CN No. 3254 getting steam up in the Scranton roundhouse. All locomotives get bigger inside, even medium size locos like No. 3254. Unfortunately, this was to be the locos last season. It is unknown... (more)
As it goes through it's extensive rebuild, bits and pieces are being re-applied to the Baldwin 0-6-0 No. 26. Here you see her shiny bell that has just been replaced while the work continues in the... (more)
In happier days, CP 2317 leads the Scranton Limited through the yard at Steamtown. Now the 2317 sits cold, her flue time expired and her operational future uncertain.
1953? Or 2013? In any event, how often to you see a genuine EMD F-7(B) unit being repaired any where? This is one of the amazing things you can see in one of the worlds greatest rail preservation ... (more)
Here you see a fire's eye view of a Lima pacific's firebox crown sheet. This firebox happens to belong to Boston & Maine's No. 3713. That is the fire door on the left and a partial thermic syphon ... (more)
Spang, Chalfont & Company 0-6-0 #8
Built by Baldwin in 1923, this engine switched incoming loads of iron ore and hauled finished tubing, pipe and steel plate to connections with the B&O and PR... (more)
Welcome RP class of '13 - make room for another database guest: Spang, Chalfont & Company #8
Built by Baldwin in 1923, this engine switched incoming loads of iron ore and hauled finished tubing,... (more)
A CNJ "B" unit finds itself in a DL&W shop awaiting repairs in Scranton, PA. In actuality, it's Anthracite Railroad Historical Society's former B&M F7(B) undergoing restoration. When finished th... (more)
Illinois Central Paducah Shops; circa 1942
Or, wait, no, actually, it's Steamtown featuring IC #790 under cosmetic restoration in 2011. I was reminded I had taken this shot after seeing ... (more)
The restoration of Steamtown's Baldwin Locomotive Works 0-6-0 #26 nears completion after a frame up restoration began over a decade
ago. The engine was previously owned by Jerry Jacobson of the ... (more)
Different eras of Railroading
CN #3254 storms the curve just ahead of the Lehigh Road crossing as the fireman peers out for traffic while en route to Tobyhanna.
The World's first ever streamlined bullet train! Not just some odd looking trolly that once ran at SEPTA, but rather, the Philadelphia and Western Railroad's attempt in the early 1930'... (more)
Waiting for a crew on this fine Spring morning.