RailPictures.Net Photo: UP 2421 Union Pacific GE C30-7 at Allentown, Pennsylvania by Doug Lilly
 
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» Union Pacific (more..)
» GE C30-7 (more..)
» Unknown
» Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
» July, 1979
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» UP 2421 (more..)
» Unknown
» Doug Lilly (more..)
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Nowadays, it seems that any Class 1’s locomotive can show up anywhere in North America. In the 1970’s, foreign power showing up in a distant location was more uncommon. The Delaware & Hudson’s “Apollo” intermodal service to Oak Island would sometimes have UP power, but those trains were elusive and often nocturnal. Here a westbound Apollo makes a setout at Allentown on an overcast July morning. For some reason, I couldn’t stick around to get the train on the road, but any shot of UP power in the Lehigh Valley was a relative rarity.
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