Nearly 40 years ago, while a 15-year-old pup, I got up early one morning and went into work with my dad. He dropped me at Penn Station Newark and I rode a Conrail North Jersey Coast Line train to ... (more)
For awhile in the late 1970s there was a deadline sitting along Route 9 in Croton NY with a selection of the original PC/MTA painted FL9s (with white nose) and some never repainted New Haven units... (more)
An eastbound trailer train races by the platform in Princeton Junction on April 17, 1977. Over a year into Conrail but still looking completely Penn Central.
For a couple months in 1977, just before the end of all MP54s on Conrail's commuter lines, a pair of the old cars replaced the normal Jersey Arrow on the Princeton Dinky (aka PJ & B - Princeton Ju... (more)
Alco and EMD products converge at Weirton Jct., WV.
LENOX TOWER IL Aug 3 1976 -- A Penn Central (Conrail?) GP40 passes Lenox Tower southbound.
LENOX TOWER IL Aug 3 1976 -- A Penn Central (or is it Conrail?) SD45 passes Lenox Tower.
Westbound PC train South Bend
The Broadway Limited heads into the morning sun, with one of the GG-1s not picked up by Amtrak- No. 4894, built by PRR/GE in April 1940. I'm sure the passengers in the sleeper right behind the ba... (more)
Valentine's Day 1976, and the Penn Central Era is drawing to a close, as two GG-1s head west on the A&S Branch. The 4870 was built by PRR/Westinghouse in December 1938, and its sister No. 4838 wa... (more)
An E44-powered freight slowly moves off the Columbia Branch, crossing Walnut Street and passing the 1877-built PRR station. Note the high trolley wire within the terminal area. No. 4421 was buil... (more)
A very bad day for a Penn Central U25C- talk about smoking up the catenary! Built by GE in December 1965 for the PRR, the 6511 would survive into the Conrail era, eventually renumbered as 6811.
Two Penn Central GG-1s lead an eastbound manifest down the Susquehanna Valley at the west end of Lake Siding, as seen from the aerie of Chickies Rock.
In 1968, GE raised the horsepower on its models, this time to 3300hp. Like its B-B brother the U33B, the U33C is also characterized by large "wings" on the long hood. Penn Central numb... (more)
Former New York Central 6 Double Bedroom Lounge sleeping car