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Bob Rule, Jr.'s Collection
 
6/19/2018
 
 
 
 
  Viewing the last 200 photos I selected as my favorite Pictures.
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WB stack train
Title:  WB stack train
Description:  NS power heads west toward Chicago at Porter Jct.
Photo Date:  7/11/2010  Upload Date: 7/13/2010 9:38:59 PM
Location:  Porter, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9265(C40-9W) NS 9199(C40-9W)
Views:  81   Comments: 0
Steel Coil train
Title:  Steel Coil train
Description:  Coming off the branch to head east on the main, I saw two trains come off this branch in about 15 minutes. In all my previous visits, say 8, I saw one train come off this branch.
Photo Date:  7/11/2010  Upload Date: 7/13/2010 9:38:12 PM
Location:  Porter, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2583(SD70M) NS 9360(C40-9W)
Views:  95   Comments: 0
CSX coal train
Title:  CSX coal train
Description:  Yeah, I know I said it is a CSX coal train and you see BNSF power, but a local told me this was the facts.
Photo Date:  7/11/2010  Upload Date: 7/13/2010 9:35:47 PM
Location:  Porter, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9260(SD70ACe)
Views:  133   Comments: 1
EB train
Title:  EB train
Description:  UP power leads this EB train at Porter Junction
Photo Date:  7/10/2010  Upload Date: 7/13/2010 9:28:59 PM
Location:  Porter, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4571(SD70M)
Views:  119   Comments: 0
Soo Line Power
Title:  Soo Line Power
Description:  Engine is parked near the yard for the Port of Indiana
Photo Date:  7/10/2010  Upload Date: 7/13/2010 9:26:58 PM
Location:  Burns Harbor, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SOO 6049(SD60)
Views:  108   Comments: 2
Done at Avon
Title:  Done at Avon
Description:  LA&L 425 & 420 take their train past the Avon depot on the way to an interchange with the CSX.
Photo Date:  6/28/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 5:15:31 PM
Location:  Avon, NY
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  LAL 425(C425) LAL 420(C420)
Views:  121   Comments: 0
Switching the Avon Yard
Title:  Switching the Avon Yard
Description:  LA&L 420 & 425 are switching the Avon yard after pulling cars from a nearby company
Photo Date:  6/28/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 5:14:16 PM
Location:  , NY
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  LAL 420(C420) LAL 425(C425)
Views:  123   Comments: 0
Henty Road Crossing
Title:  Henty Road Crossing
Description:  Between Lakeville and Avon, NY we caught the Monday morning train to Avon and then onto a connection with CSX at the Henty Road crossing
Photo Date:  6/28/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 5:12:50 PM
Location:  Avon, NY
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  LAL 425(C425) LAL 420(C420)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
Cohocton again
Title:  Cohocton again
Description:  More of the B&H power in the small yard at Cohocton, NY
Photo Date:  6/26/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 5:05:17 PM
Location:  Cohocton, NY
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives: 
Views:  107   Comments: 0
Bath & Hammondsport RR
Title:  Bath & Hammondsport RR
Description:  Alco S1 switcher sits in the yard at Cohocton, NY
Photo Date:  6/26/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 5:04:22 PM
Location:  Cohocton, NY
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BH 4(S1)
Views:  372   Comments: 0
Livonia,  Avon, & Lakeville RR
Title:  Livonia, Avon, & Lakeville RR
Description:  In the yard at Lakeville, NY we see this ex NKP Alco smoking it up.
Photo Date:  6/25/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 5:09:18 PM
Location:  , NY
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  LAL 418(RS36)
Views:  354   Comments: 2
WNY&P yard at Olean,  NY.
Title:  WNY&P yard at Olean, NY.
Description:  Lease power at Olean, NY
Photo Date:  6/25/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 5:07:40 PM
Location:  Olean, NY
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  RRPX 41(M636)
Views:  207   Comments: 0
WNY&P RR
Title:  WNY&P RR
Description:  At the yard in Olean, NY we see this power set.
Photo Date:  6/25/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 5:06:40 PM
Location:  Olean, NY
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  WNYP 432(C430) RRPX 41(M636)
Views:  295   Comments: 0
Devils Hole - One of my favorite places!
Title:  Devils Hole - One of my favorite places!
