Steamtown morning. The crew is getting Canadian Pacific No. 2317 ready for a day on "The Scranton Limited."
Emanating a veritable Vesuvian smoke plume and wearing its DL&W-inspired "Pocono Mountain Express" paint scheme, the 2317 performs a runby during the 1986 railfan weekend.
It must be early in the morning to see the sun on this side of the colossal Tunkhannock Viaduct, but such was the case here with this Steamtown doubleheader in 1992. The plume is a perfect white a... (more)
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."
Retirement Party. Quite the crowd turned out to see CPR 2317 on her last day in service. As she stepped lightly onto the turntable, there was just enough of a gap in the crowd to l... (more)
Lifeless. 2317's boiler time has expired, leaving her cold and lifeless in the roundhouse on her first day as a display piece. CN 3254 will now do the honors until whenever Steamto... (more)
Closeup of Canadian Pacific 2317 valve gear.
Railfans and crew look on as CPR 2317's tender and cars sits off the rail. You can see chewed up ties by the last truck of the tender.