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Class designations along with build and disposition dates courtesy of Jim Shaughnessy's "DELAWARE & HUDSON"


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D&H 7
TYPE: 0-6-0T
CLASS: B
NOTES: Built by Dickson in 1884 as a tank engine, the unit was rebuilt in D&H Oneonta Shops in 1898, still as a tank engine and was scrapped in August of 1928.
(John Shaw Collection)

D&H 0-6-0 Tank Engine

D&H 42
TYPE:
0-6-0
CLASS: B-4a
DATE: 1946
LOCATION: Albany, NY
NOTES: New York Central's Hudson River freight bridge is in background. Manufactured by Alco, Dickson Works for the Delaware & Hudson in 1903 and was scrapped in November, 1947.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 54
TYPE:
0-6-0
CLASS: B-4a
NOTES:  Manufactured by Alco, Dickson Works for the Delaware & Hudson in 1907 and was gone from the roster by January of 1946. "A picture of my Uncle Ned Purington on the left, with the steam engine, just before retirement. My uncle died in 1959 and lived in Gansfort, N.Y" 
(provided by Wendell Purington)

 

D&H 83
TYPE: 0-8-0
CLASS: B-5
DATE: 1/1/48
LOCATION: Oneonta, NY
NOTES: Switching in snow storm opposite passenger station. Rebuilt from 2-8-0 E-4 #1002 in April, 1923, sold to Luria in March, 1950.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 87
TYPE: 0-8-0
CLASS: B-5
DATE: 9/1/47
LOCATION: Glendale, NY
NOTES: Rebuilt from 2-8-0 E-4 #1006 in April, 1923, sold to Luria in August, 1951.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 100
TYPE: 0-8-0
CLASS: B-6
DATE: 8/1/46
LOCATION: Saratoga, NY
NOTES: Built from E-3a's #887 frame and boiler from 2nd 884 in April, 1930 and sold to Luria in August, 1953.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Charles Elston, (Jim Wright Collection)

D&H 154
TYPE: 0-8-0
CLASS: B-7
DATE: 8/1/46
LOCATION: Carbondale, PA
NOTES: Rebuilt from 2-8-0 E-4 #1020 in April, 1927, sold to Luria in February, 1953.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Charles Elston, (Jim Wright Collection)

D&H 300
TYPE: 4-8-4
CLASS: K
DATE: 9/1/46
LOCATION: Oneonta, NY
NOTES: Built by Alco-Schenectady in 1943, Sold to Luria in August, 1953.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Charles Elston, (Jim Wright Collection)

D&H 302
TYPE: 4-8-4
CLASS: K
DATE: 10/1/47
LOCATION: Whitehall, NY
NOTES: Southbound freight approaching passenger station. Built by Alco-Schenectady in 1943, Sold to Luria in October, 1952.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 304
TYPE: 4-8-4
CLASS: K
DATE: 3/1/48
LOCATION: Fort Edward, NY
NOTES: Leaving Fort Edward with train 4 (Whitehall-Albany local). Built by Alco-Schenectady in 1943, Sold to Luria in October, 1952.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 305
TYPE: 4-8-4
CLASS: K
DATE: 8/1/47
LOCATION: Fort Edward, NY
NOTES: Turning on south wye; will lead Lake George-New York passenger from from Fort Edward to Troy after train arrives off Lake George branch. Built by Alco-Schenectady in 1943, Sold to Luria in August, 1953.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 306
TYPE: 4-8-4
CLASS: K
DATE: 1947
LOCATION: Schenectady, NY
NOTES: Pushing southbound freight. Built by Alco-Schenectady in 1943, Sold to Luria in August, 1953.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 307
TYPE: 4-8-4
CLASS: K
DATE: 6/1/48
LOCATION: Moreau, NY
NOTES: On southbound Laurentian. Built by Alco-Schenectady in 1943, Sold to Luria in August, 1953.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 308
TYPE: 4-8-4
CLASS: K
DATE: 6/1/47
LOCATION: Fort Edward, NY
NOTES: On southbound "RW" freight. Built by Alco-Schenectady in 1943, Sold to Luria in August, 1953.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 309
TYPE: 4-8-4
CLASS: K
DATE: 6/1/47
LOCATION: Fort Edward, NY
NOTES: On northbound Laurentian.  Built by Alco-Schenectady in 1943, Sold to Luria in October, 1952.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 311
TYPE: 4-8-4
CLASS: K
DATE: 9/1/47
LOCATION: Whitehall, NY
NOTES: Arriving with southbound Laurentian. Built by Alco-Schenectady in 1943, Sold to Luria in August, 1953.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 314
TYPE: 4-8-4
CLASS: K
DATE: 7/1/48
LOCATION: Putnam, NY
NOTES: On southbound freight.  Built by Alco-Schenectady in 1943, Sold to Luria in October, 1952.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 4-4-0

