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.
Erie-Lackawanna EMD SD45 No.3632.
Westbound Erie Lackawanna train with GP35 No.2575 and two SD45-2's at Mountain View, New Jersey in February 1976.
Erie-Lackawanna F3(A) 7064 (former Erie No.708D) and Rock Island F7(B) No.23 at Fort Worth, Texas January 1967. Leased and run-through pooled power visited the Rock Island in the Sixties.
Erie-Lackawanna EMD SDP45 No.3651 with a total of 34 units (3635-3668). The units were built on the long SDP underframe to allow adequate space for a 5000 gallon fuel tank.