Morscher's 1977-1988 Railroad Images, Sorted by Date.
 
T L Date # RR # Type Former # Other Units State City Comments
T L 06-13-1977 1 CR 2781 GE U23B LV 505 CR 2922 PA MEADVILLE MY FIRST PHOTO WITH MY NEWLY PURCHASED MINOLTA SRT-202 35MM CAMERA. ODDLY ENOUGH, THIS SAME EX-LEHIGH VALLEY 505 UNIT WAS THE SUBJECT OF MY FIRST PHOTO OF 1978, AFTER BEING DAMAGED IN A MINOR WRECK. X LV 505 1978/19780311_01.jpg 1978/19780311_03.jpg
T L 06-13-1977 2 CR 2286 EMD GP35 PRR 2286- PC 2286
NY NIOBE JCT. PLOW TRAIN, PAST AN OLD ERIE RR. TOWER
T L 06-13-1977 3 CR 2286 EMD GP35 PRR 2286- PC 2286
PA CORRY PASSING THE RELATIVELY MODERN LOOKING ERIE RR STATION.
T L 06-13-1977 4 CR 2569 GE U25B NYC 2569- PC 2569 CR 3071, D&H 611 NY HORNELL LINE UP AT HORNELL, NY. 3071 GOT A SECOND LIFE AS A COMMUTER ENGINE FOR NJDOT, AFTER GETTING COWL HOOD COURTESY OF BN BN 6633, IN THE YEAR 1987. CR 2569 WAS NEW YORK CENTRAL'S FINAL U25B AND BUILT IN SEPTEMBER 1965.
T L 06-13-1977 5 CR 5992 EMD GP7 EL 1277- DL&W 958
PA MEADVILLE x EL 1277=DL&W 958 UNDER US ROUTE 6
T L 06-13-1977 6 CR 6678 EMD SDP45 EL 3647
PA MEADVILLE x EL 3646, SITTING UNDER THE ENDURING ERIE COALING TOWER. UNIT SURVIVED UNTIL 1985.
T L 06-13-1977 7 CR 9013 EMD SW9 ERIE 437- EL 437
PA MEADVILLE x EL 437=ERIE 437 IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.
T L 06-13-1977 8 CR 9026 EMD SW9 DL&W 560- EL 455
PA MEADVILLE HERE WE SEE xEL 455=DL&W 560 ENJOYING THE WARM SUMMER MORNING.
T L 06-13-1977 9 D&H 611 ALCO C628

NY HORNELL BIG ALCO'S WERE TREATS, EVEN IN 1977. IN THE FALL OF '77, I WOULD OCCASIONALLY SEE THE D&H CENTURIES ROLL PAST MY COLLEGE DORM WINDOW IN CLEVELAND, ON THE NICKEL PLATE. NOW, THAT WAS REALLY A TREAT.
T L 06-13-1977 10 EL 1272 EMD GP7 DL&W 953
NY JAMESTOWN A FAVORITE PHOTO FROM THE ELEVATED JAMESTOWN PASSENGER STATION AREA.
T L 06-13-1977 11 PC 3174 EMD GP40

PA MEADVILLE UNIT LATER WAS REBUILT INTO A GP40PH-2 IN 1991. 1977/19770722_01.jpg
T L 06-14-1977 1 CR 2323 EMD GP35 PRR 2323- PC 2323 PC 3010 NY HORNELL CLOUDY DAY NEAR HORNELL.
T L 06-14-1977 2 CR 3131 EMD GP40 PC 3131
NY SOUTHERN TIER SOMEWHERE ON THE FORMER ERIE IN SOUTHERN NEW YORK STATE.
T L 06-14-1977 3 CR 3645 EMD GP35 RDG 3645 CR 2664, CR 6304 PA SAYRE E/B PASSING THE SAYRE STATION. HERE IS A VIEW OF THE SAME ENGINE THAT WAS TAKEN AT COLLINWOOD IN 1993: 1993/19930427_04.jpg
T L 06-14-1977 4 CR 6304 EMD SD40 PRR 6051- PC 6051 CR 2664, CR 3645 NY SOUTHERN TIER AN EARLY CONRAIL BLUE UNIT MAKES AN APPEARANCE IN THIS CONSIST.
T L 06-14-1977 5 CR 6506 GE U25C PRR 6506- PC 6506 CR PA SAYRE ONE OF MY VERY FEW ENCOUNTERS WITH THE GE U25C. THESE ARE x PRR UNITS. IT LOOKS LIKE THE MANY CREW MEMBERS ARE ENJOYING THE TRADEMARK U25 BIG CENTRAL WINDSHIELD.
T L 06-14-1977 6 CR 8134 EMD GP38-2 PC 8134
PA SAYRE A CLASSIC VIEW OF THE SAYRE SHOP AREA.
T L 06-14-1977 7 D&H 762 GE U33C

NY BINGHAMTON BEVIER YARD I BELIEVE.
T L 06-14-1977 8 EL 435 EMD SW9 ERIE 435
NY SOUTHERN TIER THE FRESHLY PAINTED CABOOSE LOOKS WORSE FOR THE WEAR.
T L 06-14-1977 9 LV 125 EMD SW900

PA SAYRE LEHIGH VALLEY SWITHER AT SAYRE.
T L 06-14-1977 10 LV 125 EMD SW900

PA SAYRE BUILDERS PLATE OF A REBUILD
T L 06-14-1977 11 LV 129 EMD SW900

PA SAYRE THE BIG LEHIGH VALLY FACILITY AT SAYRE WAS LOOKING MIGHTY EMPTY IN 1977.
T L 06-14-1977 12 PC 2757 GE U23B
CR 23262 NY ADDISON THIS IS SOMEONE'S BACK YARD. I WOULD LOVE TO HAVE A BACKYARD LIKE THIS. THE CREW INVITED US ABOARD THE CAB FOR A QUICK TOUR BEFORE THEY HEADED WESTWARDS.
T L 06-14-1977 13 PC 3147 EMD GP40

NY ADDISON OVERCAST PHOTO OF A W/B, NEAR ADDISON, ON THE OLD ERIE MAIN, NEAR MILEPOST 300.
T L 06-15-1977 1 CR 3154 EMD GP40 PC 3154
NY BINGHAMTON W/B IN BINGHAMTON. UNIT WAS REBUILT IN 1991 WITH THE WOODWARD CLC (COMPLETE LOCOMOTIVE CONTROL) ELECTRONIC SYSTEM. HERE IS THE SAME UNIT IN 1978: 1978/19780805_08.jpg
T L 06-15-1977 2 D&H ? ALCO C628

NY COLONIE ROOF SHOT. FOR ONE DOLLAR, AT THE GUARD'S GATE AT THE COLONIE SHOP COMPLEX, THE D&H ISSUED US A RELEASE FORM, WHICH ALLOWED US TO ROAM AT WILL AROUND THE FACILITY, AS LONG AS WE STAYED OUT OF BUILDINGS. THIS WOULD NEVER HAPPEN IN TODAY'S WORLD.
T L 06-15-1977 3 D&H ? COACH
D&H NY COLONIE D&H BUSINESS CARS.
T L 06-15-1977 4 D&H 1205 BLW RF-16 NYC 3805- NYC 1205- MRY 1205
NY WHITEHALL HERE WE SEE MY RAILFAN PAL AND ME (SEATED IN THE CAB) ENJOYING THE EVENING.
T L 06-15-1977 5 D&H 1205 BLW RF-16 NYC 3805- NYC 1205- MRY 1205 D&H 1216 NY WHITEHALL VIEW FROM CAB DOOR. IT WAS NICE OF THE D&H TO LET US TOUR THESE UNITS AT WHITEHALL.
T L 06-15-1977 6 D&H 1205 BLW RF-16 NYC 3805- NYC 1205- MRY 1205
NY WHITEHALL 3/4 SHOT. IN 1977, THESE TWO UNITS WERE THE LAST TWO BALDWIN SHARK UNITS IN EXISTENCE. AS05 WAS PLACED IN SERVICE ON 12-7-1951.
T L 06-15-1977 7 D&H 1205 BLW RF-16 NYC 3805- NYC 1205- MRY 1205
NY WHITEHALL NOSE HEAD-ON VIEW. THE LITTLE WHITEHALL ENGINE HOUSE IS IN THE BACKGROUND.
T L 06-15-1977 8 D&H 1205 BLW RF-16 NYC 3805- NYC 1205- MRY 1205 D&H 1216 NY WHITEHALL EVER WONDER WHAT THE ROOF OF A SHARK LOOKS LIKE?
T L 06-15-1977 9 D&H 1205 BLW RF-16 NYC 3805- NYC 1205- MRY 1205
NY WHITEHALL TRAILING SHOT, NOTICE HOW THE UNITS NOSE IS SHAPED LIKE THE BOW OF A SHIP.
T L 06-15-1977 10 D&H 1205 BLW RF-16 NYC 3805- NYC 1205- MRY 1205
NY WHITEHALL TRAILING SHOT OF A SHARK NOSE. WHILE CREDIT FOR THE RF-16's DESIGN OFTEN GIVEN TO RAYMOND LOEWY, PERHAPS MORE CREDIT SHOULD BE GIVEN TO THE DESIGN FIRM OF HADLEY, RYDER, AND PEDERSEN. I AM IMFROMED THAT MR. MICHOLAS PEDERSEN WAS THE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR OF THE PROGRAM THAT ENGINEERED, STLYLED, AND ARRANGED THE EQUIPMENT ON THESE UNITS.
T L 06-15-1977 11 D&H 1205 BLW RF-16 NYC 3805- NYC 1205- MRY 1205
NY WHITEHALL L. S. MELIN, WITH AHM SEATED IN CAB.
T L 06-15-1977 12 D&H 1216 BLW RF-16 NYC 3816- NYC 1216- MRY 1216
NY WHITEHALL I RECALL THE ENGINE ROOM BEING QUITE ROOMY, WITH A TALL BUT NARROW IN-LINE ENGINE. THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ENGINE WAS A BIT SCARY WITH LOTS OF HOT EXHAUST MANIFOLDS PROJECTING INTO THE PASSAGEWAY.
T L 06-15-1977 13 D&H 1205 BLW RF-16 NYC 3805- NYC 1205- MRY 1205
NY WHITEHALL CAB INTERIOR. NOTICE THE BALDWIN-LIMA-HAMILTON LETTERING.
T L 06-15-1977 14 D&H 1216 BLW RF-16 NYC 3816- NYC 1216- MRY 1216
NY WHITEHALL NOSE HEAD-ON VIEW OF A BALDWIN RF-16 WHICH WAS PLACED IN SERVICE ON THE NEW YORK CENTRAL ON 1-24-1952.
T L 06-15-1977 15 D&H 1216 BLW RF-16 NYC 3816- NYC 1216- MRY 1216
NY WHITEHALL BROADSIDE VIEW OF A BALDWIN SHARK.
T L 06-15-1977 16 D&H 2313 GE U23B

NY COLONIE UNIT AT COLONIE SHOPS.
T L 06-15-1977 17 D&H 4099 ALCO RS-3
D&H 5022, D&H 5009, D&H 701 NY COLONIE SCENE AT COLONIE, NY. RS-3 4099 LATER SPENT TIME IN OHIO ON THE CUYAHOGA VALLEY SCENIC RAILROAD: 1991/19910513_01.jpg 1994/19940422_11.jpg 1994/19940422_12.jpg
T L 06-15-1977 18 D&H 4110 ALCO RS-3
D&H 4124 NY COLONIE ALCO UNDER SOME KIND OF OUTDOOR CRANE THING.
T L 06-15-1977 19 D&H 5000 ALCO RS-11

NY COLONIE IN SHOP. OUR D&H PASS DID NOT ALLOW SHOP ACCESS, SO WE PHOTOGRAPHED THROUGH THE OPEN SHOP DOORS.
T L 06-15-1977 20 D&H 5011 ALCO RS-11
D&H 762 NY BINGHAMTON BEVIER STREET YARD.
T L 06-15-1977 21 D&H 5021 ALCO RS-36

NY ONEONTA UNIT SCRAPPED IN 1988.
T L 06-15-1977 22 D&H 5021 ALCO RS-36

NY ONEONTA A BIT OF THE BRIDGE'S WIRE FENCING GOT INTO THIS PHOTO.
T L 06-15-1977 23 D&H 602 ALCO C628
D&H 4075, D&H 761 NY COLONIE BACK IN 1977, ONE COULD PAY A DOLLAR, SIGN A RELEASE, AND WONDER AROUND THE EXTERIOR SHOP AREAS.
T L 06-15-1977 24 LIRR 205 ALCO C420
D&H 2302, D&H 4075 NY COLONIE FORMER LONG ISLAND RAILROAD POWER AT COLONIE.
T L 06-15-1977 25 LIRR 220 ALCO C420
D&H 1205 NY WHITEHALL UNITS WORTH OF PRESERVATION. AS OF THE YEAR 2000, THE BALDWIN SHARK WAS STILL IN EXISTANCE, SOMEWHERE IN MICHIGAN. THE SURPRISE IS THAT A MUSEUM IN MEXICO, THE "MUSEO DE LOS FERROCARRILES DE CHIHAUHAU" WAS PREPARING TO PUT THE LONG ISLAND RAILROAD 220 ON DISPLAY.
T L 06-15-1977 26 D&H 1216 BLW RF-16

NY WHITEHALL HERE WE ARE, HAVING CAUGHT UP WITH OUR PREY, TWO BALDWIN SHARKS. OH, WE LOOK SO YOUNG, SILLY, AND SEEMINGLY MALNOURISHED. HERE WE ARE EATING A MEAL OUT OF THE TRUNK OF A VW BEETLE SAVORING THE BURBLE OF 608A ENGINES.
T L 06-16-1977 1 AMTK 154 ROHR TURBO TRAIN

NY ALBANY RENSSELEAR UNIT UNDERGOING REPAIRS.
T L 06-16-1977 2 AMTK 157 ROHR TURBO TRAIN

NY PEEKSKILL PASSENGER TRAIN ALONG HUDSON RIVER.
T L 06-16-1977 3 AMTK 310 EMD E8 PRR 5903- PC 4303
NY ALBANY RENSSELEAR x PC 4303-PRR 5903.
T L 06-16-1977 4 AMTK 415 EMD E9 UP 910
NY ALBANY RENSSELEAR SOUTHBOUND PASSENGER TRAIN AT STATION, x UP 910.
T L 06-16-1977 5 AMTK 444 EMD E8 ACL 532- SCL 575- AMTK 233 AMTK 1152 NY ALBANY RENSSELEAR FORMER ATLANTIC COAST LINE UNIT, BUILT ORGINALLY AS AN EMD E7.
T L 06-16-1977 6 AMTK 444 EMD E8 ACL 532- SCL 575- AMTK 233
NY ALBANY RENSSELEAR SOUTHBOUND TRAIN AT PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-16-1977 7 AMTK 444 EMD E8 ACL 532- SCL 575- AMTK 233
NY ALBANY RENSSELEAR WINDSHIELD WASHING TIME.
T L 06-16-1977 8 CR 5042 EMD FL9 NH 2042- PC 5042
NY CROTON HARMON ENGINE HOUSE. WE TRIED TO TAKE SOME GROUND LEVEL PHOTOGRAPHS HERE, BUT AN ARMED GUARD DREW HIS PISTOL ON US AND ENCOURAGED US TO LEAVE. THIS UNIT WAS AMBITIOUSLY REBUILT IN 1991 INTO AN ALMOST CRAZY TURBOCHARGED 2800hp, A.C. DRIVE UNIT.
T L 06-16-1977 9 EL 1519 COMMUTER COACH

NY SPRING VALLEY COMMUTER TRAINS LAYING OVER FOR THE NIGHT.
T L 06-16-1977 10 MTA ? BUDD RDC

NY PEEKSKILL ALONG HUDSON RIVER.
T L 06-16-1977 11 MTA 56 BUDD RDC-1 NYC M456- PC 56
NY PEEKSKILL HUDSON RIVER.
T L 06-16-1977 12 MTA 56 BUDD RDC-1 NYC M456- PC 56
NY POUGHKEEPSIE PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-16-1977 13 PC 2897 GE U33B
MTA 56 NY POUGHKEEPSIE POUGHKEEPSIE STATION AND POUGHKEEPSIE VIADUCT IN THE BACKGROUND.
T L 06-16-1977 14 PC 5007 EMD FL9 NH 2007 PC 5027 NY PEEKSKILL COMMUTER TRAIN ON HUDSON RIVER.
T L 06-16-1977 15 PC 5055 EMD FL9 NH 2055
NY PEEKSKILL COMMUTER TRAIN
T L 06-17-1977 1 CR 2950 GE U33B PC 2950
NY MILL RIFT BRIDGE EASTBOUND ON BRIDGE OVER THE DELAWARE RIVER.
T L 06-17-1977 2 CR 6573 GE U33C EL 3310
NY DEPOSIT PUSHER ENGINE PARKED RIGHT NEXT TO THE DEPOSIT STATION, x EL 3310. NOTE ADIRONDACK TRUCKS.
T L 06-17-1977 3 CR STARRUCCA VIADUCT BRIDGE ERIE- EL
NY LANESBORO WE WAITED WITHOUT LUCK FOR A TRAIN AT STARRUCCA VIADUCT. BEING IMPATIENT TEENAGERS, WE THEN WALKED THE LENGTH OF THE BRIDGE ALONG THE FLAT-TOPPED STONES THAT MAKE UP THE EDGE OF THE BRIDGE. TEENAGERS DO STRANGE THINGS.
T L 06-17-1977 4 D&H 409 ALCO C420 LV 409 D&H 614 NY BINGHAMTON THIS LEHIGH VALLEY UNIT WENT TO THE DELAWARE & HUDSON.
T L 06-17-1977 5 D&H 5008 ALCO RS-11

NY BINGHAMTON UNIT SCRAPPED IN 1988.
T L 06-17-1977 6 D&H 614 ALCO C628
LV 409 NY BINGHAMTON HERE IS WHERE THE D&H GAVE US A SHORT CAB RIDE IN THIS UNIT, UP AND DOWN THE READY TRACKS.
T L 06-17-1977 7 D&H JEFFERSON JCT JEFFERSON JCT

NY LANESBORO EL STARRUCCA VIADUCT WITH THE D&H BELOW.
T L 06-17-1977 9 EL 1238 EMD GP7 ERIE 1238
NY NARROWSBURG A HAZY DAY AT NARROWSBURG.
T L 06-17-1977 10 CR LACKAWAXEN BRIDGE LACKAWAXEN BRIDGE ERIE- EL
PA LACKAWAXEN FORMER ERIE BRIDGE WHERE THE LACKAWAXEN RIVER JOINS THE DELAWARE RIVER.
T L 06-17-1977 12 PC 2508 GE U25B NYC 2508 CR NY BINGHAMTON W/B AT BINGHAMTON.
T L 06-18-1977 1 CR 2072 ALCO C420 L&HRR 21 CR 2077, PNC 980 PA SCRANTON MY ONLY ENCOUNTER WITH LEHIGH AND HUDSON RIVER RR POWER. HERE IS FORMER LH&HR 29 AND 21. SADLY, NUMBER 21 WAS CUT UP IN 1979, BUT 29 WAS LUCKIER.
T L 06-18-1977 2 CR 2517 GE U25B NYC 2517- PC 2517 CR 2072 PA SCRANTON EVENING AT SCRANTON.
T L 06-18-1977 3 CR 3162 EMD GP40 PC 3162 CR 3016 NY BINGHAMTON MY CAPTION SAYS BINGHAMTON, BUT I AM NOT SO SURE IF THAT IS REALLY THE CASE ANYMORE.
T L 06-18-1977 4 CR 3261 EMD GP40 EMD 12- PC 3261 CR PA ? PHOTO TAKEN SOMEWHERE I CAN'T REMEMBER. UNIT WAS STILL RUNNING IN THE YEAR 2017. HERE IS THE SAME UNIT IN 1988: 1988/19880410_01.jpg
T L 06-18-1977 5 CR 9214 EMD NW2 ERIE 407- EL 407
PA SCRANTON THE NICE FORMER EL EMPLOYEES GAVE US A NICE TOUR INSIDE THE SCRANTON SHOP.
T L 06-18-1977 6 CR 9321 EMD SW1200 DL&W 562- EL 457 EL 370 PA FACTORYVILLE CR 9321 WAS BOUGHT BY THE NEW YORK AND ATLANTIC RR IN 2004, ITS FIFTH OWNER. THIS UNIT WAS FINALLY CUT UP IN JANUARY 2020 BY GERSHAW RECYLING IN BROOKLYN, NY.
T L 06-18-1977 7 CR 9321 EMD SW1200 DL&W 562- EL 457
PA FACTORYVILLE TUNNEL AND TOWER. THIS UNIT WAS FINALLY CUT UP IN JANUARY 2020 BY GERSHAW RECYLING AFTER HAVING SERVED ITS FIFTH OWNER.
T L 06-18-1977 8 CR 9321 EMD SW1200 DL&W 562- EL 457 EL 370 PA FACTORYVILLE THIS LITTLE SWITCHER WAS ALIVE AND WELL AS OF 2004, HAVING BEEN OBTAINED BY THE NEW YORK AND ATLANTIC RR FOR SERVICE IN BROOKLYN NEW YORK. BUT WAS SCRAPPED IN EARLY 2020.
T L 06-18-1977 9 D&H 612 ALCO C628
D&H 712 NY BINGHAMTON BEVIER STREET YARD.
T L 06-18-1977 10 D&H 762 GE U33C

NY BINGHAMTON A BIG GE FILLS THE VIEWFINDER AT BEVIER STREET YARD.
T L 06-18-1977 11 EL 1230 EMD GP7 ERIE 1230 PC 5788, PC 2345 PA SCRANTON EARLY CONRAIL DAYS IN SCRANTON.
T L 06-18-1977 12 EL 366 EMD SW8 DL&W 506 LV 300, PC 3169 PA SCRANTON
T L 06-18-1977 13 EL 419 EMD NW2 ERIE 419 EL 1235 PA SCRANTON INSIDE THE FORMER LACKAWANNA SCRANTON SHOP. AT TIMES, EL 419 SERVED AS THE SLUG MOTHER FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA BALDWIN SLUGS.
T L 06-18-1977 14 CR MARTIN'S CREEK VIADUCT BRIDGE DL&W
PA KINGSLEY BRIDGE WITH MY ORANGE 74 VW UNDER IT. THE ROADWAY WAS THE OLD DL&W MAIN.
T L 06-18-1977 15 CR MARTIN'S CREEK VIADUCT BRIDGE DL&W
PA KINGSLEY BRIDGE
T L 06-18-1977 16 CR MARTIN'S CREEK VIADUCT BRIDGE DL&W
PA KINGSLEY SIDE OF BRIDGE. LACKAWANNA BUILT THIS ORGINALLY AS A TRIPLE TRACK VIADUCT.
T L 06-18-1977 17 CR MARTIN'S CREEK VIADUCT BRIDGE DL&W
PA KINGSLEY UNDERSIDE OF BRIDGE
T L 06-18-1977 18 CR HOP BOTTOM STATION DL&W- EL
PA HOP BOTTOM PASSENGER STATION AT THE LOCATION THAT THE LACKAWANNA USED TO REFER TO AS FOSTER. I THINK I LIKE THE "TERM HOP BOTTOM" MORE.
T L 06-18-1977 19 CR NICHOLSON TUNNEL TUNNEL DL&W- EL
PA FACTORYVILLE NORTH PORTAL OF TUNNEL
T L 06-18-1977 20 CR NICHOLSON TUNNEL TUNNEL DL&W- EL
PA FACTORYVILLE VIEW FROM INSIDE TUNNEL
T L 06-18-1977 21 CR NICHOLSON TUNNEL TUNNEL DL&W- EL
PA FACTORYVILLE SOUTH PORTAL OF TUNNEL
T L 06-18-1977 22 CR TUNKHANNOCK VIADUCT BRIDGE DL&W- EL
PA NICHOLSON THE BRIDGE DOMINATES THE TOWN. THIS IS KNOWN AS THE NICHOLSON VIADUCT AS WELL AS THE TUNKHANNOCK VIADUCT.
T L 06-18-1977 23 CR TUNKHANNOCK VIADUCT BRIDGE DL&W- EL
PA NICHOLSON BRIDGE
T L 06-19-1977 1 CR 2922 GE U33B PC 2922 PC 6505 PA SCRANTON BIG GE POWER AT SCRANTON.
T L 06-19-1977 2 CR 8419 EMD SW1 LV 115
PA ALLENTOWN A LEHIGH VALLEY THAT WAS RENUMBERED FOR CONRAIL. HERE NO EFFORT WAS MADE TO MATCH THE COLORS.
T L 06-19-1977 3 CR 8665 EMD SW8 LV 251 PC 7908 PA ALLENTOWN NOTE STRANGE RADIATOR FANS.
T L 06-19-1977 4 CR 9244 EMD NW2 LV 182
PA ALLENTOWN A LEHIGH VALLEY THAT WAS RENUMBERED FOR CONRAIL. SOMEONE TOOK THE EFFORT TO ALMOST MATCH THE COLORS.
T L 06-19-1977 5 CR STATION STATION DL&W- EL
PA CRESCO STATION
T L 06-19-1977 6 EL 1233 EMD GP7 ERIE 1233
PA SCRANTON EL GEEP PHOTOGRAPHED AT A TIGHT ANGLE.
T L 06-19-1977 7 EL 1400 EMD GP7 ERIE 1400 PC 2387 PA SCRANTON ONE OF MY FAVORITE SHOTS 1977/19770620_06.jpg 1977/19770620_05.jpg
T L 06-19-1977 8 EL 366 EMD SW8 DL&W 508
PA SCRANTON IN FRONT OF SHOPS.
T L 06-19-1977 9 LV 128 EMD SW900
PC 3169 PA SCRANTON IN FRONT OF SHOPS.
T L 06-19-1977 10 LV 211 ALCO RS-3 PRR 8445- PRR 5569- PC 5569
PA ALLENTOWN HAMMERHEAD RS-3 HALFWAY OFF THE TURNTABLE. UNIT IS NOW AT THE ROCHESTER & GENESEE VALLEY RR MUSEUM, IN RUSH, NY. THIS ALCO WAS BUILT IN DECEMBER, 1953 AND IT WAS GIVEN AN EMD PRIME MOVER IN AUGUST OF 1979. ROCHESTER & GENESEE VALLEY RR MUSEUM
T L 06-19-1977 11 LV 224 EMD SW7
LV 254 PA ALLENTOWN LEHIGH VALLEY's HIGHEST NUMBERED SW7 (THEY ONLY HAD 5), BUILT IN CLEVELAND IN 1950.
T L 06-19-1977 12 LV 261 EMD SW8

