The dinosaurs survived into the NJT era long enough to get a face lift.
The last remaining example of its kind in the United States.
An Erie Lackawanna/New Jersey Department of Transportation U34CH "Bluebird" waits out the weekend on a snow covered Sunday. This image was taken around Christmas Break 1976/New Year's 1977. The Bl... (more)
Erie U34CH 3371 in commuter service somewhere in NJ.
The U34CH was built for New Jersey DOT/Erie Lackawanna commuter service. Basically, it was a U36C, but some of the power was used through modi... (more)
By late 1994 NJ Transit had retired all of their unique U34CH locomotives. But on a clear fall day in 1992 it is business as usual as 4162 heads west with a routine commuter run.
Another pouring rain shot... this one of a train I just rode from Hoboken. Almost exactly ten years earlier, I had had my first train ride from this exact spot... riding in the old steel Stillman ... (more)
A Bergen County Line train is shoved from Radburn Station. I had ridden it from Ridgewood. U34CHs were known as Bluebirds and had shaft driven HEP, which took 170 hp, leaving 3430 for traction. ... (more)
Old and new commuter equipment