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TGIF: April Fools Day Railfanning With Train 11R

     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 […]

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NS K65, Delaware Lackawanna Excursion, Office Car Special Or Something At Steamtown

NS K65(?) or Delaware-Lackawanna Special or something at Steamtown…. I came across the Delaware Lackawanna¬†yesterday with a most unusual train. One D-L Alco, #3642 and Genessee Valley #2045 led a short 5-car special of sorts in front of the Tower 60 at Steamtown @ 6 p.m.. The consist of the train was a Norfolk Southern […]

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Upstate Action (Part 3 of 4): The Port Of Albany And CSX Selkirk Yard

The Port of Albany’s MP15N #309 CSX’s Selkirk Yard The Port Of Albany And CSX Selkirk Yard

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Maine Eastern’s FL9s #488 And #489 Are Back In New Jersey

Morristown & Erie-operated Maine Eastern ceased tourist/passenger operations on the former Maine Central Rockland Branch effective December 31, 2015. On January 1, 2016 the Central Maine & Quebec Railway assumed operations sans the tourist/passenger part of things.¬†Morristown and Erie Railroad brought their EMD FL9s back to NJ.¬†These are ex-New Haven, ex-Amtrak and two of the […]

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TGIF – Train 36T With A GP40-2 And The Delaware Lackawanna In Downtown Scranton

Norfolk Southern 36T with 103 cars @ 09:35 a.m….     Delaware-Lackawanna ALCO diesels crossing Lackawanna Avenue in Downtown Scranton, Pa….   Train 36T With A GP40-2 And The Delaware Lackawanna In Downtown Scranton   Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series Symbol Train Description 000-099 R Special Trains 100-199 […]

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Thursday Double-Play With 11R And Delaware Lackawanna SB-3

Norfolk Southern Train 11R with 120 cars meets Delaware Lackawanna SB-3 with 13 empties for Taylor Yard @ 2:50 p.m….   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 […]

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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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