I'll Call This a Trainbow - After the last train ride of the day a seasonal worker, sporting a Ben & Jerry's tie-dye shirt, washes down this finely kept Climax 6 steam locomotive.
The wood-line. Of the three major types of fuel used by steam locomotives, wood is probably the most time-consuming to load. Unlike coal and oil, which can be poured into a tender from ded... (more)
Heading for Wolfman Territory! A special double-headed version of the White Mountain Central Railroad's tourist train crosses the Pemigewasset River and prepares to head up the hill into "W... (more)
Queen of the fleet. The regular power on the White Mountain Central Railroad's hourly passenger trains is a rare 50-ton Climax Locomotive, seen here just after entry into "Wolfman Territory... (more)
The face of heritage railroading is rapidly changing as a new generation moves in to carry the torch. Conductor Kara calls the shots on the White Mountain Central's hourly trains. Her regular p... (more)
Engineer Russ scans the track for unwary pedestrians as he backs Climax #6 and a 5-car consist to the platform for the first excursion of the day. Astute observers will note that the locomotive'... (more)
1/13 SEC PAN SHOT of White Mountain Central Railroad Climax #6 as she heads north with the hourly excursion train.
White Mountain Central's hourly excursion train enters the Howe-Truss Covered Bridge as it crosses the Pemigewasset River and heads for an encounter with the famous "Wolfman".
This 2-Truck Climax is one of only 3 Climax logging engines in the US that can still operate. She was built in 1920 and operated for many years on the Beebe River Railroad as well as the East Bran... (more)