The early years of Conrail saw many leased units from other roads on the property. Here a Bangor& Aroostook GP7 pauses with an ex-Lehigh Valley “hammerhead” RS3 at the Bethlehem roundhouse.
Bangor and Aroostook had one of the nicest paint schemes before they ruined it by going all blue with yellow letters. Pennsy had this unit on lease in Johnsonburg, PA in the summer of 1960.
This Bangor and Aroostick Geep 68 was being leased by the Penn Central to ease a major power shortage. During the 60’s Bangor and Aroostook had six geeps that they leased off season when potato ... (more)