The Other Strasburg
Many photographers gravitate exclusively to steam, being drawn by the living machines that breathe smoke and steam. Others gravitate toward “regular service” co... (more)
The first light of morning greets the D&H “puller job” at Jefferson Junction, Pennsylvania. There have been no trains in some time, as snow from an overnight storm is still on the rails.
Four Maine Central GE’s in four paint schemes and Delaware & Hudson’s bicentennial RS3m are assigned to the D&H “puller job” at Brandt, Pennsylvania. After the rear of their clears the switch at J... (more)
Delaware & Hudson’s “puller job” is seen at Jefferson Junction, Pennsylvania, waiting for the arrival of another Belden Hill detour train.
Delaware & Hudson’s “puller job” idles at Jefferson Junction od a cold December morning. GE and Alco exhaust hangs heavy over what once was the junction between the D&H Penn Division and the Erie ... (more)
A drab locomotive did nothing to brighten the scene on a cloudy winter morning at Jefferson, Junction, Pennsylvania, or JN Cabin. The train is on the Delaware & Hudson Penn Division, and the “Jeff... (more)
During the Belden Hill tunnel enlargement project, all Delaware & Hudson traffic between Binghamton and the north was detoured via the former Erie Southern Tier line and the northern remnant of th... (more)
As an eastbound hopper train departs Garrett, Pennsylvania, the helpers pass by in Notch 8.
Now on the opposite end of their train, three four-axle EMD’s pull empty CSX hoppers east along the Casselman River in Garrett, Pennsylvania. more)
A GP40/SD50 combo pulls an empty CSX hopper train put of the siding and then from Main 2 to Main 1 at ... (more)
After a Chesapeake & Ohio SD50 arrived next to an empty CSX hopper train in Garrett, Pennsylvania, the... (more)
A Chesapeake & Ohio SD50 has arrived on the former Baltimore & Ohio main line at Garrett, Pennsylvania. The crew of a westbound... (more)
In the hole at Garrett, Pennsylvania, aa empty CSX hopper train waits for a power swap.
A westbound CSX intermodal train negotiates s reverse curve near Meyersdale, Pennsylvania.
It’s Not Red, But…
Since moving to a new home about a dozen miles from Strasburg, I have made an effort to find a way to combine steam with other local elements that only have chan... (more)