Reading Company RS-3 467, built by the American Locomotive Company in May 1952, was sold to the Peabody Coal Company. It was later purchased – and restored – by the Reading Historical Society.... (more)
DL-3 returns from Taylor.
Big: With a whole siding to itself, legendary "Big Boy" No. 4012 lends its imposing presence to the Steamtown entrance.
Putting the "Steam" in Steamtown: Having only visited Steamtown once before in August of last year - during a week when Baldwin No. 26 was out for servicing - I had not yet encoun... (more)
Honorary Steam: As an "honorary" steam locomotive, one could argue that an Alco PA is right at home in Steamtown. Add in the fact that this particular unit used to frequent the Sc... (more)
Alright, who's smoking?! Actually none of the six axles are. The M420W hidden behind the quartet is puffing.
The PA finally arrived in Scranton Saturday, ending its' journey across from Oregon. It was be displayed in the turntable area at Steamtown, at least until after Railfest in June. Back on home ra... (more)
Ready for the trip to Carbondale.
Clouds cleared out just in time.
No PO-74 today. The six axles get a day in the sun.
It was field trip day at Steamtown. Fortunate school kids ride the short excursion. 514 completed a successful certification run earlier in May.
Up from the South Scranton shop, 1554 looks ready for the summer.
Slated for shop time?
Starting the workday.