An overview of Lehigh Valley’s Bethlehem Engine Terminal reveals a variety of power in various states of readiness. As an SW1 leaves the turntable and heads out to work, two RS-11’s are on one of ... (more)
My favorite units ever were the Lehigh Valley C628’s. Here three of them wait for their next assignment at the engine terminal in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
My first visit to Lehigh Valley territory after the Conrail merger was a sobering experience. The LV’s second generation road power was divided between Conrail and the newly-expanded Delaware & Hu... (more)
A caboose hop lead by a pair of Conrail’s ex-Lehigh & Hudson River C420’s rolls west through Bethlehem Union Station.
The “Heritage” Units That Wouldn’t Go Away
Eight years after the creation of Conrail, black patched ex-Penn Central still roamed the system, such as this GP38-2 at Bethlehem, Penns... (more)
Two Conrail SD40’s bracket an SD40-2 on the point of an eastbound coal train at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The flat area to the left is the site of the Lehigh Valley’s Calypso Yard.
The track geometry train is led through Bethlehem by a dash 8 on a beautiful October day.
Making what is probably its first appearance since the CNJ pulled out of Pennsylvania in 1972, Jersey Central SD35 2504 visits Bethlehem Engine Terminal.
Making a Bee Line across Bethlehem. On Saturday, November 9, 2019, Norfolk Southern Corp Train 67Z NS 9151 and BNSF Railway 4613 made its way across the Lehigh River on the route of the former Rea... (more)
Norfolk Southern train 32A departs Bethlehem under a spectacular sunset.
NS 212 is lead through Bethlehem PA by the Lackawanna heritage unit.
A Reading GP35/GP30 duo waits on the ready track at Lehigh Valley’s Bethlehem EngineTerminal.
PB&NE No.35 has a cut of slag cars in a scene of industrial America. Bethlehem was, of course, a huge generator of inbound and outbound rail traffic. Mills once proliferated in the eastern Pennsyl... (more)
"The Winding Railroad"
NS 9406 leads and east bound intermoadal past the once mighty Bethlehem Steel Mills.