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The SP&S 700 (4-8-4) pulling up to the BNSF Christmas Party in Vancouver, WA today. Lots of happy children and families were present, as were a lot of happy (and very cold) railfans!
I was so choked up by the 700's impressive approach (the crew really put on a GREAT show) that words...
While preparing to ship 2100 off to eastern Washington for its uncertain future it went for a little run around the Port of Tacoma. They derailed on this curve near Tote down on the tideflats. After spending hours rerailing the loco they derailed it about 500 yards later on another sharp curve
IPSCO doesn't scrap everything they receive - this steamer for instance was put on display, while its cousins became beer cans.
The English Magazine "Steam Railway" is reporting that the Canadian Pacific Railroad is to restore the 1928 Canadian built 4-8-4 3101 with a budget of 1M...
Chesapeake and Ohio J-3a class 4-8-4 #614. The last Greenbrier 4-8-4 built by Lima rest during an excursion at the B&O Railroad Museum at Baltimore, Md in Feb, 1992. I bought this at a train show 10 years later. It was renumbered 611 before retirement in 1956. It was reactivated during the...
They had the steam power out today on the railroad at Kiddieland. I didn't even know they had a steam engine, a coal burning streamlined 4-8-4.
The train has just pulled out of the station is is crossing the parking lot to loop around the park.
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