Starting the day the ALCO way.
DL 2457, and DL 414 idle away under a full moon and cloudy skies at Bridge 60 in Scranton on a cold night.
The engineer on Delaware Lackawanna SC-7 shoves west to clear the switch for the Vine Street Branch. In the process SC-7s three ALCOs respond with a cloud of black exhaust smoke. The train will ... (more)
First set out to work this morning. Will head to Taylor for interchange.
The Delaware Lackawanna's road train shoves back onto Bridge 60 to tie down for the day, while Steamtown's Nickel Plate GP-9 leads a short passenger train to the excursion platform.
DL power rests at Bridge 60.
DL power is swapped at Bridge 60. Quite a lashup even the RS3!
The Moscow excursion train is backing out of the Steamtown yard as it passes Bridge 60. The train will soon reverse and move to the Steamtown station to board.
DL SC7 drags it's train into Bridge 60 while Maryann checks her photos
Classic Alco power rests at the end of the day. In 45 years of watching trains (yes I started young) these are the first mainline Alcos I have ever seen.
PO74's Power Set's rest after completing the days work in the Pocono Mountains. The 3007 was the head end power and MHWA 2453 + 4 pushed 60 loaded cars up to Ardent Mills in Mt. Pocono Pa.
A DL&W train comes into the yard over Bridge 60 as this former Lehigh Valley unit waits for its next call.
CNJ 1554 and 2 CNJ coaches stops by the Delaware Lackawanna Bridge 60 dispatch tower for a photo run-by during Railfest 2018. In the background is the former CNJ freight house.
Off to the station at Steamtown to lead the excursion to Archbald.