Steamtown's (CN) 1917-built 'Mikado' #3254 pulls up to the Steamtown station as CP's (SOO) 1989-built SD60M #6062 sits on a side track in the background. The reflection on the side of the 3254 is ... (more)
CN 3254 gets serviced by the crew on a quick stop at the Tobyhanna station before proceding east to East Stroudsburg and further to the Delaware Water Gap.
AARPCO Special from Scranton to the Delaware Water Gap
This photo was taken by my 10 year old son Eric.
On a chilly November Morning 3254 puts ona show
CN 2-8-2 3254 leads the AAPRCO special through the heart of the Delaware Water Gap. This is the spot where, in 2003, CP 2317 rolled a rail while pulling an excursion to the gap.
Early in the morning, CN 3254 blasts into a small pocket of sunlight as it passes the ex-DL&W Moscow station on its way to the Delaware Water Gap with a special train of AAPRCO conventioneers.
With brake smoke and steam flying, CN 3254 and the AAPRCO special pass under the ex-DL&W signal bridge at Gravel Place. Once a major interlocking, Gravel place had multiple tracks and a tower, whi... (more)
With brakeshoe smoke swirling, CN 3254 passes Delaware-Lackawanna RS32 2035 and M420W 2045, which will lead the train on the return trip from the Water Gap.
After picking up some more passengers, CN 2-8-2 3254 accelerates away from the former Lackawanna station, now a hotel, with the AAPRCO special.
Making track speed, CN 3254 hustles the AAPRCO special through Gouldsboro to the roar of motor drives from the assembled chasers.