Morscher's 1978 Railroad Images, Sorted by Date.
 
T L Date # RR # Type Former # Other Units State City Comments
T L 03-11-1978 1 CR 2781 GE U23B LV 505
OH BEREA INVOLVED IN A MINOR WRECK. SEE THIS UNIT 9 MONTHS EARLIER IN BETTER CONDITION. 1977/19770613_01.jpg
T L 03-11-1978 2 CR ? WRECK CRANE

OH BEREA CONRAIL MANAGED TO DROP SEVERAL AUTORACKS ON THE NYC TO BIG FOUR CONNECTION AT BEREA.
T L 03-11-1978 3 CR 2781 GE U23B LV 505 CR 8708 OH BEREA A FORMER LEHIGH VALLEY WAS INVOLVED IN A MINOR WRECK AT BEREA. NOTE THE A BLUE FORMER READING SWITCHER AT THE LEFT. SEE THE DAMAGED UNIT 9 MONTHS EARLIER IN BETTER CONDITION. 1977/19770613_01.jpg
T L 03-11-1978 4 CR 6085 EMD SD45 EL 3620 CR 6114 OH BEREA THIS SHOT WAS TAKEN ONLY A FEW FEET FROM THE ABOVE MENTIONED WRECK. WHILE I WAS PUTTNG MY LENS CAP BACK ON THE CAMERA, I WAS NEARLY ARRESTED BY THE STRONG SECURTIY FORCES PRESENT.
T L 03-18-1978 1 CR 6323 EMD SD40 PRR 6070- PC 6070 CR 6094 OH MANSFIELD THIS TRAIN IS STOPPED ON THE PRR, FACING WEST, UNDER THE I-71 OVERPASS. THE CREW GAVE US AN EXTENDED TOUR OF THE CAB OF THE SD40.
T L 03-18-1978 2 CR 6323 EMD SD40 PRR 6070- PC 6070 CR 6094 OH MANSFIELD W/B ON THE PRR, APPROACHING THE MANSFIELD STATION AND THE EL CROSSING.
T L 03-18-1978 3 CR 7797 EMD GP38 PC 7797
OH ONTARIO x EL YARD AT ONTARIO.
T L 03-18-1978 4 CR 7798 EMD GP38 PC 7798
OH MANSFIELD W/B ON THE x EL, CROSSING THE PRR MAIN.
T L 03-18-1978 5 CR 8098 EMD GP38-2 PC 8098 PC OH MANSFIELD E/B ON x PRR MAIN CROSSING x ERIE MAIN.
T L 03-19-1978 1 EL ? M OF W COACH EL
OH STERLING A QUICK GRAB-SHOT OF WHAT APPEARED TO BE A FORMER EL MAINTENANCE OF WAY COACH ON A CHESSIE SYSTEM TRAIN HEADED E/B ON THE OLD B&O MAIN AT STERLING.
T L 03-19-1978 2 CR 2416 ALCO C425 PRR 2416- PC 2416
OH CRESTLINE AN ENTERTAINING ALCO CENTURY THAT MADE A SOUND SIMILAR TO A WOODEN DOOR SLAMMING EVERY MINUTE OR SO.
T L 03-19-1978 3 CR 2652 GE U25B PRR 2652- PC 2652
OH CRESTLINE A FAVORITE SHOT OF A U25B SMOKING UP THE CRESTLINE STATION.
T L 03-19-1978 4 CR 3635 EMD GP35 RDG 3635
OH CRESTLINE E/B ON x PRR MAIN.
T L 03-19-1978 5 CR 3654 EMD GP35 RDG 3654
OH CRESTLINE N/B ON x C.C.C.&ST.LOUIS, CROSSING THE PRR DIAMONDS. THE CRESTLINE TOWER IS TO THE LEFT.
T L 03-19-1978 6 CR 6429 EMD SD40-2
AMTK OH CRESTLINE A VERY LATE W/B BROADWAY LTD AT PASSENGER STATION WITH A CR SD40-2 SUBSTITUTING FOR A MISSING 'E' UNIT.
T L 03-19-1978 7 CR 6429 EMD SD40-2
AMTK OH CRESTLINE W/B BROADWAY LTD AT PASSENGER STATION WITH A CR SD40-2 SUBSTITUTING FOR A MISSING 'E' UNIT. AMTRAK TRAINS WERE FUELED AND WATERED AT CRESTLINE.
T L 03-19-1978 8 CR 6602 GE C30-7

OH CRESTLINE E/B AT CRESTLINE.
T L 03-19-1978 9 CR 6608 GE C30-7

OH CRESTLINE E/B AT CRESTLINE.
T L 05-25-1978 1 CR 3072 EMD GP40 NYC 3072- PC 3072
OH ELYRIA W/B ON THE x NYC MAIN WITH EVENING LIGHTING.
T L 05-25-1978 2 CR 3322 EMD GP40-2

OH OLMSTED FALLS BRIGHT NEW W/B UNITS AT C.P. 197 ON THE x NYC MAIN. LEAD UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS.
T L 05-25-1978 3 CR 8143 EMD GP38-2 PC 8143
OH OLMSTED FALLS W/B AT C.P. 197 ON THE x NYC MAIN.
T L 06-03-1978 1 EL 3362 GE U34CH

NJ HOBOKEN SOON THE U34CH'S WOULD TRADE THIS NICE PAINT SCHEME FOR NJDOT'S UNSETTLING AND GAUDY SCHEME.
T L 06-03-1978 2 EL 3373 GE U34CH