PA ALLENTOWN SW8 WITH DYNAMIC BRAKES.
T L 06-19-1977 13 LV 270 EMD SW8
LV 255 PA ALLENTOWN A DYNAMIC BRAKE EQUIPPED SWITCHER AT SCRANTON.
T L 06-19-1977 14 LV 300 EMD GP9

PA SCRANTON LV UNIT IN SCRANTON.
T L 06-19-1977 15 CR NAY AUG TUNNEL TUNNEL DL&W- EL
PA SCRANTON TUNNEL, LOOKING WEST TOWARDS SCRANTON.
T L 06-19-1977 16 CR NAY AUG TUNNEL TUNNEL DL&W- EL
PA SCRANTON VIEW WEST FROM TUNNEL.
T L 06-19-1977 17 CR NAY AUG TUNNEL TUNNEL DL&W- EL
PA SCRANTON EAST PORTAL OF TUNNEL. HURRICAINE DIANE FLOODED BOTH TUNNELS IN THE 1950'S
T L 06-19-1977 18 PC 3133 EMD GP40

PA GOLDSBORO E/B CLIMBING THE POCONO GRADE PAST THE STATION. WHO WOULD HAVE GUESSED THAT THIS UNIT BE ALIVE AND WELL ON THE UNION PACIFIC IN THE YEAR 2000?
T L 06-20-1977 1 CR 1891 EMD F7 ERIE 712A- EL 7121 CR PA SLATEFORD JCT A FAVORITE PHOTO AT THE DELAWARE RIVER's WATER GAP. THIS WAS THE LAST TIME I SAW AN EL F UNIT IN OPERATION.
T L 06-20-1977 2 CR 6239 EMD SD45 PC 6239
NJ BLAIRSTOWN E/B ON PAULIN'S KILL VIADUCT. THE LEADER UNIT WOULD WORK UNDER DIFFERENT OWNERS TILL RETIREMENT IN 2007.
T L 06-20-1977 3 CR BRIDGE BRIDGE DL&W- EL
PA DELAWARE WATER GAP DELAWARE WATER GAP, PA.
T L 06-20-1977 4 EL 1229 EMD GP7 ERIE 1229
PA BANGOR BANGOR AND PORTLAND BRANCH. WE STRUCK UP A CONVERSATION WITH A LITTLE OLD LADY WHO CORRECTLY PROPHESIZED THAT HORNS WOULD BLOW, BELLS WOULD RING, THE CROSSING LIGHTS WOULD FLASH AND THEN A TRAIN WOULD COME.
T L 06-20-1977 5 EL 1400 EMD GP7 ERIE 1400
PA SLATEFORD JCT EVENING AT THE DELAWARE WATER GAP. TRAIN IS ON THE OLD MAIN. 1977/19770619_07.jpg 1977/19770620_06.jpg
T L 06-20-1977 6 EL 1400 EMD GP7 ERIE 1400
PA EAST STROUDSBURG FORMER ERIE PASSENGER GEEP. 1977/19770619_07.jpg 1977/19770620_05.jpg
T L 06-20-1977 7 CR PAULIN'S KILL VIADUCT BRIDGE DL&W- EL
NJ BLAIRSTOWN BRIDGE
T L 06-21-1977 1 EL ? ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ HIGHLAND AVENUE PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-21-1977 2 EL ? ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ SOUTH ORANGE PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-21-1977 3 EL ? ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ MAPLEWOOD PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-21-1977 4 EL ? ELECRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ MORRIS PLANES I AM NOT QUITE SURE IF THIS IS MORRIS PLANES.
T L 06-21-1977 5 EL ? ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ MILLBURN PASSENGER STATION. THE LACKAWANNA NEVER WAS CHEAP WHEN IT CAME TO PASSENGER STATION CONSTRUCTION.
T L 06-21-1977 6 EL ? ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ SHORT HILLS PASSENGER STATION
T L 06-21-1977 7 EL ? ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ CHATHAM PASSENGER STATION. BEFORE THE BIG LACKAWANNA LINE UPGRADE AROUND 1915, THE TRACKS AT CHATHAM WERE 15 FEET BELOW WHERE THEY ARE NOW.
T L 06-21-1977 8 EL ? ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ MADISON PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-21-1977 9 EL ? ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ MADISON PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-21-1977 10 EL ? ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ MORRISTOWN PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-21-1977 11 EL ? ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ MORRISTOWN PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-21-1977 12 EL ? ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ MORRISTOWN PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-21-1977 13 EL ? ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ MOUNTAIN STATION PASSENGER STATION. I DON’T THINK TODAY'S DOUBLE STACK TRAINS WOULD FIT UNDER THE WIRE AND ARCHED BRIDGE.
T L 06-21-1977 14 EL ? ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ CHATHAM CHATHAM PASSENGER STATION ON THE OLD LACKAWANNA's MORRIS & ESSEX LINE. AROUND 1912, THE ORIGINAL LINE HERE WAS ABOUT 20 FEET BELOW THE PRESENT GRADE.
T L 06-21-1977 15 EL ? ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ DENVILLE PASSENGER STATION. I AM TOLD THAT THE STATION HERE IS NOW GONE.
T L 06-21-1977 16 EL ? ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ DOVER PASSENGER STATION AND TOWER. DOVER WAS THE WEST END OF LACKAWANNA ELECTRIFICATION.
T L 06-21-1977 17 EL 1523 CONTROL CAR

NJ ? PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-21-1977 18 EL 3243 COMMUTER COACH DL&W
NJ DOVER PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-21-1977 19 EL 3358 GE U34CH

NJ DENVILLE PASSENGER STATION AND TOWER.
T L 06-21-1977 20 EL 3359 GE U34CH

NJ ? PASSENGER STATION. UNIT SCRAPPED IN 1996.
T L 06-21-1977 21 EL 3361 GE U34CH

NJ ? PASSENGER STATION. UNIT SCRAPPED IN 1996.
T L 06-21-1977 22 EL 3361 GE U34CH

NJ DOVER EVENING PHOTO AT DOVER. UNIT SCRAPPED IN 1996.
T L 06-21-1977 23 EL 3363 GE U34CH

NJ UPPER MONTCLAIR PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-21-1977 24 EL 3364 GE U34CH

NJ GLEN RIDGE COMMUTER TRAIN PASSING THE PASSENGER STATION ON THE FORMER ERIE RR's GREENWOOD LAKE LINE.
T L 06-21-1977 25 EL 3555 ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W
NJ CHATHAM PASSENGER STATION. HERE IS THE SAME MU CAR IN PITTSBURGH IN 1987: 1987/19870503_08.jpg
T L 06-22-1977 1 EL STATION STATION DL&W- EL
NJ HOBOKEN FRONT OF COPPER CLADDED STATION
T L 06-22-1977 2 EL STATION STATION TRACKS DL&W- EL
NJ HOBOKEN STATION TRACKS AND TOWER, LOOKING WEST
T L 06-22-1977 3 EL STATION STATION TRACKS DL&W- EL
NJ HOBOKEN STATION TRACKS LOOKING WEST
T L 06-22-1977 4 EL 1511 CONTROL CAR

NJ NETCONG EARLY MORNING.
T L 06-22-1977 5 EL 1741 COMMUTER COACH

NJ LAKE HOPATCONG LACKAWANNA'S STRANGEST PASSENGER STATION, COMPLETE WITH PEDESTRIAN OVERPASS.
T L 06-22-1977 6 EL 3361 GE U34CH

NJ LAKE HOPATCONG PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-22-1977 7 EL 3365 GE U34CH

NJ PATTERSON PASSENGER STATION. UNIT SCAPPEDIN 1996.
T L 06-22-1977 8 EL 3368 GE U34CH

NJ FAIRLAWN PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-22-1977 9 EL 3368 GE U34CH

NJ HOBOKEN UNDER BUSH TRAINSHED AT THE STATION.
T L 06-22-1977 10 EL 3370 GE U34CH
EL 3378 NJ HOBOKEN HOBOKEN STATION ACTION. 3370 WAS SCRAPPED IN 1996.
T L 06-22-1977 11 EL 3375 GE U34CH

NJ RAMSEY ? PASSENGER STATION.
T L 06-22-1977 12 EL 3375 GE U34CH

NY RIDGEWOOD ? I AM NOT QUITE SURE OF THE LOCATION OF THIS PHOTO.
T L 06-22-1977 14 EL 3376 GE U34CH

NJ RIDGEWOOD ERIE PASSENGER STATIONS, WHILE NOT USUALLY AS FANCY AS THE LACKAWANNA STATIONS, COULD OCCASIONALLY BOAST OF DETAILS SUCH AS TILE ROOFS. HERE WE SEE A U34CH ON THE WESTBOUND LOCAL TRACK AT RIDGEWOOD.
T L 06-22-1977 15 EL 3378 GE U34CH
EL 3370 NY WALDWICK CAB PROFILES. 3378 WAS THE LUCKIER OF THE TWO, IT WAS BOUGHT BY - GEC-ALSTHOM, WHILE 3370 WAS CUT UP IN 1996.
T L 06-22-1977 16 EL 3378 GE U34CH
EL 3370 NY WALDWICK A FAVORITE PHOTO, SIDE BY SIDE U34CH's IN THE EVENING SUN.
T L 06-22-1977 17 EL 3380 GE U34CH

NY ? EVENING SHADOWS MADE PHOTOGRAPHY DIFFICULT IN THIS CUT. IT SEEMS THAT THE UNIT WENT TO AMERICA LATINA LOGISTICA IN ARGENTINA IN 2007.
T L 06-22-1977 18 EL 416 EMD NW2 ERIE 416 EL 3375 NY SUFFERN ONE OF MY ALL-TIME FAVORITE PHOTO'S. THAT TEXACO SIGN WAS INTEGRAL TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE IMAGE.
T L 06-23-1977 1 CNJ 1549 ALCO RS-3
CNJ NJ ELIZABETHPORT AN EXAMPLE OF A SIMPLE, YET DECENT, PAINT SCHEME. THIS UNIT WAS LATER REBUILT WITH AN EMD PRIME MOVER AND SERVED ON AT LEAST THREE MORE RAILROADS AFTER ITS CONRAIL CAREER ENDED.
T L 06-23-1977 2 CR 3015 EMD GP40 NYC 3015- PC 3015 PC 7864 NJ CROXTON LEAD UNIT ENDED UP ON THE UNION PACIFIC AND HAD AT LEAST FOUR ASSIGNED NUMBERS ON THAT LINE, BUT ONLY SEEMS TO HAVE WORN UP 2572. IT ALSO WAS REBUILT TO A GP38M-2 BY BOISE IN 1998.
T L 06-23-1977 3 CR 4878 PRR- GE GG1 PRR 4878- PC 4878
NJ ELIZABETH WE RODE THIS PASSENGER TRAIN TO NEWARK IN EX-PRR CARS. GOT TO WATCH THE REAR NOSE OF THE BOUNCING GG1 THROUGH THE OPEN END DOOR OF OUR COACH.
T L 06-23-1977 4 CR 6581 GE U30C RDG 6302 CR 2899 NJ ELIZABETHPORT THIS x READING UNIT IS A GE U30C. ON CONRAIL'S STARTUP IN 1976, THESE READING UNITS WERE THE HEAVIEST OF ALL CONRAIL DIESEL UNITS. I THINK THESE WERE LATER SOLD TO THE C&NW FOR PARTS.
T L 06-23-1977 5 CR 8951 EMD SW9 CNJ 1084
NJ ELIZABETHPORT WHAT AT FIRST LOOKED LIKE AN xPC UNIT TURNED OUT TO BE A FORMER CNJ SWITCHER
T L 06-23-1977 6 CR 9218 EMD NW2 ERIE 411- EL 411
NJ ELIZABETH AT LEAST ONE xEL SWITCHER GOT TO RIDE THE HIGH SPEED NORTHEAST CORRIDOR.
T L 06-23-1977 7 EL 1504 COMMUTER CONTROL CAR

NJ MORRISTOWN THE U34CH DIESEL IS WORKING HARD TO PUSH THE TRAIN OUT OF THE STATION.
T L 06-23-1977 8 EL 1505 COMMUTER CONTROL CAR

NJ GLEN RIDGE EL MU TRAIN AT ON THE FORMER LACKAWANNA RAILROAD's MONTCLAIR BRANCH.
T L 06-23-1977 9 EL 453 EMD SW9 DL&W 558 PC 7864, CR 3053 NJ CROXTON A RAINBOW OF EARLY CONRAIL COLOR. THE BLUE GP40 WAS REBUILT INTO A COMMUTER GP40PH-2B IN 1993.
T L 06-23-1977 10 EL B65 BLW DRS-6-6-1500 SLUG ERIE 1150- EL 1150
NJ CROXTON UNUSUAL FOR 1977, A MASSIVE COMMONWEALTH DESIGN TRUCK.
T L 06-23-1977 11 EL B65 BLW DRS-6-6-1500 SLUG ERIE 1150- EL 1150
NJ CROXTON WE WE SAW THE LAST TWO EL BALDWIN'S FROM A COMMUTER TRAIN. WE WENT BACK TO CHECK THEM OUT AND THE FRIENDLY xEL YARD OFFICE STAFF LET US CHECK THEM OVER AT OUR OWN PACE.
T L 06-23-1977 12 EL B66 BLW 4-4-1500 SLUG ERIE 1150- EL 1150
NJ CROXTON WERE I NOT SO STINGY WITH FILM IN 1977, I WOULD HAVE TRIED SOME MORE PHOTOGRAPHS OF THESE RARE BRUTES.
T L 06-23-1977 13 LV 185 EMD NW2

NJ ELIZABETHPORT LV SWITCHER AT ELIZABETHPORT.
T L 06-23-1977 14 PC 4325 EMD E8 NYC 4080- PC 4080
NJ ELIZABETHPORT PREMIER PASSENGER SERVICE DAYS ARE LONG OVER FOR THIS FORMER NEW YORK CENTRAL UNIT
T L 06-23-1977 15 PC 7638 ALCO RS-11 PRR 8638
NJ ELIZABETHPORT IF I ONLY COULD HAVE PHOTOGRAPHED THE UNIT IN THE BACKGROUND AS WELL…. THE RS-11 WAS REBUILT INTO A MT-4 SLUG IN 1979.
T L 06-23-1977 16 PC 9783 ALCO S2 PRR 9283 PC 9781 NJ CROXTON UNIT PARITALLY SCRAPPED
T L 06-23-1977 17 PC 9851 ALCO S2 NH 0601
NJ CROXTON ELDERLY ALCO SWITCHER.
T L 06-24-1977 1 AMTK STATION STATION PRR
PA PHILADELPHIA INTERIOR OF 30TH ST. STATION.
T L 06-24-1977 2 AMTK 916 PRR GG1 PC 4918 AMTK 4939, AMTK 916 PA HARRISBURG DUSK SHOT OF A UNIT THAT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE PLACED INTO SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM.
T L 06-24-1977 3 AMTK 916 PRR GG1 PRR 4918- PC 4918- PC 4916? AMTK 4939 PA HARRISBURG DUSK SHOT OF A UNIT THAT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE PLACED INTO SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM.
T L 06-24-1977 4 CR 8705 EMD SW900M RDG 62- RDG 1505
NJ PAVONIA THOSE YELLOW JOURNAL BOX COVERS ADD A BIT OF SPORTYNESS TO THIS LITTLE UNIT. THIS UNIT IS A RESULT OF A REBUILD PROGRAM. THE UNIT's TRUCKS AND BATTERIES CAME FROM A BALDWIN BLW VO-660 THAT READING HAD EMD 'REBUILD' INTO AN SW900M IN 1961. IT STILL WASALIVE AS OF LATE 2014.
T L 06-24-1977 5 CR 9097 EMD SW7 PRR 8871- PC 9097 CR 6046 NJ PAVONIA FORMER PRR SW7, VINTAGE 1950.
T L 06-24-1977 6 PC 4606 GE E33 VGN 137- NW 237- NH 306 PC NJ CAMDEN ORANGE NEW HAVEN PAINT SEEMS TO BE SHOWING
T L 06-24-1977 7 PC 4609 GE E33 VGN 140- NW 240- NH 309 PC PA HARRISBURG E33's LEAD A FREIGHT EAST.
T L 06-24-1977 8 PC 4806 GE GG1 PRR 4806 PC 4856 NJ CAMDEN GG1's BASKING IN THE SUN.
T L 06-24-1977 9 PC 9999 GE GS4 44 TON PRR 9353
NJ PAVONIA CONRAIL'S SMALLEST LOCOMOTIVE ALSO HAD THE BIGGEST LOCOMOTIVE ROSTER NUMBER. UNIT WAS BUILT BY GE IN 1949, AND SPENT TIME ON LEASE IN THE 1970's TO UNION TRANSPORTATION CO.
T L 06-24-1977 10 RDG 900 EMD FP7

PA READING PASSENGER TRAIN AT FRANKLIN STREET STATION. THE LOCOMOTIVE WAS LATER SAVED BY THE PHILADELPHIA CHAPTER OF THE NRSH AND THEN SOLD TO THE READING COMPANY TECHICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND REPAINTED INTO ITS READING SCHEME.
T L 06-25-1977 1 CR 2494 ALCO C424 RDG 5205
PA ALTOONA WE ASKED AT THE SHOP GATE FOR PERMISSION TO TAKE PHOTOS OF LOCOMOTIVES. THE GUARD SAID WE COULD NOT, BUT SAID WE COULD TAKE PHOTOS OF OLD ENGINES IN THE DEAD LINE, WHICH IS WHAT WE WANTED TO DO IN THE FIRST PLACE.
T L 06-25-1977 2 CR 4011 EMD E8 ERIE 821- EL 821
PA ALTOONA DEAD LINE.
T L 06-25-1977 3 EL 1008 ALCO RS-3 ERIE 1008 LV 210 PA ALTOONA DEAD LINE SHOTS OF RS-3'S FROM DIFFERENT RAILROADS WITH DIFFERENT SPOTTING FEATURES.
T L 06-25-1977 4 EL 1021 ALCO RS-3 ERIE 1021 PC 4064 PA ALTOONA DEAD LINE.
T L 06-25-1977 5 EL 1022 ALCO RS-3 ERIE 1022 PC 2026 PA ALTOONA DEAD LINE.
T L 06-25-1977 6 EL 1023 ALCO RS-3 ERIE 1023 CR 4073 PA ALTOONA VERY TIRED LOOKING RS-3 AND E8 IN THE DEAD LINE.
T L 06-25-1977 7 EL 1026 ALCO RS-3 ERIE 1026 EL 1048 PA ALTOONA DEAD LINE. BOTH OF THESE EL RS-3's WERE LUCKY IN THAT THEY WERE LATER REBUILT BY CONRAIL WITH AN EMD ENGINE.
T L 06-25-1977 8 EL 1036 ALCO RS-3 ERIE 1036
PA ALTOONA A SURPRISINGLY CLEAN AND FRESH LOOKING DEAD LINE UNIT.
T L 06-25-1977 9 EL 1207 EMD GP7 ERIE 1207
PA ALTOONA THIS UNIT ESCAPED HAVING CONRAIL NUMBERS APPLIED, AND ALSO ESCAPED THE DEAD LINE AT ALTOONA. IT ENDED UP AS CENTRAL MICHIGAN RY 9210, AND IS REPORTEDLY WAS SOLD TO AN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS GRAIN ELEVATOR IN 2003.
T L 06-25-1977 10 EL 818 EMD E8 DL&W 818
PA ALTOONA DEAD LINE EMD EL 818 SHED ITS GE MANUFACTURED STAINLESS STEEL GRILLWORK.
T L 06-25-1977 11 EL 922 ALCO RS-3 ERIE 922
PA ALTOONA BADLY FADED RS-3 IN THE DEAD LINE.
T L 06-25-1977 12 EL 925 ALCO RS-3 ERIE 925
PA ALTOONA DEAD LINE RS-3 THAT ONCE HAD A STEAM GENERATOR IN THE SHORT HOOD.
T L 06-25-1977 13 EL 932 ALCO RS-3 ERIE 932
PA ALTOONA DEAD LINE RS-3 WITH A HORN THAT BLOWS SIDEWAYS.
T L 06-25-1977 14 PC 1796 EMD F7 NYC 1796 PC 5349 PA ALTOONA A SIDE BY SIDE COMPARISON OF DEAD LINE PC UNITS.
T L 06-25-1977 15 PC 3221 EMD GP40
CR 3625 PA CRESSON THIS TRAIN WAS NEAR 'CP PARK' ON THE SECONDARY JUST WEST OF CRESSON.
T L 06-25-1977 16 PC 4073 EMD E8 NYC 4073- PC 4073
PA ALTOONA DEAD LINE, UNIT WITH NYC GREY PAINT SHOWING.
T L 06-25-1977 17 PC 8279 BLW DS-4-4-1000 PRR 9064- PC 8014
PA ALTOONA DEAD LINE'S WERE ABOUT THE ONLY PLACE YOU COULD FIND CR BALDWINS IN 1977.
T L 06-25-1977 18 PC 8305 BLW RS-12 NYC 5835- NYC 6235- PC 8082 PC 4247 PA ALTOONA DEAD LINE UNIT WITH TWO DIFFERENT NUMBERS ON THE SIDE OF THE CAB. THIS UNIT WAS BUILT IN 1951 AND WAS EQUIPPED WITH A STEAM GENERATOR.
T L 06-25-1977 19 PC 8309 BLW S-12 NYC 9312- PC 8096 EL 927, EL 925 PA ALTOONA DEAD LINE.
T L 06-25-1977 20 PC 8503 EMD SW1 PRR 9203 PC 5483 PA ALTOONA LITTLE V6 POWERED DEAD LINE SW1.
T L 06-25-1977 21 RDG 23 EMD SW1
CR 4011 PA ALTOONA DEAD LINE READING UNIT SPORTING THOSE YELLOW JOURNAL BOX COVERS. THIS 1941 VINTAGE SWITCHER SURVIVED UNTIL AT LEAST 1981, WHEN IT WAS SOLD TO MIDWEST STEEL.
T L 06-26-1977 1 AMTK ? EMD E8

