Here you see Reading No. 2124 after her recent asbestos abatement project sporting a fresh paint job bathing in the warm setting Scranton sun. A few hours before I was part of the crew that placed... (more)
Railfest 2012 featured engines on display from Norfolk Southern, Amtrak , Canadian Pacific , Delaware Lackawanna, and the Reading & Northern. In the main roundhouse parked in perfect sunlight all ... (more)
Railfest 2012 featured Restored DL&W F3A's 664 and 663 on the short Scranton passenger train.Both F3As are of BAR heritage and now proudly wear a DL&W livery. With the flags waving in the wind the... (more)
What I did on my Summer vacation: A visit to Steamtown to start. Whoever designed tiered parking garages had to have rail fans in mind.
What I did on my Summer vacation: A visit to Steamtown to start. This little ALCO is not on the job yet.
ALCOtown: The Delaware Lackawanna's roster includes a sizable number of ALCO engines which are used to haul freight around the Scranton and Pocono region in the Northwest part of Pennsylva... (more)
A beautifully restored set of DL&W F3's lead an excursion train filling "the Gap" between past and a hopeful future as plans proceed for the possible return of passenger service on this former Lac... (more)
Making good time through East Stroudsburg, PA, a pair of Lackawanna F's lead a train towards the next stop at the Delaware Water Gap. Part of a Steamtown excursion featuring the restored former B... (more)
An Eastbound Lackawanna commuter train makes a stop at Cresco -or- a pair of restored F3(A)'s owned by the ARHS and Tri-States pull a Steamtown excursion past Cresco on a special excursion to the ... (more)
In a scene reminiscent of days long past, an early morning DL&W commuter train from Scranton heads East past the reservoir at Elmhurst and on towards Moscow, Gouldsboro, Tobyhanna, Cresco and poin... (more)
Once again, the Anthracite Railroads Historical Society (#664) leads a train with the Tri-State Railroad Historical Society (#663) though Saturday, for the first time ever, all the way to the Dela... (more)
Incredible find! The more I railfan, the luckier I get. Who'd have thought in 2012, you could stumble upon a CNJ F7(B) unit just sitting in shop yard? Well, actually, a few would ... (more)
Super Big Boy Moon. Thanks to Mitch for the astronomical heads up. Photo taken by permission
No. 2317 steams up the Gangway track after dumping ash. On the right, her mechanic, carman and conductor confer before the day's work on "The Shuttle."
With a full head of steam, CN #3254 rounds the bend and charges forward while on excursion to Moscow, PA.