Edison steams through Walnut Grove in Greenfield Village.
The evolution of the steam locomotive is prominently displayed at The Henry Ford. One hundred ten years of locomotive technology separate the DeWitt Clinton of 1831 (represented with this 1893-b... (more)
Huzzah for the iron horse! Members of the Greenfield Village Lah de Dahs Base Ball Club take a time out to pay homage to that wondrous mechanical marvel, the steam locomotive. (In reality, the g... (more)
Henry Ford renamed his 1858 Atlantic & Gulf 4-4-0 "The President" in 1929 when it hauled President Herbert Hoover to the museum's dedication ceremonies on October 21, 1929. Students of history, ... (more)
Real or Fake? That's the question that historians have pondered about the 4-4-0 "Edison" - seen here at Main Street Station - since the 1970s. It is clearly not an original Mason 4-4-0, which fo... (more)
A 12-year-old Thomas Edison, working as a news butcher, was thrown off a Grand Trunk train at this station in 1859, after setting a baggage car on fire. Henry Ford moved it to Greenfield Village ... (more)
No. 1 steams around the Greenfield Village loop with an afternoon train heading for the main station. I had planned to shoot the train in front of the cider mill (red building at right) but had t... (more)
No. 1 streaks through Walnut Grove in Greenfield Village, heading for Smith's Creek Station on the Henry Ford Museum's Weiser Railroad.