Making the grade  Contributor's Pick!       
A pair of NYSW units sandwich a "plum" as we often called the blue PLM lease units, as it is about the finish the steady climb ot Gulf Summit. This is SLN 5, today with 115 stack platforms and a lone conventional freight car. Once over the top, its 35 miles and a ride across Starrucca to get to Binghamton, where a CP crew will take over for the trip to Buffalo. Note the trailing unit, NYSW 4040. This is one of the CSX financed units that served on the NYSW during the directed service of the D&H. It will soon be returning to CSX.
Date: 3/9/1991 Location: Gulf Summit, NY   Map Show Gulf Summit on a rail map Views: 115 Collection Of:   Tom Beckett
Locomotives: NYSW 4006(B40-8) PLMX 3019(SD40) NYSW 4040(B40-8)    Author:  Tom Beckett
Making the grade
Picture Categories: Scenic,Action This picture is part of album:  NYSW
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