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Strathcona’s #8939 @ Macungie, Pa.

Strathcona’s #8939, Westbound @ Macungie, Pa.

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CSX “Seaboard System” Emblem Unit In Linden, NJ

One of the new CSX emblem engines that came to Linden, NJ on CSX ethanol Train K652 on Saturday, February 20. CSX “Seaboard System” Emblem Unit In Linden, NJ

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Union Pacific #1996 (The Southern Pacific Heritage Unit) In Rotterdam, NY

Good things come to those who wait!… At least they did for our roving railfan Mike who waited a couple of hours for UP #1996 (the Southern Pacific Heritage Unit) but it finally showed up. As you can imagine, many other local folks were there as well to see it. The UP 1996 led with […]

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Maine Eastern’s FL9s #488 And #489 Are Back In New Jersey

Morristown & Erie-operated Maine Eastern ceased tourist/passenger operations on the former Maine Central Rockland Branch effective December 31, 2015. On January 1, 2016 the Central Maine & Quebec Railway assumed operations sans the tourist/passenger part of things.¬†Morristown and Erie Railroad brought their EMD FL9s back to NJ.¬†These are ex-New Haven, ex-Amtrak and two of the […]

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Erie Lackawanna Heritage Unit #1700 And Sister #1701 @ Port Reading Yard, NJ

Some guys get all the luck!… Take Mike for instance who stumbled upon these two beauties while driving past the Port Reading, NJ yard. Note that the #1701 (still in a somewhat “pure state” minus the black paint, of course) has its horn mounted in the original location on the right side of the cab […]

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Union Pacific #6209 Patched Ex-Southern Pacific AC4400CW Eastbound @ Marysville, Pa.

Union Pacific #6209 Patched Ex-Southern Pacific AC4400CW Eastbound @ Marysville, Pa.

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Norfolk Southern #1111 (The Bar Code Unit) On A Linden, NJ Oil Train

Norfolk Southern #1111 (The Bar Code Unit) On A Linden, NJ Oil Train

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BC Rail #4652 On A Linden, NJ Unit Oil Train

BC Rail #4652 On A Linden, NJ Unit Oil Train

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M-K-T “The Katy” Heritage Unit #1988 @ Marysville, Pennsylvania

M-K-T “The Katy” Heritage Unit #1988 on Train 14G outside of Marysville, Pa. on April 4, 2015.

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Erie-Lackawanna SD45-2 Heritage Unit #1700 @ Mertztown, Pa.

The Erie Lackawanna SD45-2 Heritage Unit #1700 was a big enough celebrity when it was released from the Altoona paint shops and became an even bigger celebrity when it broke down shortly thereafter while on Norfolk Southern Train 34A. For days it sat in Mertztown, Pa. and was photographed hundreds of times. Today it was […]

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