Each year, the National Railway Historical Society offers a program called "RailCamp" for young rail enthusiasts to get the chance to get close to and operate pieces of rail equipment at the Steam... (more)
The DL&W twins sit outside the roundhouse at Steamtown, waiting to be prepped for an excursion the upcoming weekend.
ALCOtown: The Delaware Lackawanna's roster includes a sizable number of ALCO engines which are used to haul freight around the Scranton and Pocono region in the Northwest part of Pennsylva... (more)
Once again, the Anthracite Railroads Historical Society (#664) leads a train with the Tri-State Railroad Historical Society (#663) though Saturday, for the first time ever, all the way to the Dela... (more)
Incredible find! The more I railfan, the luckier I get. Who'd have thought in 2012, you could stumble upon a CNJ F7(B) unit just sitting in shop yard? Well, actually, a few would ... (more)
In this early morning view from the boardwalk, both the Founder's Special passenger extra and the DL PT-98 power are seen side by side as the excursion train reverses out for Bridge 60.
A little after 9am, the "Founders Day Special" hosted by Steamtown NHS clatters out of the Steamtown past the former Lackawanna Station. This is the F3's first run over the Pocono Main to the D... (more)
Grey and maroon colors of the DL&W (and its successor the E-L) mingle in Scranton at the end of the day.
There aren't a lot of places left where you can you see two RS-3's in revenue service still holding their own leading an empty grain train. The DL is headed through the Nay Aug Tunnel in Scranton... (more)
An ALCO meet on a fine Spring morning.
It's off to work.
4068 pushes cars over Bridge 60 into position to be taken out of the yard by another ALCO. What a nice way to spend the morning.
Super Big Boy Moon. Thanks to Mitch for the astronomical heads up. Photo taken by permission
You can't help but imagine what Heritage Locomotive photo ops the future will hold with NS power coming to either end of the Delaware-Lackawanna....!!