Visitors Gallery

I've been fortunate to have some very interesting locos visit my railway. This is a sampling. No slight intended to any locos not pictured here; it just means I wasn't able to get a decent photo of them in action!

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"The Baron," a meths-fired Roundhouse POOTER, after a fine run. Sadly, Roundhouse no longer manufactures meths-fired locos; the examples I've seen indicate that they had perfected the form. A Pearse COUNTESS raising steam. A gorgeous loco; the image doesn't do her justice. COUNTESS working hard on the grade. Beautiful! A Roundhouse SR&RL #24, a model of a loco from one of the old Maine 2-foot lines, running easily on the broad gauge. I'm told this loco's hauled as many as twenty American freight cars. My Roundhouse Jack "PERCY" (named for Percy French, the Irish balladeer, not the green saddle tank loco from the THOMAS stories) with a visiting Maxwell-Hemmens Porter. (Scan of my photo courtesy of Ron Brown and Rich Finlayson at Steam in the Garden On-Line).

John Foley's Roundhouse DYLAN at Rineen halt with a string of scratch-built wagons based on West Clare opens. (Click here to visit John's Web site, where he describes this and other projects). RICHARD WILLIAM is alcohol-fired and, as every Roundhouse loco I've ever seen, a great runner.
John Foley waiting for RICHARD WILLIAM to raise steam. Think he's having fun? Is this a great hobby, or what?