New power has arrived on the Saratoga and North Creek Railway in the form of E8 #6070 from sister road Arizona Eastern. The unit is seen here leading No. 190--the Hudson Explorer--south through S... (more)
MAIDEN RUNS: New Power in the Adirondacks. This former Arizona Eastern E8 is now working passenger trains on the new Saratoga & North Creek Railway. Aug. 18th marked its first day... (more)
No. 190--the Hudson Explorer--passes the 1000 Acres Golf Course on its way south to Saratoga Springs.
The afternoon SB rolls by the Ranch on its way to Saratoga, right on the timetable at 4:46PM. The Hudson River flows directly behind the ranch at this narrow point in the valley where both sides o... (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 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.
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.
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.
S&NC rolls SB thru the 1000 Acres grounds. This is a dude ranch opened in 1942 and still going strong. Imagine D&H ore trains running thru here prior to 1989.
It appears a new platform is being b... (more)
The D&H Adirondack Branch. Passenger trains once again plied one of the most scenic stretches of the old Delaware & Hudson Adirondack Branch this past summer. Here, newly-acquired ... (more)