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By:John Hepp
Dates:1/1/1976 - 1/27/2017
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Penn Central 4925
Title:  Penn Central 4925
Description:  A clean PC GG1 leads the westbound Amtrak National Limited through Ardmore in September 1975.
Photo Date:  9/15/1975  Upload Date: 7/24/2013 7:16:47 AM
Location:  Ardmore, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  PC 4925(GG1)
Views:  82   Comments: 0
Penn Central 4433
Title:  Penn Central 4433
Description:  Two GE E44s led an eastbound freight past the Ardmore West Shopping Center in January 1976.
Photo Date:  1/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 10:19:10 PM
Location:  Ardmore, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PC 4433(E44)
Views:  92   Comments: 0
Penn Central 4935
Title:  Penn Central 4935
Description:  A classic GG1 in basic black heads a Northeast Corridor train into Newark in March 1976. This was likely a Clocker, the term used for the trains that ran between New York and Philadelphia because once they ran every hour on the hour. This is the locomotive that Amtrak would later repaint in the PRR livery.
Photo Date:  3/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 4:26:26 PM
Location:  Newark Penn Station, NJ
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  PC 4935(GG1)
Views:  89   Comments: 0
Penn Central 4932
Title:  Penn Central 4932
Description:  A shiny black GG1 awaits its next duty at Race Street engine terminal in Philadelphia, in March 1976. When clean, which was rare, the PC black scheme didnt look too bad.
Photo Date:  3/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 4:36:32 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard,Passenger
Locomotives:  PC 4932(GG1)
Views:  80   Comments: 0
Amtrak 950
Title:  Amtrak 950
Description:  A GE E60CP on a Clocker to New York departing Thirtieth Street Station in March 1976.
Photo Date:  3/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 9:47:41 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 950(E60)
Views:  93   Comments: 0
Amtrak 955
Title:  Amtrak 955
Description:  An new GE E60CP leads a New York-bound train out of Thirtieth Street Station in Philadelphia in March 1976. Given the equipment, this train is most likely a Clocker, the more or less hourly service that ran between Philadelphia and New York.
Photo Date:  3/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 10:01:17 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 955(E60)
Views:  136   Comments: 0
Amtrak 926
Title:  Amtrak 926
Description:  One of the rare ex-PRR GG1s in full Amtrak livery, 926 awaits its next assignment at the then very busy Race Street Engine Terminal in March 1976.
Photo Date:  3/17/1976  Upload Date: 12/14/2013 9:30:40 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  AMTK 926(GG1)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
Penn Central 4880
Title:  Penn Central 4880
Description:  A Penn Central GG1 still in the old PRR livery (so this engine is dark green not black) heads a North Jersey Coast train at Newark in April 1976.
Photo Date:  4/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 4:33:14 PM
Location:  Newark Penn Station, NJ
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  PC 4880(GG1)
Views:  76   Comments: 2
Amtrak 969
Title:  Amtrak 969
Description:  A GE E60CP on a northeast corridor train at Thirtieth Street Station in Philadelphia, May 1976.
Photo Date:  5/9/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 4:53:59 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  AMTK 969(E60)
Views:  111   Comments: 0
Penn Central 4934
Title:  Penn Central 4934
Description:  A very clean GG1 awaiting its next train at Harrisburg in May 1976.
Photo Date:  5/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 4:38:32 PM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PC 4934(GG1)
Views:  105   Comments: 0
Penn Central 5046
Title:  Penn Central 5046
Description:  An ex-New Haven EMD FL9 at Grand Central Terminal in May 1976. The FLps were ex-New Haven units that ran electrically on current drawn from the third rail but also had a diesel engine.
Photo Date:  5/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 4:56:07 PM
Location:  New York Grand Central, NY
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  PC 5046(FL9)
Views:  80   Comments: 0
Race Street Engine Terminal
Title:  Race Street Engine Terminal
Description:  Penn Central and Amtrak locomotives were serviced here when Philadelphia was a key hub on the Amtrak system. May 1976.
