EMD E Units - Page 3

Conrail inherited its E unit fleet from the Penn Central and Erie Lackawanna. While the EL used its E's in midwestern freight service, Conrail quickly discontinued this practice and reduced it's E unit usage to commuter service in the east and executive service on the Office Car Special.

CR 4064 Altoona, PA 8-21-1978

PC E-8A 4064 rests retired at the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1978.

CR 4064 Altoona, PA 8-7-1977

Former PC E-8A 4064 rests at the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1977. The unit was still stored in the deadline one year later.

CR 4064 Altoona, PA 8/7/1977

Former PC E-8A 4064 rests at the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1977. The unit was still stored in the deadline one year later.

CR 4065 Altoona, PA 3-27-1978

Ex-PC E-8A 4065 rests in the Juniata shops deadline in March, 1978.

CR 4065 Altoona, PA 8-18-1978

Former PC E-8A 4065 rests retired in the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1978.

CR 4072 Altoona, PA 8-7-1977

Two decrepit NYC E-8A's (4072 and 4093) rest in the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1977.

CR 4073 Altoona, PA 3-27-1978

CR E-8A 4073 (ex-NYC) rests in the Juniata shops deadline in March, 1978.

CR 4073 Altoona, PA 8-7-1977

Sitting in the Juniata shops deadline, this E-8A shows some NYC paint, a PC on the nose, and CR 4073 on it's side.

CR 4078 Altoona, PA 3-17-1979

Former PC E-8A 4078 rests at the Juniata shops deadline in March, 1979.

CR 4087 Altoona, PA 8-18-1978

PC E-8A 4087 rests retired behind sister unit 4065 in the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1978.

CR 4087 Altoona, PA 8-18-1978

PC E-8A 4087 rests retired behind sister unit 4065 in the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1978.

CR 4089 Altoona, PA 3-27-1978

Former NYC E-8A, stenciled CR 4089, rests in the Juniata shops deadline in March, 1978.

CR 4089 Altoona, PA 8-18-1978

Former NYC E-8A (CR 4089) rests in the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1978.

CR 4090 Altoona, PA 8-18-1978

Former NYC E-8A 4090 rests retired in the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1978.

CR 4092 Altoona, PA 3-27-1978

Though heavily backlit, PC E-8A 4092 still shows NYC heritage while resting in the Juniata shops deadline in March, 1978.

CR 4092 Altoona, PA 8-18-1978

NYC paint remains on the sides of PC E-8A 4092 as the cab unit rests retired at the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1978.

CR 4093 Altoona, PA 3-27-1978

Former NYC E-8A 4093 rests at the Juniata shops deadline in March, 1978.

CR 4093 Altoona, PA 8-7-1977

Former NYC E-8A 4093 sits retired at the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1977.

CR 4093 Altoona, PA 8-7-1977

Looking more like a monument, then a decaying, retired locomotive, NYC E-8A 4093 rests in the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1977.

CR 4093 Altoona, PA 8-7-1977

Retired former NYC E-8A 4093 rests in the Juniata shops deadline in August, 1977.

CR 4224 Elizabethport, NJ 11-18-1978

Former PC E-7A 4224, recently retired from service at her home base of South Amboy, at Elizabethport in November, 1978.

CR 4224 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

PC E-7A 4224 looks ready for retirement, sitting behind the South Amboy engine facility in March, 1978.

CR 4224 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

PC E-7A 4224 looks ready for retirement, sitting behind the South Amboy engine facility in March, 1978.

CR 4224 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

A busy engine terminal was common at South Amboy in March, 1978.

With E-7A 4224 in the foreground, a number of E-8As and E-7A 4233 line up ready for service to South Amboy staton.

CR 4224 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

PC E-7A 4224 looks ready for retirement, sitting behind the South Amboy engine facility in March, 1978.

CR 4224 South Amboy, NJ 7-10-1977

Late in the day at South Amboy, PC E-7A 4224 rests behind the engine shops in July, 1977.

CR 4224 South Amboy, NJ 7-10-1977

Late in the day on July 10, 1977, CR-operated former PC E-7A 4224 rests beside the South Amboy diesel shop.

CR 4233 Elizabethport, NJ 7-10-1977

Former PC E-7A 4233 waits in a service line at Elizabethport in July, 1977 along with U25B 2616. The E-7A was back in service on the CR-operated commuter runs on the NY&LB through July, 1978.

