A rediscovered negative shows PRR K4sa 612 sitting at the South Amboy engine terminal on a hot June day. The engine had arrived early with a 12 car train from Bay Head. K4s 5379 sits behind. An em... (more)
K4sa 612 sits at Englishtown in late afternoon sunlight on a beautiful autumn day. Steam was not quite dead after this farewell trip as 612 and 830 last headed trains from Bay Head to South Amboy ... (more)
The Farewell to Steam trip with 612 has paused at Asbury Park for a lunch stop for the many on board. A friend and I climbed the cantilever signal for this picture, a practice that is strictly for... (more)
Many fans are on hand to watch K4sa 612 back down onto the Farewell to Steam special on Sunday, October 20, 1957. The trip out of New York was operated on the same day as another Pennsylvania trip... (more)
K4sa 612 sits on the siding awaiting the GG1 with train from New York. This was the first steam movement on the line since the morning commuter rush. The K4sa had larger piston valves than a K4s a... (more)
K4sa 612 lifts a long commuter train out of South Amboy putting the two-unit diesel trains from earlier in the day to shame.
This was the first time that I had seen K4sa 612 and it arrived at the engine terminal while I was there. The fire is being cleaned while 3807 & 5348 sit in the background.
This was one of the last steam fan trips to run on the NY&LB. For this photo runby, the fireman was requested to make smoke. He did!
1957 Last year the K-4's ran.
Nearing the end of steam on the PRR - K4 fan trip on the NY&LB. Note CNJ FM H25-66 Trainmaster on adjacent track