King of the Maine 2-Footers. In the year 2020, there are just 5 surviving steam locomotives from Maine's 2-foot common carrier railroads. Of the 5, the engine you see here is the rightful... (more)
Dashing through the snow. Having just crested a relatively steep grade, Conway Scenic 7470's Engineer is backing down the throttle as he guides the MBRRE's annual "Steam in the Snow&qu... (more)
Passing Bartlett Roundhouse. The Conway Scenic Railroad's annual winter excursion for the Mass Bay Railroad Enthusiasts organization chugs eastbound past the old Bartlett Roundhouse, as it ... (more)
Eastbound at 4th Iron. Conway Scenic's big 0-6-0 lumbers off the 4th Iron Trestle in the sparsely populated hamlet of Hart's Location, New Hampshire, as she hauls the Mass. Bay Railroad Ent... (more)
Welcome back "Steam in the Snow." After a 5 year hiatus, the recent return to service of Conway Scenic Railroad's beefy 0-6-0 #7470 once again allowed the Mass. Bay Railroad Enthu... (more)
Lost in the landscape. Under a threatening sky, our RGS Freight is almost lost in the landscape of the New Mexico desert, as she runs around Lava Loop toward Antonito, CO, some 10 miles to ... (more)
Big Horn Wye. Here's an angle you don't often see of an RGS re-creation freight, turning on the wye at Big Horn, New Mexico. Built in 1880, the wye here was often used as a turning locati... (more)
Steamscape: Big Horn Peak. DRGW 315 rounds the curve just below Big Horn Peak on a cloudy, fall afternoon, trailing her RGS Freight re-creation, which is bound for Antonito, CO. With a su... (more)
Running Los Pinos Creek. Here's a wide-angle view of our Rio Grande Southern freight re-creation, as it runs behind DRGW 315 along the Los Pinos Creek on the east side of the valley.
In the valley of the Los Pinos. The second day of our 2018 Rio Grande Southern re-creation featured a locomotive that didn't require any re-lettering, because DRGW Consolidation #315 was ac... (more)
Approaching Cumbres Pass. With her pops lifting and her Fireman's injector going full-blast, DRGW 453 hauls a mixed freight the last mile up the eastern approach to the 10,000 ft. Cumbres P... (more)
"Tanglefoot Lake" (MP 329.6). DRGW 453 throws a reflection in the pond of standing water along Tanglefoot Curve, as she completes her climb to the 10,000 ft. high Cumbres Pass, ju... (more)
Toward Chama via Cumbres. DRGW 453 charges upgrade past the Los Pinos Tank toward Cumbres Pass, amidst the breathtaking display of fall colors on the hills to the north.
Of course, the l... (more)
Crossing Cascade Creek. A Rio Grande Southern freight re-creation tip-toes across the iron trestle over Cascade Creek on a breezy fall afternoon. Heading up our train this day is DRGW 453,... (more)
Golden Hour at Ferguson's. The sagebrush are still casting very long shadows as DRGW Mudhen #453 charges upgrade from Ferguson's Trestle, on the westbound run to Chama via Cumbres Pass.