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
Returning from Rutland
Northbound CP local north .
Northbound CP local north end of siding at mp 714.
One year old GP39-2, purchased to operate over expanded system that now included trackage rights on Conrail to Newark, Phila, and Alexandria, sits at Oneonta awaiting a fresh crew.
Delaware & Hudson's nearly new Alco C628s looking great at Wilkes-Barre. At the time, D&H was still 100% Alco.