With a hum of traction motors and a whoosh of blowers, a trio of Penn Central E44 electrics march through the station at Iselin, NJ, with a southbound freight. Only one of the two gentlemen waitin... (more)
E-44's are awaiting the call to duty on the ready tracks at the Meadows Yard servicing facility. NJT's Meadowlands Maintenance Complex was built on this site.
We're waiting on the American Freedom Train in the shadow of Cly tower, as two E-44s lead a mineral train west. Penn Central No. 4464, in the lead, was built by GE in July of 1963, 13 years prior... (more)
A Conrail E-44 electric, still wearing its PRR numbering on its cab side, stands in the servicing area at Enola.
Some of my friends have been known to refer to N&W/NS high-hood units as bricks, as they have the profile of a dark, nondescript rectangle. Perhaps the only locomotive more f... (more)
A pair of Penn Central E44 class electrics march south through Iselin, NJ, back when the Northeast Corridor saw heavy freight activity. Delivered between 1960 and 1963, the Pennsylvania Railroad's... (more)
The 2nd-to-last E-44 (built July, 1963) heads west on the Enola Branch, with a friendly wave from the fireman. Note the graffiti-free manifest trailing behind. Conrail will rebuild this line a y... (more)
In one of my first photos as a young teenage railfan, a pair of Conrail E44 electrics speed eastbound through a heavy snowstorm. The train is operating on the '"Trenton Cut Off', a 48 mile l... (more)
Wearing Conrail blue paint, an E44 electric goes solo with a westbound intermodal train. The train is operating on the '"Trenton Cut Off', a 48 mile line built by the PRR to allow trains bet... (more)
A single Penn Central E44 is on the point of a unit train of grain empties, waiting to proceed off No. 3 Track onto Conrail's Enola Branch. It's a brassy hot August day, and the fireman has his c... (more)
E-44 No. 4405, in Conrail's initial "minimalist" paint scheme with no markings except cab numerals, leads the 4445, which has somehow survived with its yellow Pennsy cab numerals intact ... (more)
A crewman from the two light E44s stopped in the interlocking is crossing the 4-track mainline to pick up orders from the operator at PARK. Note the westbound E44-powered freight in the distance,... (more)
A Roger Puta Photograph
Three westbound "flying bricks" passing the Elizabeth, NJ station two days after a blizzard dumped 15" of snow in the region.
Two Penn Central E-44s with sand-encrusted trucks pull a westbound mineral train into the setting sun along the Enola Branch.