E8s and Stillwells still graced the Port Jervice run. Honeywell Pentax H1a; Kodachrome
Gone out to shot the next to last Lake Cities eastbound. Missed her, but did get this shot. Honeywell Pentax H1a; Kodachrome
This was next to the last westbound Lake Cities. Honeywell Pentax H1a, Agfachrome.
Erie Stillwell in commuter service. Honeywell Pentax H1a; Plus-X
Classic old Terminal tower with the coach yard crammed with Lackawanna "Boonton" open platform cars and Erie Stillwells. Honeywell Pentax H1a; Plus-X
Threading the maze to the west. RS-3 and E-8 race their commuters out of Hoboken Terminal. Note the two-tone Erie paint on the Stillwells to the right. Honeywell Pentax H1a; Plus-X
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.