The Al G. Barnes 26 car Circus Special is being led by ATSF 4-8-2 3713, east of La Junta Colorado, on July 23rd 1933. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
Photographed on the morning of February 18, 2023 during the Noon run of the railroad's 2023 Winter Spectacular. After a 2 1/2 year restoration and making its first public runs, East Broad Top 2-8-... (more)
ATSF 3777 is seen with its wartime headlight visor attached, as it leads The Chief near Morley Colorado on April 9th 1944. Otto Conrad Perry photo, from my collection.
A bright sunset catches a rare sight at the steam shop in Cheyenne, Wyoming as a lineup of rare locomotives faces west, including UP 844, UP 5511, UP 'Big Boy' 4014 and UP 'Challenger' 3985.
A unique line-up of steam power in the Blue Hour at the steam shop in Cheyenne, Wyoming includes UP 5511, UP 'Big Boy' 4014, UP 844, and UP Challenger 3985.
N&W 1218 has an empty hopper train in tow as she roars up-grade at Shawsville Virginia west of Roanoke. This was one of many memorable photo opportunities during the 1987 National Railway Historic... (more)
CNJ 113 brings the second train of the day into Minersville.
SP 9 makes the last steam run on the SP narrow gauge, from Owenyo to Keeler and return. It was retained as a backup for the single diesel on the line, and that morning the diesel returned on a (st... (more)
Heading South! With a freight train in tow, the Southern Pacific's Baldwin 10-wheeler #18 slowly rolls through the yard at Laws, California, heading south on a morning run to Owenyo and Kee... (more)
Moving museum pieces. With the exception of the museum's Brill Motor Car, all of the other pieces of railroad equipment at California's Laws Museum are normally static displays. Many of t... (more)
Cruising down the river. Unassisted, "high wide and handsome" as they used to say, the famous J is loping along easily as she might have done in regular service.
Take Me Away To PA. As seen on August 2, 2015, former Grand Trunk Railway/Canadian National Railway 5288 (4-6-2, MLW, 1919) had lived at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in Chattanooga,... (more)
'A Ride down Cosmos Avenue'
Sandstone Estate's Class NGG16 No. 113, a majestic steam locomotive built in 1939, proudly led the first train to the picturesque balloon at Grootdraai on the third ... (more)
A 6-car freight heads for Keeler. With a full head of steam, the Southern Pacific's Baldwin Locomotive #18 takes a 6-car freight past the water and fuel tanks in the yard at Laws, Californi... (more)
Ready to Run: After a long time on static display, this CN Pacific is apparently on track to be restored to operation.