Operating Steam

Sir Nigel Gresley, the Man and the Machine
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Sir Nigel Gresley, the Man and the Machine

The list of individuals who were vital to the general…

Red, White and Blue 4449, Patriotic Steam in the Pacific Northwest

Red, White and Blue 4449, Patriotic Steam in the Pacific Northwest

Southern Pacific 4449 is one of the most famous steam…

Another #6 at Cass Scenic Railroad

Another #6 at Cass Scenic Railroad

Cass Scenic Railroad rosters two locomotives numbered “6”. Both are…

Western Maryland #6, The Last Shay

Western Maryland #6, The Last Shay

Western Maryland Railway’s Chaffee Branch was windy and steep…and profitable….

White Pass #192, The Dollywood Express Soldier

White Pass #192, The Dollywood Express Soldier

Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, has developed into a sprawling…

SP&S #700, Building up Steam in Portland

SP&S #700, Building up Steam in Portland

Steam locomotives were phased out of most railroad operations more…