RailPictures.Net Photo: DLWR 1804 Depew, Lancaster & Western Alco RS-11 at Carbondale, Pennsylvania by Robert Pisani
 
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Depew, Lancaster & Western (more..)
Alco RS-11 (more..)
DL Carbondale Line (more..)
Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
November, 2019
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DLWR 1804 (more..)
DL SC-7 (more..)
Robert Pisani (more..)
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Delaware Lackawanna SC-7 shoves a cut of cars toward the frac sand terminal in Simpson, PA. The engineer has notched out the throttle a bit and the consist has responded in typical Alco fashion. The train has just cleared Pike Street in Carbondale, and is passing a location was once known as Lookout Jct. This junction was created in 1899 when the original D&H Gravity Railroad between Carbondale and Honesdale was converted to a conventional steam-powered railroad. It was at this location that the Gravity Railroad was connected to the rest of the Delaware & Hudson system. This circuitous line over the Moosic Mountains would be abandoned by 1931. The abandoned right of way extending southeast from this location is still visible today.
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