If ever a location said Strasburg Railroad, Groff's Grove would be the place.
Great Western #90 seems to have riled a few feathers here. I guess the birds thought the day was over with the absence of a 5 PM train.
Spending the day in Strasburg has brought out the dark side of me...
A Decapod in Paradise.
#90 is trotting along here in the 'sweet light' of the early evening, passing the Carpenters Cemetary.
With the evening trip now completed, and the tourists all headed for parts unknown, the Strasburg shop crew eases the queen of the fleet back into her stall for the night.
T-L-C... Just how does an 85 year-old machine that has over 340,000 miles on it...since it was "retired"...survive to become the envy of the entire tourist railroad industry? It's Tender, ... (more)
The "face" of ex-Great Western no. 90 is probably one of the most recognizable in operating US steam.
Strasburg's mighty decapod hauls the train called the "Evening Breeze" out of the dark shadows of Groff's Grove and into the bright setting sun at Cherry Crest Farm. She's about 7 minutes out fro... (more)
During the heat of the day, SRC #90 passes a group of horses taking shelter under the shade of a tree.
Strasburg RR workhorse Decapod #90 and 0-6-0 #31 slumber quietly in the engine house in this available light exposure taken during the noon shop tour.
The Saturday evening "Wine and Cheese Train" is back on the platform and the crew of ex Great Western #90 is looking forward to "Miller Time". A quick check of the oil cups and a few thousand ga... (more)