RailPictures.Net Photo: NW 382 Norfolk & Western Steam 4-8-0 at Strasburg, Pennsylvania by Kevin Madore
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Strasburg, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
October 17, 2010
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NW 382 (more..)
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Kevin Madore (more..)
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By the dawn's early light... The first golden rays of a late October sunrise greet N&W Locomotive 382 as she rides the high iron across rolling farmland. Through the efforts of the crews at Lerro Productions and the Strasburg Railroad..and with just a little help from a higher power, 40+ rail photographers were able to relive the last days of branch-line steam in America in very spectacular conditions on this chilly morning. If he were still among us, I believe that O. Winston Link would have been proud that his photos of the N&W's Abingdon Branch would inspire rail enthusiasts more than half a century later to go to such lengths to recreate a train that was hardly well-known in it's day. Equally proud would be the folks from the Baldwin Locomotive Works to see #475 still soldiering on in such beautiful condition, more than 100 years after she was built.
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Backlit beauties

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The front of the train is dark. This is just what makes the picture so good.
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Just the right blend of atmosphere and classic technology
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