UP Big Boy 4012 sits on display at Steamtown as CN 3254 heads in after pulling the AARPCO special to the Delaware Water Gap
CN 2-8-2 3254 drifts downgrade past the fomer DL&W Cresco station, which is being refurbished. Workers were painting the building white, though I don't know if that will be a final color or just p... (more)
Out of 25 'Big Boys' built for the Union Pacific in 1941, only 8 remain, including UP 4012 at Steamtown. The locomotive weighs 1,200,000 lbs. and still has a max. speed of 80 mph.
CPR 2317 undergoes repairs inside the roundhouse to bring her back to operation. Class G3c 'Pacific' #2317 is often forgotten because of the heavier and more popular CPR G5c and G5d 'Pacific's of ... (more)
Built in September 1914, CN 47 was used in commuter service around Montreal because she ran equally well forward or in reverse. She is the only Baltic tank locomotive in the United States.
CN #3254 makes an early morning departure enroute to Moscow, PA. Baldwin #26 was in operation and tagged along. bw
Steamtown's 'Mikado', CN 3254 prepares to back-up onto the turntable and begin the day, which includes a trip to Moscow and return. Check out the EXIF data of this hand-held shot.
CP #2317 is minutes away from Steamtown and heading towards Moscow, PA on a sunny summer day.
Union Pacific Big Boy 4012 poses alongside CN #47 a 4-6-4T Baltic Tank Engine at Steamtown.
This former Long Island Rotary plow is displayed outdoors at Steamtown.
CP 2317 pauses beside the UP Big Boy.
The crown jewel of Steamtown's collection, the UP Big Boy.
CP Pacific #2317 leads a Passenger Train through Scranton, PA.
CNR 3254 sidles up to old stablemate 3377 in Scranton, PA.
Ex CPR 2317 heads the shuttle back to the station to pick up another tour for the roundhouse museum. The damp weather provides an even better atmosphere for an active steam locomotive.