A High Iron special leaves a carbon footprint as it exits the tunnel. She'll turn on the balloon track and head through the Portage tunnel eastward back to Harrisburg.
Time for some R&R on the RR. 3254 had a hectic day the previous day helping on the NRHS "Pocono Express" Excursion, and now gets to take the time and relax inside the roundhouse at Steamtow... (more)
The NRHS special has unloaded and backs into Steamtown's yard tracks at sunset.
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)
With the morning turntable demonstration now complete, the National Park Service Yard Foreman leads his big Pacific out of the roundhouse complex and into the yard. Shortly, a Park Ranger will l... (more)
Steamtown's "bread and butter" engine leans into the sweeping curve at Moscow Station as she barrels westbound toward Scranton with an NRHS excursion returning from Delaware Water Gap. Moscow is... (more)
After a delay due to a truck hitting the bridge on Jubilee Rd. and some nasty storm clouds rolling through, CN 3254 arrives at Moscow under glorious afternoon sun.
CN 3254 performs a stellar run-by at Tobyhanna before returning to 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)
2010 NRHS Convention night photo session; doesn't get any better than this!
A DL&W Mikado simmers in the backshop area of the Scranton yards, as a shiny new diesel locomotive is going under an inspection of its own. Courtesy of the 2010 NRHS Convention committee.
Short-timer on the table The regular, morning turntable demonstration is being conducted at Steamtown National Historic Site, but most of the park visitors this day are unaware that the maj... (more)
Home at last! After a marathon day lasting over 12 hours, Steamtown's CN 3254 eases the NRHS "Pocono Express" consist past the depot at sunset. The excursion to Delaware Water Gap began a... (more)
Westbound at Scranton! Steamtown's big Canadian National Mike pulls the NRHS "Pocono Express" past the University of Scranton as she approaches her final destination: Scranton's Lackawanna ... (more)
CN 3254 passes under the old signal bridge as it prepares to stop at the old Lackawanna Station before returning to Steamtown.