As out-of-place as Susquehanna’s antiquated Alcos looked on a stack train, the caboose on the other end was just as much a rarity. By this time, waycars were almost unheard of on intermodal trains... (more)
Eastbound New York, Susquehanna & Western stack train NTV-4 crosses the Lackawaxen River at its confluence with the Delaware River. Two C430’s have an orphan CF7 assisting.
Susquehanna train NTV-4 negotiates the shelf next to the Delaware River at Basket, New York. Apparently management has applied a belt and suspenders approach to monitoring the rear of the train, a... (more)
On a wet December day, eastbound Susquehanna Sea-Land stack train NTV-4 has just entered New York as it climbs from Starucca Viaduct to Gulf Summit. With a mainline fleet of five C430’s and three ... (more)
Susquehanna train NTV-4 works upgrade as it approaches Gulf Summit, New York, on Conrail’s Southern Tier line. This is well before the NYS&W was ordered to operate the D&H, but Guilford power is w... (more)
Eastbound New York, Susquehanna and Western train NTV-4 crosses the Delaware River from Millrift, Pennsylvania to New York as it approaches Port Jervis. Millrift has been an iconic photo location ... (more)
In an unimaginable move in the 1980’s, Susquehanna landed a stack train contract with Sea-Land Corporation. Although five C430’s were the carrier’s main road power, the addition of a CF7 was a lit... (more)
The word was out on the railfan grapevine that on Sunday, October 19, the first road train would operate over the newly rehabilitated Susquehanna/Lehigh & Hudson River mainline. Quite a few photog... (more)
When the Poughkeepsie bridge burned in 1974, a vital link in the Alphabet Route (NKP/WLE/PWV/WM/RDG/CNJ/LHR/NYNHH) chain was broken. The Alphabet Route provided routings between the Midwest and N... (more)
In 1985, the Susquehanna completed the purchase of the former Lehigh and Hudson River main line between Sparta Junction, New Jersey, and Maybrook, New York. For the next year, the track was rehabi... (more)
NYS&W Sea-Land train NTV-4 accelerates toward Starucca as it passes under the huge former Erie coaling tower in Oakland, PA.
The trees are ablaze with fall colors as Susquehanna train NTV-4 rolls eastbound through Kirkland, NY.
Eastbound and westbound NYS&W Sea-Land stack trains meet at BD interlocking in Binghamton, NY. Only the C430 in NTV-4's consist suggests that these are Susquehanna trains. The recent growth of ser... (more)