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By:Tom Beckett
Dates:1/1/1982 - 3/27/2013
Album Info:Steamtown trains, first in Vermont, the later in Scranton.
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Office car
Title:  Office car
Description:  Steamtown had this ex B&O car on display during the 1982 Railfan Weekend.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 7/2/2014 3:26:50 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  123   Comments: 0
CNJ hook
Title:  CNJ hook
Description:  One of the preserved pieces at Steamtown was this Jersey Central crane
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 5/6/2013 12:18:33 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,RollingStock,Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  234   Comments: 0
CP1246 runs around
Title:  CP1246 runs around
Description:  The first day of the 1982 Railfan Weekend was spent doing photo runbys near Bellows Falls,and a short trip up to Chester. Here CP 1246 runs around to change ends for the return to Bellos Falls
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 2:35:20 AM
Location:  Chester, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
1246 changing ends
Title:  1246 changing ends
Description:  CP 1246 changes ends at Chester during the 1982 Railfan Weekend.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 3:03:54 AM
Location:  Chester, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  257   Comments: 0
Ready to go
Title:  Ready to go
Description:  CP 1246 is ready for the days activity at Riverside Vt during Railfan Weekend
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 3:06:57 AM
Location:  Riverside, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  273   Comments: 0
Passenger runby
Title:  Passenger runby
Description:  There were a number of runby moves staged. This one is CP 1246 with a passenger train
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 7/2/2014 3:30:00 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
Photo freight
Title:  Photo freight
Description:  CP 1246 rolls with a photo freight during Railfan Weekend.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 3:16:47 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
Once and future stars
Title:  Once and future stars
Description:  CP 1246 works an excursion train next to CP 2317, which would achieve its fame several years later after Steamtown moved to Scranton.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 7/2/2014 3:32:58 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2) CP 2317(4-6-2)
Views:  456   Comments: 1
Side by side
Title:  Side by side
Description:  CP 1246 passes posed Rutland 405 at the Riverside station on the first morning of the 1982 Railfan Weekend.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 7/8/2014 1:10:47 AM
Location:  Ludlow, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2) GMRC 405(RS1)
Views:  350   Comments: 0
CP 2317
Title:  CP 2317
Description:  CP 2317 was inactive at this time, but would go on to be a star at Scranton.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 5/6/2013 12:54:04 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  CP 2317(4-6-2)
Views:  644   Comments: 0
Three way
Title:  Three way
Description:  CP 1246 rolls toward Riverside station past future Steamtown star 2317 and display piece CP 2929
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 7/8/2014 1:15:17 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CP 2317(4-6-2) CP 1246(4-6-2) CP 2929(4-4-4)
Views:  673   Comments: 1
CP power from another era
Title:  CP power from another era
Description:  CP 2317 and 2929 at Steamtown.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 5/6/2013 12:56:15 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  CP 2317(4-6-2) CP 2929(4-4-4)
Views:  443   Comments: 0
CP 2816
Title:  CP 2816
Description:  One of CP's hudson types.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 5/6/2013 12:24:37 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CP 2816(4-6-4)
Views:  506   Comments: 0
CP 2929
Title:  CP 2929
Description:  Atlantic type
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 5/6/2013 12:34:50 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  CP 2929(4-4-4)
Views:  362   Comments: 0
GTW 6039
Title:  GTW 6039
Description:  Grand Trunk 6039 at Steamtown
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 5/6/2013 12:43:27 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  GTW 6039(4-8-2)
Views:  356   Comments: 0
NKP 759
Title:  NKP 759
Description:  Railfan Weekend attendees look over one time fantrip star NKP 759 on display at Steamtown
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 7/2/2014 3:35:15 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  NKP 759(2-8-4)
Views:  350   Comments: 0
Rutland run by
Title:  Rutland run by
Description:  One of the diesels that took part in the Railfan Weekend was a Green Mountain RS 1 painted in a Rutland RR scheme. Here it does a runby with a couple of Rutland cars.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 3:37:28 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  GMRC 405(RS1)
Views:  320   Comments: 1
Rutland local
Title:  Rutland local
Description:  A two car Rutland train was posed at the Riverside station for a round of photos with other trains and some vintage cars.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 7/8/2014 1:19:02 AM
Location:  Riverside, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  GMRC 405(RS1)
Views:  227   Comments: 1
Rutland RS 1
Title:  Rutland RS 1
Description:  The Green Mountain RS 1 lettered Rutland works at Riverside
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 3:50:29 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  GMRC 405(RS1)
Views:  428   Comments: 0
