Not even cloudy skies and hard rain can dampen the spirit of the Queen of Steam.
On a crisp fall day, two BNSF interlopers trundle along the Mowhawk river with a unit oil train.
Wet and cold, but still beautiful, J class 611 flies by in a 1/8th second pan shot.
611 makes her way through the countryside.
611 idles momentarily to allow other trains to pass by.
Driving rain doesn't dampen the spirits of 611, no does it take away from her beauty a she passes through some trees on the Strasburg line.
Two steam legends and former NW engines spend the day together as 611 and 382 (really 475) spend three day doing photo runs and posing. It’s always hard getting different shots on a photo charter... (more)
Strasburg Decapod 90 passes by a staged tractor for a Lerro photo charter. Driving rain hampered things just a bit, but the event with 611 was still great.
“End of the Line.”
It’s 1959 and the J class has been demoted from fast passenger trains to local pickups along the Norfolk and Western. In service for less than a decade, NW 611 spends her tw... (more)
"Together at last." J Class Norfolk and Western double heads with a 4-8-0 M Class "Molly". The Molly has been dressed up to represent Norfolk and Western 382 during 611's visit to the railway an... (more)
"Full throttle and rods down." Norfolk and Western J class 611 takes a pass at full throttle letting off a hearty plume of smoke and looking resplendent as ever. Photo details: ISO 400,... (more)
The Schenectady bound Maple Leaf races by the Mowhawk river during the golden hour.
AMTK 704 coasts along the Mohawk River with the last of the evening's sunlight glinting off her side. She'll arive in Schenectady 15 minutes later, running slower than usual.
A busy day on the Mowhawk as CSXT 4291 leads a train high hood first to a siding to allow faster trains to pass by.
The crew of S15 825 passes tokens at Goathland Station during the 2012 NYMR Steam Gala ensuring the lines are cleared for safe passage.