New Hope & Ivyland is but one of dozens of railroads with trains scheduled for the North Pole during the busy month of December, outpacing even Chicago in the sheer volume of arrivals and departur... (more)
The normal power at New Hope was having some issues, so to handle the excursion duties, the NH&I had no choice but to bring up their freight locomotive from Warminster - former CP SD40-2 #5577. Th... (more)
The fireman peers out of the cab as his excursion train approaches the Aquetong Road crossing.
NH&I #40 runs around the train at the terminus of the regular runs at Lahaska, PA.
The station at Lahaska has long since been moved and is now about ¼ mile from its original site. It serv... (more)
Thomas the Tank Engine? Ha, that was so last year for this little guy!
An engineer in training gives me a wave hello while en route to Lahaska with NH&I's 2-8-0 #40!
Lahaska in the Wintertime - no snow required with such beautiful color in January!
A classy looking train at speed on the New Hope and Ivyland Railroad. A pan at 1/6th.
A blast from the past!
NH&I #40 captured in a zoom pan at 1/5th f/7.1.
Hey, I can see Lahaska from here! NHRR #40 crests the hill at Lahaska with an excursion train in tow. It's a run down hill from here.
Home for the Holidays! New Hope's six axle GE leads a snow covered train through the woods en route to the depot in New Hope.
The 12:00 excursion arrives at the run-around in Lahaska, running nearly 30 minutes late.
Arriving at Lahaska almost 20 minutes late, NH&I 40 puts on a show for the 10 or so railfans out on a bitter cold morning.
Having run around her train, NH&I #40 prepares to couple back so that she may pull the train back to New Hope.
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Railroad: New Hope & IvylandLocomotive: Steam 2-8-0Location: Lahaska, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: NHRR 40Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: October 21, 2012
In the setting sun, engineer Casey (yes Casey) brings No.40 up for a coupling with his train to go back to New Hope.