The Strasburg's 0-6-0 No. 31 is climbing the grade at the Cherry Hill "station," passing the famous sign- "Pop. 17 (More or Less.)" No. 31 (CN 7312) was built by Baldwin in 19... (more)
A view of the Strasburg's old "egg" emblem on the tender of ex-CN 0-6-0 No. 7312, built in 1908 by Baldwin. Note the generous headroom above the firing deck. Restored in 1960, the loco... (more)
1983 Santa Claus Special heading back to Strasburg with 31 in command.
Strasburg's No. 31 pounding up the grade at Cherry Hill crossing. Scanned from a Kodak Plus-X Pan negative, ASA 125.
Old No. 31, which made its first run on the Strasburg on September 1, 1960, is seen here 30 years later, ready to shove a heavy Santa Claus Special up the grade.
Wearing what was the image of the Strasburg Rail Road for at least the better part of the 1960’s and 1970’s, 0-6-0 31 guides a train down the hill toward Cherry Hill Road.
Snow was on the ground for the first two weekends of Strasburg's 2007 season making for some great photography. The locomotive for those weekends was SRC 31 in her Strasburg paint before being tra... (more)
Where's the platform? A snowfall in mid-March provided a unique experience for visitors to the Strasburg Railroad that weekend. The red cobblestone platform was covered by a layer of snow a... (more)
On this date in 2007, it was a windy, cold day as Strasburg 0-6-0 31 led one of the day's three passenger runs through the snow covered, barren eastern Pennsylvania farmland. Today, the high tempe... (more)
As the calendar flips to April, it's about time to put away the fleeces and gloves and say goodbye to winter, for a few months at least. SRC 31 leads the final train of the day into the setting su... (more)
If you imagine a Canadian National herald on the tender instead of the Strasburg lettering, this shot could be from the 1940s as 0-6-0 31 switches a small yard in New England or eastern Canada. No... (more)
Only this fence and a few tiny stalks are not covered by the latest snowfall to blanket Lancaster County and bear witness to the "ghost whistle" demonstration performed by SRC 0-6-0 31.
The silence at the oldest cemetery in Lancaster County is broken momentarily as SRC 0-6-0 31 leads the last excursion of the day through the snowy countryside.
Icicles linger into the morning before the sun reaches them as SRC 31 runs light to the station.
The final excursion of the day heads back to the Strasurg station with snow from the Valentine's Day Blizzard still coating the ground.