Arriving at Saratoga Springs-- a little late, but worth the wait.
This unit now has the newly registered SNC reporting marks. Was previously SLRG. Seen switching ends of train at Saratoga station in the morning.
This ALCO S1 is as old as Mick Jagger. Both are still working. Once upon a time it served Staten Island Rapid Transit. I wonder if when sent north, the crew was told--She's very happy up in the... (more)
The afternoon clouds that build most summer days in this region present a challenge for photos of this new operation. Rolling SB for Saratoga at 4:41 PM, a large cloud is moving down the hillside,... (more)
The second revenue run to Saratoga rolls SB thru the interlocking at CPC-37. The train is rolling down the Station Track onto the S&NC controlled trackage at the station at 5:54PM. CP refers to th... (more)
Current trains consist of one full length dome and a bi-level coach set with an interesting history. The car pictured was built for the Long Island RR in 1991 by Tokyu Car Corporation as one of fi... (more)
The S&NC made its first revenue runs, as planned, on July 23rd. Here the second revenue run to Saratoga rolls SB thru the Adirondack countryside at the 1000 Acres golf course.
FIRST RUN! The S&NC made its first revenue runs, as planned, on July 23rd. Here the very first revenue train arrives at Saratoga station from North Creek at 9:16AM. There was good ridership on the... (more)
This engine is the former Staten Island Railway 821. Built in 1943 it is believed to have originally been a US Army unit. It was acquired in 2010 by the former operator of the North Creek line, Up... (more)
Rolling NB past the volleyball court at the dude ranch at 5:12PM. Revenue service starts on July 23rd with 3 runs per day.
The SLRG 8524 is now fully lettered in its Delaware & Hudson inspired scheme. This unit was originally LMX 8524. In addition, BL2 SLRG 52 will be in service with the next few weeks.
Running NB along River Road between Thurman and The Glen. The line runs mostly along the river so the shadows fill in early along this line.
S&NC rolls NB at 4:40PM over the white waters of the Sacandaga River on the old D&H Adirondack Branch. Just past the road bridge is where the Sacandaga flows into the Hudson River. Scheduled reven... (more)
Rolling NB with 2 coaches pulled from storage in Corinth NY. These coaches are from the former operator of this line, Upper Hudson River RR.