RailPictures.Net Photo: DH 1216 Delaware & Hudson Baldwin RF-16 at Owego, New York by Ted Steinbrenner
  Login Sign Up 

Photo Location Map Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo

Delaware & Hudson (more..)
Baldwin RF-16 (more..)
Owego, New York, USA (more..)
October, 1975
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
DH 1216 (more..)
Ted Steinbrenner (more..)
Contact Photographer
Remarks & Notes 
Today we see class 1 railroads making public relations investments in heritage paint schemes and classic steam locomotives. However, it's hard to imagine the business case for the D&H to purchase the Baldwin RF-16s, "Sharks," 1205 and 1216 in 1974. The D&H already had the classic PAs and had no prior experience operating and maintaining Baldwin locomotives. I guess I shouldn't ask questions. If not for the D&H, I would never have seen such a unique locomotive. Here they are on one of their typical assignments, switching onto the EL at Owego, NY on their way to Binghamton, NY from Sayre, PA.
Community Response Photo Comments (5) 
Views: 9,144     Favorited: 63
Since added on November 09, 2015

+ Add to Favorites

+ Nominate for People's Choice

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
* Views on this page updated in real-time.

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (7)+ Add to Album
East Coast Railroads

Album created by member Ty Kaneshiro
Album Views: 3,401

Album created by member Mitch Goldman
Album Views: 60,860
Nostalgic Images
The Bridge Line

Album created by member Michael William Sullivan
Album Views: 30,988
This gallery contains photos of equipment and properties that became, were and used to be part of the Delaware & Hudson Railway. This gallery also contains photos of equipment paying tribute to the D&H or its predecessors.

Album created by member Nathan Richters
Album Views: 423,238
Looking for rare, obscure, or otherwise exotic locomotives? Look here!
Cab Units

Album created by member Nathan Richters
Album Views: 243,483
The best that the Streamlined Era had to offer, brought together in one handy album. Includes EMD, Alco, Baldwin, F-M, and GE - plus a few surprises.

Album created by member coco13cos
Album Views: 2,223,765
Over 40.000 of RP's most appreciated and beautiful photos.
Classic Railroading

Album created by member Chessiefan2
Album Views: 302,322
Railroading in the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, basically anything but the 2000s.
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album

EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

This image contains EXIF headers - Click Here to show the data.

Photo Copyright 2015 Ted Steinbrenner. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2020. All Rights Reserved.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information