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Garden State Through Passenger Trains Before Amtrak
The Pennsylvania and (later) Penn Central dominated the market but Baltimore & Ohio, Erie and Lackawanna all competed for the Garden State passenger trade.
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Photo ID: 569898

The Philadelphia to Jersey City, N.J. train 600 the "Crusader" at West Trenton, New Jersey July 1961. In the lead EMD FP7 No. 905 with No.902. Photo taken from my slide collection, photographer... (more)

Railroad: Reading Lines
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: West Trenton, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: RDG 905
Train ID: 600
Photo Date: July, 1961


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Mar 18, 2016

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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: 3,375
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Photo ID: 561755

A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GG-1
Location: Harrison, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PC 4890
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 04, 1969


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Jan 11, 2016

Views: 3,265
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Photo ID: 561668

A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GG-1
Location: Harrison, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PC 4874
Train ID: The Legislator
Photo Date: July 04, 1969


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Jan 10, 2016

Views: 4,159
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Photo ID: 560882

A Roger Puta Photograph

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


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Jan 04, 2016

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Photo ID: 560647

A Roger Puta Photograph

Railroad: Erie Lackawanna
Locomotive: ALCO PA1
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: EL 860
Train ID: The Twlight
Photo Date: September 03, 1965


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Jan 02, 2016

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Photo ID: 424409

Erie Lackawanna Train no. 1, the westbound Phoebe Snow, is ready to depart Hoboken for Scranton, Binghamton, Elmira, Jamestown, Youngstown and points west for Chicago.

Railroad: Erie Lackawanna
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: unknowm
Train ID: EL Train No. 1
Photo Date: July, 1964


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By: Art House

Added: Feb 09, 2013

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Photo ID: 393657

Former Pennsylvania GG1 4931 leads a southbound SCL Florida train just a few months after the PC merger. The substantial Nassau tower was built in 1944.

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GG-1
Location: Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PC 4931
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1968


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By: Bob Krone

Added: Mar 31, 2012

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Photo ID: 379768

Waiting for departure at Communipaw, this covered wagon will soon find a new terminal as B&O is about to exit the N.J. market.

Railroad: Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Locomotive: EMD E9(A)
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: BO 1455
Train ID: passenger
Photo Date: April, 1958


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Nov 02, 2011

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Photo ID: 379676

At Linden Rd. the signals on the bridges have been converted from lower quadrant semaphores by this time (1950 comparison photo linked below), but the B&O intercity passenger fleet would soon retr... (more)

Railroad: Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Locomotive: EMD E7(A)
Location: Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: BO 1428
Train ID: passenger
Photo Date: April, 1958


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Nov 01, 2011

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Photo ID: 379554

April 1958 was the last month of B&O passenger operatons out of the Jersey City terminal. John and his friend Bill Rosenberg spent that month trying to capture as much B&O passenger train action ... (more)

Railroad: Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
Locomotive: EMD E6A
Location: Manville, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: BO 1412
Train ID: passenger
Photo Date: April, 1958


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Oct 31, 2011

Views: 6,361
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Photo ID: 334584

Penn Central 4903, leads an intercity passenger train. 18 months earlier, she pulled the RFK funeral train in her new black dress. Later, #4903 retired and moved to Texas where she is preserved ... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: Altoona Works GG-1
Location: Metuchen, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 4903
Train ID: passenger
Photo Date: December, 1968


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 13, 2010

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Photo ID: 334536

Penn Central is less than a year old, and still features plenty of unpainted equipment left over from the fallen flags that came to be PC, like on this passenger train. (NH would be added to the ... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Altoona Works GG-1
Location: Metuchen, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 4928
Train ID: passenger
Photo Date: December, 1968


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 13, 2010

Views: 6,259
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Photo ID: 320187

PHOEBE SNOW is stopped at the Blairstown station behind Lackawanna's first E8 unit. This engine and 811 had been EMD demonstrators in the DL&W color scheme with the GM shield on the nose.

Railroad: Delaware, Lackawanna & Western
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Blairstown, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: 810
Train ID: DL&W 3
Photo Date: October, 1960


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By: Bob Krone

Added: Apr 09, 2010

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Photo ID: 319453

The observation car on Seaboard's SILVER METEOR rushes past. The train is pulled by GG1 4907.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: observation car
Location: Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1960


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By: Bob Krone

Added: Apr 02, 2010

Views: 5,952
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