After the passage of NE-87, LV NE-1 passes under the Route 145 bridge as it departs Treichlers, PA on March 6, 1976. Ted Steinbrenner Photo.
While NE-1 beat us to Allentown, my father and I were back on the chase when NE-1 departed Allentown Yard. Now in afternoon sunshine, LV C628s 639-640 lead NE-1 at the South Albert Street crossin... (more)
The crew on NE-1 and the conductor on AP-2 greet each other as the caboose for AP-2 passes LV 639 on the head end of NE-1 at the Bufflehead Road crossing in Bridgewater, NJ on March 6, 1976. With... (more)
LV NE-1 has completed its work at South Plainfield and is back on the move, rolling through the Prospect Avenue crossing in New Market, NJ on March 6, 1976. This is my father's picture.
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Our next move was to South Plainfield Yard. After making their set-out, LV C628s 639-640 make a pick-up, passing the new LV Yard Office as they head back to the mainline on March 6, 1976. You mi... (more)
On March 6, 1976, LV C628s 639-640 back their set-out up the yard lead / Perth Amboy Branch to South Plainfield Yard. This is my father's picture. R. T. Steinbrenner Photo
On March 6, 1976, LV C628s 639-640 have dropped their train, NE-1, on the east side of South Plainfield and pull past the Metuchen Road crossing to make a set-out and pick-up at South Plainfield Y... (more)
My father and I moved to the Park Avenue overpass on the east side of South Plainfield for the arrival of NE-1 on March 6, 1976.
We were rewarded with C628s 639-640, the first time we saw C628s... (more)
3 Snowbird C628s lead a westbound into Allentown yard. I don't have the date for this slide, but the color of the trees says early Fall, C628 625 was painted Cornell Red before the Fall of 1973, ... (more)
Lehigh Valley class AF-27, Alco C628, was the backbone of the LV’s latter-day road fleet. After purchasing eight of the six axle beasts new from Alco, the LV jumped on the opportunity to get nine... (more)