Sunday, November 5, 2017

Train on Washington Street, Syracuse

The "Sweet By and By" Railroad

This is a scene of an eastbound train of the Susquehanna, Bloomsburg & Berwick Railroad at Schuyler, Pa., about 1910. It was nicknamed the “Sweet By and By”  or the “Weak and Weary” Railroad. It was 39.22 miles long with 3.51 miles of branches and was built as the Wilkes-Barre and Western Railway and over the years had numerous names. It was opened in 1891was absorbed into the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1918. A portion of it still exists between Washingtonville and Watsontown.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

"Adirondack" at Rouses Point

Delaware & Hudson Train #69, "The Adirondack" 
 at Rouse's Point, August 18, 1975. 
Alco PA #19 with diner lounge "Champlain" 
and coaches 229, 32 and 204

'Beeliner' at Watertown

Beeliners on the "Hojack"

In the mid 1950s to the mid 1960s most of the passenger service
on the New York Central's "Hojack" or St. Lawrence Division was
provided by a fleet of RDC cars the Central referred to as "Beeliners."
This one is shown crossing the bridge over the Black River in
Watertown on April 30, 1958.