A light shower followed by some sunshine shows why filmmakers like to spray down their sets....everything shines!
After completing a run to Moscow, 3254 fills the roundhouse with steam, blowing down before a boiler wash. In 2013, 3254 will not be doing this, joining others in need of TLC.
That rainbow stands for something here. Sometimes fate has a way of working in your favor, even if you don't know it. A scrubbed trip elsewhere led me to Scranton at the last minute, and a chanc... (more)
Sometimes fate has a way of working in your favor, even if you don't know it. A scrubbed trip elsewhere led me to Scranton at the last minute, and a chance to see 3254 before she was taken out of... (more)
CNJ on display
IC 790 sits at the roundhouse at Steamtown after being restored beside NS 6904 during Railfest 2012.
I've heard a rumor recently that the steam has been taken out of Steamtown with the retirement of 3254. So I've looked through my photos to see what I've got. Unfortunately, I never had the please... (more)
NS 4271 Mugshot at Railfest 2012.
If you want a break from "modern power", you need only look to Scranton for "modern" operations with "classic" power. While this train carries a grain extra symbol, the power is switching local b... (more)
With word coming down that 3254 has been taken out of service, I am revisiting my last encounter with the mighty steamer. At the time, I had no idea she was on borrowed time.