LV 213 move the LV wreck train back to the Mechanical track. In 1975 this yard was very active, today only the main line next to the station is all that is left.
Lehigh Valley Baldwin RS-12 working at Sayre, PA || June 1974
Picking up a couple rolls of Kodachrome II K25 on the fly, and with a borrowed camera, the photographer made a side trip from a funeral back home in N.J. to capture the last day of the LV and EL i... (more)
The photographer was back home in NJ for a funeral when he decided to make a side trip to photograph the last day of the LV and EL in eastern PA/NY before becoming fallen flags and part of Conrail... (more)
Two years into Conrail and the former Lehigh Valley facility is still fairly active although changes are evident. The old foot bridge over the facility was still functional and a scene repeated t... (more)
LV cabooses came in different colors, just like the locomotives!!
Winter was hard on the Lehigh Valley and this pair of Alco C628's [625/634] has just arrived on a train from Buffalo. Railfans and some crews affectionately called them "Snowbirds". But they rod... (more)
View taken from an old footbridge that passed directly over the LV engine terminal. It was old, shaky and on a nice sunny day, might have been near capacity when railfans were in town.
A long time ago, in a far away place. Sayre Pennsylvania was the major shop with huge yard complex and like many railfans with limited money and film, we rarely took advantage of photographing al... (more)
4 ex LV RS-11s depart Sayre with a train for Allentown.
Conrail's Gang Mills NY to Mehoopany Pa. local sits by the historic former Lehigh Valley Railroad Station.
An Eastbound CR freight in the Sayre yard has 2 clean blue engines and a black switcher. This ex LV yard was active until about 1984.
A trio of CR units in 3 different color schemes lay over at the ex LV service area. The massive Sayre shops loom in the background.
4 ex LV RS-11's 7610 - 7641 - 7612 - 7644 lead an Eastbound out of Sayre. The train is just South (East) of the yard. I shot this with an old Graphlex 35mm camera my Aunt gave me. It didn't take t... (more)
The locomotive is in Waverly, NY while the train sits in PA.