LENOX TOWER IL Aug 3 1976 -- A Penn Central (Conrail?) GP40 passes Lenox Tower southbound.
LENOX TOWER IL Aug 3 1976 -- A Penn Central (or is it Conrail?) SD45 passes Lenox Tower.
Westbound PC train South Bend
The Broadway Limited heads into the morning sun, with one of the GG-1s not picked up by Amtrak- No. 4894, built by PRR/GE in April 1940. I'm sure the passengers in the sleeper right behind the ba... (more)
Valentine's Day 1976, and the Penn Central Era is drawing to a close, as two GG-1s head west on the A&S Branch. The 4870 was built by PRR/Westinghouse in December 1938, and its sister No. 4838 wa... (more)
An E44-powered freight slowly moves off the Columbia Branch, crossing Walnut Street and passing the 1877-built PRR station. Note the high trolley wire within the terminal area. No. 4421 was buil... (more)
A very bad day for a Penn Central U25C- talk about smoking up the catenary! Built by GE in December 1965 for the PRR, the 6511 would survive into the Conrail era, eventually renumbered as 6811.
Two Penn Central GG-1s lead an eastbound manifest down the Susquehanna Valley at the west end of Lake Siding, as seen from the aerie of Chickies Rock.
In 1968, GE raised the horsepower on its models, this time to 3300hp. Like its B-B brother the U33B, the U33C is also characterized by large "wings" on the long hood. Penn Central numb... (more)
Former New York Central 6 Double Bedroom Lounge sleeping car
Two E44’s have arrived at Enola, and are bringing their train into the westbound receiving yard.
The Pennsy's merger with rival New York Central is only a few months old, so GG-1 4852 still wears its native paint as it awaits its next assignment.
Amtrak's westbound North Coast Hiawatha photographed from Hilton's Hill in Brookfield,WI..
Ex-PRR Chicago/Valparaiso commuter train in Amtrak's ex-PRR coach yard.
Valentine's Day 1976, with an A-B-A set of eastbound ex-PRR GP9s. This 5,250 hp combo was probably the final nail in the coffin for PRR steam on its old Middle Division, supplanting the storied M... (more)