After rescuing the Delaware Water Gap Special, DL 2452, 2461 and CN 3254 charge up the hill toward the summit. The two Alcos would be cut off at Tobyhanna.
Two classic Alcos head east to rescue the Delaware Water Gap Special after she stalled on the hill.
With at least 5 wheel slips at this location alone, all the sand in the world couldn't help this Mikado climb the hill as she would stall about a mile west of this location.
With wheels spinning and sand flying, CN 3254 gives her best effort to make the hill unassisted. Depsite her best efforts, 3254 will end up stopping about a mile west of here and wait for help in ... (more)
Grain Extra approaches the switch for the Mt Pocono Mill