And now the climax of my morning at Raton Pass, the
passage of the all-room, extra-fare Super Chief, " The
Train of the Stars", seen here on a curve just north of the Dick Wootton Ranch. The ... (more)
Most of the all-coach, extra-fare streamliner, El Capitan,
has passed into New Mexico as it enters the Raton Pass
tunnel for westbounds. The stone marker to the left of the "Lower ... (more)
Two great workhorses of the Alberta Railway Museum. F3A CN 9000, quite a youngster, manufactured in 1948 and donated to the museum in 1971; and resting after a hard days work MLW 4-6-0 CN 1392 c... (more)
The Water Gap excursion arrives back in Scranton.
The all-coach, extra-fare El Capitan is about to enter the
newer of the two tunnels at the summit of Raton Pass on
its way west. The older wood-lined tunnel was abandoned in 1949 and plugged in... (more)
The all-coach, extra-fare El Capitan will soon enter the
Raton Pass tunnel for westbounds after having gained 1,555 feet of altitude during its 15 mile journey from Trinidad.
In a scene that looks almost like an HO layout, the Water Gap excursion train makes its way around the tight curve in Cresco on its way back to Scranton. A story worth sharing involved an exchang... (more)
The Water Gap excursion train rounds the curve in Moscow on the return to Scranton.
Ex CN F3A #9000 pilots the Canada Day passenger train at the Alberta Railway Museum
1948 built ex-CN F3A 9000 leads the Canada Day long weekend passenger train at the Alberta Railway Museum.
Ex-CN F3A 9000 brings the Canada Day long weekend passenger train into the former St. Albert station at the Alberta Railway Museum. The station was built in 1909 by the Canadian Northern Railway a... (more)
It's Lackawanna glory at Cresco. On the return leg from the Delaware Water Gap to Scranton, the Founders Day special passes a small but enthusiastic crowd of spectators.
Ex-CN F3A 9000 leads the Canada Day long weekend passenger train past the water tower at the Alberta Railway Museum.
A pair of "Lackawanna" F3s lead today's Steamtown Excursion through the campus of Scranton University as the train returns from it's round trip to the Delaware Water Gap.