Tight squeeze. BDRV GP9 1850 leads Susquehanna 2-8-2 142 through a couple of abandoned industrial buildings on the return trip to Phillipsburg, NJ. The Mikado had spent the past few months ... (more)
'Extra 142' moves under the power of the Bel-Del's GP9 #1850 still in its Green Mountain livery. The bridge over the Bel-Del is the ex-Lehigh Valley E&N (Easton & Northern) Branch to Stockertown, ... (more)
After going to the Cass Railfan Weekend the previous weekend, I didn't think I would be railfanning another switchback anytime soon, but here's one just a couple of miles from downtown Easton. The... (more)
Weed-covered doesn't begin to describe the state of the Bel-Del's tracks betwen Easton and West Easton. BDRV 1850 is towing THSX 2-8-2 #142 (cold and without main rods) as well as caboose #595 bac... (more)
THSX 142 gets shoved into her new home until April to have wheel work done.
As BDRV 1850 waits patiently to shove #142 into her new home for the winter, the Bel-Del crew attempts to throw a switch that has not been thrown in over 5 years. As the locomotive sat next to the... (more)
Have you ever gotten the feeling you're missing something?
BDRV 1850 shoves the 142 and coach back around the sharpest curve on the 'line' and between two industries on the last few yards of the journey.
BDRV 1850 has just shoved THSX 142 (Susquehanna) 'Mikado' steam locomotive across the Delaware River and is now seen crossing the Lehigh River on the ex-CNJ. The train is moving from left to right... (more)