Eastbound EL freight passes the Eagle Rubber Company in downtown Ashland. Kodachrome II, Yashica TL.
A westbound is waiting in the Erie yard for a high ball from the rear end. F units were generally put up front because crews favored the cabs over the Alco Centuries.
Westbound freight with E8s for power switching at dusk
Two u-boats long hood first look more like helper than lead power in this shot showing the first few arches of the 17 arch viaduct. The 2501 was the flagship of the EL GE's and had the road name p... (more)
Easebound freight with 7200 HP will take on helpers 13 miles ahead for run over Gulf Summit.
Even the builder's plate is clean
Old and new color schemes lead the Eastbound Fast Mail. ALCO leads EMD E 8 in a valley near Susquehanna, the location of the old Delaware Lackawanna and Western Shops.
Solid hookups of F units were common up until 1965 when fleets of U25Bs and GP35s started arriving on the old Erie Lackawanna. I also have my fish that got away story. Earlier on the same day of t... (more)
Northbound on the "Bloom" to Scranton.
"Daisies of Summer"
Erie Lackawanna SD45 3607 sits on display at the Museum of Transportation, looking good in its fresh paint.
Erie Lackawana RS-3 wait for the next call to duty.