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.
A westbound Erie-Lackawanna freight with two EMD SD45's 3629, 3632 and a GE U25B No.2525.
Mixed power sit in the morning sun at 51st street yards in Chicago. In the background are the landmarks of the Chicago Skyline and my blue Maverick.
Built at Erie's Dunmore,PA shop in 1946, this caboose was restored as Erie Lackawanna C224 in 2013. It now serves as a static display. Next to the main structure in The Station Agent. The "b... (more)
For several years after the Erie-Lackawanna was absorbed into Conrail, the classic Lackawanna electric service into Hoboken continued on. Here, a Sunday local heads to Hoboken on a bright fall da... (more)
The First Day Home
The lone surviving U34CH, EL 3372 has just been delivered to Boonton Yard by the Morristown & Erie. Shortly after its arrival the URHS brought the engine to ... (more)
A matched set of GE power is hauling an eastbound toward Binghamton on a wet summer’s day. The shot is set in a plush green meadow near the banks of the Susquehanna River.
Out of Hibernation
The Erie Lackawanna 3372 U34CH has spend many years at the Dundee Yard at Passaic NJ hibernating , rotting away and dealing with vandals, but the las... (more)
Coming east through Marion, Ohio with in the lead EL GP35 2586 with U25B 2505 and GP35 2570 with a mixed consist of auto parts cars.