Starting the workday.
On the move to start the day's excursions.
No. 26 is a lot smaller than a Big Boy but that doesn't mean the little filly cannot put on a show. When the temp is in the teens Fahrenheit, this is what happens.
"Clear!": Baldwin Locomotive Works #26 blows down her boiler clearing any impurities that settled down to the mud ring overnight. Removing the impurities is essential to ensuring the pro... (more)
"That'll do!" Shop crew employee Kevin Bose signals for #26 to stop as he re-positions the left number 1 driver crankpin to allow for the alemite grease gun to reach the fitting and prop... (more)
Early morning light sliced through the windows of the former Lackawanna Railroad roundhouse on September 29, 2019 as coal smoke filled its cavernous space signalling another day of steam railroadi... (more)
Engineer Dominick Tardogno winds up the mechanical lubricator on Baldwin Locomotive Works #26 prior to exiting the "house" for day of pulling the Scranton Limited to Nay Aug Park and ret... (more)
Chugga smokes it up for the Railfest patrons.
Steamtown's Baldwin 0-6-0 has finished participating in the Railfest opening ceremony and is about to pull of the turntable and begin its duties on the yard shuttle train.
Recognize any familiar faces? On July 13, 2019, Steamtown using Baldwin Locomotive Works #26 on its regular "Yard Shuttle" train took visitors up to the former Lackawanna Railroad statio... (more)
"Steam on the High Iron": Baldwin Locomotive Works #26 poses next to the former Lackawanna Railroad station in downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania along the former Pocono mainline. On the da... (more)
Held for 5 seconds and done three times, Fireman Andrew Giardina blows down #26 in the east end of the Lackawanna Railroad yard at Steamtown National Historic Site.
"Wildflowers at Work": Baldwin Locomotive Works #26 peacefully coasts through the east end of the Steamtown yard among mechanical metallic relics of another age in railroading. Even amon... (more)
A profile of a 1929 product of the Baldwin Locomotive Works...
"Bruce": Baldwin Locomotive Works #26 is in good hands when Steamtown Shop Supervisor Bruce Mowbray occupies the right hand seat of the 1929 0-6-0. A self taught steam locomotive machinist and mec... (more)