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2006 All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the written permission of Discover Live Steam. All photos are the property of the photographer and  Prior arrangements must be made before any images can be used outside this web site.

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Young Engineers Starting Out Right

Boys 22 months and 46 months old wanting to help load ballast cars by hand at the Northeastern Ohio Live Steamers site in Medina, Ohio.

photographer: Joseph Vasko

C&NW 2001 TR-2 Rebuilt from a Rail Systems "Cow & Calf"

I made over 300 lost wax castings to rework this Rail Systems "Cow & Calf" into an EMD TR-2 and reworked many of the parts.

photographer: Ron Peisker

Apache Ry. # 81 at the Fawnbrook Northern Railroad

This is my new 1 1/2" scale Alco C-420 #81 modeled from one of six Alcos that I have the priviledge to hoghead at the Apache Railway in eastern Arizona. Photo was taken in the Fawnbrook Yard at my home.

photographer: Kevin D. Rowell

Last Minute Instructions For New Engineer

New Engineer Getting His Last Minute Instructions Before Steaming Off

photographer: Kelly Fredericks

A Hudson waits

Hudson J1E 5329 pauses to await signers at the Pennsylvania Live Steamers.

photographer: Pat Murphy

Frisco 4158 waiting at Summit

1.6" scale Mikado, Frisco 4158 built by Art Reiter, sits at Summit at Riverside Live Steamers.

photographer: Greg Reiter

Harold Chance

Harold Chance at Peppermint Park---85 and still steaming

photographer: Dan Hawkins

Cut to Helper

Ottaway steamer #1011 approaching cut at Helper to access mountain division on the C & H line

photographer: Dan Hawkins

Carey and the Streamliner

Carey Williams headed up the hill from the station with the Hesston Streamliner #2

photographer: Mike Lagness

Horn train by Ray Maker in Fall of its life in Oakland, CA

This train was built by Ray Maker and Arthur Horn around 1985.Powered by 1200cc Datsun engine, This wonderful train gave it's owner and his family many hours of trian fun as it circled their house high on a hilltop overlooking Oakland. Arthur Horn"s railroad was called the H.H.& P.R.R. in Oakland ,Ca.

photographer: Art Ingwerson

Curtis Rail Cars

Win a 1.5" scale Flat Car

(does not include trucks and couplers)

Win A pair of Bettendorf trucks. Fully machined and assembled (ready to run) from
From Mountain Car Win One of 5  HOT DVDs!  "Texas Live Steam" or the new release: "Train Mountain 2006"*
From Robinson & Associates

*Train Mountain 2006 DVD available November 2006

From Reedyville Railroad Products

Win a 5" Scale Brass Bell with cast aluminum harp frame.
The hardwood base is optional. Bell and stand can be even be used as an award.

Little Engines of New Jersey

Castings and drawings for a 1.5" scale duplex pump

from Metal Arts Press. 
This book covers it all: manual machine tools, methods, machine shop know-how & practical shop tips.

(3 copies available)

Rail Car Company Graphics
$100 certificate from Rail Graphics for your 1.5" scale rail car or locomotive.

Win a $75 Gift Certificate

Penn Keystone Coal Co.
50# bag of POCAHONTAS live steam coal


Plum Cove Studios
$50 Gift Certificate

Miracle Railroad Products
$50 Gift Certificate

2 DVD set:
"How To Fire a Steam Locomotive"
from Curtis Hustac Productions
$25 Gift Certificate


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