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)
UP 4012 shows off her massive power lines while in fresh paint.
UP 4012: A subject with Railroad: Union PacificLocomotive: Steam 4-8-8-4Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: UP 4012Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: May 30, 2010
Three DL RS-3's plus CN No. 3254 are powering the 2010 NRHS roundtrip excursion from Scranton to the Gap. The train is seen from the window of the last remaining wooden DL&W tower. Last used in 19... (more)
Reading FP7's 903 and 902 are arriving back in Steamtown and will soon drop off their passengers after a successful run to the Gap with the Founder's Day Special. CN 3377 and two Lackawanna MU's ... (more)
Over 50,000 angles yet only a few work so well - CN #3254 charges up grade towards Nay Aug park en route towards Moscow, PA passing the former Lackawanna station.
Passengers bound for the Delaware River Gap get an early start arriving at the reservoir at 9:31 AM on a beautiful Summer's morning. Click Railroad: Canadian National RailwayLocomotive: Steam 2-8-2Location: Elmhurst, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: CN 3254Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: June 26, 2010
This M420W is out of service for a bit. A broken windshield is the conspicuous cause. And maybe they can get rid of the "tagging".
Reading Company Technical & Historical Society's FP7s rest at Steamtown. Could there be summer excursions out of Scranton with this duo as requested power?
Harken back.... The NRHS Convention leads off with an excursion from Scranton to Sunbury. The requested power--D&H Geep 38's--has arrived at Steamtown in time for the occasion.
Flagg 75 is being winched onto an ingenious flatbed rig. Word is, it's destination is West Virginia for Railfest.
Pennsylvania trembles as Steamtown's #3254 erupts in Tobyhanna.
Scranton, PA, incorporated in 1886, is home to not only Steamtown but also the nation's first successful, continuously-operating electrified streetcar system which led to the nickname "The Electri... (more)