A southbound Delaware & Hudson manifest exits Belden Hill tunnel under threatening skies.
To most railfans, Lehigh Valley means two things: Camelback engines with Wooton fireboxes, and long trains of anthracite-laden hoppers toiling over the mountains towards New York. The Black Diamo... (more)
LV 301 was one of only two Valley diesels (RS-3 #216 the other) to receive this application of a 4 feet wide yellow band around the entire unit. Photo by Robert Wilt, photo part of my slide co... (more)
After a successful round trip to Philadelphia, Reading 4-8-4 2102 backs the Blue Mountain & Reading excursion toward home rails at Belt Line Junction, Pennsylvania. The connection between Conrailâ... (more)
An unmistakable Maine Central caboose punctuates a train leaving Rigby Yard in Portland, Maine. The trainman is striking a pose that would probably be frowned on in todayâ€™s safety culture.
The View from Starrucca
A Northbound Delaware & Hudson train, led by three GP38-2â€™s, one D&H and two Boston & Maine, snake through the curves of the Penn Division at Lanesboro, P... (more)
With the famed Starrucca Viaduct as a backdrop, a Delaware & Hudson â€śpuller jobâ€ť stands on the Penn Division main line at Lanesboro, Pennsylvania. The snow on the rails indicates that the trai... (more)
Wheeling and Lake Erieâ€™s Connellsville to Rook train crosses the Monongahela River in Belle Vernon.
A C420 switches the Delaware & Hudson yard in Hudson, Pennsylvania. The tracks to the left of the station are the D&H main line to Wilkes-Barre. At the other end of the yard to the right was the b... (more)
The head end of a northbound Delaware & Hudson Potomac Yard train passed while under clouds, but the sun came out before the... (more)
Southbound tonnage emerges from Delaware & Hudsonâ€™s Belden Hill Tunnel at Tunnel, New York. Four GP39-2â€™s have matters well in hand.
DH 7620 leads a northbound freight over the D&H Penn Division, and under the Starrucca Viaduct, headed for Oneonta, NY.
Forty-Five Years Ago
On this day in 1976, the Erie-Lackawanna, Lehigh Valley, Jersey Central, Lehigh & Hudson River, Reading, Penn-Reading Seashore Lines, Buffalo Creek, Niagara Junction, ... (more)
Two C-628's and a U30C are on the head end of a southbound freight that will soon depart Oneonta.
Three GP39-2â€™s and a C420, of Reading and Lehigh Valley heritage respectively, lead a northbound Delaware & Hudson manifest at Dyes, New York. The Belden Hill tunnel is not far ahead.