NJ HOBOKEN UNDER THE HOBOKEN 'BUSH' TRAINSHED.
T L 06-25-1978 1 CR 2369 EMD GP35 NYC 6125- NYC 2369- PC 2369 CR 6660, CR 6068 OH KENT W/B FREIGHT WITH x NYC AND EL POWER ON THE ERIE MAIN.
T L 06-25-1978 2 CR 2369 EMD GP35 NYC 6125- NYC 2369- PC 2369 CR 6660, CR 6068 OH KENT W/B AT ERIE'S PASSENGER STATION. THE B&O IS DOWN LOW ON THE LEFT.
T L 07-03-1978 2 CR 6667 EMD SDP45 EL 3635 CR 6763 OH CLEVELAND AT WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS. UNIT TRADED IN FOR SD60 ORDER IN 1985. OTHER PHOTOS OF THE SAME ENGINE: 1978/19780703_03.jpg 1977/19770626_08.jpg
T L 07-03-1978 3 CR 6667 EMD SDP45 EL 3635 CR 6763 OH CLEVELAND x EL BIG SDP45 AT WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS. OTHER PHOTOS OF THE SAME ENGINE: 1977/19770626_08.jpg 1978/19780703_02.jpg
T L 07-03-1978 4 CR 6759 ALCO C630 RDG 5306 CR 6763 OH CLEVELAND x READING ALCO AT WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS.
T L 07-03-1978 5 CR 6759 ALCO C630 RDG 5306 CR 6763, CR 6667 OH CLEVELAND x READING ALCO AT IRON ORE DOCKS. THE OLD LAKEFRONT POST OFFICE CAN BE SEEN IN THE DISTANCE TO THE RIGHT OF THE UNITS.
T L 07-06-1978 1 CR 2332 EMD GP35 PRR 2332- PC 2332
OH CRESTLINE S/B x PRR GEEP KNIFES THE SUMMER AIR ALONG ON EX CCC&STL.
T L 07-06-1978 2 CR 3070 EMD GP40 NYC 3070- PC 3070
OH CRESTLINE S/B ON x C.C.C.& ST.LOUIS, ABOUT TO CROSS THE PRR. THIS UNIT WAS REBUILT INTO A GP40FH-2 IN 1990 BY MORRISON KNUDSEN, USING A CARBODY FROM BN 6628.
T L 07-07-1978 1 CR 3266 EMD GP40 EMD 17- PC 3266 CR 6540 OH MARION W/B ON THE x ERIE, CROSSING THE N&W DIAMONDS.
T L 07-07-1978 2 CR 5406 EMD GP8 DL&W 968- EL 1407- CR 5927- CR 5726 CR 7790 OH ONTARIO GP7 REBUILD PARKED IN THE USUAL PLACE ON THE OVERPASS OVER A HIGHWAY. THE GP38 SPENT TIME LATER ON THE GULF & MISSISSIPPI AND THEN THE ATLANTA & ST. ANDREWS BAY RAILROADS.
T L 07-07-1978 4 CR 6351 EMD SD40 PRR 6098- PC 6098 CR 2928 OH MARION W/B ON x ERIE AND BIG FOUR TRACKAGE.
T L 07-07-1978 5 CR 7140 EMD GP9 PRR 7140- PC 7140
OH MARION PATRIOTIC PHOTO WITH TRACES OF A PRR KEYSTONE SHOWING.
T L 07-07-1978 6 CR 7266 EMD GP9 PRR 7266- PC 7266 CR 7148 OH MARION GEEPS RESTING AT MARION.
T L 07-07-1978 7 CR 7479 EMD GP9 ERIE 1261- EL 1261
OH MARION UNIT REBUILT BY MORRISON KNUDSON INTO A MK1500D IN 2003 FOR THE PORT TERMINAL RAILWAY ASSOCIATION OF HOUSTON.
T L 07-07-1978 8 CR 7479 EMD GP9 ERIE 1261- EL 1261
OH MARION UNIT REBUILT BY MORRISON KNUDSON INTO A MK1500D IN 2003 FOR THE PORT TERMINAL RAILWAY ASSOCIATION OF HOUSTON.
T L 07-07-1978 9 NW 1311 EMD GP35

