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State Panel Awards More Than $1.5 Million Dollars For Rails In Lackawanna County

By Borys Krawczeniuk for The Times-Tribune A state panel approved more than $1.5 million in grants Thursday for railroad-related projects in Lackawanna County. The Pennsylvania Northeast Regional Railroad Authority will receive $630,000 to install 9,000 new ties, costing an estimated $900,000, on its 18 miles of track between its downtown Scranton headquarters and Carbondale. The […]

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The Weekend 50: 3-Train Saturday with 36T, 37T & 11A

Norfolk Southern 36T with 121 cars @ 06:15 a.m..     Norfolk Southern 37T with 123 cars @ 10:32 a.m..     Norfolk Southern 11A with 68 cars @ 7:42 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 […]

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TGIF with Loooong Trains 36T And 37T

Train 36T with 109 cars @ 06:05 a.m….     Norfolk Southern Train 37T with 105 cars and a Canadian Pacific GEVO @ 06:28 a.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 […]

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Monday Railfanning Trains 931, 37T, K82 & 11A

Herzog Ballast Train 931 @ 06:00 a.m….     Train 37T with 123 cars @ 06:26 a.m….     Norfolk Southern Train K82 with 79 cars @ approximately 08:30 a.m….     Train 11A with 13 cars @ 6:16 p.m….   Guide To Understanding Norfolk Southern Train Symbols: Train Number Series Extra Series Symbol Train […]

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The Weekend 48: Sunday Railfanning 37T, 11A & 10A And A Canadian National GEVO

Train 37T with 99 cars @ 07:47 a.m….     Train 11A with 3 cars @ 4:51 p.m….   Norfolk Southern Train 10A with a Canadian National GEVO @ 5:35 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 […]

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The Weekend 48: Train 14R And Two Train Riders

  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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Steam Returns To STEAMTOWN!

After years of being a steam park with no steam, Baldwin Locomotive Works #26 has been brought into the limelight and out of the shops. Running under her own steam the 0-6-0 made a short trip to the Radisson Lackawanna station hotel to pick up dignitaries and down to the park center. On Sunday, April […]

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Epic Railfanning Tuesday with 37T, K82, 11R & 14R

Norfolk Southern Train 37T with Canadian Pacific power and 68 cars @ 06:02 a.m….     Norfolk Southern K82 with 27 cars @ 08:33 a.m….     Norfolk Southern Train 11R with Maine Central power and a “Tri-clops” SD60M @ 6:06 p.m….     Norfolk Southern Train 14R with Canadian Pacific power and 52 cars […]

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Heavy Traffic Monday with W6T, W7T, 36T, 37T, K81, 11A & 11R…. Among Others!

W6T and W7T came through in the dark but I was able to give you all of the others!   Norfolk Southern Train 36T with a CSXT standard cab Dash-8 and 89 cars @ 06:41 a.m….     Norfolk Southern 37T with 55 cars @ 10:08 a.m….     A very late running Norfolk Southern […]

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Brother Sister Duo Trains 10A And 11A

Norfolk Southern 10A with 42 cars @ 5:27 p.m….     Norfolk Southern 11A with 69 cars @ 6:00 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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