40 glides into Lahaska
Santa Claus train drops down into Lahaska.
Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the plume is so delightful...
The Fireman walks along side #40 as she backs her way through the switch
#40 out and about after 8 months of overhaul with the newly refurbished open air car 1525 coming up the rear. Note the name of the railroad lacking on the tender and the wrapped pipes on the engin... (more)
On a cold night, the local mixed train ambles down the branchline, the warm glow from the lone coach visible in the distance. In reality, New Hope & Ivyland 2-8-0 40 is posed just north of Lahaska... (more)
New Hope & Ivyland #40 stands out against the snow-covered fields of southeastern PA as it steams toward Lahaska with the 12:30 excursion.
On their way to see Santa. In the last few minutes of sunlight two days before Christmas, New Hope & Ivyland 40 slows as it approaches the North Pole (aka Lahaska). The train used to pick u... (more)
The Blizzard of 2009 has begun to impact the New Hope area as C30-7 7087 brings up the rear of the 2:00 pm excursion, arriving at the North Pole (aka Lahaska).
As originally predicted, heavy snow begins to fall for the 2:30PM run to Lahaska after an early morning dusting.
Over the mountains and through the woods... #40 meets the challenge.
The amount of steam is evident that #40 is foaming like crazy, as she walks up the grade at about 10MPH. Nonetheless, she still sounded great.
The fireman gives the signal, the points are lined, #40 can proceed forward.
The 1PM train coasts into Lahaska in the early part of the fall foliage season.
The New Hope and Ivyland Railroad offers direct express service from New Hope to Lashaska, non-stop, 7 days a week in the Summer. An engineeer's side pan at 1/6th.