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In July of 2002, I visited Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, PA with my friend Bob and his daughters. They have a wonderful collection of steam locomotives and run steam excursions (currently using a Mikado and a Pacific) from Scranton to Moscow. I shot the pictures below; click on a thumbnail to see the picture in its full web size (640x480 -- I regret that, due to space limitations, I cannot present these photos in all of their megapixel glory). A few videos that I shot at Steamtown appear on the Multimedia page.
|Big Boy #4012 greets you upon your arrival||The face of Big Boy||Up close and personal!||The classic CNJ freight station||An 0-4-0 tank engine|
|An Alco RS-3 in freight service on the DL||There's also a trolley museum||The trolley awaiting its passengers||A 4-4-4 Reading type steamer||On the CP, these were called the Jubilee type|
|CN 3254 prepares for the excursion||CN 3254, a Mikado, pulls into the station||Here she comes!||At Moscow, preparing to pull the return trip||Switching onto the track|
|Closeup of the 3254 running gear||The numbers are applied rather than painted||The steam chest and crosshead||IC 790, a 2-8-0 Consolidation||CNJ Bucyrus crane|
|E.J. Lavino 0-6-0-T saddle tank steamer||Another view||Berlin Mills 2-4-2-T tank steamer||0-4-0-T saddle tank steamer||CN #3377, 2-8-2 Mikado|
|NKP Berkshire #759 in the roundhouse||CP #2317 in the roundhouse||Reading #2124, a 4-8-4 class T-1 Northern||Bob's daughters and the Rahway Valley #15||The classic face of the Reading T-1|
|NKP Berkshire #759||Spang Chalfont #8 0-6-0 switcher||A better view ....||The builder's plate||The other side is cutaway to show the innards|
|DL&W hopper filled with anthracite||Steamer getting ready for another run||CP 2317 4-6-2 Pacific under steam||PRR K4s 1361 under reconstruction||1361 firebox|
|Interior of firebox -- empty!!||Welding work is ongoing||CP 2317 in the roundhouse||The tender||Another shot|
|A Lackawanna diesel switcher||CN #47, a 4-6-4-T Hudson tank engine||Another Canadian steamer in the collection||Big Boy from the rear - still an elegant sight||A close-up of the massive tender|
|#3254 pulls back the last train of the day||Almost at rest||"You'll stop right here!"||The mechanical wonder of a steam locomotive||The engineer gets ready to pull out|
|#3254 awaiting orders||The crew talks to the passengers||With a puff of smoke, she's off!||Grand Trunk #6039, a 4-8-2 Mountain class||The feedwater heater lends a classic touch|
|Reading T-1 #2124, a 4-8-4 Northern||That's a long locomotive!||Rahway Valley #15, a 2-8-0 Consolidation||From the domes, you can tell this is an old engine||#3254 pushes its cars into the yard|
|Making its way to the roundhouse||#3254 goes for a ride on the turntable||Heading for a rest in the roundhouse|
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