A northbound Northeast Corridor train is dwarfed by the southernmost crossing of the Susquehanna River at Perryville, Maryland. Less than a mile from here, the Susquehanna opens into the Chesapeak... (more)
A southbound Northeast Corridor train rolls through the Kingsessing section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The AEM7 is pulling its seven car consist under the Baltimore & Ohio’s Philadelphia line.... (more)
A set of Delaware & Hudson power rolls north on the Belden Hill line at Nineveh Junction, New York. Hiniveh Junction was where the Belden Hill line to Binghamton split from the Penn Division to Wi... (more)
A pair of Delaware & Hudson Alcos wait on the ready track at East Binghamton yard in Conklin, New York. C420 406 came from the Lehigh Valley in 1976, while RS11 5002 has been on the D&H roster sin... (more)
Delaware & Hudson train OILC (Oak Island – Lake Champlain) pauses in the Conrail yard in Allentown, Pennsylvania. A D&H C420 and a Maine Central U23B are doing the honors on today’s train.
In 1979, I watched Conrail C420 2077, former Lehigh & Hudson River 29, roll westward dead-in-train through East Penn Junction, Pennsylvania. It was leaving the Allentown area for the last time, an... (more)
A South Branch Valley work train rolls across Jefferson Street in Moorefield, West Virginia. Thirty-five years later, the tracks and the utility pole are the only items in this photo that still re... (more)
The South Branch Valley’s Industrial Brownhoist crane is seen on a siding in Moorefield, West Virginia. The ultra-heavy frame and lack of knuckle couplers strongly suggest that the wrecker came fr... (more)
You Really Gonna Leave Those Things In Our Yard?
Most of the population of remote McNeill, West Virginia is staring down the South Branch Valley maintenance train as it drops some ... (more)
In late 1982, The South Branch Valley was busy improving its infrastructure, as witnessed by this tie train at McNeill, West Virginia, just south of the “trough”. The improvements were short-lived... (more)
A westbound VIA rail train rolls through Brockville, Ontario. I believe that this was a Montreal – Toronto Rapido, a limited train that did not stop in Brockville.
Westbound Lakeshore Convergence (5)
In the finale to this series, Via Rail Train 44 has departedt ... (more)
Westbound Lakeshore Convergence (4)
After making its station stop at Brockville, Ontario, VIA Rail... (more)
Westbound Lakeshore Convergence (3)
After the combined westbound Lakeshore, VIA Rail Trains 53 and 43, Railroad: VIA RailLocomotive: MLW FPA4Location: Brockville, Ontario, CanadaLocomotive #: VIA 6770Train ID: VIA 44/54Photo Date: July 28, 1980
Westbound Lakeshore Convergence (2)
After both westbound Lakeshore sections, VIA Rail Trains 53 and 43, Railroad: VIA RailLocomotive: MLW FPA4Location: Brockville, Ontario, CanadaLocomotive #: VIA 6765Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: July 28, 1980