Showing some of its faded New Haven orange paint, Penn Central E40 4974 has been put out to pasture in the Harrisburg engine terminal. Sadly, none of these classic electrics eluded the scrapper.
Built in 1955, the New Haven’s ten class EP5 electrics were delivered in an eye-catching orange, black, and white paint scheme that immediately inspired Lionel and American toy replicas. When th... (more)
Penn Central RSD12 6863 works the hump at the Penn Central's Morrisville Yard in Morrisville, PA in early 1976. R. T. Steinbrenner Photo.
Penn Central eastbound on the Kankakee Belt crosses the C & EI at Pence Tower at Momence, IL
A Penn Central GP35 leads two Conrail SD45’s through Saucon Yard in Hellertown, Pennsylvania. The non-dynamic-brake-equipped GP35 was built for service on New York Central’s water level route,... (more)
A Penn Central U33B and a pair of Conrail GP30’s wait for their next assignment at the former Reading Company Saucon Creek engine house in Hellertown, Pennsylvania.
Over a year into Conrail’s existence, an unpatched set of Penn Central power rolls by Steel Tower in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Passing under the signal bridge by Steel Tower in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, a Penn Central SD9 and a former Lehigh Valley RS11 return to Conrail’s Bethlehem Engine Terminal.