With the only Alco C636 left in existence on the point, DL Train PO-74 heads south through Moscow, PA with a loaded grain train for Ardent Mills in Pocono Summit.
We definitely weren't expecting a twofer when PT98 got to Portland but here we are.
Seeing a C636 next to a modern geep sure put the charm of the DL into sharp relief.
Back when the DL ran Portland Turns they didn't always make it back to Scranton. Here PT-99 has gone "on the law" in Pocono Summit, signaling the end to a fun day of chasing it.
BINGEN WA Sept 27 1978 -- Burlington Northern C636 4368, GP35 2537 and C424 4240 make their way east in the Columbia River Gorge. It was my first trip to the Pacific Northwest to visit my sister n... (more)
A trio of 6 axle Alco's haul the Delaware Lackawanna's PO74 freight as it rolls to a stop alongside the old station at Pocono Summit, Pennsylvania. The crew will pause here until the mobile conduc... (more)
A very colorful consist leads Delaware Lackawanna BR-3 east past Steamtown with interchange traffic from NS at Taylor. The mountains surrounding the Wymoing Valley are past peak yet most of the v... (more)
Delaware Lackawanna PO-74 continues east toward Bestway Lumber after dropping a few grain loads at Mt. Pocono. It appears that one large tree at Devils Hole changed later that all others in the a... (more)
Delaware Lackawanna 3642 briefly darkens the sky while passing the switch to the Tobyhanna Army Depot.
Delaware Lackawanna PO-74 gets underway in early morning light with grain and lumber loads in tow as the train passes the iconic former Lackawanna station in downtown Scranton.
Another of Conrail’s “Mingo Monsters”, C636 6782, travels through the engine servicing facility in Mingo Junction, Ohio.
Twilight at Mingo Junction
It’s twilight in Mingo Junction as one of Conrail’s notable “Mingo Monsters” waits to get out on the road at Mingo Junction, Ohio. It’s twiligh... (more)
The crew of PO-74 starts to rearrange their consist shortly after arriving at Gravel Place. Some of the tank cars seen in the distance are destined to WestRock a few miles east in Delaware Water ... (more)
Pocono Mountain Power Delaware Lackawanna's C636 (former Penn Central) shakes the windows in Gouldsboro as it heads upgrade towards Mount Pocono.
Alco C636 3642 roars by the station in Moscow on its way to Cresco, Penn.