A typical busy morning in Scranton finds DL PT-98 with a three-unit consist waiting patiently for a local crew with DL 325 to get in the clear. DL 325 started life as SP&S 312. Soon after this p... (more)
The paint schemes and running condition of some of the historic locomotives in service on the Delaware-Lackawanna make it possible to imagine what it was like in this region 50-60 years ago. Here... (more)
The Laurel Line job briefly pauses in front of the D-L (former EL) Bridge 60 Tower which currently houses the dispatcher's office. 405 and 2423 will soon continue their switching duties before hea... (more)
Presidents Day dawned mostly cloudy in Scranton but would later become a cold but cloudless day. Road power for today's SB-3 job idles at Bridge 60 (3643-3000-2461) . A brief break in the clouds... (more)
SB-3 has just arrived back on home rails after picking up a large cut of cars from CP's Taylor Yard a few miles to the south. The Steamtown excursion boarding platform is seen at left and is inte... (more)
There was excellent representation of the "Anthracite Roads" today in Scranton as beautifully restored CNJ 1554 idles outside the D-L shops after receiving some maintenance. In the distance, C420... (more)
A pair of Reading FP7s rest behind the roundhouse at Steamtown looking like they are ready for their next assignment.
No. 2317 steams up the Gangway track after dumping ash. On the right, her mechanic, carman and conductor confer before the day's work on "The Shuttle."
A sunny Presidents Day morning finds DL&W 663 looking quite sharp and right at home wearing Lackawanna freight colors in Scranton.
Blasting out of Scranton!
Canadian National 2-8-2 #3254 leads one of the Scranton Limited trains past the Mall at Steamtown on a windy, chilly November day.
3254 eases past a Tobyhanna excursion, with the DL&W F's on their first big road trip....and getting a little "TLC" from the fireman prior to departure.
Canadian National 2-8-2 3254 with the Scranton Limited as the train approaches the Steamtown station.
On a brisk Winter day in November, Steamtown brought out CN #3254 for a series of excursions to Moscow and return. Not even a mile out of the yard, the train has already passed Mattes tower and i... (more)
CN #3254 clears Nay Aug tunnel on a frigid Winter morning, en route to Moscow, Goudsboro and points East.