Ex-Erie EMD F3 and F7 units, Scranton, 1961.
Erie and DL&W had merged less than a year prior to this shot. A few locomotives had E-L lettering applied.
Taken with an old Vokar camera on Kod... (more)
Canadian Pacific Railway 2929
Whyte System Type: 4-4-4
Builder: Canadian Locomotive Company
Date Built: March 1938
Builder's Number: 1943
Cylinders (diameter x st... (more)
Sewell Valley Railroad (2nd) 1
Meadow River Lumber Company 1
Whyte System Type: 2-truck Shay-geared
Builder: Lima Locomotive Works, Lima, Ohio
Date Built: May 1910
DL 1554 began her life on the CNJ, and eventually wound up in shortline service on the Black River & Western. Today, she has been beautifully returned to her original paint scheme, and is one of ... (more)
The eastbound PT98 rolls past the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel on brisk November morning.
PT98 pushes across the State Parking Lot, into Bridge 60. The train will add more empty freight cars in Scranton, before heading east to Slateford Junction.
CNJ RS3 1554 brings up the rear of PT98 from South Scranton. The RS3 will be set off at Bridge 60 for use on an empty grain train later in the day.
PT98 has just finished building its train and is leaving Scranton. The train is accelerating as it passes through Ridge Row, en route to the Norfolk Southern interchange at Slateford Junction.
"Heading for Carbondale"
After taking 50+ grain empties to Taylor yard, the SC7 crew would take their cut of cars bound for Carbondale and proceed North. Here the train is seen j... (more)
"In Need of Power"
The first order of business for the DL crew on Saturday was to take power from the South End North to Scranton in preparation for a unit sand train they would ... (more)
Saturdays on the Delaware Lackawanna usually means a PT98 run down the Pocono main to interchange with Norfolk Southern, but on Saturday November 8th the plan was a little different. There was a ... (more)
"Classic EMD Duo"
With a 259 running North in the morning, the D14 local turn to Taylor was forced to use power that came off that days 38T which featured a nice set of clean CP ... (more)
DL job SPG3 makes it's way back to Scranton with the classic and noteworthy C636 Nș3642 leading the westbound leg.
Ready to return to Binghamton, New York via the CP; special train for The Lexington Group in Transportation History's annual meeting.