A now retired "Comet I Cab Car" leads an eastbound Gladstone train to Hoboken on a weekend of diesel substitution. Metro North's GP40PH-2 MNCR 4190 is on the rear.
An SD45/SDP45 duo accelerates a westbound freight out of the Erie Lackawanna's Port Jervis, NY, yard on a fall morning. The EL's SDP45s were not built for passenger service, but made use of the lo... (more)
The spring runoff has raised the Delaware River above its banks, but the Erie Lackawanna is high and dry as a trio of U25Bs leads an eastbound freight from the Pennsylvania side into New York and ... (more)
Southern Tier Plow Extra
The New York Susquehanna & Western, like most railroads throughout the Northeast was heavily affected by winter storm Stella. Two days after winter sto... (more)
NS H76 heads up the former Lackawanna mainline to pick up cars at Slateford Junction. The viaduct overhead was built by the Lackawanna for the "cut-off" which cut time for the Lackawanna... (more)
A historic train viaduct in the back yard !
The folks in Lanesboro, PA have a perfect view of trains crossing the historic Starrucca Viaduct. In this view, we see westbound Conrail train OIBU
The Bergen Hill Tunnels
There have been no less than a dozen sets of railroad tunnels or cuts that have pierced Bergen Hill, the last barrier between New Jersey and the Hudson Rive... (more)
EL 1700 leads Conrail OI-16 down the Garden State Secondary. I was home on break from college for a few days, and lucked out as 1700 arrived in NJ just a few days prior, and ended up leading OI-1... (more)
The New Year's Day edition of OI-16 is running under the wires of NJ Transit's North Jersey Coast Line as it approaches Perth Amboy station. This Conrail local uses a roughly 3 mile segment of th... (more)
Certainly the most impressive feature of the Lackawanna main line between Scranton and Binghamton is the Tunkhannock Viaduct, the largest concrete structure in the world when completed in 1915. Of... (more)
The hostler at Conrail’s Bison Yard in Buffalo moves an eclectic 2-1/2 builder lashup through the engine terminal. The second unit may look like an Alco RS3, but it’s all EMD under the hood.
"Departing for the Poconos"
A westbound train approaches Harmon Cove station on the Bergen County Line. This trackage was taken out of service after the construction of a new station at Secaucus Junction which caused the Ber... (more)
Not what I expected to see as I rolled through Kansas on the original routing of Route 66. Seems like an unusual spot to find an Erie Lackawanna locomotive.
Eastbound EL train picking up orders Pullman Jct south side of Chicago