Once upon a time, trains would roar around this curve, as it was rated for 35 MPH when operated by the C&O. Fast forward to modern times; the line continues to see use, but not the way it once has... (more)
"Underneath a Starry Night Sky" - In the bitter cold of night, NH&I 40 rests next to the Victorian-Era Station of the old Reading Railroad, in New Hope, PA.
"Christmas, 1940" - Or rather Christmas 2020. This scene portrayed by NH&I 40 could pass up for a scene from the 1940s. A steam locomotive filling up with water just before she leaves wi... (more)
"Autumn on the Road to Paradise" With a load of beautifully restored vintage freight cars, the largest and youngest locomotive at Strasburg, #90, travels through a tree tunnel.
A recreation of my shot from Autumn 2020, during the Winter of 2020. New Hope & Ivyland's Pride and Joy, Consolidation #40, exits the engine house into a landscape covered by a blanket of snow.
It was the night before Christmas- Or after Christmas Rather. New Hope & Ivyland Railroad 40 Closes out 2020, by pulling one last Santa's Steam Spectacular of the year. Here she is idling before t... (more)
"Its the Spirit of the Season"
It doesnt get much better than this for Christmas; The New Hope station is decked out with wreaths and holly, theres snow on the ground, and theres a st... (more)
Large clouds of steam and smoke fill the sky as NH&I 40 moves into position to begin boarding. Here she passes by the old Reading Railroad Freight House, which has since then been made into a gift... (more)
Earlier in the week, heavy snowstorms whipped through the Northeastern United States. The storm has since then settled down, leaving a blanket of snow and ice. The NH&I's only operational steam lo... (more)
Wilmington & Western 58 reaches the end of the journey for today, nearing her stopping point for the Santa Steam Special. Here she is pictured going over bridge 11A, the only Truss bridge on the W... (more)
Wilmington & Western 58 moves an eight car train through the massive Mount Cuba Rock Cut. This photo location is often overlooked and barely ever shot. When the railroad was being constructed, tra... (more)
Wilmington & Western 58 heads through the small "Town" of Wooddale.
Engineer Ryan Bausher moves 425 for the first time in the morning, "waking up" the locomotive.
Steam shoots out of BR&W 60's cylinders as she moves a string of coaches past the Ringoes train station.
Crew members of the NH&I wake up their beloved steam locomotive, #40, maneuvering her out of the shop.