PA ALTOONA A VIEW OF UPGRADE AND DOWNGRADE TRAFFIC ON HORSESHOE CURVE, AS SEEN FROM TRACKSIDE, ABOUT A HALF A MILE UPHILL OF THE CURVE.
T L 06-26-1977 2 CR 3308 EMD GP40-2
CR 8105, PC 3151 PA ALTOONA CR FREIGHT GRINDS UP HORSESHOE CURVE. 1997/19970913_08.jpg
T L 06-26-1977 3 CR 6072 EMD SD45 EL 3607 CR 6241 PA ALTOONA PUSHER ENGINES ON HORSESHOE CURVE. THAT CR SD45 ENDED UP IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT IN ST. LOUIS. 1995/19950301_11.jpg
T L 06-26-1977 4 CR 6148 EMD SD45 PC 6148
PA GALLITZIN PUSHER ENGINES W/B
T L 06-26-1977 5 CR 6186 EMD SD45 PRR 6186- PC 6186
PA CRESSON SD45 GETTING SERVICED.
T L 06-26-1977 6 CR 6249 EMD SD40 PC 6249 CR 6327 PA CRESSON PUSHER ENGINES ON WYE TRACK. 6249 CHANGED HANDS MANY TIMES, PASSING FROM PC, CR, EMDX, PRC, MOTIVE POWER RESOURCES, MIDWEST MAINTENANCE SERVICE, AND IN 2016, TO CARGILL.
T L 06-26-1977 7 CR 6315 EMD SD40 PRR 6062- PC 6062 CR PA ALTOONA HORSESHOE CURVE. HERE IS THE SAME UNIT IN CLEVELAND IN 1993: 1993/19930430_02.jpg
T L 06-26-1977 8 CR 6667 EMD SDP45 EL 3635 CR 6186 PA CRESSON PUSHER ENGINES ON WYE TRACK. CR 6667 WAS THE LOWEST NUMBERED SDP45. OTHER PHOTOS OF THE SAME ENGINE: 1978/19780703_03.jpg 1978/19780703_02.jpg
T L 06-26-1977 9 CR 7791 EMD GP38 PC 7791
PA GALLITZIN WESTERN TUNNEL PORTAL. THE TUNNEL FROM WHICH THE TRAIN IS EXITING HAS SINCE BEEN ENLARGED FOR DOUBLE TRACKS WITH DOUBLE STACK CLEARANCES.
T L 06-26-1977 10 PC 9814 ALCO S2 PRR 5654 CR 6667 PA CRESSON NOTICE THE PRR LETTERING SHOWING UNDER THE PC PAINT.
T L 07-08-1977 1 CB&Q 9952 A EMD E5 FW&D 9982A- CB&Q 9911A- CB&Q 9952A
IL UNION ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM. THIS SOLE SURVIVING EMD E5 WAS PARKED OUTSIDE BACK IN 1977. FOR A LOOK AT THIS UNIT 15 YEARS LATER, SEE THIS 1992 PHOTO: 1992/19920719_12.jpg
T L 07-08-1977 2 CB&Q 9952 A EMD E5 FW&D 9982A- CB&Q 9911A- CB&Q 9952A
IL UNION THIS UNIT WAS BUILT BY EMD IN FEBRURY OF 1940. ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM.
T L 07-08-1977 3 CB&Q 9952 A EMD E5 FW&D 9982A- CB&Q 9911A- CB&Q 9952A
IL UNION CAB PROFILE, ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM.
T L 07-08-1977 4 CB&Q NEBRASKA ZEPYYR BUDD OBS CAR

IL UNION ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM, ARTICULATED PASSENGER TRAIN
T L 07-22-1977 1 PC 3174 EMD GP40

PA MEADVILLE FORMER ERIE MAINLINE, MP 507.2, EAST OF MEADVILLE. NOTICE THE PRONOUNCED SUPERELEVATIOIN FROM ERIE'S FAST FREIGHT DAYS. 1977/19770613_11.jpg
T L 07-22-1977 2 CR 6196 EMD SD45 PC 6196 CR, CR PA MEADVILLE W/B ON THE EX ERIE MAINLINE NEAR MEADVILLE. THE LEAD UNIT WAS LATER REBUILT BY MK RAIL INTO A SOUTHERN PACIFIC UNIT.
T L 07-22-1977 3 PC 2197 EMD GP30 NYC 6124
PA CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS FORMER ERIE MAINLINE GRADE SEPARATION, WESTBOUND TRACK ABOUT TO GO UNDER THE EASTBOUND TRACK.
T L 07-22-1977 4 PC 2197 EMD GP30 NYC 6124
PA MEADVILLE FORMER ERIE MAINLINE, MP 507.2, EAST OF MEADVILLE
T L 07-23-1977 1 CR 2169 EMD GP30 RDG 5501- RDG 3601 CR 2564 PA MEADVILLE x RDG GP30 SWITCHING NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT CARS.
T L 07-23-1977 2 CR 2501 GE U25B NYC 2501- PC 2501
PA MEADVILLE x ERIE YARD THROAT AT MEADVILLE.
T L 07-23-1977 3 CR 6225 EMD SD45 PRR 6225- PC 6225 CR 2357 PA MEADVILLE NICE VIEW OF THE x EL ENGINE FACILITY AT MEADVILLE.
T L 07-23-1977 4 CR 6225 EMD SD45 PRR 6225- PC 6225 CR 2357 PA MEADVILLE x PRR UNITS ON THE OLD ERIE MAIN. THE MEADVILLE STATION SITE IS NOW A HIGHWAY. THE SECOND UNIT WAS STILL GOING STRONG IN 2015, WITH ITS EIGHTH OWNER/ LEASEE.
T L 07-23-1977 5 CR 8039 EMD GP38-2 PC 8039 CR 6243, CR PA MEADVILLE THE LEAD UNIT IS STILL ACTIVE AS OF THE YEAR 2004.
T L 07-23-1977 6 CR 9220 EMD NW2 ERIE 413- EL 413 CR 9221, CR 7024 PA MEADVILLE POWER AT THE SHOP AREA. THE LEAD UNIT, 9220, WAS FINALLY SCRAPPED IN LATE 2011 OR EARLY 2012.
T L 07-23-1977 7 CR CAR SHOPS CAR SHOPS ERIE- EL
PA MEADVILLE THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY HAD THEIR YEARLY MEETING IN MEADVILLE IN 1977. THE MEETING INCLUDED A TOUR OF THE CAR SHOP INTERIORS.
T L 07-23-1977 8 CR CAR SHOPS CAR SHOPS ERIE- EL
PA MEADVILLE INTERIOR OF CAR SHOPS
T L 10-29-1977 1 CR 2264 EMD GP35 PRR 2264- PC 2264 CR 2678 OH BEREA E/B ON THE x NYC MAIN AS IT CURVES OVER THE EAST BRANCH OF THE ROCKY RIVER.
T L 10-29-1977 2 CR 2264 EMD GP35 PRR 2264- PC 2264 CR 2678 OH BEREA SUPERELEVATION AND BUSY TRAFFIC AT BEREA. I MISS THOSE S.P.& S. CARS.
T L 10-29-1977 3 CR 2898 GE U33B PC 2898 CR, CR OH BEREA MORE HEAVY BEREA TRAFFIC AS A W/B TRAIN IS LED BY AN x EL UNIT ON THE CHICAGO LINE.
T L 10-29-1977 4 CR 7084 EMD GP9 PRR 7084- PC 7084 CR 5698 OH CLEVELAND ROCKPORT YARD LEAD. NOTICE THE TYPICALLY HEAVILY BEATEN TRACKS OF THE 1070'S.
T L 10-29-1977 5 CR 9096 EMD SW9 PRR 8870- PC 9096
OH CLEVELAND BUILT IN EMD's CLEVELAND PLANT IN 1950, SEEN HERE IN CLEVELAND's ROCKPORT YARD.
T L 12-21-1977 1 CN 1242 EMD SW1200RS

ONT TORONTO A CANADIAN EMD (GMD) PRODUCT, BUILT IN 1956.
T L 12-21-1977 2 CN 129 UNITED AIRCRAFT TURBO

ONT TORONTO TURBO PASSENGER TRAIN UNDER THE EXHAUST HOOD THAT WAS SPECIALLY MADE FOR THE TURBO TRAIN. THE CN HOSTLERS GAVE US A FREE RIDE ON THIS TRAIN, FOR A DISTANCE OF ABOUT 6 INCHES.
T L 12-21-1977 3 CN 129 UNITED AIRCRAFT TURBO

ONT TORONTO INTERIOR OF CAB AND BAR LOUNGE OF THE TURBO TRAIN. NOTICE THE ENGINEER'S CONTROL COMPARTMENT BEHIND THE GLASS DOOR AND THE ROUND YELLOWISH TABLES FOR THE LOUNGE PATRONS. A NICE CREW MEMBER LET ME TAKE THIS 45 SECOND TIMED EXPOSURE.
T L 12-21-1977 4 CN 3103 ALCO MLW RS-18

ONT TORONTO CN SEEMS TO HAVE GOOD LUCK USING THE RS18 ( CANADA'S RS-11 ) FOR PASSENGER TRAINS.
T L 12-21-1977 5 CN 3103 ALCO MLW RS-18

ONT TORONTO AT PASSENGER STATION.
T L 12-21-1977 6 CN 3154 ALCO MLW RS-18
CNR 3150 ONT TORONTO RS 18 IN PASSENGER STATION. EVER NOTICE THAT THERE IS NO WAY TO WALK AROUND THE END OF THE SHORT HOOD ON THESE UNITS?
T L 12-21-1977 7 CN 3154 ALCO MLW RS-18
CNR 3150 ONT TORONTO WESTBOUND RAPIDO PASSENGER TRAIN.
T L 12-21-1977 8 CN 4108 EMD GP9

ONT TORONTO PASSENGER SHED.
T L 12-21-1977 9 CN 6118 BUDD RDC-1 B&M 6106- CN D118 CNR ONT TORONTO OUTSIDE PASSENGER STATION ON A BITTERLY COLD WINTER DAY.
T L 12-21-1977 10 CN 6158 EMD FP7

ONT TORONTO EASTBOUND PASSENGER TRAIN.
T L 12-21-1977 11 CN 6781 ALCO MLW FPA-4

ONT TORONTO 7/8 VIEW OF MY VERY FIRST ENCOUNTER WITH AN ALCO OR MLW FA TYPE UNIT.
T L 12-21-1977 12 CN 6781 ALCO FPA-4

ONT TORONTO CAB PROFILE.
T L 12-21-1977 13 CN 6781 ALCO MLW FPA-4

ONT TORONTO CAB NOSE WITH THAT NICE ALCO/MLW PROFILE.
T L 12-21-1977 14 CN 6786 ALCO MLW FPA-4

ONT TORONTO SNOW BLASTED MLW FPA-4 AT THE TORONTO PASSENGER STATION. IN 1998, I WAS INFORMED THAT THIS UNIT WAS BOUGHT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, AND IT IS TO BE PLACED IN THE CONNECTICUT VALLEY RAILROAD MUSEUM, IN DANBURY, CT.
T L 12-21-1977 15 CN 8157 ALCO MLW S-13

ONT TORONTO PASSENGER SWITCHER.
T L 12-21-1977 16 CP 4066 EMD FP7

ONT TORONTO INSIDE PASSENGER SHED.
T L 12-21-1977 17 CP 4066 EMD FP7
CPR 8514 ONT TORONTO SPARKLING CLEAN FP7.
T L 12-21-1977 18 CP 6615 ALCO MLW S11

ONT TORONTO AT THE TORONTO PASSENGER STATION, ONE OF ONLY 10 S11'S BUILT.
T L 12-21-1977 19 CP 6706 EMD SW8

ONT TORONTO I RECALL THAT I WAS VERY COLD THIS DAY.
T L 12-21-1977 20 CP 7026 ALCO S2
CPR 6616 ONT TORONTO VINTAGE UNIT BUILT IN 1945 AT THE TORONTO PASSENGER STATION, IN FRONT OF THE ROYAL YORK HOTEL.
T L 12-21-1977 21 CP 7060 ALCO S2

ONT TORONTO THIS OLD SWITCHER (BUILT IN 1947) WAS EAGERLY SWITCHING CARS ON THIS VERY COLD DAY.
T L 12-21-1977 22 GO TRANSIT 906 EMD F7 POWER CAR

ONT TORONTO PASSENGER SHED.
T L 12-21-1977 23 GO TRANSIT 507 GMD GP40TC GO TRANSIT 9807- GO TRANSIT 607
ONT TORONTO COMMUTER PASSENGER POWER. SOME OF THESE UNITS ENDED UP PULLING AMTRAK EMPIRE STATE TRAINS IN THE 1990'S.
T L 12-21-1977 24 GO TRANSIT 500 GMD GP40TC GO TRANSIT 9800- GO TRANSIT 600
ONT TORONTO INSIDE PASSENGER SHED.
T L 12-21-1977 25 ONR 1983 WERKSPOOR TRANS EUROPEAN EXPRESS
ONT TORONTO ONTARIO NORTHLAND FORMER TEE, OF DUTCH MANUFACTURE, AT PASSENGER STATION.
T L 12-21-1977 26 ONR 1983 WERKSPOOR TRANS EUROPEAN EXPRESS
ONT TORONTO DUTCH BUILT (WERKSPOOR)ONTARIO NORTHLANDER OR POLAR BEAR EXPRESS. THIS POWER CAR WAS BUILT IN 1959. THE COACHES WERE BUILT BY SIG, OF SWITZERLAND, I BELIEVE. ONTARIO NORTHLAND TRAIN.
T L 12-22-1977 1 AMTK 406 EMD E9 MILW 200C- MILW 30C
NY BUFFALO NIAGARA RAINBOW AT THE OLD NEW YORK CENTRAL PASSENGER STATION.
T L 12-22-1977 2 AMTK 415 EMD E9 UP 910
NY BUFFALO NIAGARA RAINBOW AT PASSENGER STATION WITH TYPICAL BUFFALO SNOW.
T L 12-22-1977 3 CP 9112 BUDD RDC-2

NY BUFFALO TORONTO HAMILTON AND BUFFALO RDC AT BUFFALO PASSENGER STATION WITH THE MOST ENTERTAINING PAINT SCHEME EVER APPLIED TO A BUDD R.D.C. UNIT WAS LATER BLOWN UP FOR AN "X-FILES" TV SHOW SCENE IN 1995.
T L 12-22-1977 4 CR 3101 EMD GP40 NYC 3101- PC 3101-
NY BUFFALO THE YARD CREW GAVE US A CAB RIDE UP AND DOWN THE YARD LEAD TRACK. THIS UNIT WAS LATER ON THE UNION PACIFIC AND REBUILT INTO A GP38M-2 IN 1998.
T L 12-22-1977 5 CR 5945 EMD GP7 ERIE 1215- EL 1215 CR 9232 NY BUFFALO THAT NW2 WAS x ERIE 425.
T L 12-22-1977 6 PC 9582 EMD SW1500

NY BUFFALO FRONTIER YARD.
T L 12-22-1977 7 PC 9705 ALCO S2 NYC 869
NY BUFFALO THIS WAS THE LAST I SAW AN ACITVE ALCO SWITCHER ON CONRAIL. HERE WE SEE AN S2 SWITCHING PASSENGER CARS AT THE N.Y.C. STATION IN BUFFALO.
T L 12-22-1977 8 PC 9965 ALCO RS-3 REBUILT NYC 8241- PC 5241
NY BUFFALO DEWITT, NY REBUILD WITH AN EMD E-UNIT ENGINE.
T L 03-11-1978 1 CR 2781 GE U23B LV 505
OH BEREA INVOLVED IN A MINOR WRECK. SEE THIS UNIT 9 MONTHS EARLIER IN BETTER CONDITION. 1977/19770613_01.jpg
T L 03-11-1978 2 CR ? WRECK CRANE

OH BEREA CONRAIL MANAGED TO DROP SEVERAL AUTORACKS ON THE NYC TO BIG FOUR CONNECTION AT BEREA.
T L 03-11-1978 3 CR 2781 GE U23B LV 505 CR 8708 OH BEREA A FORMER LEHIGH VALLEY WAS INVOLVED IN A MINOR WRECK AT BEREA. NOTE THE A BLUE FORMER READING SWITCHER AT THE LEFT. SEE THE DAMAGED UNIT 9 MONTHS EARLIER IN BETTER CONDITION. 1977/19770613_01.jpg
T L 03-11-1978 4 CR 6085 EMD SD45 EL 3620 CR 6114 OH BEREA THIS SHOT WAS TAKEN ONLY A FEW FEET FROM THE ABOVE MENTIONED WRECK. WHILE I WAS PUTTNG MY LENS CAP BACK ON THE CAMERA, I WAS NEARLY ARRESTED BY THE STRONG SECURTIY FORCES PRESENT.
T L 03-18-1978 1 CR 6323 EMD SD40 PRR 6070- PC 6070 CR 6094 OH MANSFIELD THIS TRAIN IS STOPPED ON THE PRR, FACING WEST, UNDER THE I-71 OVERPASS. THE CREW GAVE US AN EXTENDED TOUR OF THE CAB OF THE SD40.
T L 03-18-1978 2 CR 6323 EMD SD40 PRR 6070- PC 6070 CR 6094 OH MANSFIELD W/B ON THE PRR, APPROACHING THE MANSFIELD STATION AND THE EL CROSSING.
T L 03-18-1978 3 CR 7797 EMD GP38 PC 7797
OH ONTARIO x EL YARD AT ONTARIO.
T L 03-18-1978 4 CR 7798 EMD GP38 PC 7798
OH MANSFIELD W/B ON THE x EL, CROSSING THE PRR MAIN.
T L 03-18-1978 5 CR 8098 EMD GP38-2 PC 8098 PC OH MANSFIELD E/B ON x PRR MAIN CROSSING x ERIE MAIN.
T L 03-19-1978 1 EL ? M OF W COACH EL
OH STERLING A QUICK GRAB-SHOT OF WHAT APPEARED TO BE A FORMER EL MAINTENANCE OF WAY COACH ON A CHESSIE SYSTEM TRAIN HEADED E/B ON THE OLD B&O MAIN AT STERLING.
T L 03-19-1978 2 CR 2416 ALCO C425 PRR 2416- PC 2416
OH CRESTLINE AN ENTERTAINING ALCO CENTURY THAT MADE A SOUND SIMILAR TO A WOODEN DOOR SLAMMING EVERY MINUTE OR SO.
T L 03-19-1978 3 CR 2652 GE U25B PRR 2652- PC 2652
OH CRESTLINE A FAVORITE SHOT OF A U25B SMOKING UP THE CRESTLINE STATION.
T L 03-19-1978 4 CR 3635 EMD GP35 RDG 3635
OH CRESTLINE E/B ON x PRR MAIN.
T L 03-19-1978 5 CR 3654 EMD GP35 RDG 3654
OH CRESTLINE N/B ON x C.C.C.&ST.LOUIS, CROSSING THE PRR DIAMONDS. THE CRESTLINE TOWER IS TO THE LEFT.
T L 03-19-1978 6 CR 6429 EMD SD40-2
AMTK OH CRESTLINE A VERY LATE W/B BROADWAY LTD AT PASSENGER STATION WITH A CR SD40-2 SUBSTITUTING FOR A MISSING 'E' UNIT.
T L 03-19-1978 7 CR 6429 EMD SD40-2
AMTK OH CRESTLINE W/B BROADWAY LTD AT PASSENGER STATION WITH A CR SD40-2 SUBSTITUTING FOR A MISSING 'E' UNIT. AMTRAK TRAINS WERE FUELED AND WATERED AT CRESTLINE.
T L 03-19-1978 8 CR 6602 GE C30-7

OH CRESTLINE E/B AT CRESTLINE.
T L 03-19-1978 9 CR 6608 GE C30-7

OH CRESTLINE E/B AT CRESTLINE.
T L 05-25-1978 1 CR 3072 EMD GP40 NYC 3072- PC 3072
OH ELYRIA W/B ON THE x NYC MAIN WITH EVENING LIGHTING.
T L 05-25-1978 2 CR 3322 EMD GP40-2

OH OLMSTED FALLS BRIGHT NEW W/B UNITS AT C.P. 197 ON THE x NYC MAIN. LEAD UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS.
T L 05-25-1978 3 CR 8143 EMD GP38-2 PC 8143
OH OLMSTED FALLS W/B AT C.P. 197 ON THE x NYC MAIN.
T L 06-03-1978 1 EL 3362 GE U34CH

NJ HOBOKEN SOON THE U34CH'S WOULD TRADE THIS NICE PAINT SCHEME FOR NJDOT'S UNSETTLING AND GAUDY SCHEME.
T L 06-03-1978 2 EL 3373 GE U34CH

NJ HOBOKEN UNDER THE HOBOKEN 'BUSH' TRAINSHED.
T L 06-25-1978 1 CR 2369 EMD GP35 NYC 6125- NYC 2369- PC 2369 CR 6660, CR 6068 OH KENT W/B FREIGHT WITH x NYC AND EL POWER ON THE ERIE MAIN.
T L 06-25-1978 2 CR 2369 EMD GP35 NYC 6125- NYC 2369- PC 2369 CR 6660, CR 6068 OH KENT W/B AT ERIE'S PASSENGER STATION. THE B&O IS DOWN LOW ON THE LEFT.
T L 07-03-1978 2 CR 6667 EMD SDP45 EL 3635 CR 6763 OH CLEVELAND AT WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS. UNIT TRADED IN FOR SD60 ORDER IN 1985. OTHER PHOTOS OF THE SAME ENGINE: 1978/19780703_03.jpg 1977/19770626_08.jpg
T L 07-03-1978 3 CR 6667 EMD SDP45 EL 3635 CR 6763 OH CLEVELAND x EL BIG SDP45 AT WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS. OTHER PHOTOS OF THE SAME ENGINE: 1977/19770626_08.jpg 1978/19780703_02.jpg
T L 07-03-1978 4 CR 6759 ALCO C630 RDG 5306 CR 6763 OH CLEVELAND x READING ALCO AT WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS.
T L 07-03-1978 5 CR 6759 ALCO C630 RDG 5306 CR 6763, CR 6667 OH CLEVELAND x READING ALCO AT IRON ORE DOCKS. THE OLD LAKEFRONT POST OFFICE CAN BE SEEN IN THE DISTANCE TO THE RIGHT OF THE UNITS.
T L 07-06-1978 1 CR 2332 EMD GP35 PRR 2332- PC 2332
OH CRESTLINE S/B x PRR GEEP KNIFES THE SUMMER AIR ALONG ON EX CCC&STL.
T L 07-06-1978 2 CR 3070 EMD GP40 NYC 3070- PC 3070
OH CRESTLINE S/B ON x C.C.C.& ST.LOUIS, ABOUT TO CROSS THE PRR. THIS UNIT WAS REBUILT INTO A GP40FH-2 IN 1990 BY MORRISON KNUDSEN, USING A CARBODY FROM BN 6628.
T L 07-07-1978 1 CR 3266 EMD GP40 EMD 17- PC 3266 CR 6540 OH MARION W/B ON THE x ERIE, CROSSING THE N&W DIAMONDS.
T L 07-07-1978 2 CR 5406 EMD GP8 DL&W 968- EL 1407- CR 5927- CR 5726 CR 7790 OH ONTARIO GP7 REBUILD PARKED IN THE USUAL PLACE ON THE OVERPASS OVER A HIGHWAY. THE GP38 SPENT TIME LATER ON THE GULF & MISSISSIPPI AND THEN THE ATLANTA & ST. ANDREWS BAY RAILROADS.
T L 07-07-1978 4 CR 6351 EMD SD40 PRR 6098- PC 6098 CR 2928 OH MARION W/B ON x ERIE AND BIG FOUR TRACKAGE.
T L 07-07-1978 5 CR 7140 EMD GP9 PRR 7140- PC 7140
OH MARION PATRIOTIC PHOTO WITH TRACES OF A PRR KEYSTONE SHOWING.
T L 07-07-1978 6 CR 7266 EMD GP9 PRR 7266- PC 7266 CR 7148 OH MARION GEEPS RESTING AT MARION.
T L 07-07-1978 7 CR 7479 EMD GP9 ERIE 1261- EL 1261
OH MARION UNIT REBUILT BY MORRISON KNUDSON INTO A MK1500D IN 2003 FOR THE PORT TERMINAL RAILWAY ASSOCIATION OF HOUSTON.
T L 07-07-1978 8 CR 7479 EMD GP9 ERIE 1261- EL 1261
OH MARION UNIT REBUILT BY MORRISON KNUDSON INTO A MK1500D IN 2003 FOR THE PORT TERMINAL RAILWAY ASSOCIATION OF HOUSTON.
T L 07-07-1978 9 NW 1311 EMD GP35

