URHS's historical railroad equipment sits idle at the Boonton restoration facility. This equipment is earmarked for the future New Jersey Transportation Heritage Center, a museum that was original... (more)
An SD45/SDP45 duo accelerates a westbound freight out of the Erie Lackawanna's Port Jervis, NY, yard on a fall morning. The EL's SDP45s were not built for passenger service, but made use of the lo... (more)
The spring runoff has raised the Delaware River above its banks, but the Erie Lackawanna is high and dry as a trio of U25Bs leads an eastbound freight from the Pennsylvania side into New York and ... (more)
An Erie Lackawanna freight stretches out through the yard as it prepares to depart west from Port Jervis, NY, on the Delaware Division, behind a C425/GP35 lashup.
The head brakeman aligns the switch for a Chicago bound manifest freight, led by three E units, just east of Broad street in 1975.
HISTORIC LINEUP... The only surviving Erie Lackawanna U34CH is parked outside of the Star Track restoration building in Boonton, N.J. This locomotive is part of the United Railroad Historical Soci... (more)
Empty coal hoppers from Bethlehem Steel begin their journey back to the mines. The early Conrail motive power consist includes an Erie-Lackawanna SD45, a Penn Central GP30, and a Reading C424.
For 54 years, the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western’s original 1930 MU cars served its suburban electrification. On their first journey they were piloted out of Hoboken by Th... (more)
April 6, 1977, a Conrail Morristown Line local passenger train pulls into Millburn, NJ on its way to Hoboken.
Looking exactly the same as it did in its Erie Lackwanna days, a set of Pullman Standard Dieseliner Push Pulls cars and a GE U34CH head north on a cloudy day in Ridgewood. As most know, these cars... (more)
Eastbound EL train passing through Pullman Junction
Not what I expected to see as I rolled through Kansas on the original routing of Route 66. Seems like an unusual spot to find an Erie Lackawanna locomotive.
Eastbound EL train picking up orders Pullman Jct south side of Chicago
Erie Lackawanna EMD GP7 1206 (Ex-Erie Railroad unit, with same number).
Sitting dormant is the face of passenger railroading in New Jersey from the 1970s-1990s, the U34CH. The U34CH was capable of running both freight and passenger tr... (more)