Delaware-Lackwanna Railroad

So far the photos I shot on September 29th, 2003 have to speak for themselves - along with the captions. I'll fill in more info and photos as time permits. But this is the place to be for the Alcophile in the eastern USA!

D-L 3642 3642 (ex Delta Bulk Terminal, Stockton CA, and before that Conrail/Penn Central) and 3643 are waiting on a Monday morning to be fired up. Over the weekend the units were parked in the yard adjacent to the Steamtown museum. A footbrigde connects the Steamtown Mall with the Steamtown park and is excellent to shoot photos from. September 29th, 2003.

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Yessir, ALCos are the next best thing to steam engines - especially when fired up after a wet & cold weekend. Scranton yard, September 29th, 2003.

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Scranton yard
D-L 325 Inside the South Scranton shops were on Sept. 29th, 2003 ex-Indiana Hi-Rail / Maumee&Western 325 (ALCo C-425) and 1044 (ALCo S-6). The Century was to hitting the road soon, might be out by this writing.

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Don Colangelo moved the 1044 out into the sunlight for the German visitor, he pushed ex BC Rail 645 out of the way to offer a good view of the switcher. South Scranton, September 29th, 2003.

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D-L 1044
D-L 2461 D-L 2461 and 804 make a light move along Steamtown Mall to pick up some cars. Scranton, September 29th, 2003.

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More than a decade after having left the BC Rail roster, C-425 #604 still carries the lovable two-tone green. Both Centuries are delivering some goods along Mifflin road just west of downtown Scranton, September 29th, 2003.

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D-L 804
Gouldsboro Under an ever changing Pennsylvania fall sky 3642 (C-636) and 3643 (M-636) are in charge of the "Portland turn". Near Gouldsboro the train is in a gentle grade uphill to Mount Pocono, September 29th, 2003.

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Having reached Delaware Water Gap on late afternoon, the skies finally broke clear, September 29th, 2003.

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Delaware Water Gap
Delaware Water Gap An hour later the same location is the last sunny spot in the Watergap area when the two 636s return with 20 loads for Scranton.

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