Grain behind lease power.  Contributor's Pick!       
In a long lens shot from the Chenago St bridge, we see a 390 grain train approaching QD on track 2. The switch is just out of the photo ahead of the lead unit. The photo also gives a good overview of the area as it looked in the mid 90's. The bridge to the left of the train is the ex DLW crossing of the Chenango River. Once a two track bridge, it was singled by Conrail about 2 years prior to this photo, due to structural issues. The extant track is now the Johnson Running Track; it had been track 3, with the removed track being track 4, their designations going back to the Erie and Lackawanna consolidation of facilities in 1959. The large building behind the train was coal storage, and has been demolished since this photo was taken.
Date: 4/9/1994 Location: Binghamton, NY   Map Show Binghamton on a rail map Views: 464 Collection Of:   Tom Beckett
Locomotives: GATX 7372(SD40-2) GATX 7367(SD40-2) NS 8732(C40-8)    Author:  Tom Beckett
Grain behind lease power.
Picture Categories: This picture is part of album:  CP on the Southern Tier
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Bernie Feltman General Nice photo, Tom 9/20/2012 9:36:34 AM

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