Posted by Nelson Acosta Spotterimages on April 5, 2020 
Spectacular scene! Looks like something out of a Hollywood Film.
Posted by Don Baldwin on April 6, 2020 
A sad sight to see. It's a shame that these cannot be used by other railroads if only for spare parts. I remember very well the ASEA Swedish built Rc4 electric locomotive that was modified and shipped to AMTRAK for testing. It was the prototype for the well loved AEM-7 [toasters] that AMTRAK later purchased. Oh well, the GG-1 is also gone, but not forgotten.
Posted by Nigel Curtis on April 6, 2020 
And all 28 clearly visible on Google Earth
Posted by Dylan Jones on April 6, 2020 
Nice capture. What shocks me is the siding or spur itself. Heavy rail and concrete ties. Probably the best siding or spur in the country!
Posted by AZ Mike on April 6, 2020 
I get that not every type of locomotive can be restored or preserved, but we have lost alot of amzing units to the neglectful scrapper's torch. We have no Hiawathas, CNW 400s, and many others because of "progress". Maybe someone can save one or more of these. The original Jupiter was even scrapped out of ill knowledge and lack of interest.
Posted by Tom Farence on April 6, 2020 
I agree...SAD INDEED.....is NJ Transit a New Jersey government agency?....if in fact it is...that answers WHY units were stored with all safety appliances still in place or any parts that could have been re-used or shelved for future sale or re-use......also explains WHY RoW units are on is concrete ties and looks like what say 140lb. welded rail......It's TAX DOLLARS AT WORK!! By the way... the whistles(Horns) alone on each end were worth between $2500 and $5000 each!!
Posted by miningcamper on April 6, 2020 
The Lackawanna Cutoff was a favorite photo hangout for me when Erie Lackawanna was still using it. Wikipedia says: "The re-opening of the line to Andover is projected to occur no earlier than 2021."
Posted by Rich Brown on April 8, 2020 
It seems like only yesterday that these were "NEW." Remembering how long GG1s and P-54 cars operated, I guess the life-cycle of built things is getting shorter and shorter.
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