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ALCO Heaven…. Or Winter Hell?

Down on Scranton, Pa’s South side sits, what could be argued, is the greatest collection of ALCO diesels on planet earth…. Some awaiting their next call to duty and others silently rusting in peace…. The Schenectady, New York locomotive builder exited the locomotive manufacturing business for all time in 1969, but not before leaving behind […]

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The Last Hurrah!… My Last Day Of Railfanning In 2015

The Last Hurrah!… My Last Day Of Railfanning In 2015

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Norfolk Southern Train 37T And Those Big Delaware Lackawanna ALCOs

Norfolk Southern Train 37T with 40 cars @ 07:23 a.m….     Delaware Lackawanna 6-Axle ALCOs shoving down to Taylor Yard for interchange….     Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series Symbol Train Description 000-099 R Special Trains 100-199 M Merchandise Trains 200-299 I Intermodal Trains 300-399 W Merchandise […]

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TGIF: Norfolk Southern Train 11R Meets Delaware Lackawanna SB3…. Again

Norfolk Southern 11R with 111 cars @ 11:25 a.m….     Delaware-Lackawanna SB3 shoving 7 empty cars to Taylor Yard….   Delaware Lackawanna SB3 returning from Taylor Yard with 30-40 loaded grain hoppers for Harvest States Milling in Mt. Pocono, Pa….   Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series Symbol […]

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TGIF: 4-Train Friday With 37T, 11R, 30T And The Delaware-Lackawanna

Norfolk Southern 37T with 112 cars @ 08:25 a.m….   Norfolk Southern 11R with 120 cars @ 12:55 p.m….   Delaware-Lackawanna #SB3 with 5 cars @ 1:50 p.m….   Norfolk Southern 30T with 46 cars @ 2:25 p.m….   Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series Symbol Train Description 000-099 […]

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Delaware-Lackawanna ALCOs And A Unit Grain Train

  Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series Symbol Train Description 000-099 R Special Trains 100-199 M Merchandise Trains 200-299 I Intermodal Trains 300-399 W Merchandise Trains 400-499 X Bulk Commodities 500-599 Y Bulk Commodities 600-699 Z Bulk Commodities 700-799 Q Coal Trains 800-899 S Coal Trains 900-999 O Miscellaneous […]

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Delaware-Lackawanna ALCO C425s #2461 & #2423 Working On The Diamond Branch

Delaware-Lackawanna ALCO C425s #2461 & #2423 Working On The Diamond Branch

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TGIF: Norfolk Southern Train 11R Meets Delaware Lackawanna SB3

Delaware-Lackawanna SB3 waits @ the Steamtown North leg of the wye for NS 11R @ 1:20 p.m…. Norfolk Southern 11R arrives with 6 locomotives from NS, CP and Pan Am Railways…. Norfolk Southern 11R with Canadian Pacific & Maine Central Diesels and 107 cars @ 1:35 p.m…. Delaware-Lackawanna SB3 shoving 12 empty cars to Taylor […]

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Hump Day Railfanning With K81, 36T, 053 (A High/Wide Special), RBMN & D-L

Norfolk Southern Train K81 switching Taylor Yard…. Norfolk Southern 36T with 86 cars @ 10:45 a.m….     Reading & Northern entering Taylor Yard with 15 cars to switch in the Stauffer Industrial Park @ 11:15 a.m….   Norfolk Southern Train 053 (a high/wide special) moving northbound through Taylor Yard @ 11:40 a.m….     […]

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The Queen’s Of The Pack…. All Four Delaware Lackawanna ALCO RS3s On Train SB-3

All 4 Delaware Lackawanna ALCO RS3s on Train SB-3 The Delaware Lackawanna Railroad has the largest active roster of ALCO locomotives of any railroad in North America…. That’s saying a lot for a town that many people never even heard of. I caught their four RS3 diesels, clean and nicely positioned returning empty grain and […]

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