On a holiday weekend everything was laid up and picking was easy but we missed getting a road train on this now defunct former Bethlehem Steel operation.
Off we go to Nanty-Glo
A Cambria & Indiana caboose hop passes through the coal mining community of Nanty-Glo, Pennsylvania,
A Cambria & Indiana crew runs light around the small yard near Belsano, Pennsylvania.
The Cambria & Indiana Railroad was a Bethlehem Steel-owned coal hauler powered entirely by EMD switchers. Here two SW1200’s bracket a pair of SW9’s pulling empty hoppers near Belsano, Pennsylvania... (more)
Cambria & Indiana’s bicentennial SW9 idles with some sisters at the road’s Culver, Pennsylvania shops. C&I’s SW9’s may have been the earliest application of Flexicoil trucks on an EMD switcher.
Most of the crew of Cambria and Indiana's daily train is on the caboose or on the ground to guide the train out of Colver. Bicentennial caboose 56 is sitting out today's activities.
The Cambria and Indiana's daily train is preparing to leave Colver with representatives of every model on the roster, an MP15, three SW1500's and three SW9's. Also resident on the C&I, but nowhere... (more)
The Cambria and Indiana Railroad painted two peices of rolling stock to commemorate the nation's bicentennial - an SW9 and a caboose. Here caboose 56 stands behind the company's offices in Colver,... (more)
Cambria & Indiana RR coal cars are in the consist of a train rolling by on the main. C&I was nowhere near Indiana, the state, but revenues per mile of track for the small RR were the greatest of ... (more)
You won't see these again. Bethlehem Steel and this subsidiary are both history.
A railroad I wish could have seen in action, the C&I. Nothing was running when I stopped by on a chilly March afternoon so I settled for a couple shots of their cabooses outside the shop.
A set of five Cambria & Indiana switchers was pumping up the air on a train of empty unit train hoppers at Steele, PA on June 7, 1991. Once the air was pumped, they pulled by and backed onto the ... (more)
This was one out in the middle of nowhere. Everything was down for the holiday. I don't think I ever saw an action shot of this outfit.