Delaware & Ulster Railroad

By Rebecca Andre on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016 - 9:27 am
Above: A tour bus picked up stranded Delaware & Ulster Railroad passengers in Halcottsville on Friday, July 29. Photo by Rebecca Andre. A locomotive pulling a private charter for the Delaware & Ulster Railroad broke down around 2:30 p.m. on Friday... Read more
By Rebecca Andre on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 - 1:37 pm
Above: A crane lifts a Delaware & Ulster engine into the air on Wednesday, Oct. 14. Photos by Rebecca Andre. The 2015 season of train rides aboard the Delaware & Ulster Railroad, a scenic railway that runs from the Delaware County hamlet of... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, May. 16, 2014 - 1:13 pm
Dear Editor,Peak Oil has arrived. If you are not familiar with the term, it means that worldwide, oil production is at its peak and will begin to decline. This will translate into rising oil and food prices. In the very near future, we may be very sorry... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 - 6:14 pm
Above: One of the Catskill Mountain Railroad's Alco trains, running on the Kingston end of the old Ulster & Delaware corridor. Photo from the Catskill Mountain Railroad's Facebook page.  A rail trail deal struck last week between Ulster County and the... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 - 11:48 am
Above: David Lionel's video, "Let's Restore Reservoir Railroading!" It can also be found at Dear Editor:  HOW ABOUT RAIL WITH TRAIL? Last fall I completed a short video called “Let’s Restore Reservoir Railroading!” Since then... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 - 2:41 pm
The little engine that could: A Delaware & Ulster Railroad engine pulls into the Belleayre depot on Thursday, October 3. Aboard, left to right: Donald Bishop, executive director of the A. Lindsay & Olive B. O'Connor Foundation; Dave Riordan,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 12, 2013 - 4:43 pm
Above and left: Outlaws fail in their attempt to steal a strongbox from the Delaware & Ulster Railroad. (Reenactment outlaws, that is.) Photos from the DURR website.  Like your railroading with a whiff of danger? Desperados from the 19th century have... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 23, 2013 - 4:08 pm
Train travel in the Catskills these days is more about recreation than transportation. Alas, only a few working segments still remain of the old Ulster and Delaware Railroad, which once traversed the Catskills from Kingston to Oneonta, ferrying coal and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 20, 2013 - 10:11 am
Ready for another season on the rails: The Delaware & Ulster Railroad's gleaming art deco Rip Van Winkle Flyer, photographed recently in the railroad's Arkville depot by Christopher Mooney.  This weekend, train season begins again at both Catskills... Read more
By wateradmin on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 - 2:39 pm


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