This ex-British Columbia, exx-Erie-Lackawanna unit soldiers on in Upstate New York. Here, it heads from customers on the old Camden Branch of the New York Central back toward the main line.
In this very late day shot D&M 181 has worked the the big mill south of Gaylord and is about ready to depart for Grayling. A crewman walks beside the train checking the brake release before depart... (more)
With the classic DL colors up front, a small PT98 Job clatters up the grade with a triple set of four axles on a hot June morning. Note the conductor's door open for cheap air conditioning for t... (more)
CNW 4257 greets a bright morning sun at Iron Mountain coupled to a ancient flat car with what appeared to be a wheel less travel trailer. Surely it was in company service of some kind maybe for a ... (more)
A fairly rare bird has lit at the engine tracks at Norton, VA this day in 1974. Alco C425 1011--one of just 17 such units on the company's roster--was built in January 1965. You're actually lookin... (more)
The 4 axle Alco's the CNW transferred from Huron to Escanaba in 1980-1981 added a bit more Alco variety to Upper Michigan. I always liked the C425's and thought they were good looking units. I'm s... (more)
A very colorful display of Centuries and an RS32 snooze in the summer sun between assignments.
It was a Fun Day photographing trains on the British Columbia Railway in the dead of winter during my misspent youth. Instead of the typical gloomy weather, I would occasionally be rewarded with ... (more)
THERE IS A LITTLE CAESAR'S IN ROME. We're in Rome, New York, however. And despite what the billboard says, this Alco is not delivering five-dollar pizzas.
While Steamtown's Lackawanna painted F3s are originally of Bangor & Aroostook heritage, DL 2461 actually traces her history back to the Erie Lackawanna. 2461 is seen here on the west end of a las... (more)
A WP workman sands a solid consist of ex-SP&S (now BN) Alcos.
D&M C425m 1280 leads a RS-3u with a stone train. From my slide collection by BOB WILT.