On a warm Veteran's Day, 122 tanks of Bakken crude oil comes into Albany with a huge CP 608. The train, with CP 8953, 9666 & DPU unit 9720(not shown) is entering the former Colonie Yard limits ... (more)
Leased BAR Geep handles switching at Watervliet
Maybe where CSX got the idea? Power hungry D&H leased this RS-3. Note 1967 Ford Country Squire in background - as common as RS-3s back then.
The scene at Colonie Shops, Spring 1976. The D&H was flush with leased Alcos. United Railway Supply RS3 has yard switching duties. Ex-LIRR C420s are just on the property. CPR RS3 can be seen i... (more)
Alco + wooden caboose + slow order = mid 1970s D&H
Adirondak passing GP38AC in LV paint
Ex-LV C420 still in Cornell Red works the main track outside the yard.
D&H U33C No. 755 was undergoing an overhaul at the Colonie Shop in Watervliet, NY on Sept. 14, 1976. It was one of those pleasant late summer days and I guess the workers figured they could enjoy... (more)
Before the old NYC main was restored through Schenectady, the Adirondak ran from Albany to Mechanicville directly on the D&H. Here, the southbound approaches the Watervliet stop adjacent to Coloni... (more)
617 poses in front of the Colonie Shops. It was one of only a few C-628s that were still in service at the time of this photo.
606, 608, and an RS-3 sit parked on one of the dead tracks at Colonie. These units had run out of time on the D&H and were not returned to service.
501 & 2304 have just been washed at the Colonie shops.
Even a couple of the RS-3s were painted into the solid blue scheme.
A matched pair of D&H RS-11s idle in this New York town ... this appears to be perhaps at the Colonie Ships in Watervliet, NY, but could be in Binghampton.