EMD E Units - Page 7

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.

NJT 4334 South Amboy, NJ 7-10-1981

One of two E-8As painted in white NJ Transit colors at the South Amboy shops in July, 1981. Former SR 6913 was rebuilt by ICG in 1979, and acquired by NJT in 1980. Following decades of service for the Southern Railway, CR-operated 4334 over the NY&LB until retirement later in 1982.

NYC 4093 Altoona, PA 5/27/1978

Although not officially ever on the CR roster, this old NYC unit was buried in the dead lines at Altoona.

NYC 4107 Willow Grove, PA 12-11-1976

NYC E-7B 4107 was being taken to scrap along with two ex-PRR E-7A's at Willow Grove, PA in December, 1976. The E-7A's and the E-7B were not on the April, 1976 Conrail roster. The low quality photo was taken by a Kodak Brownie camera and Ektachrome film.

PC 4049 Peekskill, NY 2-28-1979

Amtrak E-unit 265 (former PC 4049) rests with a number of retired FL-9's at the Peekskill, NY deadline in February, 1979.

PC 4052 Peekskill, NY 2-28-1979

Amtrak E-unit 267 (former PC 4052) rests in the Peekskill deadline with other FL-9's in February, 1979.

PC 4200-4245 Willow Grove, PA 12-11-1976

An unidentified ex-PRR E-7A(4200-4245 series) was on it's way, along with ex-PRR E-7A 4243 and NYC E-7B 4107, to scrap at Willow Grove, PA in December, 1976. The crude lettering shows the E-7A's destination as "Morrisville Scrap Co., Morrisville, PA. The E-7A's and E-7B were not on the April, 1976 roster. The low quality photo was taken with a Kodak Brownie camera and Ektachrome film.

PC 4243 Willow Grove, PA 12-11-1976

Ex-PRR E-7A 4243 was one of two E-7A's, and a NYC E-7B being taken to scrap at Willow Grove, PA in December, 1976.  The stenciling shows the E-7A's destination as "Tube City Iron and Metal Corp. Morrisville, PA."   E-7A's and the E-7B were not on the April, 1976 Conrail roster. The low quality photo was taken by a Kodak Brownie camera and Ektachrome film.

PC 4243 Willow Grove, PA 12-11-1976

Ex-PRR E-7A 4243, an unidentified ex-PRR E-7A, and NYC E-7B 4107 were being taken to scrap at Willow Grove, PA in December, 1976.  The stenciling shows the E-7A's destination as "Tube City Iron and Metal Corp. Morrisville, PA."  The E-7A's and the E-7B were not on the April, 1976 Conrail roster. The low quality photo was taken by a Kodak Brownie camera and Ektachrome film.

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