Upon leaving the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Kris and I heard a distant locomotive horn.
Although, there were no trains scheduled, I surmised there was an extra on the line, so we drove to the first grade crossing west of the yard and waited.
After just a few minutes, Strasburg Rail Road’s former New York Central SW8 ambled westbound towing a lone three-bay hopper carrying ballast.
That was a lucky catch!
We then drove to the parking lot opposite the shop where I made a few more photos.
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