Black Hills Central 2-5-2 No. 7 struggles up the 4% grade leading out of Hill City, bound for Keystone.
Black Hills Central 2-5-2 No. 7 runs around its train at Keystone Junction on a lazy summer afternoon in 1995.
Taking on water in Keystone.
On the way from Keystone back to Hill City
This area of the 'Hills was a booming tin mining district in the late 1890s. Today, only the former general store - now derelict - exists at Kennedyville. It can be seen in the trees on the far... (more)
Ex-Rayonier logging Mallet No. 110 steams upgrade in the cool mist of a Black Hills summer morning. One hundred years ago, Tin Mill Hill was the location of a tin reclamation mill operated by the... (more)
Troubleshooting a valve gear problem before the first train of the day departed Hill City. The railroad had recently changed hands, and the lack of care given by the previous owner is obvious. T... (more)
The only operating compound tank Mallet in the United States basks in the early morning sun alongside the Hill City depot.
Heading upgrade out of Keystone on the last run of the day.
Mike Grimm starting the air compressor on this 1926 Baldwin 2-6-2T.
Engineer Jerry Drager drains the air tank on No. 104 prior to the first run of the day.
No. 110 with seven coaches rolling through Keystone Junction, which is where the ride terminated from 1972-2000 before the track was rebuilt into Keystone proper.
Former Rayonier 110 preparing to leave Hill City with the first trip of the day.
No. 104 leads No. 7 upgrade out of Keystone heading for Hill City.