Reading Company Technical & Historical Society's FP7s rest at Steamtown. Could there be summer excursions out of Scranton with this duo as requested power?
Harken back.... The NRHS Convention leads off with an excursion from Scranton to Sunbury. The requested power--D&H Geep 38's--has arrived at Steamtown in time for the occasion.
Flagg 75 is being winched onto an ingenious flatbed rig. Word is, it's destination is West Virginia for Railfest.
Scranton, PA, incorporated in 1886, is home to not only Steamtown but also the nation's first successful, continuously-operating electrified streetcar system which led to the nickname "The Electri... (more)
Late night call to duty at the Reading Company
Northbound CP train 257-25 rolls past the DL connector track at Scranton.
DL 2423 + DL 2461 and MHWA 2453 passes Steamtown, Scranton
A former Bangor & Aroostock Railroad F3, now owned by the Anthracite Railroads Historical Society changes careers once again being painted from CNJ #56 to DL&W #664. A sister to this unit owned b... (more)
After drilling the yard for close to 2 hours, the Portland Turn finally departs Scranton as the quintet of ALCOs pass the huge Lackawanna Station and under a former EL signal bridge.
EMD F3 takes a rest in the sun at the Steamtown shops in Scranton, Pa. The unit is being repainted fron CNJ colors to the DL&W freight scheme.
DL 3642 and 4 sister units idle as they await the crew to take the train to the NS interchange in Slateford.
Fare-thee-well CNJ 57 - you will be missed! Tri-State Railroad Historical Society's former CNJ 57, nee Bangor and Aroostock... (more)
Out of town visitors. Reading Company Technical and Historical Society #902 and the Philadelphia Chapter of the NRHS #903 enjoy the hospitality of Steamtown where they are expected to be a... (more)
RN 902 sits outside Steamtown on a quiet Sunday morning.
MHWA 2453 waits near Steamtown to help with the morning's freight bound for Slateford.