CP 2317 last ran during Steamtown's 2010 Lackawanna Railfest as its flue-time expired. CP 2317 has backed out of the roundhouse and is taking a spin on the turntable in preparation of its last da... (more)
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. T... (more)
In October 1973, British Columbia Railway M420 645 emerged from the Montreal Locomotive Works plant in Montreal, Québec, one of eight to be built for the western Canada railway. The M420s were am... (more)
As part of Steamtown's Railfest weekend, Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society brought their Nickel Plate Road steam engine to Steamtown for some excursion trips. Steamtown also did a smart move... (more)
During Steamtown's Railfest weekend, Amtrak had allowed for some equipment to be put on display for the weekend. A welcome sight with the ACS-64 electric engine, painted with a paint scheme honor... (more)
"Clear!": Baldwin Locomotive Works #26 blows down her boiler clearing any impurities that settled down to the mud ring overnight. Removing the impurities is essential to ensuring the pro... (more)
Delaware Lackawanna & Western F3 #664 basks in the sunrise of a quiet morning at Steamtown National Historic Site.
"That'll do!" Shop crew employee Kevin Bose signals for #26 to stop as he re-positions the left number 1 driver crankpin to allow for the alemite grease gun to reach the fitting and prop... (more)
Early morning light sliced through the windows of the former Lackawanna Railroad roundhouse on September 29, 2019 as coal smoke filled its cavernous space signalling another day of steam railroadi... (more)
Fireman Trainee Dennis Livesey was all business on September 29, 2019 as he passed the old Steamtown workhorses, Canadian Pacific #2317 and Canadian National #3254, in preparation for another day ... (more)
Engineer Dominick Tardogno winds up the mechanical lubricator on Baldwin Locomotive Works #26 prior to exiting the "house" for day of pulling the Scranton Limited to Nay Aug Park and ret... (more)
Baldwin Locomotive Works 26 is pushing the Steamtown Express toward Bridge 60 Tower, as it passes Lehigh Valley C420 414.
One of the saddest sites among the deteriorating equipment at Steamtown is the Meadow River Lumber Company #1. The Meadow River Lumber Company, which operated in Rainelle, West Virginia from 1906 ... (more)
The DLW 663 sits in the shops at Steamtown.
50 years before I took this shot Don Ball had a similar one that I greatly admired. I always wondered if I would ever have the chance.
I guess I just had to wait long enough.