ALCO Safari Day 5, LA&L: One of the last shots of the day, the road job highballs Papermill Rd. with one car for Lakeville. This would prove to be a short day for the crew, and they would t... (more)
ALCO Safari Day 5, LA&L: When finished switching in Avon, the road job departs with just one car for Lakeville, the majority of the inbound traffic having been for Barilla. There are a few ... (more)
ALCO Safari Day 5, LA&L: After arriving in Avon, 425 and 433 go to work switching Barilla USA. This is not easy work, the inbound flour loads are quite heavy and the curvature of the track ... (more)
ALCO Safari Day 5, LA&L: Looking more like the rural midwest, than upstate New York, LA&L's road train comes past Howlett Farms, just outside one of the railroad's namesake cities, Avon. In... (more)
ALCO Safari Day 5, LA&L: Shortly after going on duty, the mid-day road crew pulls the power out of the shop, and gets ready to head North. Power today is ALCO C425 #425 and C430 #433.
The Delaware Lackawanna shoves over Lackawanna Ave in Scranton as it traverses the Strawberry Hill Connector on its journey to Greenridge.
The Delaware Lackawanna OCS passes the former DLW Mattes Street Tower in Scranton. DL 2461, built for the EL, wears an EL inspired paint scheme and is running on home rails.
The Livonia, Avon and Lakeville road freight crests the grade as it approaches East River Road on its southbound run back to Lakeville.
The southbound Livonia, Avon and Lakeville road freight slowly works its way around the tight curves in Henrietta, NY with ALCo C425 number 425 leading. This section of track is in place to take t... (more)
My friend called me to say he saw LAL entering the R&S Brooks Avenue Yard with the 420 leading. I have always wanted this shot over the pond, so I waited here for them to go South in the evening.
Waiting for a crew.
2457 gets mechanical attention and an EMD in ALCO land
has new number boards and pilot renewal and ditch lights.
Soon to receive DL&W paint.
C425 getting some mechanical attention. Notice former DLW Geep 959 has appropriate number boards and pilot work along with ditch lights and will shortly return to DL&W livery.
LAL C425 and C424 head for Rochester.
2456 leads a short cut of loaded olive oil tank cars west through the Griffiss Business Park on a beautiful April day. This used to be the Griffiss Air Force Base and still is home to some USAF op... (more)