Two EL RS-3s still in Erie paint upon arrival at Beacon, NY with an excursion special. This train traveled from Hoboken, N.J., via EL to Campbell Hall, N.Y., getting on the NH Maybrook line, cros... (more)
A commuter train with RS-3 #908 arrives at Dover from Hoboken, via the Boonton Line.
Erie Lackawanna S1 310 backs down the Hoosier Valley mainline as it heads westbound.
Nice restoration of a classy paint scheme.
Bay window caboose in Erie Lackawanna paint showed up with a work train. While looking through an old issue of Railpace I found that the caboose was painted and as far as I know still owned by the... (more)
Lots of interesting old time detail in this grab shot. I was a passenger on the train going to New York.
CSX Marion yard job crosses the NS diamonds and by AC tower, a former Erie tower, with its Erie painted caboose, exx ERIE/EL C347 ex CR/NYC 21114, CR Class N7D, built 12/53
A pair of U25Bs greet a snow squall at the C&O diamonds.
An RS2 and 3 RS3's head down the branch to Dayton.
Alco PA, EMD F3B and an Alco RS3 await servicing.
The westbound Lake Cities makes its station stop, gets serviced and recrewed.
The end is near! In four days the Erie-Lackawanna will join other northeastern railroads in being merged into government entity Conrail.
EL 3615 East moves out on the Southern tier line in 1970. For more of John's classic shots from N.Y. see the Sept. '06 Railfan & Railroad.