CR 4233 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

PC E-7A 4233 still shows it's Harrisburg home designation below the road number, but it's new home is at the NJDOT South Amboy engine terminal in March, 1978.

CR 4233 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

PC E-7A 4233 sits in a line of E-units at the South Amboy engine terminal in March, 1978.

CR 4233 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

CR-operated former PC E-7A 4233, looking very worn and needing paint, sits in a line of E-units at South Amboy in March, 1978.  

The E-7 has about a year left before retirement.

CR 4233 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

Still in PC lettering but looking worn and needing paint, CR-operated E-7A 4233 sits in a line of E-units at South Amboy in March, 1978. The E-7 has about a year left before retirement.

CR 4233 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

CR commuter operations for NJDOT at the South Amboy engine terminal show former PC E-8A 4325, E-7A 4233, and other E-8A's waiting for assignment in March, 1978.

CR 4233 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

CR-operated former PC E-7A 4233, looking very worn and needing paint, sits in a line of E-units at South Amboy in March, 1978. The E-7 has about a year left before retirement.

CR 4233 South Amboy, NJ 7-9-1978

The place where GG-1s and E-7A's meet: CR-operated former PC E-7A's 4233 and 4244 are back to back behind a duo of GG-1's at South Amboy in July 1978.

CR 4244 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

CR-operated former PC E-7A 4244 being readied for service along with GP40P 3682 (CR 4111) among lines of E-unit power at South Amboy in March, 1978.

CR 4244 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978

A busy engine terminal at South Amboy in March, 1978 shows E-7A 4244, E-8A 4328 and others, GP40P 3682 (CR 4111), and GP40 3130 lined up readying for service to South Amboy staton.

CR 4244 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978 (1)

At the South Amboy engine terminal, CNJ GP40P 3682 (CR 4111) readies E-7A 4244 to replace incoming GG-1 4872 for service out of South Amboy Station in March, 1978.

CR 4244 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978 (2)

A quartet of former PRR coaches await diesels to replace GG-1 4872 at South Amboy station in March, 1978. Former CNJ GP40P 3682 (CR 4111) and PC E-7A 4244 will couple on to continue the journey on the NY&LB past the end of the electrified lines.

CR 4244 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978 (3)

PC E-7A 4244 and ex-CNJ GP-40P 3682 prepare to couple on to a set of PRR Keystone-laden coaches at South Amboy station in March, 1978.

CR 4244 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978 (4)

CR E-7A 4244 and GP40P 3682 (CR 4111) couple onto a string of PRR coaches at South Amboy station on March, 11, 1978.

CR 4244 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978 (5)

The moment of truth as PC E-7A 4244 and ex-CNJ GP-40P 3682 couple on to Keystone-laden coaches as they ready to pull out of South Amboy station in March, 1978.

CR 4244 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978 (6)

GG-1 4872 has uncoupled, and PC E-7A 4244 and ex-CNJ GP-40P 3682 have coupled on, ready to pull Keystone-laden coaches out of South Amboy station in March, 1978.

CR 4244 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978 (7)

CNJ GP-40P 3682 and PC E-7A 4244 pull a string of PRR coaches out of South Amboy station, after replacing GG-1 4872.

CR 4244 South Amboy, NJ 3-11-1978 (8)

CNJ GP-40P 3682 and PC E-7A 4244 pull a quartet of PRR coaches out of South Amboy station. GG-1 4872, uncoupled from the train at the end of the electrified lines, waits in the distance.

CR 4244 South Amboy, NJ 5/78

PC 4244 & CR 4014 are seen at South Amboy NJ in May of 1978.

CR 4244 South Amboy, NJ 7-9-1978

CR-operated former PC E-7A's 4244 and 4233 rest behind the South Amboy engine facility in July, 1978.

Both units were in heavy use on the NY&LB replacing GG-1's at the end of the electrified line until their retirement in the summer of 1979.

CR 4244 South Amboy, NJ 7-9-1978

CR-operated former PC E-7A 4244 rests at South Amboy in July, 1978.

The old E-7A has retirement looming next summer.

CR 4246 South Amboy, NJ 7-9-1978

With nose door open, CR-operated former PC E-8A 4246 rests outside the South Amboy engine facility in July 1978.

Rebuilt at Elizabethport shops in November, 1977, the E-unit has a number of years of service remaining.

CR 4247 Altoona, PA 3-27-1978

PC E-8A 4247 rests at the Juniata shops deadline in March, 1978.

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