Today is the last day of the season. BHC #63 brings the last train of the season home to Hill City.
A fresh snow fall covers Black Hills Central's GP9 formerly owned by Chesapeake and Ohio Railway. The railroad operates the 1880 train on former Burlington Northern's Keystone Branch. Some of thei... (more)
BHC 63 rolls downgrade through Kennedyville on its way towards Keystone, South Dakota. Since 2007, the first trip of the day is normally pulled by this ex-C&O GP9.
When the tracks in Echo Canyon washed out in 1972, Burlington Northern scaled back service on the Keystone Spur to a new siding a mile upstream from town dubbed "Keystone Junction." It was also t... (more)
No. 63 whistles for another crossing near Keystone. This particular grade crossing is seen in the Disney movie "Scandalous John," the scene where BHC 2-6-2 hits a truck.
BHC No. 63 heads downgrade for Keystone with the first run of the day on August 18, 2011.
Ex- C&O GP9 63 puts on a good show as it digs in for the 4% grade of Tin Mill Hill.
Black Hills Central GP9 63 crosses a small trestle as it nears the end of the line at Keystone.
Black Hills Central GP9 63 (ex-C&O) leads the first train of the day out of Hill City, emerging into the sun as it approaches the crest of Tin Mill Hill.
2-6-6-2T 110 heads back to the barn after its afternoon run past GP7 63.