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)
Roster shot of Erie Lackawanna Alco PA2 857, former Erie Railroad 857 at Marion, Ohio May 28, 1967.
Streamliners at Spencer
EL SD45 3607 sits on display at the Museum of Transportation.
Southbound out of Chicago on a hazy June morning.
The Erie Lackawanna invested heavily in EMD’s “45” line, starting with 34 SD45’s purchased in 1967-8. Wanting to add range to the next order for the big fuel guzzlers, the EL bought 34 faux-SDP45’... (more)
Erie-Lackawanna EMD SDP45 No.3636.