This EMD FT was wrecked in a collision with another train near Tobyhanna, PA on July 15, 1962. A loaded coal hopper came down right on top of the cab. A cutting torch specialist was called in to e... (more)
Lehigh Valley C424 414 basks in the Labor Day sun
The engineer, fireman and conductor job brief on a bitterly cold early January morning, transporting the photographer back in time as if he were alongside Plowden, Shaughnessy, and others recordin... (more)
The Scranton Limited passes the Reading RS3 and display freight at Steamtown's Railfan Weekend.
There was thunder in the Poconos as Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 261 takes 19 freight cars for a ride one summer day for a band of photographers. After an idea that was cooked up over a spaghetti dinner a... (more)
A very colorful display of Centuries and an RS32 snooze in the summer sun between assignments.
Departing Scranton Pa
It was a stranger in a strange land, Milwauke Road 4-8-4 261 when it came east to participate in the Grand Opening of Steamtown National Historic Site in 1994. Making the most out of the paid-for ... (more)
PT-98 tackles the eastbound grade out of Scranton with DL 211 (RS32), MHWA 2045 (M420W) and DL 3642 (C636) in the lead. The train has just passed through Nay Aug Park where there is still a bit o... (more)
During Steamtown's 2013 Railfest, Delaware Lackawanna had their own Lehigh Valley "heritage" unit on display. 414 is one of 12 C420s Lehigh Valley purchased new from Alco in 1964.
DL&W #664 leads a Steamtown excursion out of the Nay Aug Tunnel in Scranton in a scene very reminiscent of days long gone. The right of way is former Lackawanna and provided a link from Scranton,... (more)
Reading Railroad 903 FP7 sits in the late evening sun while at Steamtown Pa
CNJ 1554 backs out of Steamtown with the Scranton Limited, past another Alco RS-3, Reading 467.
Some of the equipment on display during Steamtown's Railfest included 1903 built IC 2-8-0 790 and North Shore Railroad's caboose and SW1500 in the background.