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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: 430373

Two PC SD40s slug upgrade at MG Tower with a Trailvan Train on a steamy July 18, 1975.

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD SD40
Location: MG Tower, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PC 6040
Train ID: Trailvan
Photo Date: July 18, 1975


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By: Extra 127 South

Added: Mar 30, 2013

Views: 4,445
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Photo ID: 425971

Westbound Penn Central freight train at Bay Junction in West Detroit, Michigan, on October 14, 1973. The large building at the left is General Motors' Cadillac plant. Photograph by more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD SD40
Location: West Detroit, Michigan, USA
Locomotive #: PC 6072
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 14, 1973


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By: Center for Railroad Photography and Art

Added: Feb 21, 2013

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Photo ID: 415993

GG-1's on freight, coming and going! The icing on the cake was the trailing motor on the right- the unique "Old Rivets" #4800.

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GG-1
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: 4822
Train ID: unknown
Photo Date: March, 1970


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By: miningcamper

Added: Nov 25, 2012

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Photo ID: 406294

What to do while waiting for a Nickel Plate steam excursion over Horseshoe Curve? Why, shoot a Pennsy U-boat wit a Penn Central freight. Believed to be Cresson, corrections welcome. This is fro... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GE U25C
Location: Barree, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 6505
Train ID: manifest
Photo Date: September, 1970


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 15, 2012

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Photo ID: 406292

A passenger train meets a manifest up on the mountain. A guess has this passenger train rolling downgrade into Altoona on the east slope while a manifest tackles the mountain. Thanks Luke Harshba... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Barree, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PC 4314
Train ID: passenger
Photo Date: September, 1970


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 15, 2012

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Photo ID: 404347

The CTC panel in Smithboro Tower controlled the majority of the Penn Central (ex-PRR) line across southern Illinois from Terre Haute to East St. Louis. At Smithboro, the PC line was crossed by the... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD SDP40
Location: Smithboro, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1974


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By: Loren Aandahl

Added: Jul 24, 2012

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Photo ID: 397745

A westbound PC ore drag was struggling upgrade east of Horseshoe Curve on July 18, 1975 as the cab on an eastbound trailer train passes in the distance. To say he was struggling is an understatem... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PC 3180
Train ID: Ore Drag
Photo Date: July 18, 1975


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By: Extra 127 South

Added: May 13, 2012

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Photo ID: 397645

A snowstorm had just begun as a brace of six 4-axle EMDs eased a heavy unit grain train down the East Slope at Benny Interlocking in Bennington, PA on Jan. 12, 1975.

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD GP38-2
Location: Bennington, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PC 8124
Train ID: Unit Grain Train
Photo Date: January 12, 1975


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By: Extra 127 South

Added: May 13, 2012

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Photo ID: 373605

Westbound, Ex-New Haven C-425 and U25B, renumbered Penn Central 2458 and 2681, move from the Shoreline to the Naugatuck route via the east leg of the wye at Devon Tower. Train is enroute to Maybro... (more)

Railroad: New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Locomotive: Alco C425
Location: Devon, Connecticut, USA
Locomotive #: PC 2458
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1969


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By: The General

Added: Aug 30, 2011

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Photo ID: 345636

Months before PC was able to jettison passenger service under the Amtrak umbrella, one of 75 ex-PRR E8's leads this ramshackle remnant of the once great fleet past the eyes of the Operator at MG.

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: PC East Slope, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PC 4289
Train ID: passenger
Photo Date: September, 1970


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Nov 17, 2010

Views: 10,520
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Favorited: 54

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Photo ID: 334863

The midday passenger train lull presents opportunity for the DS to run some freight on the corridor. 4450 leads the march still in her Pennsy dress. (Ed. Note: this is the only view of #4450 in ... (more)

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: E-44
Location: Metuchen, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 4450
Train ID: manifest
Photo Date: December, 1968


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 16, 2010

Views: 7,581
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Favorited: 36

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Photo ID: 330305

Readville to Selkirk freight is on the move again after picking up orders from the junction tower operator. Off to the side notice a smashed box car, one load that did not make the trip west that ... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD GP40
Location: Walpole, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: PC 3226
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December, 1969


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Jul 04, 2010

Views: 7,563
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Photo ID: 319346

The first of its class is cresting the grade out of Altoona at Cresson, PA. Note the NYC F-unit and the Geep B unit.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP35
Location: Cresson, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PRR 2300
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July, 1968


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By: Dave Burroughs

Added: Apr 01, 2010

Views: 6,637
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Photo ID: 266352

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD SD40
Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: PC 6103
Train ID: Helpers
Photo Date: January 03, 1970


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Jan 07, 2009

Views: 5,847
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Photo ID: 248179

The first push pull train I ever encountered swings the curve coming off the Maple Shade Branch. The other delight in this shot are the fallen flag freight cars.

Railroad: Pennsylvania Railroad
Locomotive: Baldwin S-12
Location: Camden, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March, 1969


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By: Donald Haskel

Added: Aug 24, 2008

Views: 8,807
Comments: 4

Favorited: 30
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