Patriots fan train with railfan on board. The New York Central coaches were waisted on football fans.
Believe or not these vehicles are brand new in this shot. It is 1974, and the automobile has become king of machines in America. Even Plymouths still sell at a profit and the General Motors plant ... (more)
With GE power closing in on the major overhaul date and annual inspection mileage, a rescue engine gets the highball to head to Stateline tunnel and push a stalled freight train to Selkirk. Good l... (more)
After 20 years of commuter train and freight service. These old geeps got to show their stuff on 80 MPH mainline passenger service. Mr. Diesel would have been impressed
Hungry E unit on the point of another train load of Patriots Fans.
Local freight slows for grade crossing. Brakeman stands on front to observe the condition of flangeways. This is the first train on the line since the accumulation of much snow and ice.
Pavonia yard at sundown.
Engineer waiting for signal on a beautiful day in July. This GP 9 and many like it helped PC through hard times before the bankruptcy trustees decided PC had to call it quits at the end of 1974
A six axle u boat still wearing Penn Central colors hauling westbound Conrail freight BOSE.
Power for the Pariots train waiting on the run around track. The GP 9s will soon hook onto the string of coaches and push back to the Stadium at Foxboro. Then train will load up and head for Provi... (more)
Still showing Penn Central Livery but now working for Conrail, the mightiest of the mighty were hard to put out of service. The big Alcos noted for slow heavy hauling ended up in mineral freight s... (more)
Patriots Football Fan train from Providence on the Framingham Secondary. Some of these football specials ran up to 16 cars in length.