Strasburg’s 4:15 Santa Express has just arrived back in Strasburg with a nearly sold-out train. The day is not over – another Santa Express has just departed, and two Night Before... (more)
Snows on the last run. Strasburg Rail Road’s last run for the day was at 1300 on Sunday, March 3, 2019. Former Canadian National 89 (2-6-0) was built in 1910 and has been operating at Strasburg si... (more)
A 2-6-0 Mogul stops to discharge passengers at a flag stop allowing a priority freight led by a 4-8-0 "Mastodon" to proceed around it. Or, when world's collide - a 1950's N&W photo train takes the... (more)
One of the original pieces of Steamtown USA's collection, Canadian National 89 is seen leading a tourist train through the Vermont hillside. Tom Golden photo.
Not your standard meet at Leaman Place!
In early December, Strasburg was wrapping up reconstruction of its passing siding at Cherry Hill, the normal meeting place when the railroad runs multip... (more)
On an unseasonably warm and sunny December day, E-10-a #89 barks upgrade through Groundhog Cut with a Santa's Paradise Express.
#89 prepares for another trip down the line.
Strasburg 2-6-0 ex-Canadian National, passes farm country on the Strasburg.
Westbound at Esbenshade Road, Canadian National E-10-a #89 leads the 2PM train back to East Strasburg.
Popping out of the trees into the sun at Groundhog Cut, Canadian National E-10-a #89 works upgrade to Esbenshade Road.
With the 2PM train in tow, Canadian National E-10-a #89 stomps across the Pumpkinville Turnpike bridge on approach to Carpenters Crossing.
After backing her out of the enginehouse, the fireman throws a couple scoops of coal into 89's hungry firebox before taking her to the water column.
Working up one of the steepest parts of the Strasburg Rail Road, 89 approaches Carpenters Cemetery.
While being readied for the day, CN 89's fireman performs the daily ritual of the blow-down, thus clearing any deposits from the boiler.
June 14th what a better way to spend my birthday then photographing steam locomotives.