OH MARION S/B ABOUT TO CROSS x ERIE AT AC TOWER.
T L 07-07-1978 10 NW 1311 EMD GP35

OH MARION UNIT WAS SCRAPED IN 1992.
T L 07-07-1978 11 NW 1617 EMD SD40

OH MARION S/B NW TRAIN WITH MANY UNITS, ABOUT TO CROSS x ERIE AT AC TOWER.
T L 07-24-1978 1 CR 5999 EMD GP7 DL&W 965- EL 1284
OH BEREA W/B FORMER LACKAWANNA UNIT AT BEREA. THE BEREA STATION IS BEHIND THE FIRST BOX CAR.
T L 07-24-1978 2 CR 5999 EMD GP7 DL&W 965- EL 1284
OH BEREA IF YOU LOOK CLOSELY, YOU MAY SEE THE EL PAINT SHOWING UNDER THE CR BLUE.
T L 07-24-1978 4 CR 6790 ALCO C636 PC 6340
OH CLEVELAND WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS, YOURS TRULY ( AHM ) IN CAB.
T L 07-24-1978 5 CR 6790 ALCO C636 PC 6340 CR 6788, CR 6769 OH CLEVELAND WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS, CUYAHOGA RIVER BRIDGES IN BACKGROUND.
T L 07-24-1978 6 CR 6790 ALCO C636 PC 6340 CR 6788, CR 6769 OH CLEVELAND WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS, CLEVELAND'S 'TERMINAL TOWER' IN BACKGROUND.
T L 07-24-1978 7 CR 6790 ALCO C636 PC 6340 CR 6788, CR 6769, CR 5849 OH CLEVELAND BIG ALCO'S SMOKING IT UP AT THE WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS.
T L 08-02-1978 1 CR 1773 EMD F7 NYC 1773- PC 1773 CR 1648 OH CLEVELAND MY ONLY ENCOUNTER WITH THE ONLY CONRAIL 'F' UNIT THAT WAS PAINTED BLUE. THE B&O CONNECTION TRACK DIAMOND IS UNDER THE LEAD UNIT. WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS.
T L 08-02-1978 2 CR 1773 EMD F7 NYC 1773- PC 1773 CR 1648 OH CLEVELAND MY ONLY ENCOUNTER WITH THE ONLY CONRAIL 'F' UNIT THAT WAS PAINTED BLUE AT WHISKEY ISLAND ORE DOCKS. I WISH I HAD TAKEN SOME MORE PHOTO'S OF THE BLUE UNIT WHICH WAS BUILT IN 1952.
T L 08-02-1978 3 CR 3676 EMD GP35 EL 2570 BAR 84, CR OH CLEVELAND TWO FORMER EL UNITS AND A B.A.R. UNIT E/B APPROACHING THE DRAWBRIDGE.
T L 08-02-1978 4 CR 6082 EMD SD45 EL 3617 CR OH CLEVELAND FORMER EL UNIT AT WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS.
T L 08-02-1978 5 CR 6680 EMD SDP45 EL 3649 CR 6306 OH CLEVELAND FORMER EL UNIT AT WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS.
T L 08-02-1978 6 CR 6748 ALCO C630 PRR 6310- PC 6310
OH CLEVELAND WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS.
T L 08-02-1978 7 CR 6748 ALCO C628 PRR 6310- PC 6310 CR 6776 OH CLEVELAND NOT MANY BIG ALCO'S MADE IT INTO CR BLUE. PHOTO AT THE WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS.
T L 08-02-1978 8 CR 6748 ALCO C628 PRR 6310- PC 6310 CR 6776 OH CLEVELAND WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS. CR WAS BARELY TWO YEARS OLD, AND THIS PAINT JOB CERTAINLY NOT MUCH MORE THAN A YEAR OLD AT MOST, YET IT SEEMS BADLY FADED ALREADY.
T L 08-02-1978 9 CR 6765 ALCO C630 PRR 6315- PC 6315 CR 6545 OH CLEVELAND WHISKEY ISLAND IRON ORE DOCKS WITH PARTS OF CUYHOGA RIVER DRAWBRIDGE VISIBLE.
T L 08-05-1978 1 CR 5888 EMD GP7 PRR 8564- PC 5864- PC 5888 CR PA MEADVILLE IN 1987, MEADVILLE STILL HAD AN ACTIVE SMALL ENGINE HOUSE AND THE MASSIVE ERIE RR COALING TOWER SEEMED UNTOUCHED BY TIME.
T L 08-05-1978 2 CR 6254 EMD SD40 PC 6254 CR 6286 PA MEADVILLE SD40'S AT COALING TOWER.
T L 08-05-1978 3 CR 8700 EMD SW8 DL&W 511- EL 371 CR 5888 PA MEADVILLE SOMETIMES THE LIGHTING IS JUST PERFECT FOR RAILROAD PHOTOGRAPHY. I HAVE A PROPENSITY TO RUN INTO ENGINES WITH DOUBLE ZEROS IN THEIR UNIT NUMBERS.
T L 08-05-1978 4 CR 8700 EMD SW8 DL&W 511- EL 371
PA MEADVILLE COALING TOWER IN BACKGROUND.
T L 08-05-1978 5 CR 6330 EMD SD40 PRR 6077- PC 6077 CR 6286, CR 6254 PA MEADVILLE IN ERIE LACKAWANNA DAYS, THERE WAS AN 'EL' DIAMOND MOUNTED ABOVE THE SHOP WHERE THE CONRAIL SYMBOL APPEARS IN THIS PHOTO.
T L 08-05-1978 6 CR 6254 EMD SD40 PC 6254 CR 6286, CR 6330 PA MEADVILLE ON FORMER ERIE MAIN, SOMEWHERE EAST OF MEADVILE.
T L 08-05-1978 7 CR 7344 EMD GP9 NYC 5944- PC 7516- PC 7344
NY JAMESTOWN THE JAMESTOWN PASSENGER STATION PLATFORM WAS JUST TO THE LEFT OF THIS UNIT.
T L 08-05-1978 8 CR 3154 EMD GP40 PC 3154
NY JAMESTOWN FORMER ERIE MAIN, EAST OF JAMESTOWN. THE SECOND TRACK IS IN THE PROCESS OF BEING REMOVED. BEFORE LONG, THIS PORTION OF MAINLINE WOULD BE PRACTICALLY UNUSED BY CR. HERE IS THE SAME UNIT IN 1977: 1977/19770615_01.jpg
T L 08-05-1978 9 CR TRACK TRACK

