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(via Glinty 765 | 765 makes an early morning run. Not sure of the… | Flickr)

NKP 765

September 1992

Photo by Dave Goodheart


Reading 2124 Steam Engine In The Snow! by 844steamtrain
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Reading 2124 4-8-4 steam locomotive at Steamtown, Pennsylvania For a versus video comparing this engine and a PRR 4-4-4-4 T-1: www.youtube.com/watch?v=fo0KsKzn2TQ For a black and white photo: Purchase items with my photos on them: www.redbubble.com/people/844steamtrain If you enjoy my photos, feel free to favorite, share and thanks for viewing!


(via Strange Bed Fellows | A L&N E and the Flying Scotsman share … | Flickr)

Caption: “Strange Bed Fellows: An L&N E and the Flying Scotsman share trackage at Dearborn Street Station in July of 1970.”

Photo by Lee Hastman


Pere Marquette 1226 starts her train west at Porter, IN on October 28, 1950. Photographer unknown. Collection of Bill Raia.


The Railway Series Summarised
  • The Three Railway Engines: Here you go Chris, some nice stories about engines to make you feel better.
  • Thomas the Tank Engine: Well here's some more stories about your new friend Thomas, I hope you'll like them. nowpleaseletmerest.
  • James the Red Engine: Wait Other Kids like this stuff? Uh okay well here's some stories about James.
  • Tank Engine Thomas Again: Wow you kids really like Thomas, I hope you don't get too hung up on him
  • Troublesome Engines: Strike? On MY Railway? It's more likely than you'd think.
  • Henry the Green Engine: Okay Dalby we're sorting this Henry business out right now. Here's a picture of a Black 5, Look at it, LOOK AT IT.
  • Toby the Tram Engine: Police Are Awful.
  • Gordon the Big Engine: How do I write a book where the main character is a prick?
  • Edward the Blue Engine: Age before Beauty.
  • Four Little Engines: Please support the Talyllyn Railway, Also that incident with the driver's mother-in-law was Not My Fault.
  • Percy the Small Engine: What is this Green Caterpillar? get out Dalby get out.
  • The Eight Famous Engines: These engines are so popular i can write a whole book about how popular they are.
  • Duck and the Diesel Engine: Bow before your Great Western superiors.
  • The Little Old Engine: Are you supporting the Talyllyn railway yet?
  • The Twin Engines: The Scottish are fun to write, also the spectre of death looms.
  • Branch Line Engines: I'm not sure if I can write good female characters but I'll give it a go.
  • Gallant Old Engine: Look how hard the Talyllyn engines work, you'd better support them.
  • Stepney the "Bluebell" Engine: Please support the Bluebell railway and others like it. alsofuckBR.
  • Mountain Engines: I hope you enjoyed these characters because you're never going to see them again.
  • Very Old Engines: The Talyllyn railway is old as balls, please support them.
  • Main Line Engines: 3/4 of this book does not take place on the main line soooo...
  • Small Railway Engines: Pollution is A-OK to support the railways.
  • Enterprising Engines: FUCK. BRITISH. RAIL!!!
  • Oliver the Western Engine: Pride cometh before the fall, also murder can solve most problems.
  • Duke the Lost Engine: Time for Self-Insert fic, also Ted, you could stand to lose some weight.
  • Tramway Engines: Still trying on that female characters thing, also I think I'm about done here.
  • Really Useful Engines: Hey, It's Chris, thought I'd give this writing thing a go.
  • James and the Diesel Engines: #notalldiesels.
  • Great Little Engines: I don't know how many more ways I can say this.
  • More About Thomas the Tank Engine: Seriously Britt? More?
  • Gordon the High Speed Engine: The Future is Here. Deal with it.
  • Toby Trucks and Trouble: I think something's missing from that title.
  • Thomas and the Twins: Bill and Ben the little Pricks.
  • Jock the New Engine: These little guys are the saltiest bitches.
  • Thomas and the Great Railway Show: Hey check out the National Railway museum, also weak ass publishers not letting me show someone getting hit by a train, smh.
  • Thomas Comes Home: Eventually, but in the mean time enjoy stories about other engines.
  • Henry and the Express: Henry Still Can Not Catch a Break.
  • Wilbert the Forest Engine: Okay they literally named an engine after my father how could I Not put him in a story.
  • Thomas and the Fat Controller's Engines: Wow 50 years, that's genuinely impressive
  • New Little Engine: Tbh, if you're not supporting them by now there's not a lot more I can say.
  • Thomas and Victoria: It's not quite over yet.
  • Thomas and His Friends: And now it is. Happy Birthday and R.I.P. Dad.