With the Christmas season starting in full force, the Grapevine Vintage Railroad is now running their annual North Pole Express trains for the holidays. Here the first train on the second day of o... (more)
Just over a month after being delivered and assembled, the first of eight Stadler Flirt's sits in Grapevine, Texas awaiting testing. In the background lots of work for the new commuter platform ca... (more)
In the midst of an extensive 1472-day overhaul, Grapevine Vintage Railroad's weary ex-Southern Pacific ten-wheeler looks rather naked. Currently the locomotive is awaiting a new welded boiler bar... (more)
Grapevine Vintage Railroad's former Santa Fe GP7 rebuild brings the 1:00 Stockyards Trinity River excursion to the Grapevine depot while "Puffy" steams on the other end.
2248 just arrived at the depot and the steam crew is busy readying the steamer for its afternoon stockyard trip. Here, a crew member is oiling some parts.
GVRR's ex-SP 4-6-0 leads the afternoon stockyard train past an old grain elevator in Downtown Grapevine on its way to Fort Worth.
Former FWWR 2248 readies for a an early Christmas run to Fort Worth and back.
Planes, Trains, and... Bicycles: A bicyclist paces alongside Grapevine Vintage Railroad's 118 year old ten-wheeler as they pick up speed outside of town. High above the two contrasting form... (more)
After about 50 years on ATSF, a dignified retirement to sunny Texas, a new outfit and light part time work. Not a bad gig.
After successfully powering another Friday Night Steam Train, the crew of the Grapevine Vintage Railroad puts down the ten-wheeler known as "Puffy" for the weekend. The 1896 Cooke locomotive was r... (more)
I wonder how many of today's rail fanners have seen a real semaphore?
The small Texas town of Grapevine utilizes a GP7 (2199) and a number of old passenger cars for their Grapevine Tours during the summer months.