NY JAMESTOWN FORMER ERIE MAIN, AGAIN, SOMEWHERE EAST OF JAMESTOWN. THE SECOND TRACK IS IN THE PROCESS OF BEING REMOVED WITH FISHPLATES ALREADY BEING UNBOLTED.
T L 08-05-1978 10 CR 7337 EMD GP97 NYC 5937- PC 7509- PC 7337 CR 7793 NY SALAMANCA SALAMANCA IS WHERE THE ERIE'S ORIGINAL MAINLINE TO DUNKIRK AND LAKE ERIE DIVERGED FROM THE CHICAGO MAIN.
T L 08-05-1978 11 CR 7793 EMD GP38 PC 7793
NY SALAMANCA THE BUFFALO ROCHESTER & PITTSBURGH STATION IN SALAMANCA IS NOW A RR MUSEUM.
T L 08-06-1978 3 CR 9998 ALCO RS-3 ERIE 1027- EL 1027- EL 1060
NY SILVER SPRINGS ALCO REBUILT WITH EMD E8 ENGINE, ON ERIE'S BUFFALO LINE. WE THINK EL E8 823 DONATED A PRIME MOVER FOR THIS REBUILD.
T L 08-06-1978 4 CR 9998 ALCO RS-3 ERIE 1027- EL 1027- EL 1060
NY SILVER SPRINGS ALCO REBUILT WITH EMD ENGINE, ON ERIE'S BUFFALO LINE. THIS UNIT WAS THE FIRST AND ONLY SUCH REBUILD THAT THE EL MANAGED TO FINISH BEFORE THE START OF CONRAIL. IT IS SIMILAR TO PENN CENTRAL'S DEWITT RS-3 REBUILD PRODUCTS.
T L 08-06-1978 5 CR 9998 ALCO RS-3 ERIE 1027- EL 1027- EL 1060
NY SILVER SPRINGS END SHOT OF EMD RE-ENGINED RS-3. IT SEEMS THAT SOMEONE HAD PREVIOUSLY TRIED TO REMOVE THE RED CONRAIL PAINT FROM THE EL DIAMOND.
T L 08-07-1978 1 CR 6002 EMD SD35 PRR 6002- PC 6002 CR 6529, CR 6004 NY WELLSVILLE A PLEASANT SCENE SO TYPICAL OF THE ERIE. 1978/19780807_08.jpg 1978/19780807_03.jpg 1978/19780807_04.jpg
T L 08-07-1978 2 GE 806 GE U25B GE 755- SLSF 806 CR 6201 PA SAYRE AN ANCIENT LOOKING U25B. THIS WAS A FORMER GE 1961 DEMONSTRATOR UNIT. IT HAS PRIMITIVE VERITICAL END STEPS FOUND ONLY ON THE EARLIEST U25B'S. A TINY 'GE' SYMBOL WAS PAINTED SMACK IN THE MIDDLE OF THE LONG HOOD, TOO SMALL TO BE SEEN IN THIS PHOTO.
T L 08-07-1978 3 CR 6002 EMD SD35 PRR 6002- PC 6002 CR 6529, CR 6004 PA SAYRE HERE ARE THREE BIG AND RARE BIRDS, EVEN FOR 1978. TWO SD35'S, AND ONE U28C. ALL THREE ARE x PRR UNITS. 1978/19780807_01.jpg 1978/19780807_08.jpg 1978/19780807_04.jpg
T L 08-07-1978 4 CR 6002 EMD SD35 PRR 6002- PC 6002 CR 6529, CR 6004 PA SAYRE SAYRE, PAST ITS GLORY AS AN LV TOWN. 1978/19780807_01.jpg 1978/19780807_03.jpg 1978/19780807_08.jpg
T L 08-07-1978 5 CR 6004 EMD SD35 PRR 6004- PC 600 CR 6529, CR 6002 PA SAYRE THE LARGE LEHIGH VALLEY PASSENGER STATION AT SAYRE.
T L 08-07-1978 6 GE 806 GE U25B GE 755- SLSF 806 CR 6201 PA SAYRE ANOTHER VIEW OF THAT ANCIENT LOOKING U25B. LOOK AT THAT BIZARRE HAND RAIL ARRANGEMENT AND THE VERITICAL END STEPS FOUND ONLY ON THE EARLIEST U25B'S SUCH AS THIS FORMER DEMONSTRATOR THAT WAS BUILT IN 1961.
T L 08-07-1978 7 CR 2980 GE U33B PC 2890 CR 7860, GE 806, CR 6201 PA SAYRE THE ENGINE FACILITY AT SAYRE WAS SURPRISINGLY BUSY DURING OUR 1978 VISIT, BUT CERTAINLY NOT SO BUSY IN BY LEHIGH VALLEY RAILROAD STANDARDS. THE GE U33B WAS NEVER A POPULAR MODEL.
T L 08-07-1978 8 CR 6002 EMD SD35 PRR 6002- PC 6002 CR 6529, CR 6004 PA SAYRE THREE x PRR UNITS AT THE SANDING TOWER. 1978/19780807_01.jpg 1978/19780807_03.jpg 1978/19780807_04.jpg
T L 08-07-1978 9 CR 6201 EMD SD45 PRR 6201- PC 6201 GE 806, CR 7860, CR 2890 PA SAYRE A HODGE-PODGE OF POWER HEADS NORTH THROUGH SAYRE'S YARDS.
T L 08-07-1978 10 CR 6201 EMD SD45 PRR 6201- PC 6201 GE 806, CR 7860, CR 2890 PA SAYRE OLD AND NEW GE'S AND EMD'S ROLL NORTH PAST THE SAYRE STATION.
T L 08-07-1978 11 CR 6201 EMD SD45 PRR 6201- PC 6201 GE 806, CR 7860, CR 2890 PA SAYRE OLD AND NEW GE'S AND EMD'S ROLL NORTH PAST THE SAYRE STATION.
T L 08-07-1978 12 CR 6201 EMD SD45 PRR 6201- PC 6201 GE 806, CR 7860, CR 2890 NY WAVERLY A TRAIN ON THE TRACK THAT CONNECTED THE LV WITH THE EL.
T L 08-07-1978 13 CR 6201 EMD SD45 PRR 6201- PC 6201 GE 806, CR 7860, CR 2890 NY WAVERLY WAVERLY WAS JUST NORTH OF THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE LINE, ABOVE SAYRE.
T L 08-07-1978 14 GE 806 GE U25B GE 755- SLSF 806 CR 6201, CR 7860 NY WAVERLY A FINAL SHOT OF THAT PRIMITIVE, FORMER DEMONSTRATOR, U25B.
T L 08-07-1978 15 CR STATION STATION

NY HORSEHEADS FORMER ERIE STATION WITH AN INTERESTING NAME.
T L 08-07-1978 16 CR WHISTLE POST WHISTLE POST DL&W- EL
NY BATH EX DL&W WHISTLE POST.
T L 08-08-1978 1 GENESEE & WYOMING 1976 ALCO RS1 GENESEE & WYOMING 30 GENESEE & WYOMING 42 NY RETSOF G & W'S BICENTENNIAL UNIT, 2 YEARS PAST THE 76 BASH. TRAILING UNIT STARTED ON THE NEW HAVEN, BOTH UNITS LATER SERVED O THE CAPE COD RR AND THE CONNECTICUT CENTRAL.
T L 08-08-1978 2 GENESEE & WYOMING 1976 ALCO RS1 GENESEE & WYOMING 30 GENESEE & WYOMING 42 NY RETSOF G & W'S BICENTENNIAL UNIT, 2 YEARS PAST THE 76 BASH. TRAILING UNIT STARTED ON THE NEW HAVEN, BOTH UNITS LATER SERVED O THE CAPE COD RR AND THE CONNECTICUT CENTRAL.
T L 08-09-1978 1 CN 4103 EMD GP9
CN 4100,CN ONT WINDSOR WE RODE THIS PASSENGER TRAIN FROM LONDON, ONTARIO TO WINDSOR. I REMEMBER THAT THOSE GP'S REALLY GOT THIS TRAIN MOVING AT HIGH SPEEDS.
T L 08-09-1978 2 CN 4103 EMD GP9
CN 4100, CN ONT WINDSOR EVENING VIEW OF WINDSOR PASSENGER STATION WITH THE FAST TRAIN THAT WE RODE.
T L 08-09-1978 3 CN 4103 EMD GP9
CN 4100, CN ONT WINDSOR PASSENGER TRAIN FROM TORONTO AND LONDON, ONT. UNLOADING PASSENGERS.
T L 08-10-1978 1 CSS&SB 106 COMMUTER

IN HAMMOND C.S.S.&S.B ELECTRIC COMMUTER ACTION.
T L 08-10-1978 2 CR 6321 EMD SD40 PRR 6068- PC 6068 CR IN HAMMOND THE INCREDIBLY BUSY AND COMPLICATED INTERLOCKING AT HOHMAN AVENUE. THE LEAD UNIT WAS STILL IN SERVICE IN 2003.
T L 08-10-1978 3 EJ&E 651 EMD SD38