Photo Date:  5/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 9:38:50 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PC 4939(GG1)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
Penn Central 4896
Title:  Penn Central 4896
Description:  A clean GG1 (likely in Amtrak service) at Race Street Engine Terminal. The CNR boxcars behind the locomotive are full of newsprint and bound for the nearby plant of The Evening Bulletin. May 1976.
Photo Date:  5/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 9:40:48 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  PC 4896(GG1)
Views:  73   Comments: 0
Amtrak 952
Title:  Amtrak 952
Description:  A GE E60CP heads a New York-bound northeast corridor train in Newark in May 1976. This was photographed from the Conrail Wall Street.
Photo Date:  5/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 9:59:45 PM
Location:  Newark Penn Station, NJ
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 952(E60)
Views:  94   Comments: 0
Penn Central 4889
Title:  Penn Central 4889
Description:  A GG1 in basic black at Harrisburg in June 1976.
Photo Date:  6/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 5:03:35 PM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PC 4889(GG1)
Views:  62   Comments: 0
Amtrak 921
Title:  Amtrak 921
Description:  Not surprisingly, this GG1 was known as the Savings Bond GG1 because of the large Savings Bonds logo. It is working a Clocker to New York in July 1976.
Photo Date:  7/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 10:04:23 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 921(GG1)
Views:  99   Comments: 2
Penn Central 4973
Title:  Penn Central 4973
Description:  An ex-New Haven EP5 rusting away in the scrap line at Newark in August 1976.
Photo Date:  8/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 5:07:42 PM
Location:  Harrison, NJ
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  PC 4973(E40)
Views:  149   Comments: 2
Conrail 4844
Title:  Conrail 4844
Description:  Notice how the central portion has been painted in black while the ends are still in PRR green. Morrisville, PA, August 1976.
Photo Date:  8/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 9:45:49 PM
Location:  Morrisville, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 4844(GG1)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
Amtrak 901
Title:  Amtrak 901
Description:  A GG1 in Amtrak basic black heads the westbound National Limited through Merion, PA, in September 1976. Most GG1s that worked for Amtrak did so in this rather understated livery.
Photo Date:  9/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 4:34:43 PM
Location:  Merion Station, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 901(GG1)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
Penn Central 4878
Title:  Penn Central 4878
Description:  A PC GG1 on a clocker to Philadelphia at Newark in September 1976.
Photo Date:  9/15/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 4:58:04 PM
Location:  Newark Penn Station, NJ
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  PC 4878(GG1)
Views:  71   Comments: 0
Amtrak 926
Title:  Amtrak 926
Description:  A GG1 with a generator car serves as an advance train for a Jimmy Carter for President campaign train at Overbrook Station on September 20, 1976.
Photo Date:  9/20/1976  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 2:44:03 PM
Location:  Overbrook, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 926(GG1)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
GM 1975
Title:  GM 1975
Description:  Although Conrail eventually stopped using electric locomotives on freight trains, at the time of its creation the thought was that Conrail might extend its electrified freight lines west to Pittsburgh. General Motors even built two demonstrator locomotives (1975 was an EMD GM6C and 1976 was a larger GM10B) and 1975 is seen just outside the Amtrak station in Harrisburg in February 1977.
Photo Date:  2/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/22/2013 11:09:26 PM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GM 1975(GM6C)
Views:  343   Comments: 0
General Motors 1976
Title:  General Motors 1976
Description:  The big EMD electric (a GM10B) at Harrisburg, PA, in February 1977.
Photo Date:  2/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 2:27:55 PM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GM 1976(GM10B)
Views:  155   Comments: 0
Penn Central 4973
Title:  Penn Central 4973
Description:  In Harrisburg there was a dead line of old PC locomotives, including this ex-New Haven GE EP5 in February 1977.
Photo Date:  2/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 2:32:00 PM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PC 4973(E40)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
General Motors 1976
Title:  General Motors 1976
Description:  The EMD GM10B at Harrisburg in February 1977.