Rutland runby
Title:  Rutland runby
Description:  A number of runbys were staged at the Riverside station, which included some vintage cars as props. This was Rutland 405 on a photo freight.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 7/2/2014 3:41:02 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  GMRC 405(RS1)
Views:  366   Comments: 0
Rutland close up
Title:  Rutland close up
Description:  GMRR 405 painted as Rutland 405 during its runby
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 3:39:48 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  GMRC 405(RS1)
Views:  329   Comments: 0
Parlor car
Title:  Parlor car
Description:  Steamtown had some parlor cars on the train that weekend. This one is seen during one of the runbys
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 3:52:42 AM
Location:  Ludlow, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  163   Comments: 0
Flagging the crossing
Title:  Flagging the crossing
Description:  A crewman flags the crossing at Riverside station during the 1982 Railfan Weekend. There were a variety of period cars to add realism to the steam scenes
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 11/13/2011 3:51:31 PM
Location:  Riverside, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  345   Comments: 0
Passenger train
Title:  Passenger train
Description:  Several runbys were done for the assembled fans, both with passenger and freight trains. Here the passenger train rolls past the photo line
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 11/13/2011 3:58:06 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  382   Comments: 1
EL business car
Title:  EL business car
Description:  Among the other runbys done for the 1982 Railfan Weekend was this one with a VTR RS 3 and EL business car 3. Note the "Phoebe Snow" drumhead.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 2/5/2012 2:49:02 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 603(RS3)
Views:  742   Comments: 0
UP 4012
Title:  UP 4012
Description:  Big Boy 4012 at Steamtown, long before anyone ever thought to resurrect 4014 from a park in LA.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 7/2/2014 3:38:54 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  301   Comments: 0
Big Boy
Title:  Big Boy
Description:  UP 4012 at Bellows Falls.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 5/6/2013 12:47:05 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Roster,Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  431   Comments: 0
RS 3 runby
Title:  RS 3 runby
Description:  VTR 603 does a runby with a passenger train
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 3:34:23 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 603(RS3)
Views:  278   Comments: 0
VTR 603 passenger scene
Title:  VTR 603 passenger scene
Description:  Vermont Railway RS 3 603 does a runby with a passenger train.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 7/2/2014 3:45:05 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 603(RS3)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
Riverside run by
Title:  Riverside run by
Description:  Vermont Railway 603 does a runby at Riverside station in the company of some classic cars.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 7/2/2014 3:48:55 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 603(RS3)
Views:  196   Comments: 0
Water tank
Title:  Water tank
Description:  Vermont Railway 603 poses by a classic railroad facility, one not needed in the age of the diesel.
Photo Date:  10/23/1982  Upload Date: 7/2/2014 3:51:02 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Station,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 603(RS3)
Views:  355   Comments: 1
Headed back home
Title:  Headed back home
Description:  CP 1246 is has turned and is ready to head back to Bellows Falls with the Rutland excursion during Railfan Weekend. Note the heavy coats. Despite being only late October, the temperatures topped out around 35 that day.
Photo Date:  10/24/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 3:10:57 AM
Location:  Rutland, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
Photo runby
Title:  Photo runby
Description:  CP 1246 rolls past the photo line on the return trip from Rutland to Bellows Falls.
Photo Date:  10/24/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 3:20:00 AM
Location:  Ludlow, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  202   Comments: 0
Vermont icon
Title:  Vermont icon
Description:  The Steamtown Rutland trip passes one of Vermonts classic covered bridges on the return to Bellows Falls
Photo Date:  10/24/1982  Upload Date: 7/8/2014 1:02:57 AM
Location:  Chester, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  181   Comments: 1
Runby
Title:  Runby
Description:  The return trip from Rutland does a runby near Ludlow in fading fall color
Photo Date:  10/24/1982  Upload Date: 7/8/2014 1:06:43 AM
Location:  Ludlow, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  224   Comments: 1
Classic scene
Title:  Classic scene
Description:  Steamtowns CPR 1246 pauses by the water tank at the Riverside station during the Railfan Weekend in 1982
Photo Date:  10/24/1982  Upload Date: 8/20/2011 1:00:50 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  414   Comments: 0
Steamtown freight
Title:  Steamtown freight
Description:  CPR 1246 leads a photo freight during the Railfan Weekend at Steamtown in 1982
Photo Date:  10/24/1982  Upload Date: 6/12/2011 2:49:17 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  309   Comments: 1
Ex LIRR
Title:  Ex LIRR
Description:  Steamtown had acquired a number of LIRR P54s when they were retired from commuter service. Heres one taking up the rear as the train backs up to pick up passengers during a runby.
