Valentine's Day 1976, with an A-B-A set of eastbound ex-PRR GP9s. This 5,250 hp combo was probably the final nail in the coffin for PRR steam on its old Middle Division, supplanting the storied M... (more)
Consecutively numbered E8’s thread their way through the engine terminal leads at South Amboy, New Jersey. While noted for being the home of the last operating GG1’s, the non-electrified territory... (more)
These Jets are Grounded
New Haven’s ten 1954 General Electric EP5 rectifier electric locomotives had extremely loud blowers, earning them the moniker “jets”. With their sleek line... (more)
Soon after the formation of Conrail, Mingo Junction, Ohio received a reputation for being the center of the Conrail Alco universe. Here an RS27 stands with two EMD switchers in front of the sandin... (more)
An Unlikely Duo
Driving between industrial road locations in Cleveland, we stumbled across this pair of electric switchers hundreds of miles from the wires that powered them. Altho... (more)
Before the Silverliners and Arrows
Built between 1915 and 1936, the Pennsylvania Railroad’s MP54 MU cars were the backbone of commuter service in PRR’s electrified region until Sil... (more)
A train with a string of open auto rack cars swings thru Horseshoe Curve behind five (not 4) units in 1976.
Westbound on the Middle Division by "Jacks" Tower, located west of Mount Union, PA, on Valentines Day in 1976.
Four GG-1s are pulling a westbound Trail-Van train along the weed-choked Atglen & Susquehanna Branch. It was very rare to see more than two GG-1s on a freight; perhaps this was a power move to Ha... (more)
My cousin and I are preparing to board a Phillies Baseball Special in the South Philly yards for the trip back to E-town. I can't imagine an event like this taking place today- 12 MU cars of peop... (more)
A freight led by a pair of E-44's passes the depot at North Elizabeth.
View from dome. A Roger Puta Photograph
Bill Clynes photo.
Interior of UA Turbo Train.
Bill took trip with son Tom(looking back) from Boston to Providence, RI
Bill Clynes photo. Bill road with son Tom from Boston to Providence.
Note Peoria & Eastern logo on cab. A Roger Puta Photograph