One that almost got away. Would the sun set before the train arrived? It did, but the resultant pink glow made for a pleasing effect.
Oiling the journals, just one of the many vanishing railroad skills being preserved at the Nevada Northern. RP contributor John West painted two of these three box cars! Before view Railroad: Nevada Northern RailwayLocomotive: NoneLocation: Ely, Nevada, USALocomotive #: UnknownTrain ID: UnknownPhoto Date: February 03, 2006
The latest in cow herding technology, circa 1943.
K-27 No. 463 and K-36 No. 489 storm up to Cresco tank with a charter freight on a glorious fall day.
A Class 34 pulls a string of rapid discharge bulk cargo wagons into Ficksburg, past the old steam water tank. Five years earlier, the scene would have been a 4-8-4 pulling box cars for the same l... (more)
A class 12AR Mountain catches the rosy sunset light on the climb out of the Bosrivier Valley, south of Jo'burg.
3985 performs a runpast near Hermosa, on the Rocky Mountain Railroad Club's 50th anniversary trip from Denver to Laramie and return.
611 rounds a curve in Spartanburg, en route to Asheville via Saluda. The end of the NS steam program is less than one month away, but 611 still looks and sounds great! Note the black class flags... (more)
A pair of class 24 Berkshires smoke it up as they struggle upgrade through sharp curves on the line from Oudsthoorn to Klipplaat. Equipped with modern cast steel frames and Vanderbilt tenders, th... (more)
14CRB 4-8-2 No. 1882 leads GEA Garratt No. 4023 past the home signals at Oudtshoorn. Below freezing weather and morning sun highlight the steam. Alan Crotty recently posted a shot of this train ... (more)
At the end of the day, the Reshui viaduct was always a great place to be and the hotel and dinner were only 5 minutes away! Wait for the caboose, then head for dinner!
At the end of the day, the Reshui viaduct was always a great place to be and the hotel and dinner were only 5 minutes away! A pair of QJ's cross on their way up to the Jing Peng Pass.
At 101 years old, you would think 7A class 1007 would be doddering across the Kaaimans River Bridge, but she's stepping along quite smartly!
An early morning double header, lead by a 14CRB class Mountain, storms past the semaphors at Oudtshoorn, on the way towards the Montagu pass.
EBT no. 17 steams along on a fine fall day, heading north in the direction of Mt. Union. Nothing much has changed since 1954, except the hopper cars are empty!