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Northeast Corridor Before Amtrak
The Pennsylvania, New Haven and, later, Penn Central put on quite a show.
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Photo ID: 733442

New Haven EP-5 class electric 376 leads train 173, the Boston-Washington Senator, as it is framed by the Stratford, CT, station on a bleak spring day. This building, which still stands in 2020, is... (more)

Railroad: New Haven
Locomotive: GE eletric
Location: Stratford, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: NH 376
Train ID: #173, the Senator
Photo Date: March, 1968


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 20, 2020

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Photo ID: 733071

A Penn Central Boston-Washington train rolls through the big cut at Groton, CT, behind a pair of ex-PRR E8s, which by the summer of 1969 had taken over the ex-NH Shore Line from FL9s. This cut was... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Groton, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: PC 4253
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 17, 2020

Views: 2,274
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Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 728645

One of the shortest assignments a GG-1 could get was the short trip forwarding Lehigh Valley passenger trains between the Lehigh Valley connection at Newark, NJ and New York Penn Station. Here, t... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: GG-1
Location: Newark, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 4800
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: Unknown


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By: Ted Steinbrenner

Added: Mar 13, 2020

Views: 4,265
Comments: 2

Favorited: 22

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Photo ID: 724041

A year and a half ago, I posted my father's photo of the rear of the RFK funeral train. I finally located the photo of the front of the train. My mother recalled that she and my father went to s... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GG-1
Location: North Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PC 4901
Train ID: RFK Funeral Train
Photo Date: June 08, 1968


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By: Ted Steinbrenner

Added: Jan 29, 2020

Views: 4,110
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Favorited: 22

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Photo ID: 714022

An Allan H. Roberts original Kodachrome slide from my collection.

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GG-1
Location: Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: PC 4908
Train ID: #175, the Patriot
Photo Date: January 02, 1971


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By: Nate Murry

Added: Oct 23, 2019

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Photo ID: 713768

At dusk, a United Aircraft TurboTrain races through Milford, CT, as it makes its way from Grand Central Terminal to Boston as Penn Central train 3002. This was the original three-car configuration... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: UA TurboTrain
Location: Milford, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: #3002
Photo Date: July, 1970


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Oct 21, 2019

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Photo ID: 707650

A consist of mostly ex-PRR equipment follows ex-PRR E8 4261 to make up Penn Central Boston-Washington train 175, the Patriot, westbound at Mystic, CT, on a summer afternoon.

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Mystic, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: PC 4261
Train ID: #175, the Patriot
Photo Date: July 18, 1970


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 23, 2019

Views: 1,250
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Photo ID: 705621

In the summer before Amtrak, a westbound Penn Central train out of Boston approaches the station at Mystic, CT. All three PC components are represented in the consist of an ex-PRR E8, and ex-NYC b... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Mystic, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: corridor
Photo Date: July 18, 1970


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 03, 2019

Views: 1,984
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Photo ID: 686505

Trailing a mix of former New Haven and Pennsylvania equipment, a Penn Central GG1 speeds through a tunnel of catenary bridges as it leads a Washington-Boston train through Stratford, CT.

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GG-1
Location: Stratford, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: corridor
Photo Date: July 05, 1970


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Feb 05, 2019

Views: 4,338
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Photo ID: 617050

New Haven FL9 2044 could use some fresh paint on its nose, but that's now up to its new owner, Penn Central. A couple months after the PC takeover this FL9 pair led a westbound Boston-New York tra... (more)

Railroad: New Haven
Locomotive: EMD FL9
Location: Stratford, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: 2044
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: May 18, 2017

Views: 2,410
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Favorited: 17


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Photo ID: 575164

Train 173, The Senator. A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: New Haven
Locomotive: EMD FL9
Location: New London, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: NH 2007
Train ID: See Below
Photo Date: August 24, 1968


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: May 02, 2016

Views: 3,935
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Favorited: 22
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Photo ID: 574913

Train 10, The Murray Hill. A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: New Haven
Locomotive: EMD FL9
Location: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: NH 2033
Train ID: See Below
Photo Date: July 21, 1968


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Apr 30, 2016

Views: 3,454
Comments: 1

Favorited: 23
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Photo ID: 574330

Bill Clynes photo. Bill road with son Tom from Boston to Providence.

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: United Aircraft Turbo Train
Location: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Locomotive #: UA 50
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 14, 1970


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By: Robert Jordan

Added: Apr 25, 2016

Views: 6,168
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Photo ID: 569856

A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: Metroliner
Location: Harrison, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PC 869
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 04, 1969


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Mar 17, 2016

Views: 3,673
Comments: 1

Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 561758

A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GG-1
Location: Harrison, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PC 4910 & 4916
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 04, 1969


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Jan 11, 2016

Views: 2,896
Comments: 1

Favorited: 21
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