Between 1957 and 1964, the Black Hills Central ran narrow gauge trains between Hill City and Oblivion via a third rail on the standard-gauge CB&Q Keystone Spur. The final climb to Oblivion was ov... (more)
BHC 110 rolls across the valley near Palmer's Gulch in the scenic Black Hills. This was a former CB&Q spur line between Hill City and Keystone.
This is the firing valve on Black Hills Central 2-6-6-2T 110, built by Baldwin in 1928 for the Weyerhauser Timber Company. Note that long ago, a lazy fireman cut a small notch in the side of the ... (more)
No. 110 is working hard to pull seven loaded coaches up the 4% grade of Tin Mill Hill, in South Dakota's scenic Black Hills.
No. 110 rolls downgrade towards Keystone with the "1880 Train" in tow. This rugged canyon is one of my favorite places to shoot the train, and a recent thinning of trees by the National Forest Se... (more)
Another lazy summer afternoon at the Murdo, South Dakota "1880 Town." The locomotive is former Great Western Sugar Co. No. 7, which was built new for GW in August 1938 as Davenport C/N 2267. It is... (more)
Smoke rolls skyward as No. 110 digs in for the long climb ahead.
No. 110 digs in for the grade ahead, with a train of seven matching cars bound for Keystone.
Mallet 110 rolls downgrade into Kennedyville with a seven car train bound for Keystone.
As a blanket of fog settles over the Black Hills, No. 110 is returning from Keystone with the first trip of the morning.
No. 110 thunders up Tin Mill Hill on one of its first public trips after restoration.
Dropping downgrade out of Oblivion headed for Keystone
Leaving Hill City with an early afternoon train.
No. 110 at the foot of Tin Mill Hill with 7 cars bound for Keystone.
The only operating compound tank Mallet in the United States basks in the early morning sun alongside the Hill City depot.