Survivors

Reading #2101, Rambling Memories at the B&O Museum

Reading #2101, Rambling Memories at the B&O Museum

In the mid 1940s, the Reading Railroad wanted to add…

Nickel Plate #759, A Berkshire at Steamtown

Nickel Plate #759, A Berkshire at Steamtown

When Lima Locomotive Works introduced the Berkshire locomotive, it was…

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…

C&NW #1385, Steaming Again Soon?

C&NW #1385, Steaming Again Soon?

Like many successful railroads, the Chicago & North Western (C&NW)…

Reading #2124, Rambling at Steamtown

Reading #2124, Rambling at Steamtown

The roster of steam locomotives at the Steamtown National Historical…

Union Pacific #4012, Big Boy at Steamtown
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Union Pacific #4012, Big Boy at Steamtown

While the Steamtown National Historical Site has several eye-catching locomotives,…

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…

Illinois Central #790, Restoration Candidate?

Illinois Central #790, Restoration Candidate?

Although Illinois Central (IC) #790 spent the majority of her…