OH MARION S/B ABOUT TO CROSS x ERIE AT AC TOWER.
T L 07-07-1978 10 NW 1311 EMD GP35

OH MARION UNIT WAS SCRAPED IN 1992.
T L 07-07-1978 11 NW 1617 EMD SD40

OH MARION S/B NW TRAIN WITH MANY UNITS, ABOUT TO CROSS x ERIE AT AC TOWER.
T L 07-24-1978 1 CR 5999 EMD GP7 DL&W 965- EL 1284
OH BEREA W/B FORMER LACKAWANNA UNIT AT BEREA. THE BEREA STATION IS BEHIND THE FIRST BOX CAR.
T L 07-24-1978 2 CR 5999 EMD GP7 DL&W 965- EL 1284
OH BEREA IF YOU LOOK CLOSELY, YOU MAY SEE THE EL PAINT SHOWING UNDER THE CR BLUE.
T L 07-24-1978 4 CR 6790 ALCO C636 PC 6340
OH CLEVELAND WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS, YOURS TRULY ( AHM ) IN CAB.
T L 07-24-1978 5 CR 6790 ALCO C636 PC 6340 CR 6788, CR 6769 OH CLEVELAND WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS, CUYAHOGA RIVER BRIDGES IN BACKGROUND.
T L 07-24-1978 6 CR 6790 ALCO C636 PC 6340 CR 6788, CR 6769 OH CLEVELAND WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS, CLEVELAND'S 'TERMINAL TOWER' IN BACKGROUND.
T L 07-24-1978 7 CR 6790 ALCO C636 PC 6340 CR 6788, CR 6769, CR 5849 OH CLEVELAND BIG ALCO'S SMOKING IT UP AT THE WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS.
T L 08-02-1978 1 CR 1773 EMD F7 NYC 1773- PC 1773 CR 1648 OH CLEVELAND MY ONLY ENCOUNTER WITH THE ONLY CONRAIL 'F' UNIT THAT WAS PAINTED BLUE. THE B&O CONNECTION TRACK DIAMOND IS UNDER THE LEAD UNIT. WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS.
T L 08-02-1978 2 CR 1773 EMD F7 NYC 1773- PC 1773 CR 1648 OH CLEVELAND MY ONLY ENCOUNTER WITH THE ONLY CONRAIL 'F' UNIT THAT WAS PAINTED BLUE AT WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS. I WISH I HAD TAKEN SOME MORE PHOTO'S OF THE BLUE UNIT WHICH WAS BUILT IN 1952.
T L 08-02-1978 3 CR 3676 EMD GP35 EL 2570 BAR 84, CR OH CLEVELAND TWO FORMER EL UNITS AND A B.A.R. UNIT E/B APPROACHING THE DRAWBRIDGE.
T L 08-02-1978 4 CR 6082 EMD SD45 EL 3617 CR OH CLEVELAND FORMER EL UNIT AT WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS.
T L 08-02-1978 5 CR 6680 EMD SDP45 EL 3649 CR 6306 OH CLEVELAND FORMER EL UNIT AT WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS.
T L 08-02-1978 6 CR 6748 ALCO C630 PRR 6310- PC 6310
OH CLEVELAND WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS.
T L 08-02-1978 7 CR 6748 ALCO C628 PRR 6310- PC 6310 CR 6776 OH CLEVELAND NOT MANY BIG ALCO'S MADE IT INTO CR BLUE. PHOTO AT THE WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS.
T L 08-02-1978 8 CR 6748 ALCO C628 PRR 6310- PC 6310 CR 6776 OH CLEVELAND WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS. CR WAS BARELY TWO YEARS OLD, AND THIS PAINT JOB CERTAINLY NOT MUCH MORE THAN A YEAR OLD AT MOST, YET IT SEEMS BADLY FADED ALREADY.
T L 08-02-1978 9 CR 6765 ALCO C630 PRR 6315- PC 6315 CR 6545 OH CLEVELAND WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS WITH PARTS OF CUYHOGA RIVER DRAWBRIDGE VISIBLE.
T L 08-05-1978 1 CR 5888 EMD GP7 PRR 8564- PC 5864- PC 5888 CR PA MEADVILLE IN 1987, MEADVILLE STILL HAD AN ACTIVE SMALL ENGINE HOUSE AND THE MASSIVE ERIE RR COALING TOWER SEEMED UNTOUCHED BY TIME.
T L 08-05-1978 2 CR 6254 EMD SD40 PC 6254 CR 6286 PA MEADVILLE SD40'S AT COALING TOWER.
T L 08-05-1978 3 CR 8700 EMD SW8 DL&W 511- EL 371 CR 5888 PA MEADVILLE SOMETIMES THE LIGHTING IS JUST PERFECT FOR RAILROAD PHOTOGRAPHY. I HAVE A PROPENSITY TO RUN INTO ENGINES WITH DOUBLE ZEROS IN THEIR UNIT NUMBERS.
T L 08-05-1978 4 CR 8700 EMD SW8 DL&W 511- EL 371
PA MEADVILLE COALING TOWER IN BACKGROUND.
T L 08-05-1978 5 CR 6330 EMD SD40 PRR 6077- PC 6077 CR 6286, CR 6254 PA MEADVILLE IN ERIE LACKAWANNA DAYS, THERE WAS AN 'EL' DIAMOND MOUNTED ABOVE THE SHOP WHERE THE CONRAIL SYMBOL APPEARS IN THIS PHOTO.
T L 08-05-1978 6 CR 6254 EMD SD40 PC 6254 CR 6286, CR 6330 PA MEADVILLE ON FORMER ERIE MAIN, SOMEWHERE EAST OF MEADVILE.
T L 08-05-1978 7 CR 7344 EMD GP9 NYC 5944- PC 7516- PC 7344
NY JAMESTOWN THE JAMESTOWN PASSENGER STATION PLATFORM WAS JUST TO THE LEFT OF THIS UNIT.
T L 08-05-1978 8 CR 3154 EMD GP40 PC 3154
NY JAMESTOWN FORMER ERIE MAIN, EAST OF JAMESTOWN. THE SECOND TRACK IS IN THE PROCESS OF BEING REMOVED. BEFORE LONG, THIS PORTION OF MAINLINE WOULD BE PRACTICALLY UNUSED BY CR. HERE IS THE SAME UNIT IN 1977: 1977/19770615_01.jpg
T L 08-05-1978 9 CR TRACK TRACK

NY JAMESTOWN FORMER ERIE MAIN, AGAIN, SOMEWHERE EAST OF JAMESTOWN. THE SECOND TRACK IS IN THE PROCESS OF BEING REMOVED WITH FISHPLATES ALREADY BEING UNBOLTED.
T L 08-05-1978 10 CR 7337 EMD GP97 NYC 5937- PC 7509- PC 7337 CR 7793 NY SALAMANCA SALAMANCA IS WHERE THE ERIE'S ORIGINAL MAINLINE TO DUNKIRK AND LAKE ERIE DIVERGED FROM THE CHICAGO MAIN.
T L 08-05-1978 11 CR 7793 EMD GP38 PC 7793
NY SALAMANCA THE BUFFALO ROCHESTER & PITTSBURGH STATION IN SALAMANCA IS NOW A RR MUSEUM.
T L 08-06-1978 3 CR 9998 ALCO RS-3 ERIE 1027- EL 1027- EL 1060
NY SILVER SPRINGS ALCO REBUILT WITH EMD E8 ENGINE, ON ERIE'S BUFFALO LINE. WE THINK EL E8 823 DONATED A PRIME MOVER FOR THIS REBUILD.
T L 08-06-1978 4 CR 9998 ALCO RS-3 ERIE 1027- EL 1027- EL 1060
NY SILVER SPRINGS ALCO REBUILT WITH EMD ENGINE, ON ERIE'S BUFFALO LINE. THIS UNIT WAS THE FIRST AND ONLY SUCH REBUILD THAT THE EL MANAGED TO FINISH BEFORE THE START OF CONRAIL. IT IS SIMILAR TO PENN CENTRAL'S DEWITT RS-3 REBUILD PRODUCTS.
T L 08-06-1978 5 CR 9998 ALCO RS-3 ERIE 1027- EL 1027- EL 1060
NY SILVER SPRINGS END SHOT OF EMD RE-ENGINED RS-3. IT SEEMS THAT SOMEONE HAD PREVIOUSLY TRIED TO REMOVE THE RED CONRAIL PAINT FROM THE EL DIAMOND.
T L 08-07-1978 1 CR 6002 EMD SD35 PRR 6002- PC 6002 CR 6529, CR 6004 NY WELLSVILLE A PLEASANT SCENE SO TYPICAL OF THE ERIE. 1978/19780807_08.jpg 1978/19780807_03.jpg 1978/19780807_04.jpg
T L 08-07-1978 2 GE 806 GE U25B GE 755- SLSF 806 CR 6201 PA SAYRE AN ANCIENT LOOKING U25B. THIS WAS A FORMER GE 1961 DEMONSTRATOR UNIT. IT HAS PRIMITIVE VERITICAL END STEPS FOUND ONLY ON THE EARLIEST U25B'S. A TINY 'GE' SYMBOL WAS PAINTED SMACK IN THE MIDDLE OF THE LONG HOOD, TOO SMALL TO BE SEEN IN THIS PHOTO.
T L 08-07-1978 3 CR 6002 EMD SD35 PRR 6002- PC 6002 CR 6529, CR 6004 PA SAYRE HERE ARE THREE BIG AND RARE BIRDS, EVEN FOR 1978. TWO SD35'S, AND ONE U28C. ALL THREE ARE x PRR UNITS. 1978/19780807_01.jpg 1978/19780807_08.jpg 1978/19780807_04.jpg
T L 08-07-1978 4 CR 6002 EMD SD35 PRR 6002- PC 6002 CR 6529, CR 6004 PA SAYRE SAYRE, PAST ITS GLORY AS AN LV TOWN. 1978/19780807_01.jpg 1978/19780807_03.jpg 1978/19780807_08.jpg
T L 08-07-1978 5 CR 6004 EMD SD35 PRR 6004- PC 600 CR 6529, CR 6002 PA SAYRE THE LARGE LEHIGH VALLEY PASSENGER STATION AT SAYRE.
T L 08-07-1978 6 GE 806 GE U25B GE 755- SLSF 806 CR 6201 PA SAYRE ANOTHER VIEW OF THAT ANCIENT LOOKING U25B. LOOK AT THAT BIZARRE HAND RAIL ARRANGEMENT AND THE VERITICAL END STEPS FOUND ONLY ON THE EARLIEST U25B'S SUCH AS THIS FORMER DEMONSTRATOR THAT WAS BUILT IN 1961.
T L 08-07-1978 7 CR 2980 GE U33B PC 2890 CR 7860, GE 806, CR 6201 PA SAYRE THE ENGINE FACILITY AT SAYRE WAS SURPRISINGLY BUSY DURING OUR 1978 VISIT, BUT CERTAINLY NOT SO BUSY IN BY LEHIGH VALLEY RAILROAD STANDARDS. THE GE U33B WAS NEVER A POPULAR MODEL.
T L 08-07-1978 8 CR 6002 EMD SD35 PRR 6002- PC 6002 CR 6529, CR 6004 PA SAYRE THREE x PRR UNITS AT THE SANDING TOWER. 1978/19780807_01.jpg 1978/19780807_03.jpg 1978/19780807_04.jpg
T L 08-07-1978 9 CR 6201 EMD SD45 PRR 6201- PC 6201 GE 806, CR 7860, CR 2890 PA SAYRE A HODGE-PODGE OF POWER HEADS NORTH THROUGH SAYRE'S YARDS.
T L 08-07-1978 10 CR 6201 EMD SD45 PRR 6201- PC 6201 GE 806, CR 7860, CR 2890 PA SAYRE OLD AND NEW GE'S AND EMD'S ROLL NORTH PAST THE SAYRE STATION.
T L 08-07-1978 11 CR 6201 EMD SD45 PRR 6201- PC 6201 GE 806, CR 7860, CR 2890 PA SAYRE OLD AND NEW GE'S AND EMD'S ROLL NORTH PAST THE SAYRE STATION.
T L 08-07-1978 12 CR 6201 EMD SD45 PRR 6201- PC 6201 GE 806, CR 7860, CR 2890 NY WAVERLY A TRAIN ON THE TRACK THAT CONNECTED THE LV WITH THE EL.
T L 08-07-1978 13 CR 6201 EMD SD45 PRR 6201- PC 6201 GE 806, CR 7860, CR 2890 NY WAVERLY WAVERLY WAS JUST NORTH OF THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE LINE, ABOVE SAYRE.
T L 08-07-1978 14 GE 806 GE U25B GE 755- SLSF 806 CR 6201, CR 7860 NY WAVERLY A FINAL SHOT OF THAT PRIMITIVE, FORMER DEMONSTRATOR, U25B.
T L 08-07-1978 15 CR STATION STATION

NY HORSEHEADS FORMER ERIE STATION WITH AN INTERESTING NAME.
T L 08-07-1978 16 CR WHISTLE POST WHISTLE POST DL&W- EL
NY BATH EX DL&W WHISTLE POST.
T L 08-08-1978 1 GENESEE & WYOMING 1976 ALCO RS1 GENESEE & WYOMING 30 GENESEE & WYOMING 42 NY RETSOF G & W'S BICENTENNIAL UNIT, 2 YEARS PAST THE 76 BASH. TRAILING UNIT STARTED ON THE NEW HAVEN, BOTH UNITS LATER SERVED O THE CAPE COD RR AND THE CONNECTICUT CENTRAL.
T L 08-08-1978 2 GENESEE & WYOMING 1976 ALCO RS1 GENESEE & WYOMING 30 GENESEE & WYOMING 42 NY RETSOF G & W'S BICENTENNIAL UNIT, 2 YEARS PAST THE 76 BASH. TRAILING UNIT STARTED ON THE NEW HAVEN, BOTH UNITS LATER SERVED O THE CAPE COD RR AND THE CONNECTICUT CENTRAL.
T L 08-09-1978 1 CN 4103 EMD GP9
CN 4100,CN ONT WINDSOR WE RODE THIS PASSENGER TRAIN FROM LONDON, ONTARIO TO WINDSOR. I REMEMBER THAT THOSE GP'S REALLY GOT THIS TRAIN MOVING AT HIGH SPEEDS.
T L 08-09-1978 2 CN 4103 EMD GP9
CN 4100, CN ONT WINDSOR EVENING VIEW OF WINDSOR PASSENGER STATION WITH THE FAST TRAIN THAT WE RODE.
T L 08-09-1978 3 CN 4103 EMD GP9
CN 4100, CN ONT WINDSOR PASSENGER TRAIN FROM TORONTO AND LONDON, ONT. UNLOADING PASSENGERS.
T L 08-10-1978 1 CSS&SB 106 COMMUTER

IN HAMMOND C.S.S.&S.B ELECTRIC COMMUTER ACTION.
T L 08-10-1978 2 CR 6321 EMD SD40 PRR 6068- PC 6068 CR IN HAMMOND THE INCREDIBLY BUSY AND COMPLICATED INTERLOCKING AT HOHMAN AVENUE. THE LEAD UNIT WAS STILL IN SERVICE IN 2003.
T L 08-10-1978 3 EJ&E 651 EMD SD38

IN HAMMOND MY FIRST ENCOUNTER WITH AN EMD SD38. THIS ONE BEING PRODUCED BY EMD IN 1970.
T L 08-10-1978 4 GTW 4707 EMD GP18
GT&W 5810 IN GRIFFITH THE ERIE AND THE GRAND TRUNK CROSSED AT GRIFFITH. THIS TOWN ALSO WAS WHERE THE METROPOLITAN CHICAGO AREA ENDED AND WHERE THE CORNFIELDS BEGAN.
T L 08-10-1978 5 CR SEMAPHORE 927-2 SEMAPHORE EL, ERIE
IN CLANRICARDE SEMAPHORE ON THE ERIE WESTERN RR AT CLANRICARDE ROAD. CLANRICARDE IS BETWEEN KOUTS AND WILDERS. BY 1978, CONRAIL HAD SEVERED THE EL LINE IN INDIANA AND ENDED ITS THROUGH ROUTE MAINLINE STATUS. THANKS TO CHRIS SCHICK FOR THE CAPTION UPDATE.
T L 08-11-1978 1 CR 8071 EMD GP38-2 PC 8071 CR 6551 IN FORT WAYNE ON FORMER PRR MAIN. MUCH LATER, IN POST CONRAIL TIMES, UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS.
T L 08-11-1978 2 CR 8071 EMD GP38-2 PC 8071 CR 6551 IN FORT WAYNE ON FORMER PRR MAIN. MUCH LATER, IN POST CONRAIL TIMES, UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS.
T L 08-11-1978 3 CR 8071 EMD GP38-2 PC 8071 CR 6551 IN FORT WAYNE ON FORMER PRR MAIN. MUCH LATER, IN POST CONRAIL TIMES, UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS.
T L 08-11-1978 4 CR 8071 EMD GP38-2 PC 8071 CR 6551,CR 6158, NW 3488, NW 8477 IN FORT WAYNE FORT WAYNE WAS A BUSY RAILROAD TOWN, WITH THE x PRR AND FORMER WABASH RUNNING PARALLEL AND THEN CROSSING. MUCH LATER, IN POST CONRAIL TIMES, UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS.
T L 08-11-1978 5 CR 8071 EMD GP38-2 PC 8071 CR 6158, NW 3488, NW 675 IN FORT WAYNE HERE WE SEE ACTION ON THE FORMER PRR AS WELL AS ON THE FORMER WABASH. MUCH LATER, IN POST CONRAIL TIMES, UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS.
T L 08-11-1978 6 NW 640 EMD GP9

IN FORT WAYNE NW KEPT THE GP9'S IN MAINLINE SERVICE WELL INTO THE EARLY EIGHTIES.
T L 08-11-1978 7 CR 3275 EMD GP40-2 RDG 3671
IN FORT WAYNE x READING UNIT ON THE x PRR WITH THE DISTINCTIVE PRR SIGNALS ALONGSIDE.
T L 08-11-1978 9 CR 6291 EMD SD40 B&O 7488- CNJ 3067 CR 23308 IN FORT WAYNE CONRAIL TRAINS, COMING AND GOING, AS THEY CROSS THE OLD WABASH.
T L 08-11-1978 10 CR 8071 EMD GP38-2 PC 8071 CR 6551 IN FORT WAYNE MORE CR ACTION IN FORT WAYNE. MUCH LATER, IN POST CONRAIL TIMES, UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS.
T L 08-11-1978 11 ERES 203 ALCO C420 LIRR 203 ERES 207, ERES 206 IN HUNTINGTON THE ERIE WESTERN RR PICKED UP SOME OLD LONG ISLAND ALCO CENTURIES FOR SHORT LINE DUTIES.
T L 08-11-1978 12 ERES 203 ALCO C420 LIRR 203 ERES 207 IN HUNTINGTON ERIE WESTERN'S SMALL ENGINE FACILITY AT HUNTINGTON. UNIT 207 WAS SENT TO THE GREEN BAY AND WESTERN FOR REPAIRS IN 1979. THE ERIE WESTERN COULD NOT PAY FOR THE REPAIRS, SO GB&W ENDED UP OWNING THE UNIT. IT WAS TO BE RENUMBERED TO GB&W 324, BUT ENDED UPAS LITTLE ROCK & WESTERN 207 INSTEAD, AFTER HAVING ITS SHORT HOOD CHOPPED.
T L 08-11-1978 13 ERES 203 ALCO C420 LIRR 203 ERES 207 IN HUNTINGTON HUNTINGTON WAS THE ERIE'S ONLY SIGNIFICANT FACILITY IN INDIANA OUTSIDE OF THE CHICAGO AREA.
T L 08-11-1978 14 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166
IN HUNTINGTON ERIE WESTERN'S THREE ALCO RS-3'S WERE PAINTED IN A WHITE SCHEME THAT PROVED TO BE DIFFICULT TO PROPERLY EXPOSE TO CAMERA FILM. AT LEAST THEY WERE NOT THAT LIGHT EATING N&W BLACK.
T L 08-11-1978 15 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166 ERES 205 IN HUNTINGTON ALL 3 ERIE WESTERN RS-3'S WERE FROM THE CHICAGO AND NORTHWESTERN RR. THIS UNIT STARTED OUT AS THE CHICAGO, St PAUL, MINNEAPOLIS & OMAHA 166.
T L 08-11-1978 16 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166 ERES 205 IN HUNTINGTON WE WERE LUCKY TO SEE THE ERIE WESTERN RR WHEN IT WAS ACTIVE. IT DID NOT LAST MORE THAN JUST A FEW YEARS.
T L 08-11-1978 17 ERES 205 ALCO C420 LIRR 205 ERES 1602 IN HUNTINGTON THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY HAD ITS ANNUAL MEETING IN HUNTINGTON INDIANA IN 1978. AT THIS CONVENTION, KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND EX-EL EXECUTIVE GREGORY MAXWELL SAID THAT 'THERE WOULD ALWAYS BE AN 'ERIE' '.
T L 08-11-1978 18 ERES 1602 ALCO RS-3 L&M 302- C&NW 302- C&NW 1553
IN HUNTINGTON BUILT 1953 FOR LITCHFIELD & MADISON, C&NW IN 1958, LOUISIANNA MIDLAND IN 7/79, SOLD FOR PARTS IN 1987.
T L 08-12-1978 1 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166
IN MONTEREY THE ERIE WESTERN RR PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY. HERE IS A RARE EXAMPLE OF AN ARTSY-FARTSY SHOT OF MINE.
T L 08-12-1978 2 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166
IN MONTEREY THE ERIE WESTERN RR RAN A PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY. IT RAN FROM HUNTINGTON TO NORTH JUDSON, AND BACK, USING ROCK ISLAND COMMUTER COACHES.
T L 08-12-1978 3 ERES 1600 ALCO RS-3 C&NW 1552 ERES 207 IN HUNTINGTON THIS UNIT LATER BECAME LOAM 1600. LOAM BEING THE LOUISIANNA MIDLAND RR.
T L 08-12-1978 4 NW 1616 EMD SD40

IN HUNTINGTON LOTS OF UNITS ON THE x WABASH ABOUT TO HIT THE DIAMONDS OF THE x ERIE MAIN.
T L 08-12-1978 5 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166
IN MONTEREY THE ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
T L 08-12-1978 6 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166
IN MONTEREY THE ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AT MONTEREY. EL HAS BEEN GONE ONLY 2 YEARS AND THE WEEDS ARE IN CONTROL.
T L 08-12-1978 7 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166
IN MONTEREY THE ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY. NOTE THE CONCRETE ERIE TELEPHONE BOOTH.
T L 08-12-1978 8 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166
IN MONTEREY THE ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
T L 08-12-1978 9 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166
IN MONTEREY MORE SHOTS OF ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
T L 08-12-1978 10 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166
IN NORTH JUDSON ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MAY HAVE BEEN THE LAST PASSENGER TRAIN ON THE x EL IN THE MIDDLE OF INDIANA.
T L 08-12-1978 11 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166
IN NORTH JUDSON EVEN MORE SHOTS OF ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
T L 08-12-1978 12 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166 RI 2585 IN NORTH JUDSON ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
T L 08-12-1978 13 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166
IN NORTH JUDSON ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
T L 08-12-1978 14 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166
IN MONTEREY A FAVORITE PHOTO OF ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
T L 08-12-1978 15 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166
IN ? ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY PASSENGER TRAIN, ON EX-ERIE GRADE SEPARATION
T L 08-12-1978 16 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166
IN ? ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY PASSENGER TRAIN ON EX-ERIE GRADE SEPARATION. HARD AS IT IS TO BELIEVE, INDIANA HAS ENOUGH HILLS TO DRIVE THE ERIE TO INVEST ITS FEW DOLLARS IN A GRADE SEPARATION PROJECT.
T L 08-12-1978 17 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 CStPM&O 166- C&NW 166
IN HUNTINGTON ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY PASSENGER TRAIN AT HUNTINGTON STATION
T L 08-12-1978 18 ERES 1600 ALCO RS-3 C&NW 1552
IN HUNTINGTON THIS UNIT LATER BECAME LOAM 1600. LOAM=LOUISIANNA MIDLAND.
T L 08-12-1978 19 ERES 1600 ALCO RS-3 C&NW 1552 ERES 207 IN HUNTINGTON THIS UNIT LATER BECAME LOAM 1600. LOAM=LOUISIANNA MIDLAND.
T L 08-13-1978 1 SPEG SIGNAL CROSSING SIGNAL

