ATSF 2-10-2 936 is seen shoving eastbound on the west side of Raton Pass, while Santa Fe 2-10-2s 1705 and 3811 are seen in the distance leading. Otto Perry photo, from my collection.
Chesapeake & Ohio 1309 in original 'Chessie' colors remnant from a recent photo charter makes it's way up grade towards Frostburg under an old signal bridge along the route.
In a scene straight out of the railroad's common carrier days, and could easily be 1943 and not 2023, the East Broad Top's newly restored 2-8-2 Mikado #16 storms upgrade out of Orbisonia, PA with ... (more)
Chesapeake & Ohio 1309 in original 'Chessie' colors remnant from a recent photo charter passes over Helmstetter's Curve outside of Cumberland, MD.
In between the 12:00 and 2:00 inter Spectacular excursions, the crew of recently restored EBT Mikado #16 gives the engine a quick look over. The crew is checking the bearing temps the old fashion ... (more)
OCSRR 2-4-4-2 No.7, the Skookum rolls out of Niles Canyon and into Niles Junction, passing NCRR 2-6-6-2 No 4 being serviced during a Pete Lerro Photo Shoot.
On a Lerro Photo Charter we enjoyed multiple photo angles of 1309 entering Brush Tunnel. As smoke hangs in the air, 1309 backs out of Brush Tunnel after the first run by.
East Broad Top 16 takes its train around the Wye at Orbisonia, passing a former SEPTA "Brill Bullet" owned by the Rockhill Trolley Museum.
Campbell Limestone Co. locomotive no. 9 (Heisler, 1924) is seen on display at the Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth, GA.
With the whistle echoing off the mountains for miles, engineer Dave Domitrovich brings a freight train up through the S curve past Runk Road on the "Old Easty"
Photographed on the morning of February 18, 2023 during the first run of the railroads 2023 Winter Spectacular. After a 2 1/2 year restoration and making its first public runs, East Broad Top 2-8-... (more)
With many railfans around admiring 16 in the Rockhill Yard, the fireman checks one of several points within the yard.
There Are Many Like It, But This One Is Mine
The Long Fill is an absolutely timeless photo location, looking much today as it it did 70 years ago. There are thousands of images o... (more)
"Welcome Back East Broad Top."
Those were the words on the neighboring Rockhill Trolley Museum's sign that welcomed visitors to the press event held on February 14, 2020. While i... (more)
A Tear to My Eye
I'll admit to choking up a bit as 16 came up through the yard. This was a scene that I last saw in 2010. My only images of the first tourist era are a crappy cel... (more)