Winter Photo Gallery

Winter is our favorite season. Winter operations includes steam at least once every month plus lots of snowplowing with the wedge plow or the Russell. We usually snow plow within two days after each storm. Check Home Page or for winter schedule. All winter activities are subject to Mother Nature's approval.

Snow, steam, and sun make for a perfect winter day. Winter is the

perfect time for steam operations.

Bob with 724 and typical winter passenger train

Great way to start 2014 even though temperature was

3 degrees with 15 mph wind.

Doug plowing snow at Bedford Falls.

You Tube videos (E J & K Train Farm) show several snow plowing activities

2013 started with a nicely plowed mainline

with drifts up to 18 inches in some locations.

724 is our winter workhorse, operating at least once every month

Jan. 5, 2013. Holly supervises 724 and the wedge plow

opening Tracks 2 and 3 at Ames Yard.

The NYC Geeps from Rail Systems have been a great addition to the snow plowing motive power

12/12/12 and no snow. Ground is very dry and water buckets in

gondola are for possible fire protection.

One of the Geeps with a regular train after the plows have completed

' their assignment.

Jonathan with 724 leaving California Jct. Deep snow was common in

2010-11 winter

Double slips require a lot of cleaning

to get them to be fully functional.

Deep snow at Yonder extended for more than 250 feet in 2011. Current

mileposts have been rearranged, so you will be confused if you try

to figure out where this picture was taken by looking at mileposts on

current layout.

March, 2014 marks 14 years of operating steam at

least one day every month. Winter steam is the best


Snow plowing is very realistic and usually fun.

Sometimes it is very realistic and not fun.