Description:  Up grade toward Pocono Summit, the passenger special rounds the curve and is about to cross Devils Hole Road, in the middle of a reverse curve. This area was wiped out by a hurricane in 1955 when a wall of water crashed down the hill taking everything in its path.
Photo Date:  6/25/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 5:02:14 PM
Location:  Mt Pocono, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DL 4068(RS3) DL 4103(RS3) CN 3254(2-8-2) DL 4118(RS3)
Views:  185   Comments: 1
Tower shot
Title:  Tower shot
Description:  Picture was taken from the restored tower in East Stroudsburg. Behind the train is the burned out remains of the East Stroudsburg station.
Photo Date:  6/25/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 4:59:16 PM
Location:  East Stroudsburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DL 4068(RS3) DL 4103(RS3) CN 3254(2-8-2) DL 4118(RS3)
Views:  142   Comments: 0
Head of the train
Title:  Head of the train
Description:  D&L RS3 #4068, one of three RS3s and 2-8-2 #3254, heads up the passenger special at East Stroudsburg
Photo Date:  6/25/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 4:58:00 PM
Location:  East Stroudsburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DL 4068(RS3) DL 4103(RS3)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
Steam in East Stroudsburg
Title:  Steam in East Stroudsburg
Description:  Canadian National 2-8-2 awaits departure from East Stroudsburg. She is positioned behind the three RS3s. Rumor has it that the diesels were left in front of the steamer until they arrived at Tobyhanna for runbys to discourge chasers. The only problem with that plan is more people were interested in the RS3s than the 2-8-2
Photo Date:  6/25/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 4:56:50 PM
Location:  East Stroudsburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  CN 3254(2-8-2)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
SPG at Keystone Propane again.
Title:  SPG at Keystone Propane again.
Description:  Same five Alcos as yesterday, again working the Keystone Propane area.
Photo Date:  6/25/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 4:54:24 PM
Location:  Tobyhanna, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DL 211(RS32) DL 405(C420) DL 3642(C636) DL 2452(C425) DL 2461(C425)
Views:  131   Comments: 0
Passenger Special at Tobyhanna
Title:  Passenger Special at Tobyhanna
Description:  3 D&L RS3s head up the passenger special out of Scranton, headed for the Delaware Water Gap
Photo Date:  6/25/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 4:53:15 PM
Location:  Tobyhanna, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DL 4118(RS3) DL 4103(RS3) DL 4068(RS3)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
Lehigh Road
Title:  Lehigh Road
Description:  SPG about to cross Lehigh Road between Moscow and Gouldsboro
Photo Date:  6/24/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 4:49:41 PM
Location:  Moscow, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DL 211(RS32) DL 405(C420) DL 3642(C636) DL 2452(C425) DL 2461(C425)
Views:  148   Comments: 2
Moscow, Pa
Title:  Moscow, Pa
Description:  SPG passes the depot at Moscow, Pa. These are some clean running Alcos.
Photo Date:  6/24/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 4:48:46 PM
Location:  Moscow, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DL 211(RS32) DL 405(C420) DL 3642(C636) DL 2452(C425) DL 2461(C425)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
Elmhurst area
Title:  Elmhurst area
Description:  D&L grain train, SPG pounds upgrade.
Photo Date:  6/24/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 4:47:37 PM
Location:  Elmhurst, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DL 211(RS32) DL 405(C420) DL 3642(C636) DL 2452(C425) DL 2461(C425)
Views:  145   Comments: 2
Doing their thing
Title:  Doing their thing
Description:  Five Alcos smoke it up while shifting Keystone Propane across from Tobyhanna Depot
Photo Date:  6/24/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 4:51:55 PM
Location:  Tobyhanna, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DL 2452(C425) DL 2461(C425) DL 3642(C636) DL 211(RS32) DL 405(C420)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
Tobyhanna Depot
Title:  Tobyhanna Depot
Description:  SPG has arrived at Tobyhanna Depot
Photo Date:  6/24/2010  Upload Date: 7/2/2010 4:50:40 PM
Location:  Tobyhanna, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DL 211(RS32) DL 405(C420) DL 3642(C636) DL 2452(C425) DL 2461(C425)
Views:  146   Comments: 0
DelawareLackawanna Grain Train
Title:  DelawareLackawanna Grain Train
Description:  Headed for Scranton, about to cross the road at Pocono Summit
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 6/14/2010 4:22:57 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DL 211(RS32) DL 2423(C425)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
Time to go.....