OH OHIO CITY WIG-WAG ON FORMER ERIE MAINLINE.
T L 08-13-1978 2 SPEG TOWER TOWER

IN KINGSLAND FORMER ERIE TOWER.
T L 08-13-1978 3 SPEG STATION STATION

IN KINGSLAND EX-ERIE.
T L 08-13-1978 4 SPEG TOWER AND STATION TOWER AND STATION

IN KINGSLAND EX-ERIE TOWER AND STATION AT KINGSLAND.
T L 08-13-1978 5 NW 2517 EMD GP9

IN DECATUR E/B ON THE FORMER WABASH.
T L 08-13-1978 6 NW 2517 EMD GP9

IN DECATUR EX-ERIE DA TOWER.
T L 08-13-1978 7 SPEG STATION STATION

OH OHIO CITY EX ERIE STATION WITH THE DOUBLE TRACK ERIE ON THE RIGHT, THE x NKP 'CLOVERLEAF' LINE ON THE LEFT, AND THE 'BIG FOUR' RUNNING STRAIGHT ACROSS THE PHOTO FROM LEFT TO RIGHT. THE STATION ONCE HAD A TOWER WHERE THE ROOF IS A DIFFERENT SHADE OF COLOR.
T L 08-13-1978 8 SPEG 653 ALCO S4 P&LE 8646
OH SPENCERVILLE SPENCERVILLE AND ELGIN UNIT ON EX-ERIE MAINLINE.
T L 08-13-1978 9 SPEG 653 ALCO S4 P&LE 8646
OH SPENCERVILLE SPENCERVILLE AND ELGIN UNIT ON EX-ERIE MAINLINE.
T L 08-13-1978 10 LIMA PLAQUE BUILDER'S PLATE

OH LIMA BALDWIN LIMA HAMILTON BUILDING PLAQUE AT FORMER LIMA LOCOMOTIVE WORKS.
T L 08-13-1978 11 NW 1347 EMD GP40

OH LIMA LIMA'S NW ENGINE FACILITY.
T L 08-13-1978 12 NW 4158 EMD GP38

OH LIMA NW'S BLACK AS BLACK CAN BE PAINT SCHEME. ALMOST FOUR DECADES LATER, THIS UNIT WAS REBUILT INTO AN RP-E4C SLUG.
T L 08-13-1978 13 NW 4158 EMD GP38
NW 1347 OH LIMA MORE LIMA ENGINE FACILITY VIEWS.
T L 08-13-1978 14 B&O 4246 EMD GP40-2

OH LIMA CHESSIE SYSTEM'S COLORFUL SCHEME WAS ALL TOO BRIEF IN DURATION.
T L 08-13-1978 15 B&O 4155 EMD GP40-2
C&O 4073 OH LIMA A FAVORITE PHOTO WITH CHESSIE SYSTEM POWER, C&O POWER, AND A B&O BOX CAR, SIDE BY SIDE.
T L 08-13-1978 16 CR STATION STATION

OH KENTON KENTON STATION ON THE x ERIE MAINLINE. KENTON WAS THE SITE OF A CABOOSE MANUFACTURER.
T L 08-13-1978 17 CR 7207 EMD GP9 PRR 7207- PC 7207
OH MARION A WARM SUMMER DAY IN MARION.
T L 08-13-1978 18 CR 7198 EMD GP9 PRR 7198- PC 7198 CR 7146 OH MARION CONRAIL EVENTUALLY PULLED ALL OF ITS YARD SERVICES OUT OF MARION.
T L 10-19-1978 1 CR 6722 ALCO C628 LV 626 CR 6736 OH CLEVELAND BIG ALCOS AT CLEVELANDS BRIDGE NUMBER ONE OVER THE CUYAHOGA RIVER. THE NYC LAKEFRONT MAIN AND THE PRR'S ORE DOCK LINE (C&P) SHARED THE DRAWBRIDGE. UNIT 6721 WORE THE WHITE LEHIGH VALLEY 'SNOW BIRD' PAINT SCHEME ALL UNTIL CONRAIL PAINTED IT BLUE.
T L 10-27-1978 1 C&NW 166 BILEVEL CONTROL COACH

IL EVANSTON L. S. MELIN PHOTO. TAKEN AT THE MAIN STREET STATION. THE BIG WHITE BUILDING IN THE DISTANCE IS THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE "ROTARY INTERNATIONAL", WITH A "HOLIDAY INN" NEXT TO IT.
T L 10-28-1978 1 BN 552 EMD TR2A CBQ 9403A BN 9911, BN 9921 IL AURORA YEARS WOULD GO BY UNTIL I REALIZED THAT THIS WAS A VERY RARE MODEL, EMD TR2A, OR SLUG MOTHER VERSION OF THE EMD NW2. L. S. MELIN PHOTO. SWITCHER AT AURORA, ILLINOIS..
T L 10-28-1978 2 BN 9902 EMD E9R CB&Q 9938- BN 9938 BN 9911 IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS, CAB UNITS SIDE BY SIDE.
T L 10-28-1978 3 BN 9901 EMD E9R CB&Q 9938- BN 9938 BN 9911 IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS, WHERE THE BN'S COMMUTER OPERATIONS TERMINATED AND EQUIPMENT WOULD RESIDE AT THE END OF THE DAY.
T L 10-28-1978 4 BN 9902 EMD E9R CB&Q 9939- BN 9939
IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS. IN 1978, BN PROBABLY HAD MORE OF 'E' UNITS THAN ANY OTHER LINE. BN 9902 WAS SOLD TO MARC IN THE EARLY 1990's FOR $100,000.
T L 10-28-1978 5 BN 9902 EMD E9R CB&Q 9939- BN 9939
IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS.
T L 10-28-1978 6 BN 9904 EMD E9R CB&Q 9977- BN 9977 BN 9902 IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. EVENING AT AURORA, ILLINOIS. THE STATION PLATFORM IS AT THE LEFT. IN 1996, THIS UNIT WAS OPERATED BY THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD.
T L 10-28-1978 7 BN 9911 EMD E9R CB&Q 9986B- BN 9981
IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS. 'E' UNITS LOOK GOOD FROM ALMOST ANY ANGLE.
T L 10-28-1978 8 BN 9921 EMD E9R CB&Q 9921- BN 9991
IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS.
T L 10-28-1978 9 BN 9915 EMD E9R CB&Q 9985- BN 9985
IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS. THIS UNIT WOULD LATER SERVE ON THE SUSQUEHANNA RR.
T L 10-28-1978 10 BN 9901 EMD E9R CB&Q 9938- BN 9938 BN 9919 IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS. THE CHALLENGE THAT A VIEWER FACES, WHEN VIEWING A PAIRED 'E' UNIT IMAGE LIKE THIS, IS THAT ONE DOES NOT KNOW WHICH 'E' UNIT TO LOOK AT.
T L 11-01-1978 1 CR ? EMD F7

OH CLEVELAND THE VIEW FROM MY COLLEGE DORM WINDOW AT CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY. THE TRACKS FROM NEAR TO FAR WERE: 2-'RAPID TRANSIT' TRACKS, 2-NW MAIN TRACKS (x NKP), 2-CLEVELAND UNION TERMINAL TRACKS (x NYC AND GONE), AND 2-CLEVELAND SHORT LINE TRACKS (x NYC).
T L 11-01-1978 2 CR ? EMD F7

OH CLEVELAND ANOTHER VIEW FROM MY DORM AT CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY. DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND IS IN THE FAR DISTANCE. EVERY DAY, CR WOULD SEND A QUARTET OR AN OCTECT OF 'F' UNITS BY MY DORM ON A TRANSFER RUN. UNFORTUNATELY, I NEVER PHOTOGRAPHED THEM AT TRACKSIDE.
T L 11-04-1978 1 C&NW 409 EMD F7 C&NW 4068A
IL CHICAGO L. S. MELIN PHOTO. 'F' UNIT INSIDE C&NW STATION.
T L 11-23-1978 1 C&NW 521 EMD E8 C&NW 5023A
IL CHICAGO L. S. MELIN PHOTO. BALDING 'E' UNIT BY C&NW'S STATION. EVERY C&NW CAB UNIT SEEMED DIFFERENT. THIS ONE LACKS AN UPPER HEADLIGHT AND IS DEVOID OF NUMBER BORADS.
T L 11-23-1978 2 GM&O 647 EMD GP35
AMTK 263 IL CHICAGO A FAVORITE L. S. MELIN PHOTO. A GM&O UNIT ASSISTING AN AMTRAK TRAIN AT UNION STATION. THE AMTRAK F40PH WAS SCRAPPED IN 2004.
T L 11-24-1978 1 RTA 107 EMD F40PH

IL CHICAGO PHOTOGRAPHY AT LASALLE STREET PASSENGER STATION WAS MADE EASIER AFTER THE ROCK ISLAND REMOVED ALL BUT THE SKELETON OF THE ROOF.
T L 11-24-1978 2 RTA 105 EMD F40PH

IL CHICAGO CHIGAGO RTA COMMUTER NEXT TO VACANT LOT THAT WAS DEARBORN PASSENGER STATION.
T L 11-24-1978 3 RI 4804 EMD SW1

IL CHICAGO ROCK ISLAND SWITCHER PERFORMS ITS YARD WORK WITH COMMUTER COACHES.
T L 11-24-1978 4 RI 652 EMD E8

IL CHICAGO QUAD CITIES ROCKET PASSENGER TRAIN WITH BICENTENIAL UNIT. A CONTEST WAS HELD TO DESIGN A BI-CENTENNIAL PAINT SCHEME FOR A ROCK ISLAND UNIT. THIS IS WHAT WON. GO FIGURE. ALSO, NOTE THE ERIE WESTERN PIGGY BACKER IN THE BACKGROUND.
T L 11-24-1978 5 RI 654 EMD E8

IL CHICAGO PEORIA ROCKET PASSENGER TRAIN. BY 1978, ALL LONG DISTANCE PASSENGER SERVICE WAS AMTRAK'S DOMAIN, EXCEPT FOR ON THE ROCK ISLAND, SOUTHERN, AND D&RGW.
T L 11-25-1978 1 BN 801 BILEVEL CONTROL COACH

IL LA GRANGE EARLY MORNING LIGHT AND FROSTY TIES GREETED US HERE ON CHICAGO'S WESTERN SUBURBS.
T L 11-25-1978 2 BN 8007 EMD SD40-2

IL LA GRANGE NOTICE THE CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS OUT ONLY 2 DAYS AFTER THANKGIVING.
T L 11-25-1978 3 BN 815 BILEVEL CONTROL COACH

IL LA GRANGE A CHICAGO SUBURAN STATION. THIS ONE REMINDS ME OF SOME OF THE ERIE STATIONS IN NEW JERSEY.
T L 11-25-1978 4 BN 6200 EMD SD9 CB&Q 433
IL LA GRANGE A DREARY COLD DAY IN ANOTHER CHICAGO SUBURB THAT I CANNOT REMEMBER. I HAVE A KNACK FOR SEEING LOCOMOTIVES WITH DOUBLE ZERO NUMBERS. THIS UNIT SUCCUMBED TO THE SCRAPPER IN 1991.
T L 11-25-1978 5 AMTK 282 EMD F40PH

IL LA GRANGE EASTBOUND ILLINI PASSENGER TRAIN WITH BILEVEL SUBURBAN COMMUTER COACHES PAINTED IN AMTRACK COLORS. THIS UNIT WAS MADE FROM PARTS FROM AN EMD SDP40F, AND SCRAPPED BY 2003.
T L 11-25-1978 6 BN 6485 EMD SD45 NP 3643 BN 6421 IL LA GRANGE 'BEST WAY LAUNDERERS CLEANERS' SERVES AS A BACKDROP FOR THIS SHOT IN ANOTHER WESTERN CHICAGO SUBURB.
T L 11-25-1978 7 BN 5411 GE U25B GN 2511
IL LA GRANGE ANOTHER BN TRAIN ON CHICAGO'S 'TRIPLE TRACK SPEEDWAY' RACES PAST THE 'BEST WAY LAUNDERERS CLEANERS'. THE PHOTOS FROM THIS DAY ARE SO DREARY THAT I WAS HESITANT TO LOAD THEM ON THE NET, BUT I THOUGHT SOMEONE SOMEWHERE MIGHT LIKE THEM.
T L 11-25-1978 8 BN 9924 EMD E9R CB&Q 9994- BN 9994
IL AURORA AURORA ILLINOIS WAS THE STAGING AREA FOR EASTBOUND CHICAGO COMMUTER TRAINS ON THE BN.
T L 11-25-1978 11 BN ? EMD E9R CB&Q
IL AURORA SEVEN, COUNT 'EM, SEVEN 'E' UNITS TO BRIGHTEN UP AN OTHERWISE DREARY DARK DAY.
T L 11-25-1978 12 BN 9913 EMD E9R CB&Q 9988B- BN 9983 BN 9903 IL AURORA MORE PAIRINGS OF 'E' UNITS IN THE AURORA COACH YARD. THE UNIT ON THE LEFT WOULD BE PAINTED IN A FINE CANADIAN NATIONAL SCHEME IN THE YEAR 2000, FOR EXECUTIVE TRAINS. AND THE UNIT ON THE RIGHT WOULD GO TO THE TENNESSEE BICENTENNIA COMMISSION AS ITS 1796 AND THEN GET A FACK "CB&Q 9913" PAINT SCHEME AT THE GULF COAST RAILRAOD MUSEUM IN FLORIDA.
T L 11-25-1978 13 BN 9913 EMD E9R CB&Q 9988B- BN 9983 BN 9914 IL AURORA MORE PAIRINGS OF 'E' UNITS IN THE AURORA COACH YARD.
T L 11-25-1978 14 BN 9902 EMD E9R CB&Q 9939- BN 9939 BN 9921, BN 9919 IL AURORA A GLIMMER OF LATE AFTERNOON WINTER SUN SHINES ON THREE 'E' UNITS.
T L 11-25-1978 15 BN 9913 EMD E9R CB&Q 9988B- BN 9983 BN 9914 IL AURORA A PAIRING OF CAB PROFILES. THE UNIT 9913 WOULD GO TO THE TENNESSEE BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION, AS ITS 1796 AND THEN GET A FACK "CB&Q 9913" PAINT SCHEME AT THE GULF COAST RAILRAOD MUSEUM IN FLORIDA.
T L 11-25-1978 16 BN 3039 EMD GP40 CB&Q 639
IL AURORA W/B FRIEGHT PASSES THE AURORA PASSENGER STATION.
T L 11-25-1978 17 BN ? BILEVEL COMMUTER COACH

IL AURORA INTERIOR OF A BN BI-LEVEL COMMUTER CAR. THESE PARTICULAR CARS ALLOWED TRAIN CREWS, WHO WERE STANDING ON THE LOWER LEVEL, TO COLLECT TICKETS FROM THE UPPER LEVEL PASSENGERS BY WAY OF THE OPEN CENTER SECTION.
T L 11-25-1978 18 BN 9923 EMD E9R CB&Q 9993- BN 9993
IL ? A DOUBLE HEADER COMMUTER AT A BN CHICAGO SUBURBAN PASSENGER STOP.
T L 11-25-1978 19 BN 9924 EMD E9R CB&Q 9994- BN 9994
IL AURORA A FINAL SHOT OF AN AURORA 'E' UNIT. IT WAS HARD TO PULL MYSELF AWAY FROM THERE.
T L 11-26-1978 1 AMTK ? RTG TURBO TRAIN

IL CHICAGO A FRENCH BUILT TURBINE POWERED PASSENGER TRAIN INSIDE UNION STATION.
T L 01-01-1979 1 CR 6681 EMD SDP45 EL 3650 CR 6665 OH CLEVELAND AT WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS.
T L 01-01-1979 2 CR 6687 EMD SDP45 EL 3656 CR 6676 OH CLEVELAND AT WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS. THIS UNIT WAS ONE OF NINE EL SDP45's TO SURVIVE AS LATE AS 2003 AS AN INDIANA HARBOR BELT UNIT.
T L 01-01-1979 3 RTA 50 TRANSIT

IL EVANSTON L. S. MELIN PHOTO. CHICAGO RTA TRANSIT.
T L 03-07-1979 1 C&NW 1779 EMD GP18

IL DES PLAINES L. S. MELIN PHOTO
T L 03-07-1979 2 C&NW 1779 EMD GP18

IL DES PLAINES L. S. MELIN PHOTO
T L 03-14-1979 1 C&NW 422 EMD F7 C&NW 4079C
IL CHICAGO REAR OF UNIT, L. S. MELIN PHOTO AT CHICAGO AND NORTHWESTERN RR's CHICAGO STATION.
T L 03-14-1979 2 C&NW 422 EMD F7 C&NW 4079C
IL CHICAGO L. S. MELIN PHOTO AT CHICAGO AND NORTHWESTERN RR's CHICAGO STATION.
T L 03-14-1979 3 C&NW 422 EMD F7 C&NW 4079C
IL CHICAGO L. S. MELIN PHOTO AT CHICAGO AND NORTHWESTERN RR's CHICAGO STATION.
T L 03-16-1979 1 CR 6324 EMD SD40 PRR 6071- PC 6071 CR 6320 OH CLEVELAND AT WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS. THE COAST GUARD'S WHITE LIGHT HOUSE STATION CAN BE SEEN IN BACKGROUND.
T L 03-16-1979 2 CR 1774 EMD F7 NYC 1774- PC 1774 CR 1799 OH CLEVELAND ON WHISKEY ISLAND, THE PRR OWNED THE IRON ORE DOCKS, WHILE THE NYC's LAKEFRONT MAIN CROSSED THE ISLAND, AND THE B&O HAD A SPUR ONTO THE ISLAND. THE B&O IS SEEN HERE IN THE NEAR FOREGROUND RUNNING FROM SIDE TO SIDE OF THE PHOTO.
T L 03-16-1979 3 CR 6324 EMD SD40 PRR 6071- PC 6071 CR 6320 OH CLEVELAND AT WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS.
T L 03-16-1979 4 CR 7967 EMD GP38 PC 7967 CR 7847 OH CLEVELAND W/B CROSSING THE CUYAHOGA RIVER AT BRIDGE ONE. THIS IS THE x NYC LAKEFRONT MAINLINE WITH THE x PRR'S 'C&P' WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS TRACK SPLITTING OFF TO THE RIGHT. THE SECOND ENGINE HAD A LONG LIFE AND ENDED UP ON THE BURLINGTON NORTHERN AFTER ITS CONRAIL DAYS WERE OVER.
T L 03-16-1979 5 N&SS 1018 EMD SW1001
N&SS, N&SS 1016 OH CLEVELAND THE NEWBURGH AND SOUTH SHORE BOUGHT THE VERY LAST ALCO EVER MADE IN THE US. IT WAS A MODEL T-6. THE LAST UNIT IN THIS LASHUP MAY BE THAT VERY UNIT, BUT SINCE I CANNOT SEE THE UNIT NUMBER, I CANNOT NOW BE SURE.
T L 03-16-1979 6 CR 5899 EMD GP7 PRR 8799- PC 5899
OH CLEVELAND ROCKPORT YARD.
T L 03-16-1979 7 SPERRY 136 RAIL DEFECT DETECTOR

OH BEREA SPERRY RAIL DEFECT DETECTOR CAR.
T L 03-16-1979 8 CR 1117 ALCO MT-6 SLUG PRR 8659- PRR 6859- PC 6859- CR 6859 CR 6934 OH BEREA 1117 SLUG WAS REBUILT FROM AN ALCO RSD12. UNIT ON BIG FOUR, NEAR BAGLEY OR 'BAG LADY' ROAD.
T L 03-31-1979 1 C&NW 415 EMD F7 C&NW 4084C C&NW 422, C&NW 416 IL WAUKEGAN L. S. MELIN PHOTO. C&NW 'F' UNITS ARE LIKE PEOPLE. NO TWO ARE EXACTLY THE SAME.
T L 03-31-1979 2 C&NW 4311 EMD GP7 C&NW 1518 C&NW 4331 IL WAUKEGAN L. S. MELIN PHOTO ON A DARK DAY OF REBUILT AND CHOPPED NOSED GEEPS. UNIT 4311 WAS THE VERY FIRST GP7 EVER BUILT. BOTH OF THESE UNITS WERE REBUILT AT THE OELWEIN IOWA SHOPS IN THE 1972-1973 PERIOD. UNIT 4311 WAS LATER DONATED TO THE ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM AND RESTORED TO ITS ORIGINAL HIGH SHORT HOOD APPEARANCE. 1991/19910824_03.jpg
T L 03-31-1979 3 C&NW 5019 B EMD E8

IL WAUKEGAN L. S. MELIN PHOTO, 'E' UNIT SEEN BROADSIDE.
T L 03-31-1979 4 C&NW 5019 B EMD E8
C&NW 422, C&NW 416, C&NW 415 IL WAUKEGAN L. S. MELIN PHOTO, UNITS IN COMMUTER COACH YARD.
T L 03-31-1979 6 C&NW 5019 B EMD E8

IL WAUKEGAN L. S. MELIN PHOTO. THIS 'E' UNIT LACKS NUMBER BOARDS AND AS A RESULT APPEARS BLINDED OR BALDING.
T L 04-12-1979 1 PCB 889622 COVERED HOPPPER

OH CLEVELAND OVERTURNED HOPPER ON WYE WHERE CCC&ST.L (BIG FOUR) JOINED THE NYC LAKEFRONT MAINLINE (WHERE THE ORE CARS IN THE BACKGROUND ARE). THE CUYAHOGA RIVER AND 'BRIDGE ONE' ARE ABOUT 500 FEET WEST (LEFT) OF THIS SCENE.
T L 04-12-1979 2 CR ME 1032 M OF W

OH CLEVELAND TAMPER USED TO FIX TRACKWORK AFTER THE ABOVE ACCIDENT. THIS LOCATION ON THE FORMER 'BIG FOUR' IS NOW PART OF A LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT LINE IN CLEVELAND'S ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT CALLED THE 'FLATS'.
T L 04-12-1979 3 CR 6682 EMD SDP45 EL 3651
OH CLEVELAND AT WHISKEY ISLAND. THE NOW GONE CLEVELAND BROWNS STADIUM IS IN THE BACKGROUND TO THE RIGHT.
T L 04-12-1979 4 MILW 352 EMD GP38-2
MILW 5001, MILW 358 IL NORTHBROOK L. S. MELIN PHOTO
T L 04-19-1979 2 CR 6089 EMD SD45 EL 3624
OH CLEVELAND AT WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS.
T L 04-28-1979 1 MILW SHANTY SHANTY

IL ELK GROVE SHANTY, 'BRYN MAWR' FROM AN UNKNOWN CHICAGO AREA LOCATION. L. S. MELIN PHOTO.
T L 04-28-1979 2 C&NW 969 EMD SD45

IL BENSENVILLE L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AN INTERESTING CONTRAST OF A CLEAR BLUE SKY AND EXTREME CLUTTER ON THE GROUND.
T L 04-28-1979 3 MILW 153 EMD SD40-2 MILW 3023 MILW 20 IL BENSENVILLE L. S. MELIN PHOTO. I HAVE ALWAYS LIKED THIS PARTICULAR PAINT SCHEME.
T L 04-28-1979 4 MILW 153 EMD SD40-2 MILW 3023 MILW 20 IL BENSENVILLE L. S. MELIN PHOTO. THE MILWAUKEE ROAD HAD SOME BIG UNITS WITH VERY LOW NUMBERS.
T L 04-28-1979 5 MILW 160 EMD SD40-2 MILW 3030 MILW 16, MILW 1012 IL BENSENVILLE L. S. MELIN PHOTO. BENSENVILLE SHOPS I BELIEVE.
T L 04-28-1979 6 MILW 42 EMD F40C METRA 602
IL NORTHBROOK L. S. MELIN PHOTO OF COMMUTER #2111. UNIT HAD NAME OF "VILLAGE OF BENSENVILLE"
T L 04-28-1979 7 SR 6333 EMD SD24 SR 2514 SR 6341, C&NW 906 IL BENSENVILLE L. S. MELIN PHOTO OF FORMER SOUTHERN RAILWAY UNITS ON C&NW.
T L 04-28-1979 8 SR 6333 EMD SD24 SR 2514 SR 6341, C&NW 906 IL BENSENVILLE L. S. MELIN PHOTO FORMER SOUTHERN SD24'S ON C&NW. I HAVE NEVER SEEN AN SD24 IN MY HOME STATE OF OHIO. IT IS AN INTERESTING UNIT WITH EXCENTRIC PIPING ON THE ROOF.
T L 04-28-1979 9 C&NW 906 EMD SD45

