An almost 90 year old early switcher is on display at Steamtown with a DL&W caboose.
Nicely preserved caboose is being pushed back into siding after short test run.
Cab units set up side by side for Railfest.
There is a lot going on for Steamtown's Railfest. Here,a caboose hop train passes the recently cosmetically completed Delaware Lackawanna & Western F3A, F3B and F3A set. As this is a former DL&W ... (more)
Not all DL&W switcher motive power was in the 600 to 1200hp range. In the fall of 1948, three 380hp 44-tonners were assembled at GE's Erie plant, for light duty switching operations on the Lack... (more)
Eastbound DL&W E8 811 and 817 leads train 6 the "Phoebe Snow" at Pocono Summit Lake, PA., on October 06, 1960. Photo by Al Holtz, from my collection.
A crew member rides the rear of an old caboose past the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western #663 at Streamliners in Spencer, North Carolina
The Lackawanna Railroad A-B-A set of F units was the first ting I saw when I pulled into the Streamliners at Spencer even back in 2014. I couldn't park the car and get my gear out quick enough.more)
Matched Set: Few things can beat a matched A-B-A set of cab units. It's a shame so few complete sets are still around these days.
Road freight dieselization started on most railroads with the FT and the DL&W was no exception. Known as "the diesel that did it", FT's started arriving on the Lackawanna in April 1945,... (more)
EMD SC, 2 units Blt. 2/35-3/35, as DL&W 425, 426. To P&BR, then Steelton & Highspire, back to P&BR. Repowered with derated (600 hp) 8-567B circa 1962 by P&BR.
Steamtown's Cresco excursion has slowed to a crawl passing a work zone just east of the station at Moscow, PA. The Roatry Club gazebo adds a nice touch to the small mountain town scene.
Steamtown's excursion to Cresco is now on the westbound leg back to Scranton, PA as a pair of "Lackawanna" F3s lead a 4 car train over the causeway across Larsen Lake.
Shortly after departing the Steamtown station, the Cresco Excursion is crossing the Roaring Brook on the Delaware Lackawanna Pocono Main. In just seconds the train will duck into the west portal o... (more)
A Hotel with Heritage: Despite no longer fulfilling its original purpose of serving trains, the venerable DL&W depot in Scranton, Pennsylvania, still maintains a sense of style and panache ... (more)