IN HAMMOND MY FIRST ENCOUNTER WITH AN EMD SD38. THIS ONE BEING PRODUCED BY EMD IN 1970.
T L 08-10-1978 4 GTW 4707 EMD GP18
GT&W 5810 IN GRIFFITH THE ERIE AND THE GRAND TRUNK CROSSED AT GRIFFITH. THIS TOWN ALSO WAS WHERE THE METROPOLITAN CHICAGO AREA ENDED AND WHERE THE CORNFIELDS BEGAN.
T L 08-10-1978 5 CR SEMAPHORE 927-2 SEMAPHORE EL, ERIE
IN CLANRICARDE SEMAPHORE ON THE ERIE WESTERN RR AT CLANRICARDE ROAD. CLANRICARDE IS BETWEEN KOUTS AND WILDERS. BY 1978, CONRAIL HAD SEVERED THE EL LINE IN INDIANA AND ENDED ITS THROUGH ROUTE MAINLINE STATUS. THANKS TO CHRIS SCHICK FOR THE CAPTION UPDATE.
T L 08-11-1978 1 CR 8071 EMD GP38-2 PC 8071 CR 6551 IN FORT WAYNE ON FORMER PRR MAIN. MUCH LATER, IN POST CONRAIL TIMES, UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS.
T L 08-11-1978 2 CR 8071 EMD GP38-2 PC 8071 CR 6551 IN FORT WAYNE ON FORMER PRR MAIN. MUCH LATER, IN POST CONRAIL TIMES, UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS.
T L 08-11-1978 3 CR 8071 EMD GP38-2 PC 8071 CR 6551 IN FORT WAYNE ON FORMER PRR MAIN. MUCH LATER, IN POST CONRAIL TIMES, UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS.
T L 08-11-1978 4 CR 8071 EMD GP38-2 PC 8071 CR 6551,CR 6158, NW 3488, NW 8477 IN FORT WAYNE FORT WAYNE WAS A BUSY RAILROAD TOWN, WITH THE x PRR AND FORMER WABASH RUNNING PARALLEL AND THEN CROSSING. MUCH LATER, IN POST CONRAIL TIMES, UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS.
T L 08-11-1978 5 CR 8071 EMD GP38-2 PC 8071 CR 6158, NW 3488, NW 675 IN FORT WAYNE HERE WE SEE ACTION ON THE FORMER PRR AS WELL AS ON THE FORMER WABASH. MUCH LATER, IN POST CONRAIL TIMES, UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS.
T L 08-11-1978 6 NW 640 EMD GP9

IN FORT WAYNE NW KEPT THE GP9'S IN MAINLINE SERVICE WELL INTO THE EARLY EIGHTIES.
T L 08-11-1978 7 CR 3275 EMD GP40-2 RDG 3671
IN FORT WAYNE x READING UNIT ON THE x PRR WITH THE DISTINCTIVE PRR SIGNALS ALONGSIDE.
T L 08-11-1978 9 CR 6291 EMD SD40 B&O 7488- CNJ 3067 CR 23308 IN FORT WAYNE CONRAIL TRAINS, COMING AND GOING, AS THEY CROSS THE OLD WABASH.
T L 08-11-1978 10 CR 8071 EMD GP38-2 PC 8071 CR 6551 IN FORT WAYNE MORE CR ACTION IN FORT WAYNE. MUCH LATER, IN POST CONRAIL TIMES, UNIT LATER WORKED THE CONRAIL SHARED ASSETS AREAS.
T L 08-11-1978 11 ERES 203 ALCO C420 LIRR 203 ERES 207, ERES 206 IN HUNTINGTON THE ERIE WESTERN RR PICKED UP SOME OLD LONG ISLAND ALCO CENTURIES FOR SHORT LINE DUTIES.
T L 08-11-1978 12 ERES 203 ALCO C420 LIRR 203 ERES 207 IN HUNTINGTON ERIE WESTERN'S SMALL ENGINE FACILITY AT HUNTINGTON. UNIT 207 WAS SENT TO THE GREEN BAY AND WESTERN FOR REPAIRS IN 1979. THE ERIE WESTERN COULD NOT PAY FOR THE REPAIRS, SO GB&W ENDED UP OWNING THE UNIT. IT WAS TO BE RENUMBERED TO GB&W 324, BUT ENDED UPAS LITTLE ROCK & WESTERN 207 INSTEAD, AFTER HAVING ITS SHORT HOOD CHOPPED.
T L 08-11-1978 13 ERES 203 ALCO C420 LIRR 203 ERES 207 IN HUNTINGTON HUNTINGTON WAS THE ERIE'S ONLY SIGNIFICANT FACILITY IN INDIANA OUTSIDE OF THE CHICAGO AREA.
T L 08-11-1978 14 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW
IN HUNTINGTON ERIE WESTERN'S THREE ALCO RS-3'S WERE PAINTED IN A WHITE SCHEME THAT PROVED TO BE DIFFICULT TO PROPERLY EXPOSE TO CAMERA FILM. AT LEAST THEY WERE NOT THAT LIGHT EATING N&W BLACK.
T L 08-11-1978 15 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW ERES 205 IN HUNTINGTON I THINK THAT ALL 3 ERIE WESTERN RS-3'S WERE FROM THE CHICAGO AND NORTHWESTERN RR.
T L 08-11-1978 16 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW ERES 205 IN HUNTINGTON WE WERE LUCKY TO SEE THE ERIE WESTERN RR WHEN IT WAS ACTIVE. IT DID NOT LAST MORE THAN JUST A FEW YEARS.
T L 08-11-1978 17 ERES 205 ALCO C420 LIRR 205 ERES 1602 IN HUNTINGTON THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY HAD ITS ANNUAL MEETING IN HUNTINGTON INDIANA IN 1978. AT THIS CONVENTION, KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND EX-EL EXECUTIVE GREGORY MAXWELL SAID THAT 'THERE WOULD ALWAYS BE AN 'ERIE' '.
T L 08-11-1978 18 ERES 1602 ALCO RS-3 L&M 302- C&NW 302- C&NW 1553
IN HUNTINGTON BUILT 1953 FOR LITCHFIELD & MADISON, C&NW IN 1958, LOUISIANNA MIDLAND IN 7/79, SOLD FOR PARTS IN 1987.
T L 08-12-1978 1 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW
IN MONTEREY THE ERIE WESTERN RR PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY. HERE IS A RARE EXAMPLE OF AN ARTSY-FARTSY SHOT OF MINE.
T L 08-12-1978 2 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW
IN MONTEREY THE ERIE WESTERN RR RAN A PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY. IT RAN FROM HUNTINGTON TO NORTH JUDSON, AND BACK, USING ROCK ISLAND COMMUTER COACHES.
T L 08-12-1978 3 ERES 1600 ALCO RS-3 C&NW 1552 ERES 207 IN HUNTINGTON THIS UNIT LATER BECAME LOAM 1600. LOAM BEING THE LOUISIANNA MIDLAND RR.
T L 08-12-1978 4 NW 1616 EMD SD40