IL BENSENVILLE L. S. MELIN PHOTO. BEING WITHOUT DYNAMIC BRAKES, THE C&NW SD45 SEEMED STRANGLY DANGEROUS.
T L 05-04-1979 1 C&NW 300996 MWX COACH

IL EVANSTON L. S. MELIN PHOTO OF MAINTENANCE OF WAY COACH.
T L 05-16-1979 1 C&NW 504 EMD E8B UP 935B
IL EVANSTON CRANDAL CAB REBUILD OF A FORMER UNION PACIFIC EMD E8 'B' UNIT INTO AN 'A' UNIT. THIS WAS DONE IN 1973. MR CRANDAL WAS A C&NW EMPLOYEE WHO DIED ON THE JOB WHILE STARTING AN ENGINE IN THE BITTER COLD. L. S. MELIN PHOTO.
T L 07-01-1980 1 CR 9308 EMD SW1200M RDG 56- RDG 2708 CR 2420, CR 2434 OH COLLINWOOD CR 9308 WAS REBUILT FROM A READING BLW VO-1000.
T L 07-01-1980 2 CR 2420 ALCO C425 PRR 2420- PC 2420 CR 9308, CR 2434 OH COLLINWOOD ALCO CENTURY AND A BALDWIN REBUILD AT COLLINWOOD.
T L 07-01-1980 3 CR 9308 EMD SW1200M RDG 56- RDG 2708 CR 2420, CR 2434 OH COLLINWOOD CR 9308 WAS REBUILT FROM A READING BLW VO-1000 IN 1959. IT WAS RETIRED IN 1979.
T L 07-01-1980 4 CR 3250 EMD GP40-2 PC 3250
OH CRESTLINE NIGHT SHOT AT CRESTLINE'S FUEL RACKS. WE SPENT MANY NIGHTS AT CRESTLINE BACK IN THE LATE 70'S. TRAFFIC ON THE x PRR WAS VERY HEAVY IN THOSE YEARS. LEAD UNIT WENT TO THE ALASKA RAILROAD AND WAS REBUILT INTO A GP38U IN 1984.
T L 07-01-1980 5 CR SIGNAL STATION AND SIGNALS

OH CRESTLINE NIGHT SHOT AT CRESLINE STATION WITH L. S. MELIN SEATED. HERE WE SEE THE CROSSING GATES SWINGING DOWN, AND THE LEFT MOST SIGNAL DISPLAYING 'STOP', THE RIGHT TRACK'S NEAR SIGNAL DISPLAYING 'SLOW APPROACH' AND THE DISTANT SIGNAL DISPLAYING 'RESTRICTING'.
T L 07-01-1980 6 CR 3122 EMD GP40 PC 3122
OH LOUDONVILLE W/B ON THE x PRR MAIN LINE. THE PRR THROUGH THIS PART OF OHIO IS VERY SCENIC AND DRIPS WITH A DISTINCTIVE PRR FLAVOR.
T L 07-01-1980 8 NW 3671 EMD F7 WABASH 1162- WABASH 671- NW 3671
OH BELLEVUE THIS EX-WABASH UNIT WAS LATER PLACED IN THE 'MAD RIVER & NKP' MUSEUM IN BELLEVUE AND RE-PAINTED IN A NICE WABASH SCHEME.
T L 07-08-1982 1 DB 181 210 6 ELECTRIC TYPE 181

GERMANY RÜDESHEIM MY FATHER, MY BROTHER AND I TOOK A TRIP TO GERMANY BACK IN 1981. WE HAD LUNCH IN A THE LITTLE TOWN OF RÜDESHEIM ON THE RHINE RIVER. THIS EASILY WAS THE BUSIEST RAILROAD THAT I HAVE EVER SEEN. THERE WAS NONSTOP ACTION. A TRAIN EVERY 4 TO 5 MINUTES, MOSTLY PASSENGER, BUT SOME FREIGHTS TOO. WHEN WE GOT DONE WITH LUNCH, I SNAPPED PHOTOS OF 3 TRAINS AS WE WALKED TO OUR PARKED CAR. AMAZING.
T L 07-08-1982 2 DB 140 004 3 ELECTRIC TYPE 140

GERMANY RÜDESHEIM MORE SOUTHBOUND ACTION ALONG THE RHINE RIVER IN RÜDESHEIM. WE SAW ABOUT 20 IN LESS THAN AN HOUR.
T L 07-08-1982 3 DB 140 156 1 ELECTRIC TYPE 140

GERMANY RÜDESHEIM AND MORE SOUTHBOUND ACTION AT RÜDESHEIM.
T L 07-08-1982 4 DB BRIDGE FORTIFICATION

GERMANY REMAGEN DURING THE CLOSING DAYS OF WORLD WAR TWO, THE ALLIES MANAGED TO CAPTURE THE DAMAGED BRIDGE ACROSS THE RHINE AT REMAGEN. THE BRIDGE PASSED BETWEEN THESE TWO DARK FORTIFICATION TOWERS, SEEN HERE ON THE EAST BANK OF THE RHINE. A BUSY NORTH- SOUTH MAINLINE STILL PASSES BEHIND THIS STRUCTURE.
T L 07-08-1982 5 DB 140 258 5 ELECTRIC TYPE 140

GERMANY REMAGEN AN ELECTRIC UNIT HAULS A FREIGHT TRAIN JUST A FEW FEET AWAY FROM THE REMAGEN FORTIFICATION, ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE RHINE.
T L 06-02-1984 1 TP&W 400 ALCO RS-11
MILW 760 IL UNION ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM ALCO SPECIMEN WITH THE DISTINCTIVE ALCO 'CHIPPED TEETH' SAND BOX FILLERS. L. S. MELIN PHOTO.
T L 06-02-1984 2 YS&T 607 BLW VO-660

IL UNION OLD YOUNGSTOWN SHEET AND TUBE BALDWING AT THE ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM. L. S. MELIN PHOTO.
T L 06-02-1984 3 DL&W 567 COMMUTER COACH DL&W- EL- NJDOT
IL UNION LACKAWANNA 'WYAT EARP' STYLE CAR WITH THE OPEN VESTIBULES, AT THE ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM. L. S. MELIN PHOTO.
T L 06-02-1984 4 CSS&SB 803 GE LITTLE JOE ELECTRIC

IL UNION ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM, LITTLE JOE' ELECTRIC'. L. S. MELIN PHOTO. OTHER PHOTOS OF SAME ENGINE: 1989/19890710_05.jpg 1989/19890710_02.jpg 1989/19890710_03.jpg 1989/19890710_04.jpg
T L 06-02-1984 5 MN&S 21 BLW DT-6-6-2000

IL UNION ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM HAS THE LAST SURVIVING EXAMPLE OF A BALDWIN CENTER CAB DIESEL. IN THIS CASE, A 2000 HP MODEL. L. S. MELIN PHOTO. OTHER VIEWS OF SAME UNIT: 1992/19920719_26.jpg 1984/19840602_06.jpg 1989/19890710_11.jpg 1992/19920719_25.jpg
T L 06-02-1984 6 MN&S 21 BLW DT-6-6-2000

IL UNION ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM BIG CENTER CAB BALDWIN, BUILT IN 1948. L. S. MELIN PHOTO. 1984/19840602_05.jpg 1992/19920719_26.jpg 1989/19890710_11.jpg 1992/19920719_25.jpg
T L 08-05-1985 1 NJI&I 2 EMD NW2

OH BELLEVUE A 'NEW JERSEY, INDIANA & ILLINOIS RR' NW2 AT THE 'NKP AND MAD RIVER' MUSEUM. L. S. MELIN PHOTO. 1988/19880522_07.jpg
T L 09-07-1985 1 EMD 1 EMD SD60

OH CLEVELAND EMD SD60 DEMONSTRATOR ON CLEVELAND'S WEST SIDE, AROUND LORAIN STREET, ON A DREADFULLY HOT AND HAZY DAY. L. S. MELIN PHOTO. 1999/19990530_01.jpg 1999/19990406_02.jpg
T L 09-28-1985 1 EL 3313 GE U33C EL 3313- CR 6576- CR 6881
PA ERIE EVENING PHOTO AT GE PLANT, PAINTED FROM CONRAIL NUMBERS BACK IN EL NUMBERS FOR AN ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING. THIS UNIT THEN WAS SENT TO TIA BAO MINES IN CHINA. L. S. MELIN PHOTO.
T L 09-28-1985 2 EL 3313 GE U33C EL 3313- CR 6576- CR 6881
PA ERIE AT GE PLANT, PAINTED FROM CONRAIL NUMBERS BACK IN EL NUMBERS FOR AN ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING. THIS UNIT THEN WAS SENT TO TIA BAO MINES IN CHINA. L. S. MELIN PHOTO.
T L 09-28-1985 3 EL 3313 GE U33C EL 3313- CR 6576- CR 6881
PA ERIE AT GE PLANT, PAINTED FROM CONRAIL NUMBERS BACK IN EL NUMBERS FOR AN ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING. THIS UNIT THEN WAS SENT TO TIA BAO MINES IN CHINA. L. S. MELIN PHOTO.
T L 09-28-1985 4 EL 3313 GE U33C EL 3313- CR 6576- CR 6881
PA ERIE AT GE PLANT, PAINTED FROM CONRAIL NUMBERS BACK IN EL NUMBERS FOR AN ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING. THIS UNIT THEN WAS SENT TO TIA BAO MINES IN CHINA AS A CABLESS REMOTE CONTROLLED UNIT. L. S. MELIN PHOTO.
T L 09-28-1985 5 LAKE SHORE RAILWAY MUSEUM ? WHITCOMB 44 TON

PA NORTH EAST IN LAKE SHORE RAILWAY MUSEUM AT NORTHEAST PA. L. S. MELIN PHOTO.
T L 09-29-1985 1 C&O 2707 ALCO 4-8-4 (1944)

OH CLEVELAND C&O TYPE K4 STEAM ENGINE. DURING MY CHILDHOOD, THIS UNIT RESTED AT THE BROOKSIDE PARK BY THE CLEVELAND ZOO. AROUND 1977?, THE ENGINE WAS MOVED HERE, TO THE OLD B&O YARD BY THE CLEVELAND STEEL MILLS. LATER, IT WENT TO THE ILLINOIS RR MUSEUM. L. S. MELIN PHOTO. HERE IS ANOTHER VIEW OF THIS ENGINE FROM 6/87: 1987/19870601_01.jpg 1989/19891215_02.jpg
T L 10-11-1985 1 GE 20 ALCO RS-3 SAINT MARY'S RR
OH CLEVELAND L. S. MELIN PHOTO. MYSTERY UNIT IN OLD B&O YARD IN THE FLATS. I AM INFORMED THAT THIS IS A GE LEASE UNIT, BUT SERVED THE SAINT MARY'S RR OF GEORGIA IN THE PAST.
T L 10-11-1985 2 GE 20 ALCO RS-3 SAINT MARY'S RR
OH CLEVELAND L. S. MELIN PHOTO. MYSTERY UNIT IN OLD B&O YARD IN THE FLATS. I AM INFORMED THAT THIS IS A GE LEASE UNIT, BUT SERVED THE SAINT MARY'S RR OF GEORGIA IN THE PAST.
T L 10-11-1985 3 GE 20 ALCO RS-3 SAINT MARY'S RR
OH CLEVELAND L. S. MELIN PHOTO. MYSTERY UNIT IN OLD B&O YARD IN THE FLATS. I AM INFORMED THAT THIS IS A GE LEASE UNIT, BUT SERVED THE SAINT MARY'S RR OF GEORGIA IN THE PAST.
T L 10-12-1985 1 PRR 7048 EMD GP7 PRR 7048- PC 7048- CR 7048
PA ALTOONA A FRESHLY PAINTED AND VERY BLACK ENGINE ON DISPLAY AT HORSESHOE CURVE AS SUBSTITUTE FOR K4 STEAM ENGINE THAT SAT AT THIS SPOT FOR MANY YEARS. L. S. MELIN PHOTO. HERE IT IS SEEN IN 1993: 1993/19930425_32.jpg
T L 10-14-1985 1 CR 6728 EMD SD50

OH VERMILION E/B CONRAIL FREIGHT ON x NYC MAIN, PASSING OVER EX-NKP MAINLINE. NOTICE THE ROOM FOR DOUBLE TRACKS. 1997/19970729_04.jpg
T L 10-14-1985 2 CR 22827 CABOOSE N-5B PRR 477816- PC 22827
OH VERMILION E/B CABOOSE ON x NYC MAIN, PASSING OVER EX-NKP MAINLINE.
T L 10-14-1985 3 CR 1634 EMD GP15-1
CR, DETROIT EDISON OH VERMILION W/B ON x NYC MAIN. THE GP15 IS A FAIRLY UNCOMMON UNIT FOR OHIO.
T L 10-14-1985 4 CR 3193 EMD GP40 PC 3193 CR 3343, CR 3369 OH VERMILION W/B ON x NYC MAIN. THE TRAIN IS ABOUT TO PASS OVER THE VERMILION RIVER. THE LEAD UNIT WENT TO THE FLORIDA EAST COAST IN LATER YEARS, AND THE THIRD UNIT BECAME A CSX SLUG MOTHER IN 2008.
T L 10-14-1985 5 CR 5003 GE B36-7
CR, CR OH VERMILION CONRAIL'S BIG FOUR AXLE UNITS OFTEN ARE FOUND ON THE FASTER TRAILER VAN TRAINS. HERE IS A 1993 VIEW OF THE SAME UNIT: 1993/19930425_33.jpg
T L 10-14-1985 6 C&O 3044 EMD GP30
B&O 903951 OH LORAIN THE B&O'S LORAIN BRANCH SERVED A SIZABLE DOCK FACILITY ON LAKE ERIE. BY 1985, THE GP30'S WERE GETTING A BIT SCARCE.
T L 10-14-1985 7 US STEEL ? ALCO S2
USS, USS 2609 OH LORAIN US STEEL IN LORAIN HAD AN ASSORTMENT OF ODDBALL UNITS. I NEVER DID SEE THE ALCO, NOR THE BALDWIN, NOR THE WHICOMB ACTUALLY RUNNING HERE.
T L 10-14-1985 8 US STEEL 2609 BLW DS-4-4-1000 CARNEGIE ILLINOIS STEEL 75- US STEEL 75 USS OH LORAIN US STEEL BALDWIN.
T L 03-01-1986 1 DETROIT EDISON 2 EMD SD40
DETROIT EDISON 20 OH CLEVELAND DETROIT EDISON UNIT TRAIN W/B ON CLEVELAND SHORT LINE, JUST WEST OF 'CP SHORT'. THE I-480 OVERPASS IS IN THE BACKGROUND. THIS UNIT WAS BUILT IN APRIL OF 1970. HERE IT IS AGAIN IN UNIT IN 1991: 1991/19911006_04.jpg
T L 06-01-1986 1 CR 3377 EMD GP40-2
CR 5037 OH OLMSTED FALLS W/B ON x NYC MAIN PAST STATION. THE STATION NOW IS HOME TO A MODEL RAILROAD CLUB. 1998/19980606_13.jpg
T L 10-03-1986 1 NKP 755 LIMA 2-8-4

OH CONNEAUT LIMA STEAM ENGINE ON DISPLAY.
T L 10-04-1986 1 ERIE C 216 CABOOSE ERIE C216- EL C216- CR- CR 46196R DL&W 906 NY HAMBURG PRIVATELY OWNED AND RESTORED CABOOSES. NEW YORK RAILROAD HIST. SOCIETY EQUIPMENT COLLECTION.
T L 10-04-1986 2 DL&W 906 CABOOSE N-3A DL&W 906- EL C906?- CR 22010 ERIE C 216 NY HAMBURG PRIVATELY OWNED AND RESTORED CABOOSES. DL&W 906 WAS BUILT BY KEYSER VALLEY SHOP IN 1954 USING THE FRAME OF A STEAM ENGINE TENDER. NEW YORK RAILROAD HIST. SOCIETY EQUIPMENT COLLECTION. HERE IS A VIEW TAKEN IN 1993: 2001/20010414_16.jpg 1993/19930626_01.jpg
T L 10-04-1986 3 PRR 4483 ALTOONA 2-10-0 I-1

NY HAMBURG BLW 1923 STEAM ENGINE ON DISPLAY. THIS IS THE ONLY EXISTING PRR 2-10-0 THAT I KNOW OF. NEW YORK RAILROAD HIST. SOCIETY EQUIPMENT COLLECTION. 2001/20010414_15.jpg 1993/19930625_13.jpg
T L 10-04-1986 4 PRR 4483 ALTOONA 2-10-0 I-1

NY HAMBURG BLW 1923 STEAM ENGINE ON DISPLAY, SMOKE BOX VIEW. NEW YORK RAILROAD HIST. SOCIETY EQUIPMENT COLLECTION.
T L 10-04-1986 5 PRR 4483 ALTOONA 2-10-0 I-1

NY HAMBURG BLW 1923, STEAM ENGINE ON DISPLAY. NEW YORK RAILROAD HIST. SOCIETY EQUIPMENT COLLECTION.
T L 10-04-1986 6 PRR 4483 ALTOONA 2-10-0 I-1

NY HAMBURG BLW 1923 STEAM ENGINE SMOKEBOX AS SEEN FROM THE SIDE. NEW YORK RAILROAD HIST. SOCIETY EQUIPMENT COLLECTION.
T L 10-04-1986 7 LIRR 600 ALCO FA-2 NYC 1102- PC 1302
NY HAMBURG OLD NEW YORK CENTRAL ALCO FA2 IN LIRR COLORS. WESTERN NEW YORK RAILWAY HIST. SOCIETY EQUIPMENT COLLECTION.
T L 10-04-1986 8 AMTK 3635 BUDD COACH PRR 7135- PC 7135- AMTK 3635
NY HAMBURG WAS ALSO P&S 3635, BUILT AS PRR LEONARD CALVERT, RENAMED FRANCIS J. MCGRATH. NEW YORK RAILROAD HIST. SOCIETY EQUIPMENT COLLECTION.
T L 10-04-1986 10 AMTK 2754 ACF SLEEPER AT&SF 1606
NY HAMBURG PINE LOCH SLEEPER. NEW YORK RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY EQUIPMENT COLLECTION.
T L 10-04-1986 12 AMTK 5699 BUDD COACH PARLOR CAR NYC 84- PC 7124- AMTK 3601- LEVI P. MORTON
NY HAMBURG EX NYC 84, BUDD 1941. NEW YORK RAILROAD HIST. SOCIETY EQUIPMENT COLLECTION. FORMER NYC PARLOR CAR. BUILT BY BUDD IN 1941.
T L 10-04-1986 14 GENESEE & WYOMING 51 EMD GP38-2

NY NEAR LEROY EXCURSION PASSENGER TRAIN FOR ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
T L 10-04-1986 17 GENESEE & WYOMING 262 EMD GP38-2
C&WI 262 NY MOUNT MORRIS ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY EXCURSION. THE WEATHER WAS SIMPLY TERRIBLE THAT PARTICULAR WEEKEND WITH ALMOST CONTINUOUS HEAVY RAIN AND DARK SKIES. L. S. MELIN PHOTO.
T L 10-04-1986 19 C&WI 262 ALCO RS1

NY MOUNT MORRIS DREARY DARK PHOTO OF A CHICAGO AND WESTERN INDIANA RS1 WITH OBSCENITIES PAINTED ON IT. L. S. MELIN PHOTO.
T L 10-05-1986 1 NS STATION STATION

NY ANGOLA FORMER NKP FREIGHT STATION.
T L 10-05-1986 2 CR 5029 GE B36-7
CR 3332 NY SILVER CREEK DARK DAY ACTION ON THE OLD NYC MAIN. LEAD UNIT WENT TO EFVM IN BRAZIL IN 2003.
T L 10-05-1986 3 NS STATION STATION

NY SILVER CREEK FORMER NKP FREIGHT STATION
T L 10-05-1986 5 CR 6002 GE C39-8
CR 6736 NY SILVER CREEK OLD NYC STONE VIADUCT AT SILVER CREEK. THE NICKEL PLATE VIADUCT IS ALL OF ABOUT 100 FEET SOUTH OF THE NYC BRIDGE.
T L 10-05-1986 6 CR 7722 EMD GP38 PC 7722
NY DUNKIRK AFTER 3 DAYS OF RAIN, IT WAS HARD TO FIND SURE FOOTING IN THIS AREA. DUNKIRK WAS THE WESTERN END OF THE ORIGINAL ERIE MAINLINE.
T L 10-05-1986 7 CR 6426 EMD SD40-2
CR PA NORTH EAST THE x NYC PASSENGER STATION AT NORTH EAST IS NOW THE LAKE SHORE RAILWAY MUSEUM, WITH A COLLECTION OF EQUIPMENT SURROUNDING IT.
T L 10-05-1986 8 CR STATION STATION

PA NORTH EAST THE SUN MADE AN ALL TOO BRIEF VISIT SO I COULD PHOTOGRAPH THE x NYC PASSENGER STATION AT NORTH EAST, WHICH IS NOW THE LAKE SHORE RAILWAY MUSEUM.
T L 10-05-1986 9 CR 6734 EMD SD50

PA NORTH EAST E/B CONRAIL FREIGHT PASSING EX NYC FREIGHT STATION.
T L 10-05-1986 11 ERIE CITY IRON WORKS ? WHITCOMB 25ton

PA NORTH EAST LAKE SHORE RAILWAY MUSEUM.
T L 10-05-1986 12 CR 6247 EMD SD40 PC 6247 CR 6716 PA NORTH EAST THE LAKE SHORE RAILWAY MUSEUM IN BACKGROUND WITH AN E/B FREIGHT ROLLING BY. HERE IS A 1987 PHOTO OF THE SAME UNIT: 1987/19870418_32.jpg
T L 10-05-1986 13 CR 3361 EMD GP40-2

PA NORTH EAST THE WATER LEVEL ROUTE CAN BE VERY BUSY AT TIMES.
T L 10-05-1986 14 NS 8540 GE C36-7 NW 8540
PA NORTH EAST EX NKP STATION WITH AN NS TRAIN ROLLING BY. THE NKP AND THE NYC TRACKS ARE ONLY A HUNDRED OR SO FEET APART IN THE TOWN OF NORTH EAST.
T L 10-05-1986 15 NW 7554 CABOOSE

PA NORTH EAST EX NKP STATION OF THE TYPICAL NICKEL PLATE STYLE.
T L 10-05-1986 16 CLEVELAND ELECTRIC 6 ? HEISLER 0-6-0

PA NORTH EAST LAKE SHORE RAILWAY MUSEUM'S FIRELESS STEAM SWITCHER. THIS FIRELESS STEAMER NOW IS OPERATIONAL, USING COMPRESSED AIR.
T L 10-05-1986 17 CR 6756 EMD SD50

PA NORTH EAST W/B CR TRAIN BLURS PAST THE LAKE SHORE RAILWAY MUSEUM AND STATION.
T L 10-05-1986 18 CTA SKOKIE SWIFT TRANSIT CAR

PA ERIE AT GE PLANT IN ERIE PA.
T L 10-05-1986 19 CR 2500 GE U25B PC 2500- NYC 2500
PA ERIE SHORT HOOD OF FORMER NYC, PC, AND THEN CR U25B RESTING AT ITS BIRTH PLACE, THE GE LOCOMOTIVE PLANT IN ERIE. AFTER THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN, THE UNIT WAS REPAINTED INTO NEW YORK CENTRAL COLORS AND PLACED INTO THE MUSEUM AT NORTH EAST, PA.
T L 10-05-1986 20 CR 2500 GE U25B PC 2500- NYC 2500
PA ERIE LONG HOOD OF FORMER NYC, PC, AND THEN CR U25B RESTING AT ITS BIRTH PLACE, THE GE LOCOMOTIVE PLANT IN ERIE. AFTER THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN, THE UNIT WAS REPAINTED INTO NEW YORK CENTRAL COLORS AND PLACED INTO THE MUSEUM AT NORTH EAST, PA.
T L 10-05-1986 21 CR 2500 GE U25B PC 2500- NYC 2500
PA ERIE FORMER NYC, PC, AND THEN CR U25B RESTING AT ITS BIRTH PLACE, THE GE LOCOMOTIVE PLANT IN ERIE. AFTER THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN, THE UNIT WAS REPAINTED INTO NEW YORK CENTRAL COLORS AND PLACED INTO THE MUSEUM AT NORTH EAST, PA. 1994/19940326_04.jpg 1998/19981124_04.jpg
T L 10-05-1986 23 CR 9503 EMD SW1500 PC 9503 CR 9504 PA ERIE AT THE x NYC STATION AT ERIE, PA.
T L 10-05-1986 24 CR 6426 EMD SD40-2

