RailPictures.Net Photo: DH 409 Delaware & Hudson Alco C420 at Lehighton, Pennsylvania by Doug Lilly
 
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» Delaware & Hudson (more..)
» Alco C420 (more..)
» Unknown
» Lehighton, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
» July 30, 1983
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» DH 409 (more..)
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» Doug Lilly (more..)
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The Lehigh Valley Railroad slipped into oblivion seven years prior to this mid 1983 scene at Lehighton, Pennsylvania, but it still carries a distinct presence. The yard at Lehighton, which was largely on the opposite side of the main, declined after the 1967 Joint Trackage Agreement with the Jersey Central, and has become a field of bushes, but a few tracks remain on this side of the main tracks. Although the former Erie caboose is a post-Conrail transplant, the dynamic brake equipped former LV SW8’s and empty hoppers continue to serve the anthracite mines on the Hazleton branch. Two one-time LV C420’s, the lead one almost completely free of any re-markings, lead a Southbound Delaware & Hudson train. The first two cars, an LV box car and a CN box car, evoke memories of D&H/LV run through train NE87.
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