"I knew I should have taken that left hand turn in Albuquerque..." The Amtrak 40th Anniversary Train on the display track at Steamtown Railfest 2011. It's a cool train, check it out if you can.
This is a little teaser. You can't see it, but ICRR 790, one of 12 IC steam locomotives extant, has been fully repainted. The Steamtown employee who told me he had done the job had a big grin on h... (more)
Railfest 2010: First Section of the "Scranton Limited" Short Train Ride. CP 2317's current boiler certification expires at the end of this day.
"Lackawanna 663 and 664" proudly glow in the sun in their stunning paint after having turned in a bravura performance with a 53 mile Scranton-Tobyahanna PA roundtrip excursion. Both the engineer ... (more)
Steamtown's CN 3254 blasts upgrade out of Scranton on its way to Moscow.
This is Mark St Aubin with Illinois Central 790 at Steamtown in Scranton PA. Mark has been involved with many steam locomotives over the years including the outstanding restoration of NKP No 765. ... (more)
Jim takes the 3254 out for a spin.
CN #3254 chuffs past Mattes Street Tower in commuter service between Steamtown and the former DL&W depot.
Here you see Reading Railroad 4-8-4 No. 2124 just outside Steamtown's paint shop. Most famous for pulling the Reading Rambles in 1959-1961, No.2124 is in the final stages of its Steamtown asbestos... (more)
Here you see Reading Railroad 4-8-4 No. 2124 being pushed into the Steamtown paint shop. Most famous for pulling the Reading Rambles in 1959-1961, No.2124 is in the final stages of its Steamtown a... (more)
The man in charge of the Ice Festival looks up from his labors as No. 3254 goes by on the high fill above Tobyhanna PA's Millpond No. 1. (Mark, this one is for you.)
Clear blue skies and icy cold weather - CN #3254 charges past the signal bridge at Elmhurst and continues on towards Moscow one crisp cool Winter day in 2009.
The Annual Ice Train is chugging along past the Moscow Depot.
CN 3254, probably the biggest steam locomotive in the Northeast, digs in hard on the 1.5% hill with the "Ice Train," a heavy steel consist consisting of many cold, motion resistant bearings. With ... (more)