CN 3254 catches a few more more sun rays before heading into the roundhouse to wrap up her day.
The "Pocono Volcano" has been unleashed! That's what I call Steamtown's Canadian National No. 3254. The locomotive has started it's train with 390 happy passengers right on "The Hill", the 1.5% gr... (more)
Some things never change... and back in 1981, Reading 2124 was looking about as weather worn as she looked just a year ago. Still, a grand locomotive, and captured here by my father on one of his ... (more)
a beautiful day in Steamtown
A pair of Alcos spend a beautiful Fourth of July weekend in Scranton.
4 engines representing different eras of railroading history prepare to get put away for the night at the Steamtown Roundhouse, once the NRHS Night Shoot concludes. From left to right: CP 2317, CN... (more)
We are in Canadian National steam locomotive Class S-1-b No. 3254's cab. Engineer Aaron Stout is filling out the Form D and is minutes away from pulling the throttle in the foreground for a Steamt... (more)
Jack Emerick III is one of the most skillful firemen I have ever seen. I swear he could make an engine hot with ice cubes. He is on Steamtown's Canadian National No. 3254 steam locomotive on a ro... (more)
With an energetic engineer at the throttle three DL RS-3's blast through Tobyhanna with the NRHS convention train from Scranton to the Gap. The abandoned concrete tower looks on. (Wouldn't that be... (more)
ALMOST DONE II. Tri-State Railroad Historical Society's former CNJ 57, nee Bangor and Aroostock, is seen here June 26th, 2010 in her "stealth" livery. In short order, she'll be painted and... (more)
ALMOST DONE. Tri-State Railroad Historical Society's former CNJ 57, nee Bangor and Aroostock, is in the process of being re-liveried as Delaware, Lackawanna & Western #663 as seen in here ... (more)
F units on display at the NRHS convention. Both sets had the replicated from number-plates installed this day
DONE. The Anthracite Railroads Historical Society, Inc. F-3 makes it's transition from BAR to CNJ and now sports DLW livery. Hopes are to have her run a few excursions in and around Steam... (more)
Nickel Plate #759, one of six surviving Berkshires, sits on a spur in a classic pose at Steamtown awaiting some cosmetic restoration and asbestos removal.
RDG #2124 prepares for asbestos abatement. Asbestos fibers woven into sheets were commonly placed under the painted sheet metal of the boiler (lagging) to keep the boiler insulated. This kept th... (more)