The quintessential "Little Engine That Could." With a full tender of coal and water, MWRC #9 chugs slowly past my camera position pushing its lone coach toward the boarding platform adjacen... (more)
A slow crawl. After coaling and watering their locomotive, the crew of the Mt. Washington Cog Railway's 2:30 PM steam departure makes the slow crawl from the coal bunker to the platform are... (more)
Coaling 2019 style. In the 10 years since I last visited the Mt. Washington Cog Railway, things have changed a bit. Gone is the massive coal pile that used to exist on the north side of th... (more)
Launching for "the moon." Back in the 1850s, when New Hampshire native Sylvester Marsh first pitched the idea of building a railroad to the top of Mt. Washington to the State Legi... (more)
Farewell to Number 4. Portland's Eastern Promenade is alive with walkers, runners, dog-walkers and yes, railfans too, as the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company's Monson Locomotive #4 pulls... (more)
As originally predicted, heavy snow begins to fall for the 2:30PM run to Lahaska after an early morning dusting.
ARA 18 puts on a show as she squeezes out between the buildings of downtown Arcade, which were beuilt some 40 years before the ALCo 'Consolidation' was.