Title:  Time to go.....
Description:  The engineer is climbing to his cab in preparation for the night's work. If only it were true.
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/8/2010 6:18:35 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 2124(4-8-4)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
Ok,  so I told a bit of a fib.  It is several hours before the night shoot begins.
Title:  Ok, so I told a bit of a fib. It is several hours before the night shoot begins.
Description:  Reading FP7s(these are operational engines) sitting just outside the roundhouse at Steamtown, Scranton, Pa. I think the trail unit's number is 903.
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 8:57:25 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 902(FP7A) RDG 903(FP7A)
Views:  148   Comments: 1
Reading T-1 2124
Title:  Reading T-1 2124
Description:  Here is the 2124 simmering on a spring evening in May. Looks like the engineer is about ready to go.
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 8:56:46 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 2124(4-8-4)
Views:  222   Comments: 2
Peter Lerro Productios presents the Reading Railroad T-1 #2124
Title:  Peter Lerro Productios presents the Reading Railroad T-1 #2124
Description:  It is sad to see this engine, from my home area is such sad conditon. I had the pleasure to see this engine run as a teenager on one of the Reading Railroad's Rambles.
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 8:56:05 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  RDG 2124(4-8-4)
Views:  493   Comments: 0
Grand Trunk Western 6039 Smokes it Up!
Title:  Grand Trunk Western 6039 Smokes it Up!
Description:  Another fine example of Pete Lerro's smoke affects!!
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 8:55:34 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GTW 6039(4-8-2)
Views:  215   Comments: 1
Peter Lerro Productios presents Grand Trunk Western 4-8-2 at Steamtown
Title:  Peter Lerro Productios presents Grand Trunk Western 4-8-2 at Steamtown
Description:  This is the second of three engines the Peter Lerro Productions illuminated for us.
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 8:55:03 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  GTW 6039(4-8-2)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
UP Big Boy smoking it up at Steamtown
Title:  UP Big Boy smoking it up at Steamtown
Description:  Peter Lerro uses smoke pots to similate an active steam engine and does it very effectively. Mind you, it was VERY windy last night in Scranton, Pa.
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 8:54:38 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  604   Comments: 0
Peter Lerro Productions presents the UP Big Boy at Steamtown,  Scranton, Pa
Title:  Peter Lerro Productions presents the UP Big Boy at Steamtown, Scranton, Pa
Description:  Daytime, nighttime, it does not matter. The Big Boy is HUGH! The "engineer" is 6+ feet tall. Pete Lerro Producions provided all the lighting for this and the following night shots. Thanks for a great job Pete!!
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 8:53:50 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 4012(4-8-8-4)
Views:  2796   Comments: 0
Grain train at Nay Aug
Title:  Grain train at Nay Aug
Description:  Train exist Nay Aug tunnel on its return to Scranton. My son Darryl tells me that is rare to see a train on this particular track.
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 8:32:54 PM
Location:  Scranton, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Tunnel
Locomotives:  DL 3642(C636) DL 2461(C425) MHWA 2453(C425)
Views:  239   Comments: 2
Engine with problems
Title:  Engine with problems
Description:  This C636 was having some sort of problems. After returning to Scranton, one could hear a ringing alarm still going off in the cab.
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 8:31:41 PM
Location:  Elmhurst, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DL 3642(C636)
Views:  129   Comments: 0
Grain train shifting the mill
Title:  Grain train shifting the mill
Description:  The grain train power is shifting the Pocono Summit mill and is seen south of the RTE 940 overpass. The mill sits on the site of what was - at one time - an autorack off loading area for the Erie Lackawanna Railroad.
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 8:28:21 PM
Location:  Pocono Summit, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DL 2461(C425) DL 3642(C636) MHWA 2453(C425)
Views:  183   Comments: 1
Stopped on the main to have a trail engine repaired.
Title:  Stopped on the main to have a trail engine repaired.
Description:  The grain train power has shut down on the D&L main due to problems with the trailing C636.
