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  1. Heading for the barn

    Heading for the barn

    A train on the East Portland Traction Company rolls past the former Union Pacific 4-6-2 on display at Oaks Park in Portland. The steamer is now at the ORHF Enginehouse.
  2. Pacifics in the sunshine

    Pacifics in the sunshine

    SP 2472 and SP 2467 pose in the sunshine at Hunters Point shipyard in January of 2003. This would be the last grand event of the Golden Gate Railroad Museum in San Francisco, California before moving to Niles Canyon.
  3. Why settle for one Pacific?

    Why settle for one Pacific?

    A rarity. Two identical Southern Pacific 4-6-2's are steamed up at the Golden Gate Railroad Museum in January of 2003. This would be the last steam event held at the San Francisco, California location. The 2472 has moved to Niles Canyon, and the 2467 is housed inside the railroad museum in...
  4. Severn's waving

    Severn's waving

    Severn Edmonds of the Golden Gate Railroad Museum is serving as fireman in SP 2472's cab while it heads northbound at College Park, California in March of 2002.
  5. Arriving Sunol

    Arriving Sunol

    Southern Pacific 2472 splits a pair of semaphore signals at Sunol, California this morning on its way for a meet with UP 844. There was nary a foamer there as most were in Oakland with the 844. it was a real treat to have the 2472 all to myself for one run-by.
  6. SP 2472 and the Dollar

    SP 2472 and the Dollar

    Robert Dollar Company #3 joins the Southern Pacific 2472 at Hearst siding near Sunol, California this morning. Both locomotives were steamed up to meet up with Union Pacific 844.
  7. CN 5093 (4-6-2)

    CN 5093 (4-6-2)

    Looks familiar? http://tinyurl.com/3b84pa He's the twin brother of the Prince Albert steam engine, CN 5080, ex-CGR 453 (CGR 471 here) respectively. He's a later built though, of 1917 heritage, kept by CN longer as well, until 1963. The tender is from CN 5139, another in the series. The...
  8. Last to Leave

    Last to Leave

    UP 3203 is moving on the East Portland Traction Company in February 1996. The 4-6-2 once sat at Oaks Park in Portland, Oregon with SP 4449 and SP&S 700. It was the last steamer to leave the park.
  9. Midafternoon local for Harbin at Nancha, HJ

    Midafternoon local for Harbin at Nancha, HJ

  10. The View from the Cab

    The View from the Cab

    I am sitting in the cab of Santa Fe 3423, a 4-6-2 steamer, as a BNSF freight comes around the corner and past the steam engine.
  11. Chichibu Paleo Express

    Chichibu Paleo Express

    C58 363 near Bushu Japan





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