CP 60 parked at the Golden Spike National Historic Park. Definitely a great place to visit for railfans. The 153rd anniversary is coming up on May 10th.
Springtime in the Pennsylvania woods. The trees in the Pennsylvania woodlands are just beginning to bud as the replica of Abraham Lincoln's Funeral Train makes its way from Harrisburg to Ph... (more)
With a little smoke. Our Fireman opens the firing lever just a bit to provide some gray smoke, as our replica of the Lincoln Funeral Train makes its way east toward Philadelphia on the very... (more)
In the cut. Running though the springtime woodlands of South Central Pennsylvania, the train bearing the remains of the 16th President of the United States carefully makes its way from Harr... (more)
Passing Herr's Mill Covered Bridge. Locomotive "Leviathan" whistles for the crossing as the Lincoln Funeral Train passes the Herr's Mill Covered Bridge on the property of Stone Ga... (more)
Running through the woods......in what is now Elizabethtown, PA the train carrying the remains of our 16th President slowly makes its way from Harrisburg to Philadelphia in the April of 186... (more)
Partners in Preservation. The two men who made the Lincoln Funeral Train re-enactment possible pose with the consist prior to the event. On the left is Mr. David Abel, owner of Stone Gable... (more)
Decked out and ready. Engine man Steve Meola poses with locomotive "Leviathan" and her Lincoln Funeral Train consist as they sit decked out in the trappings of official state mour... (more)
Pride of the Central Pacific. The Park Service replica of the Central Pacific Jupiter makes a smoky run-by on the east leg of the Promontory Wye, as she makes her way to the last spike site... (more)
Witnesses to history. Settlers from the Territory of Utah pose with the Central Pacific "Jupiter" after witnessing the "Wedding of the Rails" on May 10th of 1869.
Looking pretty good at age 40! A Park Service Engineer backs the Central Pacific "Jupiter" replica on the east leg of the Promontory Wye, as he positions her for a photo shoot wit... (more)
History lives here. Central Pacific Locomotive #60 "Jupiter" is again back home in her stall in the engine shed at the Golden Spike National Historical Park after spending May 10t... (more)
Artwork on wheels. With morning servicing complete, the Central Pacific Jupiter replica gives me not only a dark, smoky plume, but a boiler blow-down as well, as she heads down the east leg... (more)
CP 60 "Jupiter": An unlikely celebrity. When looking at photos of the Last Spike Ceremony on the Transcontinental Railroad, we see lots of distinguished looking men clad in formal attire an... (more)
The Gov. Stanford a 4-4-0 entered service on November 9 1863 for the Central Pacific Railroad. It was used in the construction of the first Transcontinental Railroad. The setting is of one of the ... (more)