Operating Steam

Southern Pacific #4449, Daylight with a Bright Future

Southern Pacific #4449, Daylight with a Bright Future

During the late 1930s, the Southern Pacific (SP) Railroad became…

Nickel Plate Road #765, Fort Wayne’s Berkshire

Nickel Plate Road #765, Fort Wayne’s Berkshire

If a locomotive can generate enough buzz that an entire…

C&TS #463, Gene Autry’s Locomotive!

C&TS #463, Gene Autry’s Locomotive!

The Denver & Rio Grande Western (D&RGW) operated several classes…

CNJ #113, Saved by the Railway Restoration Project

CNJ #113, Saved by the Railway Restoration Project

While smaller locomotives may not get the attention that larger…

Oregon Coast Scenic’s Polson Lumber #2, Legal Issues Won’t Stop The Steam

Oregon Coast Scenic’s Polson Lumber #2, Legal Issues Won’t Stop The Steam

Due to their value, both monetarily and historically, steam locomotives…

Westside Lumber #9 Steams on the Midwest Central Railroad

Westside Lumber #9 Steams on the Midwest Central Railroad

Westside Lumber #9 is part of an elite group. When…