Holiday Tradition-Every year my Dad and I head up to Scranton,PA, to see the CP Holiday Train! This year was no diffrent, except for the day it was on and they direction the train faced. This year... (more)
On a cool October afternoon, NH&I 40 comes rolling into Lahska at the end of her run from New Hope. 40 will run around the train and head back to New Hope!
With helper sets in the rear and the front this loaded manifest has the dynamics on full blast as they rumble by the Cresson engine terminal.
These helpers are shoving hard on the rear of a loaded freight train. The Helpers are all a crutial part of getting trains over this moutatin. Hard to belive that 70 years ago those helpers were b... (more)
No its not a dream, I still had to pinch myself when I saw her on the Rockville bridge. Never in my life did I think I would beable to see the one and only NKP 765.
There are not many Places where you can see a Norfolk Southern F7, and a Canadian Pacific GP9u. Both of these locomotives where given new life to them becasue of their railroads, the F7 was rebuil... (more)
Steamtowns Railfest had the Lackawanna F units pulling the short "Scranton Limited" on the last trip for Saturday, not only are the F units in veiw, but, 2 RS-3s are seen peaking out in the back.
3254 charges upgrade at Elmhurst, under the old signal bridge. On the first day of Railfest 2012!
Steam back on the High Iron in PA's capitol! The last time steam was ever on the tracks here was when ex-RDG 2012 was pulling a train some, 24 years ago!
Off in the Distance a Pennsy 3 chime sounds, then Black smoke is seen, then, rounding the curve on to the bridge, NKP 765 comes into view. I had chills down my spine.
On her last time across the River, 765 puts on a good show! Hopfully this wont be the last time well ever see this!
With sanders on full blast and, in Notch 8, a set a of SD40E "helpers" shove hard up the Grade.
Amtrak O4t makes good time as it exits the Galitzen Tunnels.
This New Haven J1a is getting ready to go pick a freight up from Hartford...not! Its really Valley Railroads 3025 getting ready for a day of hauling happy passengers.
The people of the Valley Railroad take good care of ol' 3025....old, haha yea rite. But they do take care of this good looking 22 year old locomotive!