This railfan excursion was sponsored by the Branford Electric Railway Assn. and toured several former Erie and Lackawanna lines. It was powered by the only two PA-2 units and the entire train seem... (more)
Alco PA-1 853 now belongs to Erie-Lackawanna but still wears Erie green, its second color scheme. This was a Saturday morning and this unit and several RS-3 units were idle in the small yard.
A trio of EL E8's wait for the call to go west at Marion. The thrifty EL appears to have just painted the nose area in an effort to keep it's image up, even at this late date.
We cursed the coming of this severe afternoon storm, but the resulting rainbow was our reward for waiting it out! Right after the Conrail startup, it was anyone's guess what might be residing at t... (more)
The east side of the Erie Railroad's Newark Branch lies in ruins since having seen its last train in 1977. Heading west, this branch spurred off the Boonton Line near Arlington and continued acro... (more)
There is a friendly wave from the engineer as an A-B-A set of Erie Lackawana F-units passes by.
The pistol grip levers of AC Tower in Marion, Ohio show years of use. While the tower is is no longer in service it has been impeccably restored by volunteers at Marion Union Station. The Levers... (more)
EL 7091 is teamed with an Alco on this freight seen at the station in Salamanca, NY.
A westbound E-L freight cruises through Griffith, IN, behind power that seemingly only the E-L or the Rock Island could field. E8A 818 is paired with an F7B and RS3 1049 to move the train towards... (more)
An outbound Commuter train led by ex Erie E8a heads up former Erie Bergen County line south of Rutherford NJ
An Erie Lackawanna/New Jersey Department of Transportation U34CH "Bluebird" waits out the weekend on a snow covered Sunday. This image was taken around Christmas Break 1976/New Year's 1977. The Bl... (more)
It's only a few months into the Conrail merger and this ex EL pup has yet to be renumbered, and it is still working in former EL territory. A former Erie searchlight signal looms above.