Shay # 6 waits to add coal for it’s climb up the mountain near Cass, West Virginia.
This is the last of the N & W “J” class steam locomotives. This engine was built in 1950 and was used primarily for passenger service. It could pull 15 passenger cars at speeds up to 110 MPH. Still operational, it sits in the Virginia Transportation Museum in Roanoke.
An HDR look at an ICE train in Munich Station
Southern 630 heading into Salisbury, NC. This 2-8-0 Consolidation was built in 1904 and is still used today for special events. This photo was taken in 2011.
Shay locomotive at the water tank in Cass, West Virginia. Processed to resemble a photo that might have been taken in 60 years ago.
Shay locomotive #6 working uphill near Cass, West Virginia. Taken with an Olympus E-PL3 and processed to create an aged photo look.
A Shay geared locomotive releasing steam on a siding in Cass, West Virginia
Shem Creek is in Mt. Pleasant, SC, just across the Cooper River from Charleston. Several excellent seafood eateries along the creek.
BNSF 4713 hauling freight across northern Montana.