Photo Date:  2/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 10:21:17 PM
Location:  Harrisburg, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  GM 1976(GM10B)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
Conrail 4800
Title:  Conrail 4800
Description:  I was never much of a fan of 4800 in its garish bicentennial livery but here it is at Enola Yard in February 1977.
Photo Date:  2/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/24/2013 7:18:24 AM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 4800(GG1)
Views:  240   Comments: 0
CR 4870
Title:  CR 4870
Description:  A GG-1 in Conrail livery at Race Street Engine Terminal in Philadelphia in March 1977 in the more typical Conrail quick repaint applied to many electric locomotives
Photo Date:  3/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/22/2013 10:37:35 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 4870(GG1)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
Amtrak 911
Title:  Amtrak 911
Description:  The Valley Forge, a through Harrisburg to New York train that bypassed Thirtieth Street Station is shown here passing Bryn Mawr in March 1977 headed by a classic PRR GG1.
Photo Date:  3/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/22/2013 10:41:36 PM
Location:  Bryn Mawr, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 911(GG1)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
Amtrak 953
Title:  Amtrak 953
Description:  A GE E60CP at the head of a westbound corridor train at Newark, NJ, in March 1977.
Photo Date:  3/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/22/2013 10:58:06 PM
Location:  Newark Penn Station, NJ
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 953(E60)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
Conrail 4424
Title:  Conrail 4424
Description:  A GE E44 speeding west through Ardmore, PA, in March 1977.
Photo Date:  3/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 12:43:55 AM
Location:  Ardmore, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 4424(E44)
Views:  103   Comments: 0
Conrail 4405
Title:  Conrail 4405
Description:  Two GE E44s head a westbound freight train at Admore in March 1977.
Photo Date:  3/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 4:18:04 PM
Location:  Ardmore, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 4405(E44)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
Amtrak 959
Title:  Amtrak 959
Description:  When Philadelphia was an important hub on the Amtrak system, this GE E60CP waits at Race Street Engine Terminal with four of its colleagues in April 1977.
Photo Date:  4/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/22/2013 11:00:14 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  AMTK 959(E60)
Views:  136   Comments: 0
Conrail 4800
Title:  Conrail 4800
Description:  ConRail (as it then styled itself) repainted the first GG1 in a rather odd livery for the Bicentennial. Heres old rivets in passenger service during a SEPTA transit strike in April 1977 at Thirtieth Street Station in Philadelphia.
Photo Date:  4/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/22/2013 11:05:05 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  CR 4800(GG1)
Views:  185   Comments: 4
Penn Central 4458
Title:  Penn Central 4458
Description:  A set of GE E44s head an eastbound freight at Ardmore in April 1977.
Photo Date:  4/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 10:16:46 PM
Location:  Ardmore, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PC 4458(E44)
Views:  47   Comments: 0
ConRail 4860
Title:  ConRail 4860
Description:  A minimally repainted GG1 on passenger service during a SEPTA transit strike at Thirtieth Street Station in May 1977. A ConRail official supervises during the morning peak.
Photo Date:  5/4/1977  Upload Date: 12/14/2013 9:26:41 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CR 4860(GG1)
Views:  70   Comments: 0
Amtrak 923
Title:  Amtrak 923
Description:  A much cleaner but still basic black GG1 heads a train from Florida bound for New York at Thirtieth Street Station on May 9, 1977.
Photo Date:  5/9/1977  Upload Date: 7/22/2013 10:48:33 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 923(GG1)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
Amtrak 963
Title:  Amtrak 963
Description:  A GE E60CP heads a northbound corridor train at Thirtieth Street Station, Philadelphia, May 9, 1977.
Photo Date:  5/9/1977  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 12:52:11 AM
Location:  Merion Station, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 963(E60)
Views:  128   Comments: 2
Penn Central 4403
Title:  Penn Central 4403
Description:  A helper engine returning to Philadelphia through Narberth on May 9, 1977.
