DL 3642 passes under the long unused signals at Elmhurst, PA.
In the teeth of the grade headed back to Scranton, DL 405 and 4 other ALCOs dig in to get their train over the Pocono Mountains on a beautiful late Memorial Day weekend.
DL 405 leads 4 sisters through East Stroudsburg as they begin their Westbound assault on the Pocono Mountain grade.
After working Bestway Lumber, a quintet of ALCOs led by a very clean 405 passes the former Lackawanna station at Cresco, PA
Ladies In Waiting. DL 3000 and five of her sisters spend a Sunday night idling outside the tower. Come Monday morning, they'll climb over the Poconos to the Delaware Water Gap.
In a rare scene, the return leg of the combo grain/propane train exits Nay Aug Tunnel arriving back at Scranton. The 3rd unit back, Alco C636 3642 went down on the way back at Elmhurst, and was of... (more)
The DL combined a grain train with PT98, with PT98's power back in the consist. The train split at Tobyhanna, and the grain train continued on to Pocono Summit while PT98 switched Tobyhanna before... (more)
RS32 211 leads PT98 southbound at Cresco
All Alco's go to heaven...
An outbound train of 40 empty grain cars passes a local at Bridge 60 in Scranton. Lots of Northeast Railroad heritage here, as the 2452 and it's mate are former EL u... (more)
Having left Slateford Jct with 25 loads delivered by the NS, DL PT97 accelerates away from Cresco its train 11 cars lighter following a set-off.
With grain for Mt. Pocono and empties for the NS at Slateford Jct a C-420, RS-11, C-425, C-425 lashup charges uphill.
PT-97 rumbles through the woods just to the south of East Stroudsburg with an impressive 29 car pickup from NS at Slateford Junction.
DL 405 leads three other alcos south along the Delaware River with interchange cars for NS at Slateford Junction.
Burning The Midnight Oil. Despite the fact that it was Homecoming Weekend and not a railfan trip for this Penn Stater, no road trip to Pennsylvania would be complete without making a quick... (more)
A southbound Carbondale local has a nicely matched RS-11/C-425 combo on this summer afternoon.