Engineer, Ross Rowland, poses for photos with a family in front of #40 as the train fills with children and adults bound for the "North Pole".
The closure of a portion of Aquetong Rd. just west of the crossing allowed for easier than normal parking (the middle of the road) for addition shots while chasing.
The Polar Express trains provide an opportunity to shoot both ends of the train where light allows such as the 2nd trestle at Hood. 6-axle C30-7 #7087 leads the train back to New Hope station afte... (more)
The calm after the storm.
Steam in a Winter wonder land...
'Tis the Season!
The calm before the storm.
Pulling with all her might, #40 brings her consist of Fall foliage admirers through the woods and up the grade, her tender light announcing her presence at the grade at Lower Mountain Road.
2:26 PM - When the sun and track line up for an in-the-woods sunny day photo of New Hope's 2-8-0 #40.
Fall was pretty late back in 07', was pretty nice to catch some nice color after Thanksgiving.
I snapped this shot from on top of AB2's Ford Explorer, one of those spur of the moment shots that was difficult to replicate.