Valley Railroad Consolidation #97 waits at the Deep River platform for her Trainman to uncouple the passenger consist. Shortly, she will pull forward into a rock-cut, where she will be switched ... (more)
A Valley Railroad Fireman scrambles aboard Consolidation #97 as she sits in the rock-cut just north of the station platform at Deep River Landing. He has just set the switch for the run around t... (more)
Over most of its right-of-way, the Valley Railroad is oriented north-south, making RP-style photography a bit of a challenge. For about 3/4 of a mile between Dennison Road and Old Deep River Road... (more)
Valley Railroad locomotives typically run around their trains at Deep River Landing and operate tender first for the trip home to Essex Depot. With his fire nicely squared away, Fireman Ken mans ... (more)
The countdown to sunset has less than an hour to go as PSX97, the Santa Special, rumbles across the bridge at Deep River Creek. On point today is Consolidation #97, a superheated Alco product tha... (more)
A 1/15th Panning Shot of my favorite Valley Railroad Steamer as she races across the Centerbrook Meadow with the first of four SOLD OUT Santa Specials on the day after Thanksgiving. Even... (more)
With white flags flying, Passenger Service Extra 97 emerges from deep shadows and into the fading sunlight of Centerbrook Meadow. The visible white steam plume and the low angle lighting are obv... (more)
Valley Railroad Consolidation #97 leads a "Santa Special" on Thanksgiving weekend, 2007.