The Whippany Railway Museum has completed the lettering of RV 16. Finishing touches will complete the restoration of this historic, circa 1951, locomotive.
DIMINUTIVE DIESELS: Rahway Valley GE 70-ton 16 (under restoration) is passed by restored US Armed Service Plymouth switcher 7299 at the Whippany Railway Museum.
The Whippany Railway Museum's 1:00 p.m. caboose hop prepares to depart Whippany for the Passaic River trestle in Livingston, N.J.
THE METAMORPHASIS BEGINS: Rahway Valley number 16 is now resplendant in its as-delivered paint scheme of red and black. The finishing touches will be the yellow lettering and sidesill markings.
M&E Railbus 10 was constructed in June 1918 for the M&E.
Classic all ALCO lashup featuring RS1 21 and RS11 7215.
A pair of classic ALCO products, RS11 7215 and RS1 21, bask in the sunshine. Both locomotives hail from the Midwest, as the RS11 was once an Erie Mining locomotive while the RS1 was formerly a SOO... (more)
M&E Alco RS1 proudly poses with white extra flags in front of the Whippany water tower at the Whippany Railway Museum.
M&E 7215 slowly backs down to its train of cabooses before departing on the day's first trip. The unit is filling in for ailing RS1 21 on this day's Caboose Trains at the Whippany Railway Museum.
M&E RS1 21 is on display next to the classic Whippany watertank. Alongside the RS1 is one of M&E's many private passenger cars.
M&E RS1 21 is on display in front of the classic Whippany water tank. To the right is a string of cabooses that will see service on the August 14 caboose hop.
M&E RS11 7215 is positioned on the run-around track. This locomotive will see service on the August 14 caboose hop, departing Whippany at 1,2,3 and 4 p.m.
A neatly primered Rahway Valley 16 sits alongside the Morristown & Erie mainline at Whippany. The unit has undergone much work by Whippany Railway Museum members Alan Wishengrad and Terence Mullig... (more)
"Alco taking on water" - well, not really! M&E RS-1 21 poses under the historic Whippany water tank, one of the last left in the northeast US.
M&E 21 is on display at the Whippany Railway Museum