Erie-Lackawanna in Plattsburgh?

In this photograph, from Sharepoint and found by Ken May (posted via the Delaware & Hudson Facebook group) we see D&H train #34, the southbound Laurentian, rolling into Plattsburgh from one of my favorite vantage points. Here are a few things I’ve noticed about the picture: The photo was probably taken in April, and the pile […]

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Four Years Ago Today…

Four Years Ago Today (or yesterday, but WordPress tells me today) I started blogging, as a 12-year-old kid who had no clue what he was getting into. I knew nothing about blogging, photography, or writing, but through doing (and with the help of some followers) I’d like to think I’ve improved a bit. This picture […]

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D&H 7303

The following is an excerpt from the May 2021 Bulletin: The D&H received twelve GP38-2s from the Lehigh Valley in 1976 as part of the formation of Conrail. Formerly LV No. 314-325, these became D&H No. 7314-7325. Originally all of these units were painted in the famous “Lightning Stripe” scheme, although some were later repainted […]

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The Adirondack Scenic’s North End Dilemma, and Rails to Trails

As many of you may know, the Adirondack Scenic Railroad has been battling the various parties known as the “Rails to Trails” advocates. The location of conflict? Tupper Lake to Lake Placid, NY, easily the most popular (and populated) stretch on the Adirondack Scenic, formerly the NYC Adirondack Branch. The popular Lake Placid-Saranac Lake trains […]

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Changing My Modeling Game…

Today, I woke up and made a decision- I will no longer model the D&H. What has recently taken my interest is the high-speed trains of Europe, so from now on I will model those. I plan to expand my layout on either end to make high-speed return loops, allowing me to run trains at […]

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Game Look: Train Station 2

Recently I discovered a new online game called Train Station 2. I initially found this on my fellow blogger Steve Boyko’s YouTube channel. I must admit the game is quite addicting, especially for a railfan/model railroader. You start out in England, where you must collect coal and iron ore and build various tracks. At your […]

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