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 8:32:04 PM
Location:  Elmhurst, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  DL 2461(C425) MHWA 2453(C425)
Views:  150   Comments: 0
MAN 2453 on the grain train
Title:  MAN 2453 on the grain train
Description:  This trio of engines is seen just north of the grain mill at Pocono Summit, Pa. There are actually shifting the mill from about 500 yards away.
Photo Date:  5/6/2010  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 8:29:13 PM
Location:  Pocono Summit, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  DL 2461(C425) DL 3642(C636) MHWA 2453(C425)
Views:  136   Comments: 0
Cassandra, Pa
Title:  Cassandra, Pa
Description:  WB stack train works its way downgrade at Cassandra, Pa Second unit is Operation Lifesaver unit
Photo Date:  10/16/2009  Upload Date: 10/19/2009 10:05:58 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  57   Comments: 0
A Foggy Miserable Day
Title:  A Foggy Miserable Day
Description:  From atop of Tunnel Hill, an EB train is working its way downgrade toward Horseshoe Curve. Hard to believe this is October 17, 2009
Photo Date:  10/16/2009  Upload Date: 10/19/2009 9:56:00 PM
Location:  Tunnel Hill, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  67   Comments: 0
West Bound Helpers
Title:  West Bound Helpers
Description:  WB helpers drift down grade under the signal bridge at Summerhill, Pa
Photo Date:  10/16/2009  Upload Date: 10/19/2009 10:10:51 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3340(SD40-2) NS 3350(SD40-2)
Views:  84   Comments: 0
Summerhill, Pa
Title:  Summerhill, Pa
Description:  Making easy work of a light train on the grade at Summerhill, Pa
Photo Date:  10/16/2009  Upload Date: 10/19/2009 10:10:19 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9931(C40-9W) NS 9559(C40-9W)
Views:  74   Comments: 0
SummerHill, Pa
Title:  SummerHill, Pa
Description:  This EB freight is working upgrade under the great Pennsy style signal bridge(not many of these left now)
Photo Date:  10/16/2009  Upload Date: 10/19/2009 10:09:29 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9559(C40-9W) NS 9931(C40-9W)
Views:  83   Comments: 0
Snow and Fall follage
Title:  Snow and Fall follage
Description:  EB train is about to go under the Rte 53 bridge. The early fall snow contrasts with the fall follage. Actually, I would have prefered a sunny day but you make the best with what you have to work with.
Photo Date:  10/16/2009  Upload Date: 10/19/2009 9:53:29 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9142(C40-9W)
Views:  87   Comments: 1
NS OCS
Title:  NS OCS
Description:  passing the station area in Altoona, Pa
Photo Date:  10/16/2009  Upload Date: 10/19/2009 9:50:41 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4271(F9A) NS 4275(F7B) NS 4270(F9A) NS 4276(F7B)
Views:  100   Comments: 0
FP7A
Title:  FP7A
Description:  NS OCS in Altoona, Pa
Photo Date:  10/16/2009  Upload Date: 10/19/2009 9:50:19 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4270(F9A)
Views:  66   Comments: 0
The First Time!!
Title:  The First Time!!
Description:  NS OCS rolls into Altoona station area. This was the first time I ever saw this train and needless to say I was quite excited.
Photo Date:  10/16/2009  Upload Date: 10/19/2009 9:50:02 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4270(F9A)
Views:  96   Comments: 1
NS goes Green
Title:  NS goes Green
Description:  NS 999 sits in the yard at CP Rose. Don't forget to plug her in over night guys.
Photo Date:  10/16/2009  Upload Date: 10/19/2009 9:51:27 PM
Location:  ALTOONA (CP ROSE), PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 999(Power Car) NS 6661(SD60)
Views:  1154   Comments: 1
Big Pushers
Title:  Big Pushers
Description:  A pair of SD80 Macs help push a coal train thru Cresson, Pa. Pic taken from the porch of the Station Inn
Photo Date:  10/16/2009  Upload Date: 10/19/2009 9:55:06 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 7210(SD80MAC)
Views:  96   Comments: 0
Another Look
Title:  Another Look
Description:  Another look from the opposite end of these two engines
Photo Date:  10/16/2009  Upload Date: 10/19/2009 9:59:24 PM
Location:  Hollidaysburg, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EV 1712(GP16) EV 707(GP10)
Views:  244   Comments: 0


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