2-8-0

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  1. Steaming In Alabama

    Steaming In Alabama

    The SOU 630 2-8-0 is on the head end of NS 956 as it heads into Whitney, AL on the NS Alabama Great Southern (AGS) main. This is a transfer run from the TVRM in Chattanooga, TN to Birmingham, AL for two weekends of excursions for the new NS 21st Century Steam Program.
  2. Fillmore & Western's newly restored #14 simmering nice and purty

    Fillmore & Western's newly restored #14 simmering nice and purty

    Waiting in yard for train order.
  3. Fillmore & Western's newly restored #14

    Fillmore & Western's newly restored #14

    Newly restored #14 stretches her legs during a XMAS tree run.
  4. 2141 "Spirit of Kamloops" at Kamloops Station

    2141 "Spirit of Kamloops" at Kamloops Station

    2141 was built by the Canadian Locomotive Company in 1912 for the Canadian Northern Railway. In 1918, it became part of the new railway Canadian National. 2141 spent many years working in Alberta and Saskatchewan and also worked on Vancouver Island for many years. It was converted to oil burning...
  5. 3716 on the Kettle Valley

    3716 on the Kettle Valley

    3716 was built by the Montreal Locomotive Works in 1912 as #3916, class N3b for the Canadian Pacific Railway. It was rebuilt in 1929 and renumbered to 3716 and reclassed N2b. Based in the Kootenay's for many years. It was converted to oil burning by CP later in its like. After it was retired...
  6. CofGa 509 At Macon

    CofGa 509 At Macon

    This Central of Georgia Railway 509 Baldwin 2-8-0 steam locomotive is seen at the entrance to Central City Park in downtown Macon, GA. The paint's peeling, there are numerous parts missing, but this baby still looks beautiful.
  7. Argent Lumber Co. 2-8-0 No. 7

    Argent Lumber Co. 2-8-0 No. 7

    That balloon stack marks this 2-8-0 as a wood burner.
  8. Argent Lumber Co. 2-8-0 No. 7

    Argent Lumber Co. 2-8-0 No. 7

    Located in Hardeeville, SC, this 1910 Porter wood-burning, narrow-guage locomotive was donated to the city in 1960. Located at 32.285672,-81.079638.
  9. Argent Lumber Co. #7 Drivers

    Argent Lumber Co. #7 Drivers

    What's missing from this view? The valve-gear - she's got inside valve gear.
  10. The Home Stretch

    The Home Stretch

    3716 makes the last run up the straight away up the hill to Prairie Valley Station. With the rollin' Okanagan hills all around.
  11. 3716 Bathes in the Sun

    3716 Bathes in the Sun

    3716 sits at the rest stop after coming off the Trout Creek Trestle. The passengers will get off and take pictures of the engine while the crew refils the tender. Then its back on its way to Prairie Valley Station.
  12. 3716 comin' off the Trout Creek

    3716 comin' off the Trout Creek

    CPR class N2b 2-8-0 pulls its train off the Trout Creek Trestle along the old Kettle Valley Railway in Summerland, British Columbia.
  13. Shrouded in Steam

    Shrouded in Steam

    It's about 7:00 am and DRGW 340 is all steamed up and ready to go at Knott's Berry Farm's theme park. The early morning light and clouds of steam make the background convincing enough for one to believe this just might be somewhere on Colorado's narrow gauge system. DRGW 340 is an 1880's vintage...
  14. GCR 29

    GCR 29

    Grand Canyon Railway (GCR) 29 2-8-0 leaving the Grand Canyon Station for its trip back to Williams, AZ.
  15. Inside the cab of #683

    Inside the cab of #683

    1st off, sorry about the glare coming in from the windows. 2nd off, this is a pic. of the boiler & engineer's controls inside the cab of D&RGW #683
  16. Hanging out the window

    Hanging out the window

    This is the view hanging out the side window on the engineer's side of #683.
  17. Engineer's view

    Engineer's view

    This is the view out the front window from the engineer's "seat" of D&RGW #683
  18. Scenic Line of the World

    Scenic Line of the World

    #683's tender sports Rio Grande's "Scenic Line of the World" logo above the Denver & Rio Grande western lettering.
  19. D&RGW 2-8-0 #683

    D&RGW 2-8-0 #683

    D&RGW 2-8-0 # 683 sits on dispaly at the Colorado Rail Museum in Golden, Co. Built in October 1890 by Baldwin Locomotive Works as D&RG #583, it was renumbered to D&GRW #683 in 1924, she had a long & successful career before being retired in 1955. #683 is the only surving example...
  20. #25's tender

    #25's tender

    A pic. from the back of #25's tender. Its tender looks like its actually in fairly good condition (unlike the roof of the cab, where the paint is pealing off)



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