Delaware Lackawanna's Jersey Central RS-3 spent the day powering the Scranton Limited short excursion at Steamtown.
The shot of a lifetime I suppose..atleast for quite some time. Nickel Plate Berk #765 backs out of the Steamtown Roundhouse to fetch her excursion train, passing sister #759 on the next track. Not... (more)
Remarks: The NKP 765 excursion to Delaware Water Gap has just departed Scranton and has already began its climb to Pocono Summit.
A Reading RS-3 with a short freight train and a Delaware-Lackawanna C420 sit as displays at Steamtown's Railfest 2015.
Amtrak's Veteran's Livery ACS-64 # 642 sits on display at Steamtown as part of Railfest 2015 in the late afternoon sun.
One of the Delaware & Lackawanna units leads the Moscow excursion past the Lackawanna Station area. In the background is the Mattheis Street Tower.
The 765 eases through the Steamtown yard on its way to get coal and to couple to its train and head to the Water Gap.
As 765 backs toward Bridge 60, time seemed to stop, albeit briefly, with both 765 and 759.
If you can "visually remove" the Big Boy, the F3A, and the mountain in the back, this could easily pass for Conneaut or Bellevue in the 50's.
One would expect a main line steam locomotive and 13-car train to drift listlessly down grade through the curves while passing the restored station at Cresco, Pa., but not here. Engineer Rich Melv... (more)
CP 2279 and NS 9-1-1 pose around the turntable at Steamtown's Railfest 2015.
DL&W 663 along with A&B units 664 pose as a static display, while DL 4118 runs a short excursion, and DL&W 426 runs the caboose ride at Railfest 2015.
Two sisters reunited after more than half a century.