Survivors

McCloud River #19, a Return to Steam?

McCloud River #19, a Return to Steam?

Locomotive manufacturers love to celebrate production milestones, it’s a public…

AT&N #401, A Decapod at the Age of Steam Roundhouse

AT&N #401, A Decapod at the Age of Steam Roundhouse

When the first Decapod type steam locomotive design was introduced…

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….

Norfolk & Western #2156, Most Powerful Survivor

Norfolk & Western #2156, Most Powerful Survivor

When it comes to steam the Norfolk & Western (N&W)…

Texas & Pacific #610, Big Steam in the Lone Star State

Texas & Pacific #610, Big Steam in the Lone Star State

There is an old saying that ‘Everything is bigger in…

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…

MRL #1, Representing Shays at Steamtown

MRL #1, Representing Shays at Steamtown

As mining and manufacturing business grew in the late 1800s,…