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Steam I've Seen
I've been fortunate enough to see many operating steam locomotives. This album contains one representative shot of each steam locomotive I've photographed in action and uploaded to this website since beginning digital photography in 2004.
Photo Album By: John Higginson
 
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Photo ID: 377427

The 630 leads TVRM's "Summerville Steam Special" between Chattanooga, TN and Summerville, GA, on the former Central of Georgia C-line, now operated by shortline Chattooga & Chickamauga. This run w... (more)

Railroad: Southern Railway
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Noble, Georgia, USA
Locomotive #: TVRM 630
Train ID: TVRM 300
Photo Date: October 08, 2011


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Added: Oct 09, 2011

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Photo ID: 374288

The Gramlings' recently restored Lehigh Valley Coal Company 126 visited TVRM for Railfest, their 50th anniversary event over Labor Day weekend. The tank engine powered several short "Tunnel Turn" ... (more)

Railroad: Lehigh Valley Coal Company
Locomotive: Steam 0-6-0
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Locomotive #: 126
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 04, 2011


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Added: Sep 07, 2011

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Photo ID: 341347

The Missouri River Eagle heritage tour is on its way back west from St. Louis as it approaches Pacific, MO, on the former Missouri Pacific. The Challenger will make a brief PR stop in town before ... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-6-4
Location: Pacific, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: UP 3985
Train ID: UP SSLSD
Photo Date: October 09, 2010


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Added: Oct 14, 2010

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Photo ID: 334847

Pulling a short freight consist, the 154 performs a spirited run-by during the Three Rivers Rambler Railfan Weekend. Marbledale is the normal terminus for the Three Rivers Rambler excursion train.

Railroad: Southern Railway
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Marbledale, Tennessee, USA
Locomotive #: KXHR 154
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 14, 2010


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Added: Aug 16, 2010

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Photo ID: 322117

Just out of North Little Rock, the 844 leads the Valley Eagle Heritage Tour towards Van Buren on the former Missouri Pacific.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: Mayflower, Arkansas, USA
Locomotive #: UP 844
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 23, 2010


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Added: Apr 25, 2010

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Photo ID: 319109

This is the largest operating steam locomotive that calls Alabama home: the "Dame Ann," a 2-foot gauge 0-4-2 tank engine, built new at the Exmoor Steam Railway Shops in England in 2004 for the Wal... (more)

Railroad: Private
Locomotive: Steam 0-4-2T
Location: Silverhill, Alabama, USA
Locomotive #: Dame Ann
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 27, 2010


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Added: Mar 30, 2010

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Photo ID: 314578

The 475 was done up as the 382 for Pete Lerro's N&W photo freight at the Strasburg Railroad. To accomplish this, numerous minute alterations were made to the engine, such as the spark arrestor on ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-0
Location: Strasburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NW 382
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 13, 2010


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Added: Feb 17, 2010

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Photo ID: 314489

I was quite taken with Strasburg's former CN 'Mogul' during my visit to the railroad. She's a sharp-looking little engine with a nice loud exhaust. Here she leads the last passenger run of the day... (more)

Railroad: Strasburg Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-6-0
Location: Strasburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: SRC 89
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 13, 2010


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Added: Feb 16, 2010

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Photo ID: 284126

The 11 crosses over Leatherbark Creek... there's just something magical about a Shay and a babbling creek deep in the woods.

Railroad: Cass Scenic Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 3-Truck Shay
Location: Cass, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: 11
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 17, 2009


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Added: May 18, 2009

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Photo ID: 284124

Shay 5 leads a log train during MSR&LHA's Cass Railfan Weekend, as seen here from the 'wrong' side of a Shay.

Railroad: Cass Scenic Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 3-Truck Shay
Location: Cass, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: 5
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 17, 2009


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Added: May 18, 2009

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Photo ID: 263830

A Three Rivers Rambler excursion comes by the old tree near Ned McWherter Riverside Landing Park on the outskirts of downtown Knoxville (www.threeriversrambler.com).

Railroad: Washington & Lincolnton
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Locomotive #: KXHR 203
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 14, 2008


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Added: Dec 18, 2008

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Photo ID: 257776

Railroad: Tennessee Valley Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Noble, Georgia, USA
Locomotive #: TVRM 610
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 25, 2008


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Added: Oct 28, 2008

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Photo ID: 242959

Shay 6 wakes up the neighborhood as it leads its train over the Tygart River early in the morning. The train is making its way down to the depot to board passengers for the epic return trip to Cas... (more)

Railroad: Western Maryland Railway
Locomotive: Steam 3-Truck Shay
Location: Elkins, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: WM 6
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 13, 2008


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Added: Jul 16, 2008

Views: 4,054
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Photo ID: 237401

After letting passengers off at the convenience store in the background, the 152 pulls down to the siding where it will run around the train for the trip back to New Haven. Notice the tree trunk a... (more)

Railroad: Louisville & Nashville
Locomotive: Steam 4-6-2
Location: Boston, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: LN 152
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 25, 2008


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Added: May 29, 2008

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Photo ID: 237055

RJ Corman's Chinese QJ 2008 (former Jitong Railway 7040) departs the Nugent Sand Company along the Ohio River on its first run for its new owner.

Railroad: R.J. Corman Railroads
Locomotive: Steam 2-10-2
Location: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: RJCC 2008
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 24, 2008


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Added: May 27, 2008

Views: 7,499
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