Photo Date:  5/9/1977  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 4:16:00 PM
Location:  Narberth, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  PC 4403(E44)
Views:  85   Comments: 0
Amtrak 4935
Title:  Amtrak 4935
Description:  Painted in PRR livery on the Murray Hill on May 15, 1977.
Photo Date:  5/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 4:24:04 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 4935(GG1)
Views:  180   Comments: 2
Conrail 4456
Title:  Conrail 4456
Description:  A GE E44 (one of a handful in full ConRail livery) brings a short westbound freight through Narberth in May 1977. Not a great phpto (grainy and color shifted) but a cool loco.
Photo Date:  5/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/24/2013 7:22:58 AM
Location:  Narberth, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 4456(E44)
Views:  69   Comments: 0
CR 4454
Title:  CR 4454
Description:  A GE E-44 set of helpers runs through Merion when freight still operated on the old PRR mainline, June 1977.
Photo Date:  6/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/22/2013 10:39:47 PM
Location:  Merion Station, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  CR 4454(E44)
Views:  96   Comments: 0
Amtrak 902
Title:  Amtrak 902
Description:  Another black Amtrak GG1 heads up the National Limited, a New York via Pittsburgh to Saint Louis train, at Merion, PA, in June 1977.
Photo Date:  6/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/22/2013 10:46:59 PM
Location:  Merion Station, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 902(GG1)
Views:  153   Comments: 0
Conrail 4400
Title:  Conrail 4400
Description:  This time, two GE E44 electric locomotives working as helpers pass through Merion, PA, in June 1977.
Photo Date:  6/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/22/2013 11:11:41 PM
Location:  Merion Station, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 4400(E44)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
Amtrak 4933
Title:  Amtrak 4933
Description:  A GG1 heads the Broadway Limited as it rolls westbound through Merion, PA, in June 1977.
Photo Date:  6/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 12:45:55 AM
Location:  Merion Station, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 4933(GG1)
Views:  92   Comments: 0
Conrail 4405
Title:  Conrail 4405
Description:  Four GE E44s head an eastbound grain train at Ardmore in June 1977.
Photo Date:  6/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 4:20:49 PM
Location:  Ardmore, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 4405(E44)
Views:  63   Comments: 0
Penn Central 4448
Title:  Penn Central 4448
Description:  Four E44s on an eastbound freight at Ardmore, PA, June 1977.
Photo Date:  6/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 4:22:19 PM
Location:  Ardmore, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  PC 4448(E44)
Views:  87   Comments: 0
NJDOT 4882
Title:  NJDOT 4882
Description:  One of the very basic black NJDOT GG1s at the old Race Street Engine Terminal in June 1977. This locomotive was one of the last GG1s in service and is preserved in Indiana.
Photo Date:  6/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/24/2013 7:13:52 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  NJT 4882(GG1)
Views:  111   Comments: 0
Amtrak 914
Title:  Amtrak 914
Description:  A GG1 eastbound at Ardmore in July 1977.
Photo Date:  7/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 10:02:55 PM
Location:  Ardmore, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  AMTK 914(GG1)
Views:  66   Comments: 0
Amtrak 964
Title:  Amtrak 964
Description:  1970s modernity: A new GE E60CP heads a train of newish Amfleet coaches onto the newer high platform (built for the Metroliners) at Wilmingtons station in June 1977. I was waiting for the ConRail/SEPTA local to Philadelphia.
Photo Date:  7/24/1977  Upload Date: 12/14/2013 9:20:59 AM
Location:  Wilmington, DE
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger
Locomotives:  AMTK 964(E60)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
Conrail 4870 and 4800
Title:  Conrail 4870 and 4800
Description:  GG1s at Bayview Yard in September 1977.
Photo Date:  9/15/1977  Upload Date: 7/23/2013 9:43:23 PM
Location:  Baltimore, MD
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 4870(GG1) CR 4800(GG1)
Views:  304   Comments: 0


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