Built by Montreal Locomotive Works in 1914, this Baltic, 4-6-4 tank steam locomotive will see its' 100th year in September. 47 is one of three such steamers and the only one in the United States.... (more)
My first NKP Heritage unit, 6 years before NS released their version.
Two immaculate "Lackawanna" F-3's coupled elephant style were the reward to a visit to Steamtown. They will be used to pull Steamtown's long excursions. Unfortunately, I ran out of Kodachrome and ... (more)
You never know what you will find on the shop garden tracks at Steamtown. Today there are two immaculate "Lackawanna" F-3's, and coupled elephant style no less. Built by EMD for the Bangor & Aroos... (more)
The Philadelphia Pennsylvania firm, the Baldwin Locomotive Works, built it's last locomotive by 1956. While we will never be able to stand in BLW's erecting halls, we can gaze upon this scene o... (more)
Lehigh Valley C424 414 basks in the Labor Day sun
During Steamtown's 2013 Railfest, Delaware Lackawanna had their own Lehigh Valley "heritage" unit on display. 414 is one of 12 C420s Lehigh Valley purchased new from Alco in 1964.
CNJ 1554 backs out of Steamtown with the Scranton Limited, past another Alco RS-3, Reading 467.
Some of the equipment on display during Steamtown's Railfest included 1903 built IC 2-8-0 790 and North Shore Railroad's caboose and SW1500 in the background.
The MA&N has a good supply of ALCO power.
Two of Delaware Lackawanna's working ALCO fleet take the weekend off to allow the Railfest visitors to appreciate them.
"Resting in the Roundhouse"
On one of it's last excursions, CN No. 3254 steams at Moscow, hooked up to it's train and ready to return to Scranton.
Reading & Northern's Baldwin built Pacific gets prepped for the day at Railfest, as the sun peeks through the morning clouds.
The cab of cosmetically restored Illinois Central 2-8-0.