WWRR 8408, sporting B&O colors, takes a nearly sold out weekend trip to Hockessin. 8408 has a long history on the Landenberg Branch, being assigned to Baltimore Division of the B&O for the majorit... (more)
WWRC #58 rips into the railhead as the crew attempts to get a sold out train moving up the 1.4% grade into town. A downed tree from earlier storms stopped the train on the steepest grade on the ra... (more)
Fireman/CMO S. Jensen shoves down some coal for to aid the second fireman during a run to Mt. Cuba.
Engineer S. J. Jr. takes 58 up to the coal dock using B&O 8408, seeing as 58 had not built up enough pressure to run up solo yet.
Fireman George Barreto rakes forward a heal on the fire during hostling operations on a very hot 4th of July afternoon. The crew will soon take a sold out train to the end of the line for firework... (more)
Fireworks light off behind 0-6-0 #58 as hundreds of spectators look on.
Fireman George Baretto poses with a battered shovel after a qualifying run to Hockessin for the fireworks.
WWRR #58 pauses briefly outside of #3 track stall for a photo session. The steam is created by blowing down the boiler, lighting provided by 4 portable rigs, courtesy of Dan Drennen.
W&W 58 Rests as the Town of Hockessing, Delaware Puts on its Annual 4th of July Fireworks Display
W&W 58 brings an Autumn Leaf train filled with passengers past NVF (National Vulcanized Fibers) in Yorklyn, DE. The plant, set for preservation, was burnt by arsons earlier this year. It's future ... (more)
W&W 58 brings an Autumn Leaf train filled with passengers across the "S Trestle" just outside Yorklyn mills. This also marks the beginning of Hockessin Hill, a 1.4%, 2.5 mile grade to th... (more)
Trouble on the hill, as W&W 58 pauses for a downed tree. The train was helper unassisted, with a large number of riders and a 1.4% grade to deal with once the train begins moving once more.
The Hockessin Flyer steams up for the charge northbound.
The Hockessin Flyer's caboose awaits its next assignment.