Black Hills Central 2-6-6-2T No. 110 rolls downgrade out of Oblivion with a late afternoon run to Keystone.
With a severe thunderstorm rolling into South Dakotas Black Hills, the Black Hills Scenic 2:30pm train charges up the steep rain-slick grade cutting through the dense forest.
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.
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.
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)
After a long day of work, the conductor for the day walks out of the yard to go home in front of Black Hills Central Railroad 108 and 110.
Black Hills Central Railroad GP9 #63, 2-6-6-2T Mallet #110, and 2-6-6-2T Mallet #108 rest in the Hill City yard for their duties the next day.
Black Hills Central 2-6-6-2T Mallet No. 110 takes the eastbound trip from Hill City across the Old Hill City Highway west of Keystone, South Dakota, on July 11, 2018.
Black Hills Central Railroad #110, a 1928 Baldwin 2-6-6-2T, sits by the engine house after a full day of runs. This night marked the final night run of the 2017 season with an arrival back in Hill... (more)