IN HUNTINGTON LOTS OF UNITS ON THE x WABASH ABOUT TO HIT THE DIAMONDS OF THE x ERIE MAIN.
T L 08-12-1978 5 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW
IN MONTEREY THE ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
T L 08-12-1978 6 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW
IN MONTEREY THE ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AT MONTEREY. EL HAS BEEN GONE ONLY 2 YEARS AND THE WEEDS ARE IN CONTROL.
T L 08-12-1978 7 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW
IN MONTEREY THE ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY. NOTE THE CONCRETE ERIE TELEPHONE BOOTH.
T L 08-12-1978 8 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW
IN MONTEREY THE ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
T L 08-12-1978 9 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW
IN MONTEREY MORE SHOTS OF ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
T L 08-12-1978 10 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW
IN NORTH JUDSON ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MAY HAVE BEEN THE LAST PASSENGER TRAIN ON THE x EL IN THE MIDDLE OF INDIANA.
T L 08-12-1978 11 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW
IN NORTH JUDSON EVEN MORE SHOTS OF ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
T L 08-12-1978 12 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW RI 2585 IN NORTH JUDSON ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
T L 08-12-1978 13 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW
IN NORTH JUDSON ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
T L 08-12-1978 14 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW
IN MONTEREY A FAVORITE PHOTO OF ERIE WESTERN RR'S PASSENGER TRAIN FOR THE ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
T L 08-12-1978 15 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW
IN ? ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY PASSENGER TRAIN, ON EX-ERIE GRADE SEPARATION
T L 08-12-1978 16 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW
IN ? ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY PASSENGER TRAIN ON EX-ERIE GRADE SEPARATION. HARD AS IT IS TO BELIEVE, INDIANA HAS ENOUGH HILLS TO DRIVE THE ERIE TO INVEST ITS FEW DOLLARS IN A GRADE SEPARATION PROJECT.
T L 08-12-1978 17 ERES 1603 ALCO RS-3 C&NW
IN HUNTINGTON ERIE LACKAWANNA HISTORICAL SOCIETY PASSENGER TRAIN AT HUNTINGTON STATION
T L 08-12-1978 18 ERES 1600 ALCO RS-3 C&NW 1552
IN HUNTINGTON THIS UNIT LATER BECAME LOAM 1600. LOAM=LOUISIANNA MIDLAND.
T L 08-12-1978 19 ERES 1600 ALCO RS-3 C&NW 1552 ERES 207 IN HUNTINGTON THIS UNIT LATER BECAME LOAM 1600. LOAM=LOUISIANNA MIDLAND.
T L 08-13-1978 1 SPEG SIGNAL CROSSING SIGNAL

OH OHIO CITY WIG-WAG ON FORMER ERIE MAINLINE.
T L 08-13-1978 2 SPEG TOWER TOWER

IN KINGSLAND FORMER ERIE TOWER.
T L 08-13-1978 3 SPEG STATION STATION

IN KINGSLAND EX-ERIE.
T L 08-13-1978 4 SPEG TOWER AND STATION TOWER AND STATION

IN KINGSLAND EX-ERIE TOWER AND STATION AT KINGSLAND.
T L 08-13-1978 5 NW 2517 EMD GP9

IN DECATUR E/B ON THE FORMER WABASH.
T L 08-13-1978 6 NW 2517 EMD GP9

IN DECATUR EX-ERIE DA TOWER.
T L 08-13-1978 7 SPEG STATION STATION

OH OHIO CITY EX ERIE STATION WITH THE DOUBLE TRACK ERIE ON THE RIGHT, THE x NKP 'CLOVERLEAF' LINE ON THE LEFT, AND THE 'BIG FOUR' RUNNING STRAIGHT ACROSS THE PHOTO FROM LEFT TO RIGHT. THE STATION ONCE HAD A TOWER WHERE THE ROOF IS A DIFFERENT SHADE OF COLOR.
T L 08-13-1978 8 SPEG 653 ALCO S4 P&LE 8646
OH SPENCERVILLE SPENCERVILLE AND ELGIN UNIT ON EX-ERIE MAINLINE.
T L 08-13-1978 9 SPEG 653 ALCO S4 P&LE 8646
OH SPENCERVILLE SPENCERVILLE AND ELGIN UNIT ON EX-ERIE MAINLINE.
T L 08-13-1978 10 LIMA PLAQUE BUILDER'S PLATE

OH LIMA BALDWIN LIMA HAMILTON BUILDING PLAQUE AT FORMER LIMA LOCOMOTIVE WORKS.
T L 08-13-1978 11 NW 1347 EMD GP40

OH LIMA LIMA'S NW ENGINE FACILITY.
T L 08-13-1978 12 NW 4158 EMD GP38

OH LIMA NW'S BLACK AS BLACK CAN BE PAINT SCHEME. ALMOST FOUR DECADES LATER, THIS UNIT WAS REBUILT INTO AN RP-E4C SLUG.
T L 08-13-1978 13 NW 4158 EMD GP38
NW 1347 OH LIMA MORE LIMA ENGINE FACILITY VIEWS.
T L 08-13-1978 14 B&O 4246 EMD GP40-2

OH LIMA CHESSIE SYSTEM'S COLORFUL SCHEME WAS ALL TOO BRIEF IN DURATION.
T L 08-13-1978 15 B&O 4155 EMD GP40-2
C&O 4073 OH LIMA A FAVORITE PHOTO WITH CHESSIE SYSTEM POWER, C&O POWER, AND A B&O BOX CAR, SIDE BY SIDE.
T L 08-13-1978 16 CR STATION STATION