D&H 386
TYPE:
4-4-0 (Single Cab)
CLASS: G-4b
NOTES: Manufactured by Dickson for the Delaware & Hudson in 1889, the locomotive was rebuilt in 1897 by the D&H Oneonta Shops and was gone from the roster by January of 1917.
(John Shaw Collection)
All three of the following photographs were taken in the same location as can be seen by the telegraph pole and surrounding buildings

D&H 4-4-0 Mother Hubbard

D&H 421
TYPE:
4-4-0 (Double Cab)
CLASS: G-3 
NOTES: Manufactured by Smith & Jackson in 1871, the locomotive was rebuilt in 1898 by the D&H Green Island Shops and was scrapped in July of 1924.
(John Shaw Collection)

D&H 425
TYPE:
4-4-0 (Double Cab)
CLASS: G-3 
NOTES:
Manufactured by Dickson for the Albany and Susquehanna in 1867, the locomotive was rebuilt in 1898 by the D&H Green Island Shops and was scrapped in November of 1926.
(John Shaw Collection)

D&H 4-4-0 Mother Hubbard

D&H 4-4-0 Mother Hubbard

D&H 435
TYPE:
4-4-0 (Double Cab)
CLASS: G-4e 
NOTES:
Manufactured by Schenectady Locomotive works for the Rensselaer & Saratoga in 1868, the locomotive was rebuilt in 1899 by the D&H Green Island Shops and was scrapped in January of 1930.
(John Shaw Collection)

D&H 442
TYPE:
4-4-0 (Double Cab)
CLASS: G-5 
NOTES:
Manufactured by Alco, Schenectady Works in 1903, the locomotive was built as a double cab and rebuilt as a single cab.  The locomotive was scrapped in November of 1940.  The picture at right was provided by John Mulhern who's grandfather, John Mulhern, is the second from the right with the conductor's uniform. "The Photo was taken in the fall of 1919 most probably in Wilkes Barre, Pa, since that is where my grandfather lived."  The locomotive is decorated to welcome home the troops from World War I. (provided by John Mulhern)

D&H #442 Mother Hubbard

D&H 447
TYPE: 4-4-0
CLASS: G-5
DATE: 1946
LOCATION: Saratoga Springs, NY
NOTES: At engine facility.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 449
TYPE: 4-4-0
CLASS: G-5
DATE: 6/1/47
LOCATION: Corinth, NY
NOTES: With northbound local to North Creek.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 451
TYPE: 4-4-0
CLASS: G-5
DATE: 8/1/46
LOCATION: Saratoga, NY
NOTES: This picture was taken August 8, 1946. 18 days later, on August 26, the 451 was wrecked in a head on collision at the Glen, NY, while heading a northbound passenger train on the North Creek branch. Its engineer, with more than 40 years of service, died at the throttle. Cause of the accident was found to be the failure of a southbound extra, headed by the 503, to wait at a meeting point.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Charles Elston, (Jim Wright Collection)

D&H 453
TYPE: 4-4-0
CLASS: G-5
DATE: 1941
LOCATION: North Creek, NY
PHOTOGRAPHER: Charles Elston, (Jim Wright Collection)

D&H 506
TYPE: 4-6-0
CLASS: D-3
DATE: 8/1/47
LOCATION: North Creek, NY
NOTES: On turntable.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 508
TYPE: 4-6-0
CLASS: D-3
DATE: 1946
LOCATION: Saratoga, NY
NOTES: At old Saratoga station with southbound passenger; note unusual large stack.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 523
TYPE: 4-6-0
CLASS: D-3a
DATE: 1/1/48
LOCATION: Oneonta, NY
NOTES: At passenger station with Albany-Binghamton local.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 537
TYPE: 4-6-0
CLASS: D-3b
DATE: 8/1/47
LOCATION: Fort Edward, NY
NOTES: Double heading with 653; the 537 led the southbound train from Lake George; the 653 was added for the mainline run to Troy, where the New York Central will forward the train to Grand Central.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 557
TYPE: 4-6-0
CLASS: D-3b
DATE: 8/1/47
LOCATION: Fort Edward, NY
NOTES: Ready to depart for Lake George.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 560
TYPE: 4-6-0
CLASS: D-3
DATE: 8/1/47
LOCATION: North Creek, NY
NOTES: Ready to depart for Saratoga.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 600

