Here is another one from an October 1976 visit that I made to Scranton, Pennsylvania. The Erie Lackawanna units are no strangers to this former Delaware, Lackawanna & Western shop, but that Penn Central (ex New York Central) GP35 is there courtesy of the Conrail merger a few months earlier. 24 more words
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An October 1976 trip to Scranton, Pennsylvania, yielded this photo of some stored former Erie Lackawanna F units.
Although the new Conrail was only a few months old, many former EL units had already been renumbered. 77 more words
It’s just another day at the office for this Erie Lackawanna crew member as he rides the power back to his train in Binghamton, New York. 128 more words
Even towards the end of its corporate existence the Erie Lackawanna tried to keep up a good image.
Case in point is this set of tired E units getting pushed through the wash rack at Marion in 1975. 83 more words
There were some strange bedfellows in Conrail’s first year or two as the newly merged railroad was leasing anything it could beg, borrow, or even steal for a day or two. 82 more words