OH KENTON KENTON STATION ON THE x ERIE MAINLINE. KENTON WAS THE SITE OF A CABOOSE MANUFACTURER.
T L 08-13-1978 17 CR 7207 EMD GP9 PRR 7207- PC 7207
OH MARION A WARM SUMMER DAY IN MARION.
T L 08-13-1978 18 CR 7198 EMD GP9 PRR 7198- PC 7198 CR 7146 OH MARION CONRAIL EVENTUALLY PULLED ALL OF ITS YARD SERVICES OUT OF MARION.
T L 10-19-1978 1 CR 6722 ALCO C628 LV 626 CR 6736 OH CLEVELAND BIG ALCOS AT CLEVELANDS BRIDGE NUMBER ONE OVER THE CUYAHOGA RIVER. THE NYC LAKEFRONT MAIN AND THE PRR'S ORE DOCK LINE (C&P) SHARED THE DRAWBRIDGE. UNIT 6721 WORE THE WHITE LEHIGH VALLEY 'SNOW BIRD' PAINT SCHEME ALL UNTIL CONRAIL PAINTED IT BLUE.
T L 10-27-1978 1 C&NW 166 BILEVEL CONTROL COACH

IL EVANSTON L. S. MELIN PHOTO. TAKEN AT THE MAIN STREET STATION. THE BIG WHITE BUILDING IN THE DISTANCE IS THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE "ROTARY INTERNATIONAL", WITH A "HOLIDAY INN" NEXT TO IT.
T L 10-28-1978 1 BN 552 EMD TR2A CBQ 9403A BN 9911, BN 9921 IL AURORA YEARS WOULD GO BY UNTIL I REALIZED THAT THIS WAS A VERY RARE MODEL, EMD TR2A, OR SLUG MOTHER VERSION OF THE EMD NW2. L. S. MELIN PHOTO. SWITCHER AT AURORA, ILLINOIS..
T L 10-28-1978 2 BN 9902 EMD E9R CB&Q 9938- BN 9938 BN 9911 IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS, CAB UNITS SIDE BY SIDE.
T L 10-28-1978 3 BN 9901 EMD E9R CB&Q 9938- BN 9938 BN 9911 IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS, WHERE THE BN'S COMMUTER OPERATIONS TERMINATED AND EQUIPMENT WOULD RESIDE AT THE END OF THE DAY.
T L 10-28-1978 4 BN 9902 EMD E9R CB&Q 9939- BN 9939
IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS. IN 1978, BN PROBABLY HAD MORE OF 'E' UNITS THAN ANY OTHER LINE. BN 9902 WAS SOLD TO MARC IN THE EARLY 1990's FOR $100,000.
T L 10-28-1978 5 BN 9902 EMD E9R CB&Q 9939- BN 9939
IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS.
T L 10-28-1978 6 BN 9904 EMD E9R CB&Q 9977- BN 9977 BN 9902 IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. EVENING AT AURORA, ILLINOIS. THE STATION PLATFORM IS AT THE LEFT. IN 1996, THIS UNIT WAS OPERATED BY THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD.
T L 10-28-1978 7 BN 9911 EMD E9R CB&Q 9986B- BN 9981
IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS. 'E' UNITS LOOK GOOD FROM ALMOST ANY ANGLE.
T L 10-28-1978 8 BN 9921 EMD E9R CB&Q 9921- BN 9991
IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS.
T L 10-28-1978 9 BN 9915 EMD E9R CB&Q 9985- BN 9985
IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS. THIS UNIT WOULD LATER SERVE ON THE SUSQUEHANNA RR.
T L 10-28-1978 10 BN 9901 EMD E9R CB&Q 9938- BN 9938 BN 9919 IL AURORA L. S. MELIN PHOTO. AT AURORA, ILLINOIS. THE CHALLENGE THAT A VIEWER FACES, WHEN VIEWING A PAIRED 'E' UNIT IMAGE LIKE THIS, IS THAT ONE DOES NOT KNOW WHICH 'E' UNIT TO LOOK AT.
T L 11-01-1978 1 CR ? EMD F7

OH CLEVELAND THE VIEW FROM MY COLLEGE DORM WINDOW AT CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY. THE TRACKS FROM NEAR TO FAR WERE: 2-'RAPID TRANSIT' TRACKS, 2-NW MAIN TRACKS (x NKP), 2-CLEVELAND UNION TERMINAL TRACKS (x NYC AND GONE), AND 2-CLEVELAND SHORT LINE TRACKS (x NYC).
T L 11-01-1978 2 CR ? EMD F7

OH CLEVELAND ANOTHER VIEW FROM MY DORM AT CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY. DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND IS IN THE FAR DISTANCE. EVERY DAY, CR WOULD SEND A QUARTET OR AN OCTECT OF 'F' UNITS BY MY DORM ON A TRANSFER RUN. UNFORTUNATELY, I NEVER PHOTOGRAPHED THEM AT TRACKSIDE.
T L 11-04-1978 1 C&NW 409 EMD F7 C&NW 4068A
IL CHICAGO L. S. MELIN PHOTO. 'F' UNIT INSIDE C&NW STATION.
T L 11-23-1978 1 C&NW 521 EMD E8 C&NW 5023A
IL CHICAGO L. S. MELIN PHOTO. BALDING 'E' UNIT BY C&NW'S STATION. EVERY C&NW CAB UNIT SEEMED DIFFERENT. THIS ONE LACKS AN UPPER HEADLIGHT AND IS DEVOID OF NUMBER BORADS.
T L 11-23-1978 2 GM&O 647 EMD GP35
AMTK 263 IL CHICAGO A FAVORITE L. S. MELIN PHOTO. A GM&O UNIT ASSISTING AN AMTRAK TRAIN AT UNION STATION. THE AMTRAK F40PH WAS SCRAPPED IN 2004.
T L 11-24-1978 1 RTA 107 EMD F40PH

IL CHICAGO PHOTOGRAPHY AT LASALLE STREET PASSENGER STATION WAS MADE EASIER AFTER THE ROCK ISLAND REMOVED ALL BUT THE SKELETON OF THE ROOF.
T L 11-24-1978 2 RTA 105 EMD F40PH

IL CHICAGO CHIGAGO RTA COMMUTER NEXT TO VACANT LOT THAT WAS DEARBORN PASSENGER STATION.
T L 11-24-1978 3 RI 4804 EMD SW1

IL CHICAGO ROCK ISLAND SWITCHER PERFORMS ITS YARD WORK WITH COMMUTER COACHES.
T L 11-24-1978 4 RI 652 EMD E8

IL CHICAGO QUAD CITIES ROCKET PASSENGER TRAIN WITH BICENTENIAL UNIT. A CONTEST WAS HELD TO DESIGN A BI-CENTENNIAL PAINT SCHEME FOR A ROCK ISLAND UNIT. THIS IS WHAT WON. GO FIGURE. ALSO, NOTE THE ERIE WESTERN PIGGY BACKER IN THE BACKGROUND.
T L 11-24-1978 5 RI 654 EMD E8