PA NORTH EAST A POORLY AIMED CAMERA MAKES IT LOOK LIKE AN E/B CR FREIGHT IS SWALLOWING UP THE STATION AT NORTH EAST.
T L 10-05-1986 25 CR 24524 CABOOSE N-12 PC 24524
PA ERIE CABOOSE IN THE CITY OF ERIE. 1992/19921003_03.jpg 1991/19911006_01.jpg 1991/19911006_02.jpg
T L 11-30-1986 1 ADX 805 ALCO RSD1 ARMY
OH ORRVILLE MODIFIED ALCO RS1, USED IN IRAN IN WW2. NOTE THE ODD TRUCKS AND THE FOREIGN SYTLED CAB. HERE IS A BETTER VIEW FROM 1988. 1988/19880409_01.jpg
T L 01-17-1987 1 CR 1990 GE B23-7
CR 8206 OH MANSFIELD EVENING VIEW OF ROAD SWITCHERS IN THE SMALL YARD NEXT TO THE OLD PRR MAIN.
T L 01-17-1987 2 CR 6019 GE C39-8
CR 7999 OH CRESTLINE E/B LEAVING TOWN ON x PRR MAIN.
T L 01-17-1987 3 CR 6019 GE C39-8

OH CRESTLINE TRAILING SHOT OF LEAD UNIT ON AN E/B LEAVING TOWN ON x PRR MAIN.
T L 01-17-1987 4 CR 3006 EMD GP40 NYC 3006- PC 3006
OH CRESTLINE W/B ON x PRR MAIN, NEAR THE TOWN OF CRESTLINE. UNIT WAS LATER REBUILT INTO A COMMUTER POWER GP40PH-2B BY CONRAIL IN 1993.
T L 01-17-1987 5 CR 8150 EMD GP38-2 PC 8150 CR 7910 OH MANSFIELD EVENING VIEW OF ROAD SWITCHERS IN THE SMALL YARD NEXT TO THE OLD PRR MAIN. SECOND UNIT WAS CONVERTED INTO AN RP-E4C SLUG.
T L 04-17-1987 1 NS 6178 EMD SD40-2 NW 6178
OH LODI CREWLESS TRAIN ON THE SIDING IN LODI, ON THE OLD WHEELING AND LAKE ERIE.
T L 04-18-1987 1 ASRY 65 EMD NW2 NYC 8700- PC 8700- PC 9165- CR 9165
OH ASHLAND ASHLAND RAILWAY RAN TWO FORMER CR SWITCHERS BACK IN 1987. THIS WAS NEW YORK CENTRAL'S FIRST NW2. 2002/20020511_19.jpg
T L 04-18-1987 2 ASRY 66 EMD NW2 NYC 8804- PC 8804- PC 9166- CR 9166 ASRY 22809 OH ASHLAND ASHLAND RAILWAY'S CABOOSE AT ITS TINY OPEN AIR FACILITY IN ASHLAND. 2002/20020511_08.jpg 2002/20020511_21.jpg
T L 04-18-1987 3 ASRY 66 EMD NW2 NYC 8804- PC 8804- PC 9166- CR 9166
OH ASHLAND SECRET AGENT SKILLS ARE NOT NEEDED IN DETERMINING THIS ASHLAND RAILWAY UNIT'S FORMER NUMBER OR OWNER. 2002/20020511_08.jpg 2002/20020511_21.jpg
T L 04-18-1987 4 CR 8247 EMD GP38-2
CR 7743, CR 8069 OH MANSFIELD BUSY SCENE AT THE x PRR FACILITY. CR 8247 ENDED UP SERVING ON THE NS AFTER CONRAIL, AND THEN WENT TO THE BELT RAILROAD OF CHICAGO IN 2002.
T L 04-18-1987 5 CR 18719 CABOOSE N-4 RDG
OH MANSFIELD FORMER READING CABOOSE.
T L 04-18-1987 6 CR 1986 GE B23-7
CR OH MANSFIELD NICELY LIT UNIT IN x PRR YARD. UNIT WENT TO THE NASHVILLE & EASTERN IN 2005 AND LATER TO POWER SOURCE SUPPLY INC. WITH LEASED IT TO MARTIN MARIETTA.
T L 04-18-1987 7 CR 64529 PLOW

OH ONTARIO WEDGE PLOW AT x ERIE LACKAWANNA'S ONTARIO YARD.
T L 04-18-1987 8 CR ? BAGGAGE CAR EL
OH GALION CLOSE INPECTION SHOWED ERIE LACKAWANNA PAINT UNDER THE GREY PAINT OF THIS MAINTENANCE OF WAY CAR. ANYONE KNOW THE CARS PAST NUMBER?
T L 04-18-1987 9 CR 1987 GE B23-7
CR OH GALION THIS UNIT'S NUMBER MATCHED THE YEAR OF THE PHOTO. IT WAS S/B, PASSING EX-CCC&ST.L PASSENGER STATION AT GALION. A FEW HUNDRED FEET AHEAD OF THE TRAIN LIES THE ERIE MAIN.
T L 04-18-1987 10 CR BR 1294 M OF W BRUSH

OH GALION M OF W BRUSH MACHINE. THERE WAS A BIG LINE UP OF MAINTENANCE OF WAY EQUIPMENT IN GALION ON THIS DAY.
T L 04-18-1987 11 CR SM 3025 M OF W

OH GALION M OF W SPIKE MACHINE?
T L 04-18-1987 12 CR TP 2012 M OF W TAMPER
CR ME 1108, CR SM 3030 OH GALION TAMPERS.
T L 04-18-1987 13 CR TE 4001 M OF W
CR TX 3002 OH GALION M OF W TIE HANDLER?
T L 04-18-1987 14 CR CB 4159 BURRO CRANE

OH GALION BURRO CRANE AT GALION.
T L 04-18-1987 15 CR 6345 EMD SD40 PRR 6092- PC 6092- CR 6092 CR OH GALION N/B FREIGHT PASSING x CCC & ST.L (BIG FOUR) PASSENGER STATION AT GALION. THE LEAD UNIT WAS REBUILT IN 1999 AND SENT OFF TO THE IRON RANGE IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA AS NORTHSHORE MINING 652.
T L 04-18-1987 16 OHIO RAILWAY MUSEUM 7 BLW-WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC YOUNGSTOWN & OHIO 7- OMAHA LINCOLN & BEATRICE 2- CORNWALL STREET RAILWAY, LIGHT & POWER CO. 11
OH WORTHINGTON VINTAGE 1930 BALDWIN-WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC, SERIAL NUMBER 53785.
T L 04-18-1987 22 OHIO RAILWAY MUSEUM 1268 ALCO S4
3 OH WORTHINGTON FRESHLY PAINTED BLACK UNIT AND A RED UNIT, BOTH UNLETTERED, AT THE OHIO RAILWAY MUSEUM. ANYONE KNOW THE HISTORIES OF THESE UNITS?
T L 04-18-1987 23 OHIO RAILWAY MUSEUM 188 EMD SW9 OR SW1200

OH WORTHINGTON A RED, YET UNLETTERED, UNIT AT THE OHIO RAILWAY MUSEUM. ANYONE KNOW THE HISTORY OF THIS UNIT?
T L 04-18-1987 25 GE ? GE 80 TON

OH WORTHINGTON OHIO RAILWAY MUSEUM, 275HP X 2 CUMMINS ENGINES IN AN UNLETTERED AND NUMBERLESS UNIT. ANYONE KNOW THE HISTORY OF THIS UNIT?
T L 04-18-1987 26 CR 1122 ALCO MT-6 SLUG PRR 8677- PRR 6877- PC 6877- CR 6877 CR 6946 OH COLUMBUS BUCKEYE YARD, SLUG IS REBUILT FROM ALCO RSD12. THIS UNIT WILL BECOME NS 1111, OR 'FOUR ACES' AFTER THE CR BREAKUP.
T L 04-18-1987 27 CR 1007 ALCO MT-4 SLUG PRR 8654- PRR 7654- PC 7654- CR 7654 CR 7589 OH COLUMBUS BUCKEYE YARD, SLUG REBUILT FROM ALCO RS-11. I MISS THOSE RS-11'S. HECK, I MISS THOSE CR GP9'S TOO. SLUG RETIRED 10-1995.
T L 04-18-1987 28 CR 7481 EMD GP9 ERIE 1263- EL 1263 CR 7366, CR 8893 OH COLUMBUS MY LAST ENCOUNTER WITH A GP7 OR GP9 STILL IN ERIE LACKAWANNA COLORS. SEEN HERE AT BUCKEYE YARD.
T L 04-18-1987 29 CR 1994 GE B37-7
CR 1947, CR 8092, CR 6431 OH COLUMBUS BUCKEYE YARD ENGINE FACILITY.
T L 04-18-1987 30 CR 8256 EMD GP38-2
CR 8259 OH COLUMBUS BUCKEYE YARD.
T L 04-18-1987 31 CHESSIE SYSTEM 903041 CABOOSE

OH COLUMBUS CHESSIE SYSTEM CABOOSE BRINGS UP THE REAR OF AN ARRIVING TRAIN WHILE AUTORACKS CREST THE HUMP AT BUCKEYE YARD.
T L 04-18-1987 32 CR 6247 EMD SD40 PC 6247 CR 6959, L&N 6452 OH COLUMBUS A RARE SD38 WITH A COMMON SD40-2 ON THE REAR OF L&N CABOOSE NUMBERED 6452, AT BUCKEYE YARD. HERE IS A 1986 PHOTO OF THE SAME UNIT: 1986/19861005_12.jpg
T L 05-01-1987 1 CONNEMAUGH & BLACKLICK 116 EMD SW7

PA JOHNSTOWN THIS SORT OF LOOKS LIKE A PHOTO OF A MODEL RAILROAD. HERE IS AN EVENING VIEW OF A CONNEMAUGH AND BLACKLICK SWITCHER AT THE BETHLEHEM STEEL PLANT.
T L 05-02-1987 1 CR 6287 EMD SD40 B&O 7484- CNJ 3063 CR 6285 PA ALTOONA PUSHER ENGINES, OR 'SNAPPERS' AS THE PRR CALLED THEM. I HAVE CONCLUDED THAT ANY DECENT RAILFAN TRIP TO ALTOONA SHOULD INCLUDE A PHOTO WITH THE WOLF BUILDING IN THE BACKGROUND. 1990/19900825_08.jpg
T L 05-02-1987 2 CR 6661 EMD SD45-2 EL 3676 CR 6665 PA ALTOONA TWO FORMER ERIE LACKAWANNA SD45-2 HELPERS LEADING A TRAIN WEST IN FRONT OF THE PASSENGER STATION. IT IS EASY TO SPOT THE EL SD45-2's SINCE THEY HAVE THOSE MASSIVE SLAB-SIDED 5000 GALLON FUEL TANKS THAT ERIE LACKAWANNA INSISTED UPON. MUCH LATER, AFTER THE CONRAIL SPLIT UP, THIS UNIT UNIT MAY HAVE WORK A THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS. 1993/19930425_35.jpg 1987/19870502_39.jpg 1987/19870502_07.jpg
T L 05-02-1987 3 CR 6774 EMD SD50
CR 8245, CR 9611, CR 1006 PA ALTOONA A MOTLEY CONSIST WITH A SLUG REBUILT FROM AN OLD ALCO RS-11.
T L 05-02-1987 4 CR 3336 EMD GP40-2
CR 1645 PA ALTOONA SMALL UNITS WITH DIFOCO SIDE DUMP CARS. THESE CARS WERE MADE IN FINDLAY OHIO.
T L 05-02-1987 5 CR 6662 EMD SD45-2 EL 3677 CR 6659, CR 3199 PA ALTOONA MORE FORMER ERIE LACKAWANNA SD45-2's. OF ALL THE 7 RAILROADS THAT WENT INTO CONRAIL IN 1976, THE EL HAD THE GREATEST RELETIVE SHARE OF DECENT BIG POWER. BUT THE EL ALSO HAD ITS SHARE OF UNDESIRABLES. THIS UNIT SERVED ON THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREASAFTER THE CONRAIL SPLIT UP. 1993/19930425_07.jpg 1990/19900825_07.jpg
T L 05-02-1987 6 CR 6413 EMD SD40-2
CR 6375 PA ALTOONA MORNINGS ALWAYS SEEM BUSY IN ALTOONA. TOO BAD IT WAS SO OVERCAST ON THIS DAY.
T L 05-02-1987 7 CR 6660 EMD SD45-2 EL 3675 CR 6664 PA ALTOONA A FAVORITE SHOT OF MINE, WITH SD45-2 HELPERS AND A COAL TRAIN AT ALTO TOWER. THE REAL UPHILL CLIMB EFFECTIVELY STARTS AT ALTO TOWER. 1994/19940604_18.jpg 1993/19930425_34.jpg 1987/19870502_18.jpg
T L 05-02-1987 8 CR 6292 EMD SD40 B&O 7489- CNJ 3068
PA ALTOONA MORE HELPERS.
T L 05-02-1987 9 PRR 4913 PRR GG1 PRR 4914?- PC 4913- AMTK 913
PA ALTOONA PENNSYLVANIA RAILROADER'S MUSEUM HAS THIS NICE GG1 WITH PANTOGRAPHS REACHING FOR THE SKY. I AM SURPRISED AT HOW HIGH THE PANTOGRAPHS REALLY CAN EXTEND.
T L 05-02-1987 10 STANDARD STEEL 6712 BLW VO-660 BLW 335- STANDARD STEEL 12
PA ALTOONA PENNSYLVANIA RAILROADER'S MUSEUM. MY NOTES INDICATE THAT THIS BALDWIN SWITCHER IS THE FIRST OR SECOND 'VO' SWITCHER THAT BALDWIN MADE AND FORMER BALDWIN DEMONSTRATOR 335. HERE IS A VIEW OF THE SAME ENGINE IN 1990: 1990/19900825_04.jpg
T L 05-02-1987 11 CR 6071 EMD SD45 EL 3606 CR 6099, CR 6305 PA ALTOONA THIS WAS MY LAST ENCOUNTER WITH STANDARD SD45'S ON CONRAIL. IN 1987 I WONDERED IF THEY WERE BEING PREMATURELY DISPOSED OF. I STILL WONDER THAT.
T L 05-02-1987 12 CR 6360 EMD SD40-2
CR 6360, CR 5059, CR 7595, CR 6457 PA ALTOONA NOTE THE HOODS OF UNITS ON FLAT CARS.
T L 05-02-1987 13 CR 6099 EMD SD45 EL 3634
PA ALTOONA ANOTHER FORMER ERIE LACKAWANNA UNIT, STRICKEN FROM THE ROSTER.
T L 05-02-1987 14 CR 6913 GE U23C PC 6713- CR 6713
PA ALTOONA WRECKED UNIT.
T L 05-02-1987 15 CR 3679 EMD GP35 EL 2573 CR 6913, CR 6099 PA ALTOONA A RARE, FOR 1987, UNIT STILL IN ERIE LACKAWANNA COLORS.
T L 05-02-1987 16 CR 6163 EMD SD45 PC 6163 CR 6152 PA ALTOONA HERE ARE SOME PC SD45 ALSO HEADED FOR THE RAZOR FACTORY. BOTH THE PRR AND PC BOUGHT SD45's.
T L 05-02-1987 18 CR 6660 EMD SD45-2 EL 3675 CR 6664 PA ALTOONA MORE x EL SD45-2's DOWN BY THE ALTOONA STATION. UNIT 6660 WAS RETIRED BY CONRAIL IN 1997. 1994/19940604_18.jpg 1993/19930425_34.jpg 1987/19870502_07.jpg
T L 05-02-1987 19 CR 6663 EMD SD45-2 EL 3678 CR 6657 PA ALTOONA AND HAPPILY, EVEN MORE x EL SD45-2's DOWN BY THE ALTOONA STATION.
T L 05-02-1987 20 CR 6657 EMD SD45-2 EL 3672
PA ALTOONA THAT CHURCH IN THE BACKGROUND LOOKS IMPRESSIVE ENOUGH TO BE A STATE CAPITOL BUILDING. UNIT LIVES ON IN 2007 AT THE CSX ATLANTA TRAINING CENTER. OTHER PHOTOS OF THE SAME ENGINE: 1987/19870502_26.jpg 1993/19930425_01.jpg 1994/19940513_04.jpg 1998/19980615_14.jpg
T L 05-02-1987 21 AMTK 355 EMD F40PH

PA GALLITZIN E/B PENNSYLVANIAN PASSENGER TRAIN AT EAST TUNNEL PORTAL OF THE OLD 'NEW PORTAGE RAILROAD' TUNNEL. THIS TUNNEL IS ABOUT 400 FEET TO THE SOUTH AND A BIT HIGHER THAN THE OTHER TWO TUNNELS AT THIS LOCATION. THIS UNIT WAS SCRAPPED IN 2003.
T L 05-02-1987 22 CR 3206 EMD GP40 PC 3206
PA GALLITZIN W/B APPROACHING TUNNELS ON A MISTY DAY. THE BRIDGE IN THE BACKGROUND CARRIES THE PRR LINE THE GOES THROUGH THE PORTAGE TUNNEL. UNDERNEATH THIS BRIDGE, THE LONG GONE 'MULE SHOE CURVE' LINE DIVERGES. THE LEAD UNIT WAS LATER CONVERTED INTO A GP40PH-2 COMMUTER ENGINE. 1993/19930425_16.jpg
T L 05-02-1987 23 CR 6659 EMD SD45-2 EL 3674
PA GALLITZIN W/B PUSHER ENTERING THE MIDDLE TUNNEL. THIS IS THE TUNNEL THAT IS NOW DOUBLE TRACKED WITH HIGH CLEARANCES. MUCH LATER, IN POST CONRAIL TIMES, UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS. 1993/19930425_36.jpg
T L 05-02-1987 24 CR 6399 EMD SD40-2
CR 6403, CR 6459 PA GALLITZIN EAST TUNNEL PORTAL OF THE OLD 'NEW PORTAGE RAILROAD', WITH LIGHT HELPERS DRIFTING BY. THIS IS ONE OF TEN CONRAIL SD40-2'S WITH NARROW SNOW PLOWS AND A LACK OF CAB AWNINGS, SO AS TO PERMIT COAL TRAIN LOADING AT THE POWER PLANT AT STRAWBERRY RIDGE, PA.
T L 05-02-1987 25 CR 6459 EMD SD40-2
CR 6403, CR 6399 PA GALLITZIN THE GRASSY JUNCTION OF FORMER 'MULE SHOE' LINE CAN BE SEEN AT RIGHT AS WELL AS THE DISTANT BRIDGE STRUCTURE THAT CARRIED MULE SHOE TRAFFIC TO THE OTHER PRR TUNNELS.
T L 05-02-1987 26 CR 6657 EMD SD45-2 EL 3672 CR 6663 PA GALLITZIN EVER FAITHFUL x ERIE LACKAWANNA SD45-2 PUSHER ENGINES APPROACH THE TUNNELS IN A W/B DIRECTION. OTHER PHOTOS OF THE SAME ENGINE: 1993/19930425_01.jpg 1994/19940513_04.jpg 1987/19870502_20.jpg 1998/19980615_14.jpg
T L 05-02-1987 27 CR 6663 EMD SD45-2 EL 3678
PA GALLITZIN W/B PUSHERS ENTERING TUNNEL. THIS SKINNY TALL TUNNEL IS THE NORTHEN-MOST OF THE 3 TUNNELS AND OUT OF SERVICE TODAY (1998).
T L 05-02-1987 28 CR 6664 EMD SD45-2 EL 3679
PA GALLITZIN W/B LEAVING TUNNEL WITH HELPERS ON THE HEAD END. THE LEFT TUNNEL IS THE NORTHEN-MOST OF THE 3 TUNNELS AND OUT OF SERVICE TODAY (1998), WHILE THE TUNNEL TO THE RIGHT WAS RECENTLY ENLARGED FOR DOUBLE TRACKS WITH HIGH CLEARANCES. AFTER THE CONRAIL SPLIT UP, THIS UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS. 1994/19940604_19.jpg 1993/19930425_06.jpg 1987/19870502_30.jpg
T L 05-02-1987 29 CR 6665 EMD SD45-2 EL 3680 CR 6661 PA GALLITZIN W/B PUSHERS HEADED AWAY FROM THE TUNNELS, AND THE CAMERA. THE CREST OF THE GRADE IS JUST ABOUT WHERE THE UNITS ARE.
T L 05-02-1987 30 CR 6664 EMD SD45-2 EL 3679 CR PA ALTOONA E/B HELPERS DRIFT DOWN PAST MG TOWER. THIS TOWER WAS BUILT IN WORLD WAR 2 TO CONTROL 'MID GRADE' OR MG CROSSOVERS SO AS TO BETTER HANDLE WARTIME TRAFFIC. MUCH LATER, IN POST CONRAIL TIMES, UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS. 1994/19940604_19.jpg 1993/19930425_06.jpg 1987/19870502_28.jpg
T L 05-02-1987 31 CR 6597 GE C30-7A

PA ALTOONA W/B FIGHTS UPHILL PAST MG TOWER.
T L 05-02-1987 32 CR 6665 EMD SD45-2 EL 3680 CR 6661 PA ALTOONA MORE HELPERS DRIFT DOWN PAST MG TOWER.
T L 05-02-1987 33 CR 6484 EMD SD40-2
CR 6288 PA ALTOONA PUSHERS W/B PAST MG TOWER. TOO BAD I DID NOT PHOTOGRAPH THAT UNIT WITH THE BRIGHT SIGN ON IT.
T L 05-02-1987 34 AMTK 361 EMD F40PH

PA ALTOONA PENNSYLVANIAN PASSENGER TRAIN W/B AT MG TOWER. UNIT SCRAPPED BY 1997
T L 05-02-1987 35 CR 6280 EMD SD40 PC 6280 CR 6240 PA ALTOONA A SEEMINGLY UNDERPOWERED TRAIN W/B AT MG TOWER.
T L 05-02-1987 36 CR 6399 EMD SD40-2
CR 6403, CR 6459 PA ALTOONA A RARE TRIO OF PUSHERS IS HELPING OUR OTHERWISE UNDERPOWERED TRAIN PAST MG TOWER.
T L 05-02-1987 37 CR TUNNEL TUNNEL

PA GALLITZIN TRAILER TRAIN VANISHING INTO THE WESTERN PORTAL OF THE OLD 'NEW PORTAGE RAILROAD' TUNNEL. THIS IS THE SOUTHERNMOST OF GALITZEN'S 3 TUNNELS.
T L 05-02-1987 38 NEW PORTAGE RR INCLINED PLANE INCLINED PLANE

PA SUMMIT RESTORED AND PRESERVED INCLINED PLANE TRACKAGE FROM THE OLD PORTAGE RAILROAD. THIS PORTAGE SYSTEM USED TOW BOATS IN CANALS AND WHEN THE MOUNTAINS GOT IN THE WAY, THE BOATS WERE LOADED ONTO LITTLE FLAT CARS AND HOISTED UP OR DOWN THESE INCLINED PLANES. THIS MUSEUM IS ONLY A SHORT DISTANCE FROM CRESSON AND WORTH A VISIT.
T L 05-02-1987 39 CR 6661 EMD SD45-2 EL 3676 CR 6665 PA CASSANDRA PUSHERS HEADED EAST I THINK. UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS. 1993/19930425_35.jpg 1987/19870502_02.jpg
T L 05-02-1987 40 CR 6444 EMD SD40-2
CR 6286 PA CASSANDRA THE DAYLIGHT IS FAILING AS THIS WENT BY.
T L 05-02-1987 41 CR 6289 EMD SD40 B&O 7486- CNJ 3065 CR PA CASSANDRA A NEAT COMBO OF AN EX B&O-CNJ SD40 AND AN EX EL SD45-2.
T L 05-02-1987 42 CR 6656 EMD SD45-2 EL 3671 CR 6658 PA PORTAGE PUSHERS TESTING A CABOOSE'S UNDERFRAME. THERE IS A LAW IN PENNSYLVANIA THAT THE CABOOSE MUST BE UNOCCUPIED WHEN TOTAL PUSHER POWER EXCEEDS 3000hp. HERE IS A 1994 PHOTO OF THE SAME ENGINE: 1994/19940604_16.jpg
T L 05-02-1987 43 CR 6663 EMD SD45-2 EL 3678 CR 6657 PA PORTAGE HELPER DRIFT BY. I WISH I COULD FIND THIS PARTICULAR SPOT AGAIN, IT SEEMED TO HAVE MANY PHOTOGRAPHIC QUALITIES. I AM TOLD THIS MAY BE THE JAMESTOWN ROAD OVERPASS.
T L 05-03-1987 2 CR 6290 EMD SD40 B&O 7487- CNJ 3066 CR 6321 PA GREENSBURG COAL TRAIN SWINGS BY THE STATION, WHICH IS RIGHT BEHIND THE CAMERA.
T L 05-03-1987 3 AMTK 361 EMD F40PH

