In 40 years of chasing steam trains, this had to be one of the most impressive smoke plumes that I had ever witnessed- the CNJ 0-6-0 No. 113 in a steady drizzle, working upgrade along the West Bra... (more)
Steam meets steam during the start of a heavy snow squall in the late fall of 2017. Decapod No. 90 is holding the main as Mogul No. 89 negotiates the siding with its icicle-covered train.
The Strasburg's 0-6-0 No. 31 is climbing the grade at the Cherry Hill "station," passing the famous sign- "Pop. 17 (More or Less.)" No. 31 (CN 7312) was built by Baldwin in 19... (more)
Ex-Gulf, Mobile, and Northern No. 425 in 1986, backing down onto a Santa Claus Special on the Blue Mountain & Reading Railroad at South Hamburg. No. 425, built by Baldwin in 1928, has 69" dr... (more)
Winter wonderland on the Strasburg Rail Road
An ex-ATSF GP30 brings up the rear of a steam-powered Santa Claus Special in the Coal Regions of Pennsylvania
The 113 is pounding up the grade on the Reading and Northern's new continuous welded rail, returning to Minersville with the 10:30 train.
The CNJ 113 storming through Schuylkill Haven, making its way back to Minersville.
Pan view of the CNJ 113 backing toward Cressona on the Reading and Northern's new continuous welded rail.
Odd doubleheader of a 4-6-2 and an 0-6-0 (CNJ 113) on old Reading Lines trackage in the coal regions of Pennsylvania
This ex-Lehigh Valley C420 is teamed up with an ex-Pennsy C425 on the Erie-Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society's Santa Claus Special, ready to return to Scranton. No. 405 was built in Nove... (more)
The pacing videographer ought to have gotten himself some good footage here along Lowland Road, as the 425's engineer eases off the throttle on the last train of the day.
Laboring here in a relentless drizzle is about the biggest 0-6-0 that anyone could ever build, dwarfing the pacing pickup truck along Railroad Street.
The impressive CNJ 0-6-0 No. 113, panned crossing Beckville Road. The "6S46" on the side of the cab signifies its railroad classification- "6-wheeled Switcher, 46,000 pounds tracti... (more)
The "Clinchfield 676" (UP 3985) at its stop in St. Paul for the 50th Santa Claus Train in 1992. No steam in 2018 for the 76th edition, but country stars Maddie & Tae will be aboard to he... (more)