This is a shot I've had in mind for awhile but haven't been able to pull off until now. Black Hills Central 110 is working hard upgrade near the top of Tin Mill Hill just out of Hill City, South ... (more)
As a thunderstorm opens up overhead, Black Hills Central 110 heads upgrade out of Hill City with the last run of the day to Keystone.
Black Hills Central 104, recently retired, sits amongst a collection of diesel locomotives and cars at the Black Hills Central's yard in Hill City, South Dakota.
Prescott & Northwestern 2-6-2 No. 7 sits on display in Hill City, South Dakota, at the headquarters of the Black Hills Central. It rests on a segment of the original "High Line" main to ... (more)
Former Rayonier 2-6-6-2T digs in for the long climb up Tin Mill Hill as it departs Hill City with the first train of the day.
The morning ritual at Hill City includes a short run past the enginehouse to blow down the boiler before the locomotive is tied onto the train. Bridge .01 is the first the train will cross as it ... (more)
BHC 2-6-6-2T 110 steams alongside Old Hill City Road on its way to Keystone. The tracks were laid in 1890 by the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad, and later taken over by CB&Q. Tourist train... (more)
Black Hills Central 110 has coupled to its train, and the crew is performing an initial terminal air test before departing for Keystone.
Black Hills Central 110 is drifting downgrade across a wooden trestle on its way between Hill City and Keystone.
Former Weyerhaeuser 108, a 1926 Baldwin 2-6-6-2T, drifts downgrade through rock cuts as it approaches Keystone on an evening run.
The Black Hills Central's latest steam restoration, Weyerhaeuser 108, thunders upgrade towards Oblivion with a late afternoon run to Keystone.
BHC 110 is just about to the top of Tin Mill Hill, which sports grades of 4-5 percent. In the distance (look for the white building) is the bottom of the grade where 110 started the climb seven m... (more)
The 1880 Train rolls out of Hill City on its way to Keystone.
The 1880 Train's engines rest outside the railroad's Hill City shops as a thunderstorm rolls through the Black Hills.
Black Hills Central Railroad 108 approaches Keystone on a beautiful July afternoon.