PA GREENSBURG E/B PENNSYLVANIAN AT PASSENGER STATION. THE GREENSBURG STATION WAS IN TERRIBLE SHAPE BACK IN 1987, BUT I RECENTLY READ (1998) THAT IT HAS BEEN RESTORED. LOCOMOTIVER WAS SCRAPPED BY 1997
T L 05-03-1987 4 AMTK ? AMFLEET

PA GREENSBURG E/B PENNSYLVANIAN PASSENGER TRAIN.
T L 05-03-1987 5 AMTK 4401 PS COACH 1950 PC 3001
PA PITTSBURGH EX PENN CENTRAL COACH AT B&O PASSENGER STATION.
T L 05-03-1987 6 NYC ? COACH
PRR, L&N PA PITTSBURGH VARNISH LETTERED NEW YORK CENTRAL AND PENNSYLVANIA SITTING AT THE B&O PASSENGER STATION.
T L 05-03-1987 7 AMTK 4589 ACF COACH 1954 UP 5549
PA PITTSBURGH B&O PASSENGER STATION WITH x UNION PACIFIC PASSENGER CAR.
T L 05-03-1987 8 EL 3555 ELECTRIC COMMUTER DL&W EL PA PITTSBURGH FORMER LACKAWANNA ELECTRIC COMMUTER CAR SITTING AT THE B&O FREIGHT STATION. AFTER NJDOT PHASED OUT THE ELDERLY LACKAWANNA COMMUTER EQUIPMENT, THEY SHOWED UP SEEMINGLY EVERYWHERE IN THE MIDWEST. HERE IT IS IN 1977: 1977/19770621_25.jpg
T L 05-03-1987 9 WM 5634 EMD GP7 WM 22 ? EL 3547 PA PITTSBURGH CHOP NOSE WESTERN MARYLAND UNIT AT THE B&O PASSENGER STATION. THE UNIT WAS BUILT IN 1950 AND GOT ITS NOSE JOB IN 1971, AND CUT UP IN 2005.
T L 05-03-1987 10 B&O 3502 COACH

PA PITTSBURGH AN OLD, YET MODERNIZED, B&O HEAVYWEIGHT CAR AT THE B&O PASSENGER STATION.
T L 05-03-1987 11 L&N 364 OHIO RIVER OBSERVATION CAR

PA PITTSBURGH B&O PASSENGER STATION WITH AN ELEGANT L&N OBSERVATION CAR. BUILT BY PULLMAN STANDARD IN 1926, PICKED UP BY L&N IN 1948, CONVERTED TO BUSINESS CAR 364 IN 1952. CAR BECAME A PRIVATE CAR IN 1972 AND WAS NAMED THE OHIO RIVER IN 1983.
T L 05-03-1987 13 NW 3727 EMD SW8

OH AKRON SWITCHER AT A.C.& Y. YARD.
T L 05-03-1987 14 NW 518653 CABOOSE

OH AKRON CABOOSE AT AC&Y YARD.
T L 05-03-1987 15 NW 1302 EMD GP35 WABASH 548 NW 4147, NW 4156 OH AKRON ROAD UNITS RESTING AT A.C.& Y. YARD. THIS PARTICULAR NW PAINT SCHEME WAS PARTICULARLY DRAB AND UNINSPIRED. LITTLE COULD I HAVE GUESSED THAT THE PAINT SCHEME THAT NS CAME UP WITH WOULD BE EVEN WORSE. HAPPILY, THE LEAD UNIT WOULD SEE BRIGHTER DAYS. IN 197, IT WAS PAINTED INTO BRIGHT ECONO RAIL COLORS AND WORKED AT A REFINERY NEAR HOUSTON, TEXAS.
T L 05-03-1987 16 NW 552 EMD GP30
NW 555052 OH AKRON HIGH NOSED GP30 AT A.C.& Y. YARD.
T L 05-03-1987 17 NW 4156 EMD GP38AC
NW 4147, NW 1302 OH AKRON UNITS AT A.C.& Y. YARD. SOMEONE TOLD ME THAT NW PUT THE BELLS ON THE SHORT HOOD, WHILE SOUTHERN PUT THE BELLS ON THE ENDS OF THE LONG HOODS.
T L 05-03-1987 18 NW 555052 CABOOSE
NW 552 OH AKRON CABOOSE AT AC&Y YARD.
T L 05-03-1987 19 B&O 903016 CABOOSE
C&O 903233 OH AKRON C&O AND CHESSIE SYSTEM CABOOSES AT ARLINGTON STREET YARD.
T L 05-03-1987 20 B&O 903045 CABOOSE

OH AKRON CHESSIE SYSTEM CABOOS OF B&O HERITAGE, AT ARLINGTON STREET YARD.
T L 06-01-1987 1 C&O 2707 ALCO 4-8-4 (1944)

OH CLEVELAND FORMER BROOKSIDE PARK ZOO DISPLAY C&O K4 STEAM ENGINE. IT WAS SITTING HERE IN THE WEEDS BY CLEVELAND'S STEEL MILLS FOR SEVERAL YEARS AND THEN FINALLY MOVED ON TO THE ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM. HERE IS ANOTHER VIEW OF THE SAME ENGINE IN 9/85: 1985/19850929_01.jpg 1989/19891215_02.jpg
T L 06-01-1987 2 NYC X26138 TENDER

OH CLEVELAND NEW YORK CENTRAL STEAM ENGINE TENDER IN PEARLMAN GREEN.
T L 06-01-1987 6 LAKESIDE & MARBLEHEAD SHOP ENGINE HOUSE?

OH MARBLEHEAD LITTLE TWO STALL LIMESTONE ENGINEHOUSE FROM THE LAKESIDE & MARBLEHEAD RR.
T L 06-01-1987 7 LAKESIDE & MARBLEHEAD STATION STATION

OH MARBLEHEAD STATION WITH THE TWO STALL ENGINEHOUSE IN THE BACKGROUND. LAKESIDE & MARBLEHEAD RR.
T L 06-01-1987 8 LAKESIDE & MARBLEHEAD SHOP ENGINEHOUSE

OH MARBLEHEAD I THINK THIS IS ALSO PART OF THE FORMER LAKESIDE & MARBLEHEAD RR. IT LOOKS LIKE A RAILROAD ROUNDHOUSE THAT IS NOT ROUND. IN THE BACKGROUND, THE LARGE LIMESTONE PROCESSING PLANT FILLS THE SKY.
T L 08-08-1987 1 SR 3245 EMD SD40-2
SR 3199 OH COLUMBUS STATE FAIR TRAIN.
T L 08-08-1987 2 NW 1218 NW TYPE A 2-6-6-4

OH COLUMBUS STATE FAIR STEAM TRAIN WITH NW 1218.
T L 08-08-1987 3 NW 1218 NW TYPE A 2-6-6-4
SR 3245W OH COLUMBUS STATE FAIR STEAM ENGINE.
T L 08-08-1987 4 NW 1218 NW TYPE A 2-6-6-4
UP 7003 OH COLUMBUS HEAD ON SHOT OF STATE FAIR STEAM ENGINE. CLEAN BLACK STEAM ENGINES ARE DIFFICULT TO EXPOSE ON FILM. DOME CAR NOW OWNED BY CP HUNTINGTON CHAPTER OF NRHS.
T L 08-08-1987 5 NW 1218 NW A' 2-6-6-4 TRUCK'

OH COLUMBUS REAR DRIVERS.
T L 08-08-1987 6 NW 1218 NW TYPE A 2-6-6-4

OH COLUMBUS STATE FAIR STEAM ENGINE BEING SERVICED IN COLUMBUS.
T L 08-08-1987 7 NW 1218 NW TYPE A 2-6-6-4

OH COLUMBUS STATE FAIR STEAM ENGINE BEING SERVICED IN COLUMBUS.
T L 08-08-1987 8 NW 1218 NW TYPE A 2-6-6-4

OH COLUMBUS THE STATE FAIR TRAIN'S STEAM ENGINE WAS COALED USING THAT 'AMERICAN' CRANE IN THE BACKGROUND.
T L 08-08-1987 9 C&O 3015 EMD GP30
CSX 6281 OH COLUMBUS GP30 IN THE ALL-TOO-SHORT LIVED CHESSIE SYSTEM PAINT SCHEME.
T L 08-08-1987 11 B&O 4248 EMD GP40-2
SBD 8605 OH LOCKBOURNE NEAR LOCKBOURNE, WHILE WE WAITED FOR THE STATE FAIR TRAIN, WE SAW SOME ACTION ON THE x C&O LINE THAT PARALLELED THE NW LINE IN THE BACKGROUND.
T L 08-08-1987 12 C&O 8428 EMD SD40

OH LOCKBOURNE S/B EMPTY COAL TRAIN. THE CHESSIE SYSTEM OFTEN RAN VERY LONG EMPTY TRAINS WITH A SOLE UNIT ON THE POINT.
T L 08-08-1987 13 CSX 6281 EMD GP40-2 C&O 4383
OH LOCKBOURNE S/B TRAIN WITH TWO JUMBO 8 AXLE TANK CARS BEHIND THE UNIT.
T L 08-08-1987 14 NW 1218 NW TYPE A 2-6-6-4

OH LOCKBOURNE STATE FAIR STEAM TRAIN, S/B IN THE EVENING.
T L 08-28-1987 1 CR STATION STATION

NY WESTFIELD x NYC STATION.
T L 08-28-1987 2 NW ? WORK TRAIN

NY WESTFIELD NS CRANE ON x NKP MAIN.
T L 08-28-1987 3 CR TOWER TOWER

NY FALCONER THE TOWER AT FALCONER ON THE OLD ERIE MAIN IS IN REMARKABLY GOOD SHAPE.
T L 08-28-1987 4 P&WV 854 CABOOSE

NY SALAMANCA THE EX B&O (BR&P) STATION IS NOW A RAILROAD MUSEUM. DESPIDE BEING ON A SPUR OFF THE BR&P MAIN, THIS STATION WAS BUILT LAVISHLY.
T L 08-28-1987 5 CR 6815 EMD SD50
CR 6782 NY SALAMANCA EX-ERIE MAIN, W/B.
T L 08-28-1987 6 CR STATION STATION

NY SALAMANCA EX ERIE STATION WITH A NEW CHAIN LINK FENCE ON THE STATION PLATFORM.
T L 08-28-1987 7 CR 6815 EMD SD50
CR 6782 NY SALAMANCA W/B IN THE JUNGLE ON THE x-ERIE MAIN.
T L 08-28-1987 8 CR 6815 EMD SD50
CR 6782 NY SALAMANCA W/B JUST WEST OF SALAMANCA ON THE NOW SINGLE TRACKED x ERIE MAIN.
T L 08-28-1987 9 MKCX 6101 ALCO C425 PRR 2423- PC 2423- CR 2423 DELAWARE & LACKAWANNA NY HORNELL MORRISON KNUDSEN UNIT SWITCHING TRANSIT CARS AT THE FORMER ERIE SHOPS AT HORNELL. 1989/19890825_02.jpg
T L 08-28-1987 10 MKCX 6101 ALCO C425 PRR 2423- PC 2423- CR 2423 DELAWARE & LACKAWANNA NY HORNELL MORRISON KNUDSEN UNIT SWITCHING TRANSIT CARS AT THE FORMER ERIE SHOPS AT HORNELL. 1989/19890825_02.jpg
T L 08-28-1987 11 CR 6014 GE C39-8
CR 6458 NY CORNING THIS PHOTO IS SOMEWHAT SPECIAL TO ME BECAUSE I STARTED A NICE CAB RIDE IN THIS UNIT AT THIS SPOT. 6014 WAS CUT UP IN 2019.HERE IS A 1994 VIEW OF THE SAME ENGINE: 1994/19940723_04.jpg
T L 08-28-1987 12 CR 6014 GE C39-8
CR 6458 NY CORNING MY CAB RIDE IN THIS ENGINE ENDED HERE, RIGHT NEXT TO THE ERIE RR. STATION IN CORNING. HERE IS A 1994 VIEW OF THE SAME ENGINE: 1994/19940723_04.jpg
T L 08-29-1987 1 GUILFORD 359 EMD GP39-2 RDG 3419- D&H 7619- D&H 388- B&M GUILFORD 328, D&H 7404 PA SCRANTON S/B GUILFORD TRAIN ON FORMER CNJ LINE IN SCRANTON.
T L 08-29-1987 2 BULLARD 2 PORTER 0-4-0T

PA SCRANTON THIS LITTLE VINTAGE 1937STEAM ENGINE NOW SITS IN FRONT OF SCRANTON'S LACKAWANNA STATION.
T L 08-29-1987 3 DL&W STATION PASSENGER STATION CR, EL, DL&W
PA SCRANTON THE ELEGANT DL&W STATION IS NOW A HOTEL. THE STEAMTOWN USA MUSEUM'S STATIC EXHIBITS WERE RIGHT BEHIND THE STATION IN 1987.
T L 08-29-1987 5 DL&W 637 EMD F7 MILW 97C- MARYLAND MIDLAND 97C- WINCHESTER & WESTERN 97C- WESTERN MARYLAND 97C
PA SCRANTON STEAMTOWN USA, PASSENGER EXCURSION TRAIN AT STATION COMPLETE WITH AN 'F' UNIT PAIINTED INTO LACKAWANNA COLORS.
T L 08-29-1987 6 STEAMTOWN USA 737 BLW 4-4-0 UP 737- SP 246- SP 216- EARTH SUGAR 216- VERMILION SUGAR 216
PA SCRANTON SMALL BALDWIN STEAMER AT STEAMTOWN USA MUSEUM, BUILT IN 1887..
T L 08-29-1987 7 DL&W 1271 CLC 2-8-2 CN 3254- ASHLAND COURT HOTEL- GETTYSBURG RR 3254
PA SCRANTON THE STEAMTOWN USA MUSEUM RAN THIS STEAM ENGINE IN FRONT OF THE 'LACKAWANNA' DIESEL FROM SCRANTON TO POCONO SUMMIT. THIS ENGINE WAS A FORMER CANADIAN PACIFIC ENGINE PAINTED AS 'LACKAWANNA'.
T L 08-29-1987 8 DL&W 637 EMD F7 MILW 97C- MARYLAND MIDLAND 97C- WINCHESTER & WESTERN 97C- WESTERN MARYLAND 97C
PA SCRANTON HERE IS A NICE SUNNY VIEW OF THE 'STEAMTOWN USA' PASSENGER EXCURSION TRAIN AT THE SCRANTON STATION, COMPLETE WITH AN 'F' UNIT PAINTED INTO "LACKAWANNA" COLORS AND REAL LACKAWANNA COMMUTER CARS. THIS ENGINE NEVER SERVEDON THE REAL "LACKAWANNA" NOR THE REAL "WESTERN MARYLAND".
T L 08-29-1987 10 DL&W 514 EMD GP9 NKP 514- NW 2514
PA MOSCOW STEAMTOWN USA MUSUEM PASSENGER TRAIN AT MOSCOW STATION WITH A 'LACKAWANNA' GEEP IN THE BACKGROUND.
T L 08-29-1987 11 STEAMTOWN USA STATION STATION DL&W- EL
PA MOSCOW FREIGHT STATION AT MOSCOW.
T L 08-29-1987 12 DL&W 1271 CLC 2-8-2 CN 3254- ASHLAND COURT HOTEL- GETTYSBURG RR 3254 DL&W 637 PA POCONO SUMMIT STEAMTOWN USA MUSEUM STEAM PASSENGER TRAIN AT POCONO SUMMIT STATION.
T L 08-29-1987 13 GTW 6039 BLW 4-8-2
DL&W 637 PA POCONO SUMMIT STEAMTOWN USA MUSEUM ENGINES INCLUDING A VINTAGE 1925 BIG GRAND TRUNK & WESTERN 4-8-2 AND THE IMITATION LACKAWANNA 'F' UNIT.
T L 08-29-1987 14 UP 4012 ALCO 4-8-8-4 BIG BOY

PA SCRANTON THE FRONT OF A 'BIG BOY' ON DISPLAY AT THE STEAMTOWN USA MUSEUM.
T L 08-29-1987 15 UP 4012 ALCO 4-8-8-4 BIG BOY

PA SCRANTON A LARGE DISTRACTION FOR THE STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERISITY OF SCRANTON. A NICELY LIT 'BIG BOY' AT THE STEAMTOWN USA MUSEUM. BUILT 11-1941.
T L 08-29-1987 16 DL&W 1271 CLC 2-8-2 CN 3254- ASHLAND COURT HOTEL- GETTYSBURG RR 3254
PA SCRANTON FORMER CANADIAN PACIFIC STEAM ENGINE LETTERED FOR THE 'LACKAWANNA' BY THE STEAMTOWN USA MUSEUM.
T L 08-29-1987 17 B&M 3713 LIMA 4-6-2

PA SCRANTON BOSTON AND MAINE PACIFIC AT THE STEAMTOWN USA MUSEUM, BUILT BY LIMA IN 1934.
T L 08-29-1987 18 RAHWAY VALLLEY 15 BLW 2-8-0 ONEIDA & WESTERN 20
PA SCRANTON NIFTY LITTLE 2-8-0 AT THE MUSEUM AT STEAMTOWN USA, BUILT IN 1916.
T L 08-29-1987 19 DL&W 1271 CLC 2-8-2 CN 3254- ASHLAND COURT HOTEL- GETTYSBURG RR 3254 DL&W 637 PA SCRANTON STEAMTOWN USA PASSENGER TRAIN, LOCOMOTIVE WAS BUILT IN 1917BUT NEVER SERVED ON THE REAL LACKAWANNA, BUT WAS MADE TO LOOK LIKE A LACKAWANNA ENGINE BY THE STEAMTOWN ORGANIZATION. IN 1961 THE ENGINE WAS OWNED BY ONE WILLIS F. BARRON OF ASHLAND, PA. AND IT WAS PARKED IN A PARTIALLY ASSEMBLED STATE AT THE ASHLAND COURT MOTEL.
T L 08-29-1987 20 CN 3377 CLC 2-8-2

PA SCRANTON STEAMTOWN USA MUSEUM. BACK IN 1987, BEFORE STEAMTOWN GOT ALL FANCY, YOU COULD WALK AROUND THE WEEDS AND SEE A LARGE COLLECTION OF STEAM ENGINES OUT IN THE OPEN AIR. THIS ENGINE DATES FROM 1919.
T L 08-29-1987 21 CN 5288 ALCO MLW 4-6-2 CANADIAN GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS 516- GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY 1516
PA SCRANTON STEAMTOWN USA MUSEUM.
T L 08-29-1987 22 CN 47 ALCO MLW 2-6-2T GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY 1542- EDAVILLE RR- CLAREMONT & CONCORD RR
PA SCRANTON STEAMTOWN USA MUSEUM. A VINTAGE 1914 TANK ENGINE THAT SERVED AS A COMMUTER ENGINE IN MONTREAL.
T L 08-29-1987 23 CP 2929 CLC 4-4-4

PA SCRANTON HERE WE HAVE A SMALL ENGINE (4-4-4), BUILT IN 1938, THAT LOOKS BIGGER THAN IT REALLY IS. STEAMTOWN USA MUSEUM.
T L 08-29-1987 24 STEAMTOWN USA ? WHITCOMB

PA SCRANTON A TINY WHITCOMB UNIT OF UNKNOWN HERITAGE. STEAMTOWN USA MUSEUM. REPORTEDLY OWNED BY ONE MACK TUCK, BUT NOT SURE.
T L 08-29-1987 25 KCS 4061 EMD F7 KCS 74D- KCS 91- VIA CANADA
PA SCRANTON UNIT WITH OBVIOUS KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN HERITAGE. STEAMTOWN USA MUSEUM. RIGHT HERE, A WILD AND OBESE SECURITY GUARD TRIED TO RIDE OUT TO US IN A GOLF CART AND EVICT US FROM THE YARD. HIS GOLF CART COULD NOT CROSS THE RAILS AND HE WAS EFFECTIVELY STOPPED. WE SAVED HIM THE EFFORT OF AMBULATING ON HIS OWN POWER AND QUIETLY LEFT THE AREA.
T L 08-29-1987 26 LASB 54 EMD BL2 BAR 554- BAR 54
PA HONESDALE EVENING DARKNESS WAS FAST UPON US, BUT WE SET UP OUR TRUSTY TRIPODS AND TOOK SOME PHOTOS OF THIS LACKAWAXEN AND STOURBRIDGE BL2.
T L 08-29-1987 27 LASB 54 EMD BL2 BAR 554- BAR 54
PA HONESDALE LONG HOOD END OF LACKAWAXEN AND STOURBRIDGE BL2. THIS WAS THE FIRST BL2 THAT I EVER MET.
T L 08-29-1987 28 LASB 54 EMD BL2 BAR 554- BAR 54
PA HONESDALE LACKAWAXEN AND STOURBRIDGE BL2. WHEN WE WERE IN SCRANTON, MY RAILFAN FRIEND TOLD ME THAT THERE MIGHT BE A BL2 IN HONESDALE. I DID NOT QUITE BELIEVE HIM AND TOLD HIM THAT 'I WOULD BL2 'it WHEN I SEE IT.'
T L 08-29-1987 29 LASB 54 EMD BL2 BAR 554- BAR 54
PA HONESDALE CAB PROFILE, LACKAWAXEN AND STOURBRIDGE. UNIT BUILT FOR THE BANGOR & AROOSTOOK IN MARCH, 1949.
T L 08-29-1987 30 LASB 54 EMD BL2 BAR 554- BAR 54
PA HONESDALE SHORT HOOD END LACKAWAXEN AND STOURBRIDGE. THIS RAILROAD WAS AMONGST THE VERY FIRST OF RAILROADS IN THE USA.
T L 08-29-1987 31 LASB 54 EMD BL2 BAR 554- BAR 54
PA HONESDALE BROADSIDE LACKAWAXEN AND STOURBRIDGE. I ALWAYS KEEP A TRIPOD IN MY CAR. WITHOUT IT, THESE PHOTOS WOULD HAVE BEEN IMPOSSIBLE.
T L 08-29-1987 32 NYS&W 1804 EMD GP18

PA HONESDALE MY FIRST ENCOUNTER WITH A SUSQUEHANNA UNIT. LITTLE DID I KNOW THAT IN TEN YEARS, I WOULD BE SEEING SUSQUEHANNA UNITS ALMOST WEEKLY IN MY HOME TOWN IN OHIO. 1988/19881009_04.jpg
T L 08-30-1987 1 PRR 8479 ALCO RS-3 PRR 8479- PC 5579- CR 5579
PA READING RESTORED ENGINE OUTSIDE READING SHOPS, BUILT IN JUNE, 1952 . HERE IS A 1989 VIEW OF THE SAME UNIT: 1989/19890513_05.jpg
T L 08-30-1987 2 CR ? EMD FP7 CR or RDG ?
PA READING BLACK F UNIT THAT WILL HOPEFULLY BE A CANDIDATE FOR RESTORATION.
T L 08-30-1987 3 LIRR 602 ALCO FA-2 L&N 309 LIRR 603, LIRR 601 PA READING THE ANTHRACITE RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY IS INVOLVED IN RESTORING SOME OF THESE UNITS. IN 2017, OLD L&N 309 WAS AT SMS IN NEW JERSEY BEING RESTORED.
T L 08-30-1987 4 LIRR 602 ALCO FA-2 L&N