Sad destiny of a great warrior
Former Pennsy unit
Three generations at Harmon: P-Motors (1920s); RDCs (1950s); and M-1 MUs (1970s)
Day after day the same group of locomotives showed up at Attleboro. They were either u-boats or GP9s still wearing PC colors hauling for Conrail. Notice Amtrak sneaking up beside headed for Boston... (more)
Penn Central photographic Perfection. BX-29 is creeping past the tower after completing work at Mansfield and Attleboro. Conrail is less than a year away and some original New Haven u-boats still ... (more)
Once a proud member New York Central passenger train locomotive fleet, the years of neglect are evident on the 4321.
September 1970 saw Alcos working the slope in helper service, a C636 and C630 mate drift by. That same month also saw the debut of Monday Night Football, with Frank, Don, and Howard. The Centuri... (more)
Months before PC was able to jettison passenger service under the Amtrak umbrella, one of 75 ex-PRR E8's leads this ramshackle remnant of the once great fleet past the eyes of the Operator at MG.
Another Patriots train just for the football fans heading back to Boston.
The hostler is getting this little gem ready for the Cranston local freight. Before the day is done this way freight will have covered many miles of light rail branchs.
I noticed through readi... (more)
A GP40 and GP35 are working a heavy tonnage rolling around the tight curve enroute to Selkirk. The red P on the second unit 2386 was a temporary livery experiment.
Wanting no more than One Alco for my only shot at this location. I was happy to get two Alcos and a a geep still in New Haven colors.
Winter does not stop freight trains in their tracks but signals do. In this case the train sat for almost an hour to clear two commuter trains and a southbound out of Medfield Junction.
The Penn Central version of hustle muscle is getting a crew change in preparation for the next push up the hill to Hillsdale