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Penn-Central
February 01, 1968 (December 31 for New Haven) until March 31, 1976
Photo Album By: Rick Erben
 
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Photo ID: 733070

On a foggy morning, a pair of Penn Central E44 electrics lead an eastbound freight through Earnest Yard at Norristown, PA. Those open auto racks wouldn't be around much longer as vandalism was on ... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: E-44
Location: Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PC 4444
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1971


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 17, 2020

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Photo ID: 717688

The summit of the Alleghenies is just a few miles away but there's still hard work to be done as an SD35/SD45 pusher set shoves on the rear of an eastbound Penn Central mixed freight at Cresson, P... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD SD35
Location: Cresson, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PC 6036
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 20, 1970


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Nov 25, 2019

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Photo ID: 715034

Midway between the apex of Horseshoe Curve and MG Interlocking, an SD45/SD40 helper duo lends a strong assist to symbol freight PG-3 as it climbs the mountain on No.3 track in McGinley's Curve. Th... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD SD45
Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 6229
Train ID: PG-3
Photo Date: August 01, 1969


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By: Rick Erben

Added: Nov 02, 2019

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Photo ID: 709242

Back in the good ole days of railfanning when the railroad was four-tracks wide, the signal system was as it should be, manifest traffic prevailed and most everyone was friendly, a GP9 and a GP9B ... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD GP9
Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PC 7161
Train ID: PG-3
Photo Date: August 01, 1969


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By: Rick Erben

Added: Sep 07, 2019

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Photo ID: 694475

An impressive A-B-B-A lashup of former New Haven Alco cab units leads Penn Central train BL-1 past Norwood Central station in suburban Boston. Operating between Boston and Lowell, this job was the... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: Alco FA1
Location: Norwood, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: PC 1331
Train ID: BL-1
Photo Date: October 26, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 18, 2019

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Photo ID: 694474

The crew takes an opportunity to confer as Penn Central train BL-1 waits for the signal to proceed onto the Midland line at Readville, MA. Train BL-1, running between Boston and Lowell, MA, via Wa... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: Alco FA1
Location: Readville, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: PC 1331
Train ID: BL-1
Photo Date: October 26, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Apr 18, 2019

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Photo ID: 693871

Penn Central F7A 1509 (former PRR 9809A) with Penn Central F7A 1646 (former NYC 1646) Photo from my collection, no photographer's name listed on slide.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 1509
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 07, 1969


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Apr 12, 2019

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Photo ID: 693693

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD SD35
Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PC 6025
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 16, 1969


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By: Ian Stronach

Added: Apr 10, 2019

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Photo ID: 693513

A TOFC train descends the eastern slope of the Alleghenies behind a U33C/C-636/GP-35 lashup.

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GE U33C
Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PC 6545
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 16, 1969


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By: Ian Stronach

Added: Apr 08, 2019

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Photo ID: 693109

The SD-45 and C-636 are in notch 8 as they shove a freight up the eastern slope of the Alleghenies. The open cab windows and doors provide little relief for the pusher crew from the cloud of exhau... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD SD45
Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PC 6193
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 16, 1969


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By: Ian Stronach

Added: Apr 04, 2019

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Photo ID: 692400

Penn Central E44s and a train stuck in the Assunpink Creek flooding of 1975. The USGS investigation of the flooding can be found here... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: E-44
Location: Trenton, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Not specified
Photo Date: July 21, 1975


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By: Nate Murry

Added: Mar 29, 2019

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Photo ID: 679725

Ex-PRR SD45 6113 heads an eight units lashup of GE and GM products with a westbound freight at Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD SD45
Location: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: PC 6113
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 20, 1974


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Dec 05, 2018

Views: 2,255
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Photo ID: 667613

A freight rolls thru the Elizabeth Station with 3 GG-1's on the head end. Date is approximate.

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GG-1
Location: Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PC 4852
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 09, 1976


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By: Paul F. De Luca

Added: Aug 16, 2018

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Photo ID: 667396

A trio of Penn Central E44s march south on the long straightaway through Monmouth Junction, NJ, on the point of a westbound freight. This was still an active commuter stop, but the headless goosen... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: E-44
Location: Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PC 4443
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December, 1970


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 14, 2018

Views: 3,355
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Photo ID: 667395

As the winter sun drops low, a pair of Penn Central GG1s speed north through Monmouth Junction, NJ, with a Washington-New York express. Off in the distance are an approaching pair of Jersey Arrow ... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GG-1
Location: Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: corridor
Photo Date: December, 1970


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Aug 14, 2018

Views: 1,642
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Favorited: 8
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