The Strasburg Special Photo Page; Stan's Railpix-!
The Strasburg Special Photo Page.
The Strasburg Special, a chartered Septa Excursion Train with ex-Reading FP7's # 902 & # 903 was sponsored by The Philadelphia and lancaster Chapters of The National Railway Historical Society on Saturday September 8, 2001. This was the first time that a train from Philadelphia Pa. has run directly to Strasburg Pa.
Digital Images taken with a Kodak DC-4800. Click on the thumbnail for a larger image.
3 Digital images of The Strasburg Special backing into the Upper level of 30th Street Station in Philadelphia Penna. Septa Cab Control Car # 2408 is in at the rear of the train. Septa RL1000 # 60 will provide head end power for the train.
3 Digital Images showing The Strasburg Special sitting in the upper level of 30th Street Station in Philadelphia Pa. Septa Regional Rail trains come and go as the Special Train gets ready to depart. Behind RDG # 903 to provide head-end power, is Septa RL1000 # 60 built by Republic Locomotive Company in 1992.
3 Digital Images showing The Strasburg Special with its headlight and ditch lights on, leaving the Upper level of 30th Street Station in Philadelphia Penna. Behind RDG FP-7 # 903 is Septa RL1000 # 60. One of the 3 Septa Coaches is Septa # 2559, a new Center Door car.
A Digital Image of a model of the inside of the cab of a Reading FP7. Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg Pa. 7/7/01.