My Dad’s 1946 Lionel train set featured a Pennsylvania Railroad S2 Steam turbine and a collection of work cars including: a crane, work caboose, dump car, etc.
As I kid, I routinely operated work trains using this O-gauge equipment.
There’s a subtle charm to work trains. These are an integral part of the railroad, yet often go unnoticed and undocumented.
Last week Conway Scenic Railroad operated a work train to perform maintenance on the Conway Branch.
I made these photos of the train as it was prepared in our North Conway, New Hampshire yards. All were exposed using my Lumix LX7 digital camera.
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