Lehigh Valley train NE1 arrives from the Easton a light side hump receiver track in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with three C628’s and 99 cars. The yellow Maine Central box car displays some of the t... (more)
Two Lehigh Valley RS11’s move along on of the light side hump receiver tracks in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The LV had four low hood RS11’s, along with six high versions that came from parent PR... (more)
Green Bay & Western caboose 117 brings up the markers on eastbound train 2 at Hixon, Wisconsin.
Green Bay & Western RS11 309 switches Norwood Yard in Green Bay, Wisconsin on a pleasant August afternoon. As a devotee of notched noses, I could never get comfortable with the sight of a feathere... (more)
Cream and Chocolate
California’s McCloud River Railroad had incentive per diem box cars in a striking, if not unusual, paint scheme. Here one of them pauses in the yard at Allent... (more)
Along with the Pickens and the Norwood & St. Lawrence, the National Railway Utilization Corporation was the parent of New York short line Middletown & New Jersey. A fairly new M&NJ incentive per d... (more)
Six-mile-long Texas short line Moscow, Camden & St Augustine is another of those obscure railroads that entered the railfan world’s collective consciousness during the incentive per diem box car... (more)
The GP35 That Refused to Change
This Erie-Lackawanna GP35 was stripped of its EL identity by Conrail, but a reversal of fortune compelled the forces at the shop where it was being ... (more)
An Erie-Lackawanna GP35 idles on one of the roundhouse leads in Bangor, Pennsylvania. At one time there had been a 60-foot turntable to serve the four-stall roundhouse, but by this time it had bee... (more)
It's the fifth day of Conrail’s existence, but things have not yet changed as a train makes a delivery to the Bangor & Portland Division yard in Bangor, Pennsylvania. One of the trainmen rides t... (more)
An Erie Lackawanna train makes a delivery to the Bangor & Portland Division yard in Bangor, Pennsylvania. The power is a U25B/GP7/GP35 combination that I believe has come from Scranton. The U25B l... (more)
Erie Lackawanna C425 2459 is in the engine terminal at Port Jervis, New York. The C425’s were sold to the British Columbia Railway before the EL became part of Conrail.
A January afternoon finds an Erie Lackawanna GP7 on the roundhouse lead at Bangor, Pennsylvania. Built in 1952 as Erie 1404, the EMD road switcher has about five years of service left.
Pittsburg & Shawmut ‘s Brookville Local repositions its caboose near the loader at Dora, Pennsylvania.
Pittsburg & Shawmut ‘s Brookville Local is switching the loader at Dora, Pennsylvania. Dora was the largest coal facility on the line.