Lehigh Valley class AF-27, Alco C628, was the backbone of the LV’s latter-day road fleet. After purchasing eight of the six axle beasts new from Alco, the LV jumped on the opportunity to get nine... (more)
Conrail in Cornell Red – Almost eight months after the northeastern railroad scene has undergone its most dramatic transformation, many of the local activities continue on as usual. Here Lehigh Va... (more)
Forty years ago, it was common knowledge that the Lehigh Valley Railroad would cease to exist on the coming April 1. I made a commitment to capture as much of the Lehigh Valley as I could in the f... (more)
The two hottest trains on the Lehigh Valley were the intermodal Apollo and manifest Mercury, both running between Oak Island and Buffalo with no yard work along the way. If they were on time, bot... (more)
A Lehigh Valley westbound changes crews at Packerton Yard.
Three U23Bs lead a southbound on the LV mainline at the junction with the Ithaca Branch The track underneath the locomotives and the Ithaca Branch is still used by the Norfolk Southern today, but... (more)
An eastbound led by three Alco C628s pauses at the west end telephone shanty before entering Coxton Yard.
The late Roger Puta's slide was scanned and posted by Marty Bernard.
In a scene that will soon disappear forever, an unpatched Lehigh Valley NW2 spends the weekend next to the Coxton sanding tower. In general, the local units hung on to their legacy roads’ numbers ... (more)
Lehigh Valley 128 is right at home in Coxton yard, but the Erie-Lackawanna units are in territory that is only newly familiar some thirteen months after both railroads were absorbed by Conrail. LV... (more)
Class Alco and Lima power meet in Scranton. NKP 765 is moving from the roundhouse to the yard to be refueled while a pair of Alco C420s look on.
A perfect set of EMD F7's A-B-B-A in the lead F7(A) 564. Photo taken from my slide collection, no photographer listed on slide.
LV RS Allentown engine facility
Four U23B's roll an eastbound train into Treichlers. The Lehigh Valley's last new power was financed by URSA as a precursor to Conrail.