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)
CN 3254 preparing for departure at Steamtown
Lexington Group special prepares for departure from Scranton, PA
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)
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.
The DL&W F's are getting ready to pull an excursion...moments like this happen all the time in the Electric City.
CN #3254 ducks under the signal bridge at Elmhurst, PA en route to Gouldsboro.
CN #3254 raced into history December 2nd making what could be her last trip for some time - possibly several years, if not decades. I consider myself very fortunate in having had several opportun... (more)
Always a welcome sign of the season is the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train. Season's Greetings!