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In Volume 2 of Delaware & Hudson, Bridge Line Freight 1960-1983, author Dominic Bourgeois once again examines D&H facilities, overhead traffic and on-line customers, as well as local and through freight operations during the most colorful period in the railroad’s history. All of the famous South-End D&H haunts are covered in detail: Albany, Schenectady, Howes Cave, Richmondville, Oneonta, Belden Hill, Ararat, Carbondale, Scranton and many more!
Norfolk Southern's Pocahontas Division. Eric Miller takes the reader on a tour of The legendary "Pokey" in southern West Virginia. It's big, modern NS power and coal in a never-ending struggle against the unrelenting forces of gravity in one of the most scenic railroad haunts in the East.
George Pitarys recalls three epic Canadian trips in the late 1970s to see CN, CP and VIA. Frigid temps and non-stop action were the rule, and kept him coming back for more.
Aengus Habersaat takes us trackside to the bone-chilling cold of the Hudson River to chase Ethanol trains.
Jeremy Plant recounts his personal experiences railfanning in Virginia in the 1960s and 1970s.
Icy-cold images from all over the East.
Cover photo by Ron Flanary