URHS's historical railroad equipment sits idle at the Boonton restoration facility. This equipment is earmarked for the future New Jersey Transportation Heritage Center, a museum that was original... (more)
HISTORIC LINEUP... The only surviving Erie Lackawanna U34CH is parked outside of the Star Track restoration building in Boonton, N.J. This locomotive is part of the United Railroad Historical Soci... (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)
Looking exactly the same as it did in its Erie Lackwanna days, a set of Pullman Standard Dieseliner Push Pulls cars and a GE U34CH head north on a cloudy day in Ridgewood. As most know, these cars... (more)
A westbound train approaches Harmon Cove station on the Bergen County Line. This trackage was taken out of service after the construction of a new station at Secaucus Junction which caused the Ber... (more)
Sitting dormant is the face of passenger railroading in New Jersey from the 1970s-1990s, the U34CH. The U34CH was capable of running both freight and passenger tr... (more)
The First Day Home
The lone surviving U34CH, EL 3372 has just been delivered to Boonton Yard by the Morristown & Erie. Shortly after its arrival the URHS brought the engine to ... (more)
Out of Hibernation
The Erie Lackawanna 3372 U34CH has spend many years at the Dundee Yard at Passaic NJ hibernating , rotting away and dealing with vandals, but the las... (more)
There was a time when passenger locomotives still looked like American Locomotives.
CR1776 pulls a westbound NJDOT train thru the West End interlocking plant minutes after departing Hoboken Terminal.
The last U34CH built by GE is ready to depart on Track 5, as sister-unit No. 4162 idles alongside. The 4183 was purchased in 1978 by the New York MTA (later Metro-North Railroad) as part of their... (more)
U34CH No. 4176 has just finished powering the "Farewell To the U34CH" excursion sponsored by the United Railroad Historical Society of New Jersey. It shares the yard with GG1 No. 4877.
U34CH No. 4172 pauses at the Ridgewood station with the "Farewell to the U34CH" fan trip sponsored by the United Railroad Historical Society. The locomotive had been freshly painted, but... (more)
The U34CH #3372 is the last of its type. The monster Universal Series GE awaits cosmetic and possibly mechanical restoration at the United Railroad His... (more)