Leaving For Work. On a bright Labor Day Monday, there's steam at Steamtown. With exhaust steam billowing across the roundhouse floor, CN 3254 backs out of her stall to go to work.
The Way Of The Future? After spending the weekend on display in Scranton, NS 999 appears somewhat forlorn as she's dragged onto the turntable by a bucket loader. After being aligne... (more)
If you think you are looking at an elegant restaurant...you are right. But you are also looking at the Tiffany glass incrusted waiting room of the gorgeous Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Scranton ... (more)
Engineer Dick Roden has put Canadian National No. 3254 away after the second day of Lackawanna Railfest in Scranton. All that's left to do is finish the paperwork.
A couple of DL Alco's await the next call to duty
A look from inside the Steamtown roundhouse finds NKP GP18 #514 getting ready to start the day.
Not Quite The Phoebe Snow. Although the Lackawanna's flagship came off in 1966, for at least one weekend, through sleeper service returned to Scranton. This train would operate to Al... (more)
The Morning After. At 9am on most Monday mornings, I'd be getting ready to make my way to work. This Monday, however, was a holiday, and the office was closed. Over the long weeke... (more)
The Last Day. On her last day in service, CP 2317 performs for a small group of photographers at the DL&W signal bridge off Ridge Row in Scranton. Unusually for Pennsylvania, the ... (more)
All Quiet On The Western Front. After dark on Sunday night, things have started to quiet down at Steamtown. Even though the telltale smoke plume from the roundhouse means steam wil... (more)
Amtrak 818 backing through the Steamtown roundhouse at the end of Railfest 2010.
Rare Mileage? Likely treading where no passenger train has before, AMTK 818 tiptoes off Steamtown's front display track. The steam locos normally parked there had been moved elsewh... (more)
Amtrak 818 backing off the turntable and through the Roundhouse at Steamtown at the end of the 2010 Railfest.
CP 2317 pulls the "Scranton Limited" past CN 3254 stopped at the Steamtown 'station' as passengers board for a trip to Moscow. With 2317 going in for an FRA mandated overhaul at the end of the day... (more)
Nuts And Bolts. #26's boiler, having been stripped down for overhaul for the past several years, is finally nearing the point of re-assembly. With the smokebox and front tube sheet... (more)