Locomotive Cab Photos

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Built as Lehigh Valley 510 in November 1974, Conrail U23B 2786 was retired by Conrail in 1993 and eventually became Wimpey 2786, though the cab sides both read "2".

In this January 4, 2006 shot at Millards, PA the old U Boat is nearing the end of the line.  Photos taken with permission on railroad property.

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Cab interior and control stand of CR 2798/NAUG 2203 at Waterbury, CT. on June 29, 2004.
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As seen from the cab of a former PC SD45, E-44 4457 leads a pair of "bricks" with a mixed freight through the snow at Willow Grove, PA in 1977.
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The crews of the freights that ran on the Trenton cutoff were always gracious to very excited high school railfans! We were very thankful teenagers who got a chance to walk by the ex-PRR right of way everyday going to school!

This day in June, my high school buddy took this view from the cab of 4861. On other days I got my turn to visit in the cab of both GG-1s and E-44s. The view from the window of the beautifully Raymond Loewy-designed GG-1, however, was one of the greatest in railroading.

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At South Amboy, NJ in July, 1981, we were able to climb into the cab of CR GG-1 4883. This 1939 era Altoona-built GG-1 was truly an engineering marvel, and the view of the controls and engineer's window was one of the grandest in all railroading.
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Another engineer's view of the cab of CR GG-1 4883, at South Amboy, NJ in July, 1981. Altoona-built in 1939, former PRR 4883's cab gave us a view of one of the grandest engineering seat's in all of railroading.
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On a hot July day in 1977, the engineer of former CNJ RS-3 1544 (CR 5374) offers a great view of his cab as he works Elizabethport, NJ.
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CR SD60M 5547 leads empty autorack ML-401 west by my train the PICA-0X at West Lawn, PA on Conrail's Harrisburg Line. The view is from GP40-2 3351 and we are hauling an extra empty gondola train heading to South Philly for reloading. At a combined passing speed of about 90 mph, it's a wonder the shot didn't blur! In just a few days, Conrail as we know it would cease to exist...
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A view from engine 5935 as the Lima local is between Monroe Street in Honeoye Falls and Sibley Road.
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A view into the cab of PC RSD-12 6866, late in the day at Morrisville in March, 1977.
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From the cab of Conrail GP38 7662 on WPCA-31, we see Winslow Junction tower on the Amtrak Atlantic City Line on 1/8/1984
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Ironton 751 Baldwin DS4-4-1000 sits at the Bethlehem roundhouse waiting for orders to work the yard.
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The large windows of CR SW-7 8877 (ex-LV 222) give an ample view of the cab as the 26-27 year old switcher rests outside the South Amboy diesel shop in July, 1977.
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A friendly ex-RDG crew working Abrams yard in January, 1977 gave my buddy and I an early January ride in SW1500 2762 coupled up to N4A 94013.

The stenciling of Conrail number series to both SW1500's and GP7's had not yet begun in January, 1977.

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The large windows and open door of RDG SW1500 2762 (CR 9612) give a good view of the cab as the crew takes a breather at Abrams yard.
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EMD's large windows on former RDG SW1500 2763 give a good view of the cab.
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In the cab of Juniata Terminal RR 5711, former Conrail 4021 on October 11, 2003 during Renovo, PA's Flaming Foliage festival. Photo taken with crew and Road Foreman permission.
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In the cab of Juniata Terminal RR 5711, former Conrail 4021 on October 11, 2003 during Renovo, PA's Flaming Foliage festival. Photo taken with crew and Road Foreman permission.
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In the cab of Juniata Terminal RR 5711, former Conrail 4021 on October 11, 2003 during Renovo, PA's Flaming Foliage festival. Photo taken with crew and Road Foreman permission.
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In the cab of Juniata Terminal RR 5711, former Conrail 4021 on October 11, 2003 during Renovo, PA's Flaming Foliage festival. Photo taken with crew and Road Foreman permission.
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In the cab of Juniata Terminal RR 5711, former Conrail 4021 on October 11, 2003 during Renovo, PA's Flaming Foliage festival. Photo taken with crew and Road Foreman permission.
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One of many interior decals that were placed in the cabs of Conrail locomotives.
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In the cab of NS 2100, former Conrail 9400 nee RDG 2625. Note the original interioir cab number has been uncovered underneath a layer of paint. Photo by JB Kerr.
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In teh cab of NS 2100, former Conrail 9400 nee RDG 2625. Note the original interioir cab number has been uncovered underneath a layer of paint. Photo by JB Kerr.
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The cab signal box inside NS 3338. Notice that it still uses the old PRR color position light signals to give indications of the track ahead.
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The control stand inside NS SD40-2 3338. The top lever is for the dynamic brakes while the lever underneath it is for the throttle.
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The electrical control panel on the NS 3338
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Back in the day, this used to say CR 6368
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Baldwin S12 windows were not as large as EMD SW1500's, but still gave a glimpse into the cab of 8269 stored at Morrisville in April, 1977. The unit did not appear in the active CR April, 1976 roster.

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