Classic late 1970s D&H on Richmondville Hill.
A blue and yellow RS-11 leads a pair of burly N&W SD-45s out of the Belden Hill Tunnel on a winters day. At the time I was disappointed that the leader was not a lightning stripe unit, but it does... (more)
Open top auto racks, 55 gallon barrels between the tracks, and an old switchstand make up the surroundings as 5017 switches in the old Bevier Street yard.
I was always partial to the ex LV units the D&H got since I grew up watching them on the LV. It was a special treat to catch 7322 leading this Eastbound into Hornell in the Spring of 1979. By this... (more)
A Westbound knocks down the blade just East of Dalton on the Southern Tier Line. Power is D&H 7418 - N&W 781 - D&H 408.
408 is actually the trailing unit of a Westbound consist that is returning to its train after taking on fuel.
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)
A day before my 20th birthday, southbound along the Hudson.
This was the 1st detour train after the tunnel on Belden Hill was closed due to some sort of mishap on 4/13/1979. The power has cut off and will run around its train before being pulled backwards ... (more)
This U30-C was one of the better looking ones at this time, since these units did not have much time left on the D&H.
In another year, these will be headed to Boston to work MBTA trains.
Adirondaks meet at Whitehall
A pair of D&H PAs rolls the Adirondak south to Albany along the Hudson River.
Delaware & Hudson Alco S2 working on the Canadian Pacific in Montreal.
The 3 ex Guilford GP39-2's on D&H BUME (Buffalo-Mechanicville Guilford connection, actual handoff at Mohawk Yard Schenectady) are working hard as they are about to enter the tunnel at the crest of... (more)