IL CHICAGO PEORIA ROCKET PASSENGER TRAIN. BY 1978, ALL LONG DISTANCE PASSENGER SERVICE WAS AMTRAK'S DOMAIN, EXCEPT FOR ON THE ROCK ISLAND, SOUTHERN, AND D&RGW.
T L 11-25-1978 1 BN 801 BILEVEL CONTROL COACH

IL LA GRANGE EARLY MORNING LIGHT AND FROSTY TIES GREETED US HERE ON CHICAGO'S WESTERN SUBURBS.
T L 11-25-1978 2 BN 8007 EMD SD40-2

IL LA GRANGE NOTICE THE CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS OUT ONLY 2 DAYS AFTER THANKGIVING.
T L 11-25-1978 3 BN 815 BILEVEL CONTROL COACH

IL LA GRANGE A CHICAGO SUBURAN STATION. THIS ONE REMINDS ME OF SOME OF THE ERIE STATIONS IN NEW JERSEY.
T L 11-25-1978 4 BN 6200 EMD SD9 CB&Q 433
IL LA GRANGE A DREARY COLD DAY IN ANOTHER CHICAGO SUBURB THAT I CANNOT REMEMBER. I HAVE A KNACK FOR SEEING LOCOMOTIVES WITH DOUBLE ZERO NUMBERS. THIS UNIT SUCCUMBED TO THE SCRAPPER IN 1991.
T L 11-25-1978 5 AMTK 282 EMD F40PH

IL LA GRANGE EASTBOUND ILLINI PASSENGER TRAIN WITH BILEVEL SUBURBAN COMMUTER COACHES PAINTED IN AMTRACK COLORS. THIS UNIT WAS MADE FROM PARTS FROM AN EMD SDP40F, AND SCRAPPED BY 2003.
T L 11-25-1978 6 BN 6485 EMD SD45 NP 3643 BN 6421 IL LA GRANGE 'BEST WAY LAUNDERERS CLEANERS' SERVES AS A BACKDROP FOR THIS SHOT IN ANOTHER WESTERN CHICAGO SUBURB.
T L 11-25-1978 7 BN 5411 GE U25B GN 2511
IL LA GRANGE ANOTHER BN TRAIN ON CHICAGO'S 'TRIPLE TRACK SPEEDWAY' RACES PAST THE 'BEST WAY LAUNDERERS CLEANERS'. THE PHOTOS FROM THIS DAY ARE SO DREARY THAT I WAS HESITANT TO LOAD THEM ON THE NET, BUT I THOUGHT SOMEONE SOMEWHERE MIGHT LIKE THEM.
T L 11-25-1978 8 BN 9924 EMD E9R CB&Q 9994- BN 9994
IL AURORA AURORA ILLINOIS WAS THE STAGING AREA FOR EASTBOUND CHICAGO COMMUTER TRAINS ON THE BN.
T L 11-25-1978 11 BN ? EMD E9R CB&Q
IL AURORA SEVEN, COUNT 'EM, SEVEN 'E' UNITS TO BRIGHTEN UP AN OTHERWISE DREARY DARK DAY.
T L 11-25-1978 12 BN 9913 EMD E9R CB&Q 9988B- BN 9983 BN 9903 IL AURORA MORE PAIRINGS OF 'E' UNITS IN THE AURORA COACH YARD. THE UNIT ON THE LEFT WOULD BE PAINTED IN A FINE CANADIAN NATIONAL SCHEME IN THE YEAR 2000, FOR EXECUTIVE TRAINS. AND THE UNIT ON THE RIGHT WOULD GO TO THE TENNESSEE BICENTENNIA COMMISSION AS ITS 1796 AND THEN GET A FACK "CB&Q 9913" PAINT SCHEME AT THE GULF COAST RAILRAOD MUSEUM IN FLORIDA.
T L 11-25-1978 13 BN 9913 EMD E9R CB&Q 9988B- BN 9983 BN 9914 IL AURORA MORE PAIRINGS OF 'E' UNITS IN THE AURORA COACH YARD.
T L 11-25-1978 14 BN 9902 EMD E9R CB&Q 9939- BN 9939 BN 9921, BN 9919 IL AURORA A GLIMMER OF LATE AFTERNOON WINTER SUN SHINES ON THREE 'E' UNITS.
T L 11-25-1978 15 BN 9913 EMD E9R CB&Q 9988B- BN 9983 BN 9914 IL AURORA A PAIRING OF CAB PROFILES. THE UNIT 9913 WOULD GO TO THE TENNESSEE BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION, AS ITS 1796 AND THEN GET A FACK "CB&Q 9913" PAINT SCHEME AT THE GULF COAST RAILRAOD MUSEUM IN FLORIDA.
T L 11-25-1978 16 BN 3039 EMD GP40 CB&Q 639
IL AURORA W/B FRIEGHT PASSES THE AURORA PASSENGER STATION.
T L 11-25-1978 17 BN ? BILEVEL COMMUTER COACH

IL AURORA INTERIOR OF A BN BI-LEVEL COMMUTER CAR. THESE PARTICULAR CARS ALLOWED TRAIN CREWS, WHO WERE STANDING ON THE LOWER LEVEL, TO COLLECT TICKETS FROM THE UPPER LEVEL PASSENGERS BY WAY OF THE OPEN CENTER SECTION.
T L 11-25-1978 18 BN 9923 EMD E9R CB&Q 9993- BN 9993
IL ? A DOUBLE HEADER COMMUTER AT A BN CHICAGO SUBURBAN PASSENGER STOP.
T L 11-25-1978 19 BN 9924 EMD E9R CB&Q 9994- BN 9994
IL AURORA A FINAL SHOT OF AN AURORA 'E' UNIT. IT WAS HARD TO PULL MYSELF AWAY FROM THERE.
T L 11-26-1978 1 AMTK ? RTG TURBO TRAIN

IL CHICAGO A FRENCH BUILT TURBINE POWERED PASSENGER TRAIN INSIDE UNION STATION.

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