L1s 2369 awaiting a call to duty at Williamsport, PA. Note the circular number plate common to freight engines prior to the use of a Keystone plate on the M1 Class freight haulers in the 1920s.
The hogger waits for a hand signal to highball. PRR Class M1a.
John gets the stare-down from the hogger on Decapod I1s 4650. 123 of these brutes were built at Altoona, the last one worked until 1957.
Leased RDG power waits for a signal. The double headed power is just a few hundred yards back from the lone T1> shot ... (more)
Leased RDG steam on the Pennsy sits in the hole at Williamsport. Note the plume of smoke of an approaching train or possibly an engine working the Newberry Yard, seen above the car. All this is ... (more)
This could be the Washington/Philly Express, a day train from Buffalo, slowing for its stop. This is the same leader as seen in Railroad: Pennsylvania RailroadLocomotive: EMD E7(A)Location: Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: PRR 5878Train ID: Washington ExpressPhoto Date: August 18, 1956
While under lease to the Pennsy, the RR ran em like railfans run rental cars. If you'll excuse the metaphor, burning soft coal and running them hard while performing only minimal maintenence took... (more)