Eastbound Boonton line train emerges for last lap into Hoboken Terminal. Honeywell Pentax H1a; Plus-X
Though the F unit has it's headlight on, it's the little NW2 at the other end doing all the work as it hostles road power on the Bison Yd engine tracks. Units are F7A-B-A (7124-7132-7134), GP7 (12... (more)
On Jan. 5, 1970 Train #5 would make it's last run.
Displayed at Museum of Transportation St. Louis also found photo from July 1974 here on railpictures.net by NS4Ever at this link! http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=25066
Normal power on the Day Falls Turn was GP7/GP9 or F units, so a pair of newer GP35's was a real treat for both the photographer and the crew.
Big horsepower for the day, a U33C leads an SD45 for the EL.
SD45 #3619 and GP35's #2565 & 2551 are westbound, elephant style, a few miles out of Bison Yd.
The Day Falls Turn has finished it's setouts at the N.T. yard and accelerates north with an A-B-A F7 set (7131/7123/7124). The conductor is not littering but tossing me a copy of their train order... (more)
Four E8 and a couple of SD45-2 wait to grab their trains for a trip west during the last weeks of the EL.
Luckily this wasn't the mainline. An RS-3 is working at Marion in the weeks before Conrail.
EL geeps 1237 and 1231 have Penn Central GP-35 2380 for company in this early Conrail scene.
Baggage Room ready for Lake Cities. Honeywell Pentax H1a; Tri-X