Climbing away from Oneonta
Railfans converge on EMDs. A year previous, the D&H had no EMDs on the roster. April 1976 changed all that. Here are seven of them. Six GP39-2s and a GP38-2.
Returning from Rutland
Once a 100% Alco railroad, the D&H turned GE for new power after Alco's demise purchasing U30Cs, U33Cs and U23Bs. In 1976, the D&H turned to EMD, inheriting some Reading (GP39-2) and Lehigh Valle... (more)
The decals must still be in the box... Just 23 days into the Conrail era, the power hungry D&H took delivery on their new GP39-2s from EMD despite not having their reflective "D&H" heralds. Thes... (more)
The scene at Oneonta, Spring 1977.
Nearly spotless D&H Alco. (that won't last...)
Crew back from Rutland ties up in Whitehall.
Alco + wooden caboose + slow order = mid 1970s D&H
Adirondak passing GP38AC in LV paint
Ex-Conrail 2488, nee EL 2414.
Ex-LV C420 still in Cornell Red works the main track outside the yard.
A trio of RS3u's and a U23B head south toward Oneonta. The RS3u's were RS3's rebuilt with 12-251 engines by MK and helped the D&H ease their power shortage post Conrail.
Century sits with U30C and leased ex-LIRR C420