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Railroad photo charters that capture a bygone era.

photo charters and Workshops

A new perspective on steam railroading.

Embark on a photographic expedition like no other, a journey to capture the golden era of steam railroading. Through each photo charter, we aim to showcase the essence of each host railroad and its unique landscape, equipment and people.

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2024 Railroad Events

Photo runbys in golden hour light plus a night photo session hosted by MPT Photography and Dak Dillon Photography at Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine and Steam Train featuring “Henry Clay,” Lehigh Valley Coal Company 123.

MPT Photography and Dak Dillon Photography will provide creative direction and lighting for a special night session with CNJ 113, hosted and organized by Railway Restoration Project 113

Two days of photo opportunities in fall including a passenger and freight consist, pulled by Valley Railroad 40 and Valley Railroad 3025.

Celebrate the 100th birthday of the K-36 class of locomotives with a special multi-day charter on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad. Event is scheduled for October 2025 and will likely align with the D&S celebration event. Details will be shared later in 2024.

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Explore past events

Featuring a work train consist pulled by D&S 480, a K-36 class locomotive.
Featuring Rio Grande Southern 20 and Rio Grande 491 with freight and passenger consist.
Featuring Rio Grande 463 and Rio Grande 168.
A fundraiser photo charter for the rebuild of Santa Fe 3415 at the Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad.

Railroad photo charters allow unique access and photographic opportunities that recreate a bygone era on railroads across the country.

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