A morning in the roundhouse.
With a full load of coal, #3254 moves in to pick up coaches for the day's Scranton Limited.
The AAPRCO special passes the ex-DL&W station at Moscow which is still used for the bi-monthly excursios from Steamtown.
After picking up passengers, CN 3254 and the AAPRCO special leave the Lackawanna Station Hotel behind as they depart Scranton; their destination: the Delaware Water Gap.
CN 3254 pulling the AAPRCO special hits a very small patch of sunlight under the ex-DL&W signal bridge at Moscow.
With morning fog still in the mountains CN 3254 backs up toward the Steamtown 'station' at 7:47AM.
3254 sits at East Stroudsburg Station during a lunch stop
Steamtown's Mikado moves off the turntable and into the yards to begin the day's runs.
The AAPRCO special makes a stop at the south side of East Stroudsburg so CN 3254 can be filled with water before continuing to the Delaware Water Gap.
With Fall just around the corner and visibly present in some parts of the Poconos, CN 3254 and the AAPRCO special pass the restored DL&W Gouldsboro station.
CN 2-8-2 3254 drifts downgrade past the fomer DL&W Cresco station, which is being refurbished. Workers were painting the building white, though I don't know if that will be a final color or just p... (more)
The AAPRCO convention train snakes its way along the Deleware River.
After pausing to be inspected at Tobyhanna, the AAPRCO special resumes its journey towrds the water gap.
CN 3254 passes the AAPRCO consist at Steamtown as it departs for the Deleware Water Gap.