Posted by Chris Nuthall on May 2, 2009 
Nice - another 5771 cab unit!
Posted by Scott Marsh on May 2, 2009 
Sharks, no need to say more.
Posted by Jim Bartolotta on May 2, 2009 
Amazing photo for 1957, thanks for posting your great photos!. I remember riding behind one of these, maybe in 1960, on the way to Red Bank.
Posted by A.J. Smith on May 3, 2009 
June 21, 1957 at South Amboy...the date and location I will travel to just as soon as the railfan time machine is perfected. What an amazing parade of classic power. I suspect it's hard to fully appreciate how amazing such power is when you're seeing it in present day. One day, we and the following generations will look back longingly on images of SD40s, ES44DCs and Acelas.
Posted by SeanK97 on May 3, 2009 
Look back on ES44's???? Only true classics will warrant that amount of idol worship. The predecessors to today's modern diesels, locomotives hand drawn with paper and pencil, log tables and slide rules, those are the true machines. Manual calculations for force, mass and physics, not those figures pumped from a computer. This way we honor more than the machines but the true "engineers" who were solely responsible for their creation. ES44's deserve their place in the sun too, just in a different manner. Outstanding photo, one that brings goose-flesh when you think of the sound we will never hear again, the feel as they pass at track speed, thank you for sharing your work and efforts :-)
Posted by Joshua Bauer on May 3, 2009 
Thanks a lot, I haven't seen one of those in a long time!
Posted by Rich Brown on May 4, 2009 
To AGREE with SeanK97, It's almost CRIMINAL that NONE of these were saved. No matter how you feel about "modern" diesels, a few of EVERYTHING SHOULD be saved, before they become totally extinct. TOO MUCH has been lost forever.
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