Pan pan pan
Making the best of the low shutter speeds required on a gloomy day, I took this shot of McCloud River RR 25 on a Lerro Productions photo charter on the Oregon Coast ... (more)
A steam engine FS.685 class, at the head of a historic train, arrives at this station for a short stop, and is directed to Porretta Terme after departing from Bologna Centrale.
Six cars of the CTA Heritage Fleet were used to run a "fund raiser" to benefit the Fox Valley Trolley Museum which was vandalized last summer. The train was also run express to recreate ... (more)
For their annual meeting and convention, the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society charted a Friday morning run from Hollidaysburg to Roaring Spring on the Everett Railroad. The Eve... (more)
Looming out of the thick coastal fog, and doing its best to add to it, McCloud 25 emerges from the murk.
With all its locos facing north, it can be a challenge getting a nicely lit smokebox on the Oregon Coast Scenic. If you get to Wheeler early enough, it can be... (more)
Out of the Fogg
Polson Logging No 2 runs over Stasek Slough at Tillamook, with a plume worthy of a Howard Fogg painting.
Steam on the Sloughs
McCloud River Railroad 25 manages to catch the sunlight, even on the smokebox door, as the Oregon sun sinks into nearby Tillamook Bay.
Basking in the Oregon sun
McCloud River Railroad 25 enjoys the warmth of the setting sun and ocean breezes, waiting patiently for the photographers to finish their last shots on... (more)
Trade rides? No way
A dozen winters ago, Heber Valley's 2-8-0 delighted photographers with its regular performances in the cold, clear air. An added bonus was the appearance o... (more)
Baby it's cold outside
Heber Valley's ex-Union Pacific 2-8-0 warms our hearts on a frigidly cold afternoon, as it performs for the photographers on a David Rogers photo charter.... (more)
High country color
The K27 approaches milepost 336 on a perfect day in October 2016. Ahead is the Colorado state line and Cresco tank.
Steam and the Sierras
It's a long hard climb from the valley floor up to Gold Hill. One could watch a train for nearly an hour as it struggles with the grade. And who could im... (more)
K27 at Windy Point