Photo Date:  10/24/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 3:42:44 AM
Location:  Ludlow, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  184   Comments: 0
Dashing Dan
Title:  Dashing Dan
Description:  Looks like Dan has dashed off to Vermont. One of the ex LIRR P 54s in the Steamtown yard, awaiting return to service, or more likely, cannibalization.
Photo Date:  10/24/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 3:47:25 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  132   Comments: 0
P 54
Title:  P 54
Description:  One of the ex LIRR coaches running at Steamtown during a photo runby
Photo Date:  10/24/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 3:44:19 AM
Location:  Ludlow, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  RollingStock,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  183   Comments: 1
Northbound runby
Title:  Northbound runby
Description:  The northbound trip to Runtland was assisted by VTR 603 as far as Chester. It participated in a runby shortly out of Bellows Falls.
Photo Date:  10/24/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 3:23:03 AM
Location:  Chester, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 603(RS3) CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  330   Comments: 0
Smokin locos
Title:  Smokin locos
Description:  VTR 603 and CP 1246 both smoke it up during the photo runby south of Chester.
Photo Date:  10/24/1982  Upload Date: 4/28/2013 3:25:13 AM
Location:  Chester, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  VTR 603(RS3) CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  380   Comments: 0
All done
Title:  All done
Description:  CP 1246 has complete the last public trip at Steamtown in Vermont and is putting its train away. The equipment will move to Scranton in 1985 when the National Park Service takes over the operation.
Photo Date:  10/23/1983  Upload Date: 11/28/2013 1:12:17 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
CP 1246
Title:  CP 1246
Description:  CP 1246 at Rutland on the north end of the final excursion out of Bellows Falls. The power turned here. The crowd looks over the engine prior to its return.
Photo Date:  10/23/1983  Upload Date: 11/28/2013 1:21:00 AM
Location:  Rutland, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  256   Comments: 1
Ready to go north
Title:  Ready to go north
Description:  Three Green Mountain RS 1s were called to assist CP 1246 on the last public trip Steamtown ran in Vermont, from Bellows Falls to Rutland. Here they are ready to roll out of Riverside station in Bellows Falls.
Photo Date:  10/23/1983  Upload Date: 12/1/2013 2:31:25 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Station,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  GMRC 401(RS1) GMRC 400(RS1) GMRC 405(RS1) CP 1246(4-6-2)
Views:  607   Comments: 1
RS 1 helpers
Title:  RS 1 helpers
Description:  The last Steamtown trains in Vermont ran 15 cars, more than the CP engine could handle, so Green Mountain RS 1s were called on to assist, a situation that could actually have been prototypical.
Photo Date:  10/23/1983  Upload Date: 11/28/2013 1:14:48 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  GMRC 401(RS1)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
Early morning at Steamtown
Title:  Early morning at Steamtown
Description:  CP Pacific 1246 switches its train for the days run before picking up passengers, seen here passing some engines on display
Photo Date:  10/23/1983  Upload Date: 6/12/2011 2:41:37 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2) CP 2317(4-6-2) CP 2929(4-4-4)
Views:  969   Comments: 0
Working the yard at Steamtown
Title:  Working the yard at Steamtown
Description:  CP Pacific 1246 and Rutland 405 work together at Bellows Falls.
Photo Date:  10/23/1983  Upload Date: 5/22/2011 6:19:46 PM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  Winter,Yard,Station,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CP 1246(4-6-2) GMRC 405(RS1)
Views:  407   Comments: 0
The second best seat
Title:  The second best seat
Description:  The best being the engine cab. This seat maty be a little chilly on this late October day.
Photo Date:  10/23/1983  Upload Date: 12/1/2013 2:32:51 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  RollingStock,Station,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  120   Comments: 0
Former Long Island ping pong
Title:  Former Long Island ping pong
Description:  Old passenger cars never die, they just go on vacation. An ex LIRR P54 coach, displaced when Long Island retired all its steam heated equipment in the mid 70s, found a home at Steamtown. This one looks elegant in its new garb and renamed Williams River Inn, a far cry from the battered gray it arrived in. It still rode like the ping pong it was!!
Photo Date:  10/23/1983  Upload Date: 12/1/2013 2:36:20 AM
Location:  Bellows Falls, VT
Author:  Tom Beckett
Categories:  RollingStock,Station,Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  1070   Comments: 0


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