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Railfanning: Harrisburg, Allentown and Bethlehem
« on: May 27, 2007, 10:23:13 PM »
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Yesterday Gonzo, Kris (from the CRHS) and I headed east to grab some trains and some pics of Beth Steel before it's all gone.

Here's the album of the trains. Beth Steel is to come.

http://picasaweb.google.com/ed.kapuscinski/RailfanningHarrisburgAllentownBethlehem

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Re: Railfanning: Harrisburg, Allentown and Bethlehem
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2007, 10:42:43 PM »
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Aw, now, this can't be true... you're pretty good railroad photographer to boot!  ;D

Nice pictures of the Rust Belt, complements from the Sun Belt (might be more accurate to describe where I live as the Rain Belt right now...)

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Re: Railfanning: Harrisburg, Allentown and Bethlehem
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2007, 10:52:01 PM »
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Heh, thanks.

The real credit goes to Photoshop, actually...  ;D

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Re: Railfanning: Harrisburg, Allentown and Bethlehem
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2007, 12:28:32 AM »
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This is crazy to look at now that I've seen these places first hand:

http://www.thebluecomet.com/crlvline3.html

Wow.

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Re: Railfanning: Harrisburg, Allentown and Bethlehem
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2007, 08:37:50 AM »
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You`ve never been up my way before Ed?
You`ll never find a Philly cheese steak on a menu in Philadelphia. It`s called a cheesesteak and we all know where it`s from...

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Re: Railfanning: Harrisburg, Allentown and Bethlehem
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2007, 09:39:30 AM »
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Great shots Ed and crew.

Shoosh!... I am realy with you guys... I miss Conrail.
All those black locos would look better if blue... even with NKP or N&W on'em.


Up in Niagara County we have CP an vary beatup CSX.
Oh! an all the missing railbox's are stored up here.

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Re: Railfanning: Harrisburg, Allentown and Bethlehem
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2007, 11:13:41 PM »
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That Blue Comet site is killing me.  That's the kind of stuff that captured my imagination back in the day.  There's a shot in there of a solid GP-30 lashup...


Here, look for yourself.

If that doesn't make your blood run blue, you should be collecting stamps or doing needlepoint.

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Re: Railfanning: Harrisburg, Allentown and Bethlehem
« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2007, 11:32:59 PM »
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You`ve never been up my way before Ed?

I have a couple times, but never really spent the time on Beth Steel that I should've.

Any yeah, that Blue Comet site almost brought a tear to my eye yesterday.

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Re: Railfanning: Harrisburg, Allentown and Bethlehem
« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2007, 03:44:01 PM »
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I know, lived in The Steel`s back yard for all those years, even had a classmate that was a draftsman for the PB&NE, and I never took a picture. I figured it would always be there.
You`ll never find a Philly cheese steak on a menu in Philadelphia. It`s called a cheesesteak and we all know where it`s from...