Opening Day!

The engine crew, and a few intrepid visitors, were up early to get the engine started for the day.

The engine crew, and a few intrepid visitors, were up early to get the engine started for the day.

stephanie

Stephanie Tadlock as hossler, starts the fire.

steam

Ever wonder where the expression "building up steam" came from?

Al and Kevin

Plenty of time to tell stories during the wait.

And time to back out.

And. . .time to back out.

turntable

Then onto the turntable, enroute the depot.

hosts

Jim Sutherland, flanked by Railtown's Car Hosts, sang the National Anthem as part of the opening ceremony.

full cars

Full house, over 1,000 riders today.

train

And we'll do it again tomorrow!

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