Westbound Amtrak Pennsylvanian 43 arrives into Greensburg, PA on track 1, running left handed.
Loaded coal drifts around Mance Curve with two YN2 motors up front holding back the train on Sand Patch Grade.
My cousin and I are preparing to board a Phillies Baseball Special in the South Philly yards for the trip back to E-town. I can't imagine an event like this taking place today- 12 MU cars of peop... (more)
Nowadays, it seems that any Class 1’s locomotive can show up anywhere in North America. In the 1970’s, foreign power showing up in a distant location was more uncommon. The Delaware & Hudson’s “Ap... (more)
I had the chance to take the TranCaer Safety program and tour the new safety train inside and out today. Wonderful program for Firefighters like myself. Photo by Shawn A Leightcap
"Bee Line Service at Shermans Creek"
This scene with CNJ 1554 switching cars behind the Steamtown roundhouse was one of many provided during the ARHS covention night photo session.
The 2102 is leaving Leesport with an awesome display of smoke and steam, for a trip to Tamaqua. This is the last time that I chased a T-1, and I hope to see this engine running again next year. ... (more)
Keystone Corridor action, 1987, with the 922 pulling four Heritage coaches up the grade out of the Chickies Creek Valley. Note the old PRR 152-lb jointed rail on both main tracks. The 922, built... (more)
NS 6946 leads a eb freight under the PRR signal bridge at 6.6/6.6 on the Fort Wayne Line
On January 29, 1988, month-old SEPTA AEM7 2303 leads a Philadelphia-bound R5 express out of North Wales, Pennsylvania.
Former New York Central switcher #8618 rests outside the engine house in Strasburg, PA.
PT98 pulls into Slateford Jct to interchange with the NS with the DL's Lehigh Valley "heritage unit" leading the way.
DL 3643 leads a 6 locomotive mix of Alcos and MLWs through the Delaware Water Gap with a long train, putting on a nice show of smoke and making a wonderful noise as the engineer works to keep the ... (more)
Returning to Kutztown with the full consist of the "Garden State Ramble", 206 heads for Kohler Road. The local cows are " udderly" unimpressed.