New Jersey Transit GP7 5681 was built for passenger service on the Jersey Central. When new additions to the roster made the aging unit surplus, it was placed into work train service, as seen here... (more)
One of New Jersey Transit’s newest locomotives, an F40PH, leads a train into the terminal at Hoboken, New Jersey. In the background, a former CNJ GP7 is coming in with a work train.
New Jersey Transit acquired several F7A’s from the Chicago & North Western for use on former Lackawanna commuter branches. Here former CNW 417 brings a train into Hoboken, New Jersey. The EMD surv... (more)
The Lackawanna’s electrified commuter territory in Northern New Jersey was not the exclusive domain of electrified MU cars. Locomotive-hauled trains reach many points located beyond the farthest r... (more)
Repeating a scene that has been a daily occurrence for over a half-century, a set of former DL&W MU cars has cleared the Bergen tunnels, and will begin negotiating its path to the correct track at... (more)
Port Jervis train NJT 77 is departing Hoboken at 4:04 p.m.
Filling in for a Cab Car: Diesel engines are not typically oriented so as to face inward towards the terminal building at Hoboken. However, this shot depicts an exception to that rule. W... (more)
For 54 years, the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western’s original 1930 MU cars served its suburban electrification. On their first journey they were piloted out of Hoboken by Th... (more)
Still in the paint that it had when delivered to the Erie-Lackawanna, New Jersey Transit U34CH 4174 emerges from the Hoboken end of the Bergen Hill Tunnels. The southernmost of the two parallel tu... (more)
The Bergen Hill Tunnels
There have been no less than a dozen sets of railroad tunnels or cuts that have pierced Bergen Hill, the last barrier between New Jersey and the Hudson Rive... (more)
The beautiful Hoboken Terminal shines as the sun sets. The tower which lights up to read "Lackawanna" is a 2007 replacement of the original which was demolished in the 1950s due to struc... (more)
Tools and Trains.
A PL-42AC takes the afternoon off on a hazy and humid Summer day.
A trainman on the back platform guides the 4117 to its train on Track 7 as a "Bluebird" U-Boat awaits departure. The 4117 would lose its back platform in 1997 when Altoona added a separ... (more)
Hoboken Terminal presents a mix of classic and modern eras of railroading. The stained glass "To Trains" window and stonework of the waiting room contrast with the stainless steel Comet V cab car... (more)