D&H 602

D&H 603

D&H 604

D&H 605

D&H 606

D&H 607

D&H 608

D&H 609

D&H 651

D&H 652

D&H 653

D&H 759

D&H 764

D&H 784

D&H 805

D&H 806

D&H 809

D&H 810

D&H 816

D&H 817

D&H 824

D&H 828

D&H 846

D&H 894

D&H 898

D&H 918

D&H 921

D&H 926

D&H 927

D&H 928

D&H 929

D&H 934

D&H 940

D&H 946

D&H 950

D&H 956

D&H 1041
TYPE: 2-8-0
CLASS: E-5
DATE: 3/1/48
LOCATION: Rouses Point, NY
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 1050
TYPE: 2-8-0
CLASS: E-5
DATE: c. 1946
LOCATION: not recorded
NOTES: Date is approximate.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Henry Tischler, (Jim Wright Collection)

D&H 1064
TYPE: 2-8-0
CLASS: E-5
DATE: 1946
LOCATION: Carbondale, PA
PHOTOGRAPHER: Charles Elston, (Jim Wright Collection)

D&H 1070
TYPE: 2-8-0
CLASS: E-5
DATE: 7/1/47
LOCATION: Port Henry, NY
NOTES: With southbound freight.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 1071
TYPE: 2-8-0
CLASS: E-5
DATE: 7/1/48
LOCATION: Putnam. NY
NOTES: With southbound freight.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 1079
TYPE: 2-8-0
CLASS: E-5
DATE: 11/1/47
LOCATION: S of Smith's Basin, NY
NOTES: On southbound "RW" freight.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 1085
TYPE: 2-8-0
CLASS: E-5
DATE: c. 1946
LOCATION: not recorded
NOTES: Date is approximate.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Henry Tischler, (Jim Wright Collection)

D&H 1087
TYPE: 2-8-0
CLASS: E-5
DATE: c. 1946
LOCATION: not recorded
NOTES: Date is approximate.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Henry Tischler, (Jim Wright Collection)

D&H 1115
TYPE: 2-8-0
CLASS: E-5a
DATE: 1946
LOCATION: Binghamton, NY
PHOTOGRAPHER: Charles Elston, (Jim Wright Collection)

D&H 1117
TYPE: 2-8-0
CLASS: E-5a
DATE: 1946
LOCATION: Fort Edward, NY
NOTES: On northbound freight.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 1118
TYPE: 2-8-0
CLASS: E-5a
DATE: 11/1/47
LOCATION: N of Dunhams Basin, NY
NOTES: On work train.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 1208
TYPE: 2-8-0
CLASS: E-6a
DATE: 1946
LOCATION: Carbondale, PA

PHOTOGRAPHER: Charles Elston, (Jim Wright Collection)

D&H 1210
TYPE: 2-8-0
CLASS: E-6a
DATE: 1946
LOCATION: Carbondale, PA

PHOTOGRAPHER: Charles Elston, (Jim Wright Collection)

D&H 1511
TYPE: 4-6-6-4
CLASS: J
DATE: 1946
LOCATION: Glendale, NY
NOTES: Near Mohawk Yard.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 1516
TYPE: 4-6-6-4
CLASS: J
DATE: 10/1/47
LOCATION: Glendale, NY
NOTES: Near Mohawk Yard.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H Challenger #1526 at Starruca

D&H 1526
TYPE:
4-6-6-4
CLASS: J
DATE: 1948
LOCATION: Lanesboro, PA, under Starrucca Viaduct.
NOTES: The Challengers began joining the D&H roster in 1940 were part of a family sired 14 years earlier in the creative minds of American Locomotive Company and Union Pacific motive power engineers. J.R. Quinn Photo/The ALCo Collections. Obtained from CompuServe TrainNet and used by permission.

D&H 1538
TYPE: 4-6-6-4
CLASS: J
DATE: 10/1/47
LOCATION: Glendale, NY
NOTES: Near Mohawk Yard.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Jim Wright

D&H 1610
TYPE: 0-8-8-0
CLASS: H
DATE: 1946
LOCATION: Binghamton, NY
NOTES: Pushing northbound freight.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Charles Elston, (Jim Wright Collection)

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