My father was present for the electric to diesel locomotive change at NK tower in Newark, NJ of the final westbound Black Diamond. Here, the PRR GG1, which pulled the train from New York Penn Sta... (more)
LV 637 throttles up as it gets the lineup through the plant westbound at NK.
An eastbound Reading commuter train on LV trackage rights, meets a manifest lead by snowbirds, waiting at NK interlocking.
CP/D&H Train #265 heads west out of Conrail's Oak Island Yard with a matched set of Soo Line SD40-2s. While the interlocking still exists, the tower is now gone.
The lost art of "hoopin 'em up".
Brand new 5138 leads six other Comet IIs with a F40 pushing on this e/b at NK tower. 21JUL82