A rare outing for the beautiful Romanian 4-6-0 (derived from the classic Prussian P8) as it struts its stuff on the scenic secondary line to ... (more)
Last of the Blue Hour
Rising well before dawn, I made the trek to the hallowed Brickworks Valley (named by railfans, the term is unknown to the local populace) to be rewarded by... (more)
Look out for the Devil
Intrigued by the arrival of fifty photographers in their tiny hamlet, the locals turn out to see what's up, to be greeted by the famous Red Devil blasting... (more)
Basking in the morning sun, wood burning ten-wheeler No 995 of the Hv3 class sits in anticipation of its day's work hauling a charter train for the photo enthusiasts.... (more)
Until recently, photos of the Jädraås-Tallås Railway's Mallet facing the morning sun were unobtainable, as it always ran facing west. The repair of the turntab... (more)
An excess of atmosphere
In the little country station of Kvarnabo, 1911-built 4-6-0 No. 24 departs after a station stop that saw no passengers get on or off. The torrential rai... (more)
Preserved ten-wheeler No 995 skirts one of Finland's 187,000 lakes. Beautiful to look at, but remember, this is mosquito country. This was a prearranged c... (more)
High Latitude Summer
With its wood fire so clean there is almost no smoke visible, preserved 10-wheeler No. 995 moves its matching wooden coaches at track speed between Nurmes and Lieks... (more)
The Last Runpast
Nine days of eight-coupled steam came to an end with this double-headed run past at Michell's Pass, in wonderful warm mid-winter sunshine. A Farrail tour.
The Red Devil
Modern steam as it could have been. SAR 26 Class tops the summit with a photo freight in a strange and unfamiliar landscape.
Rare Mileage cab ride
Sharing his spectacular view with us, the operator urges his little draisine (motor car) towards yet another tunnel on the Trans-Iranian Railway, in the mi... (more)
Pan pan pan
Making the best of the low shutter speeds required on a gloomy day, I took this shot of McCloud River RR 25 on a Lerro Productions photo charter on the Oregon Coast ... (more)
Looming out of the thick coastal fog, and doing its best to add to it, McCloud 25 emerges from the murk.
With all its locos facing north, it can be a challenge getting a nicely lit smokebox on the Oregon Coast Scenic. If you get to Wheeler early enough, it can be... (more)