The chase of the Pennsylvania Railroad's E-units on this day was lacking sunshine, full of rain, but loaded with great photo opprotunities!
Young meets old. A young boy comes out to see Bennett Levin's Es and the rare mileage excursion Pacific Express run down the former ERIE main line through the normally quiet little town of Transf... (more)
The "Pacific Express" rolls across the 1040 foot long Starrucca Viaduct which sails over the Starrucca Creek and the village of Lanesboro.
The evening before starting their 4-state journey, Bennett Levin's PRR E8s sit patiently in Hoboken Terminal. Visible in the background is part of New York City's skyline including the Freedom Tow... (more)
Far out, man. Bennet Levin's PRR E8s visit WNYP's Oil City Branch. Here, the "Pacific Express" rolls along French Creek through the village of Sugarcreek.
The 7-car "Pacific Express" is reflected in the waters of Andover Pond.
PRR 120, the Pennsylvania, brings up the rear of the "Pacific Express" as it crosses Shermans Creek in Duncannon, our final shot after 4 days of all out chasing.
After an awesome day of chasing this fine train, I end my chase here at "Center". I met a few old chase friends throughout the day, and met other on line acquaintances and fellow RP'ers for the f... (more)
The Pacific Express passes by some static railroad displays as it passes through Hubbard, approaching the current end of the former ERIE main line.
The "Pacific Express" lead by PRR 5711 crosses Townhall Road on WNYP's Oil City Branch on a muggy morning along French Creek.
The all-private car Pacific Express, led by Bennett Levin's PRR E8s, is dwarfed by Moodna Viaduct and the valley below as it begins its 4-day excursion through New York and Pennsylvania.
The Pacific Express rolls through the farmland of western Pennsylvania.
The Pacific Express creeps through a residential neighborhood in Painted Post, NY on a dreary Sunday morning.
Even the bikers stop to photograph this train. E units on the Erie mainline attract a lot of attention.
With a pair of Alcos on the point, a pair of E8s on the rear, and hundreds of cameras pointed at both ends, the Pacific Express negotiates some street running in Painted Post, NY on its way to Bat... (more)