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Erie-Lackawanna Waldwick, NJ B&W set (1969-1971)

The following photos are all of vintage Erie-Lackawanna operations at Waldwick, NJ.

E-L GP7 #1406 heads Suffern-bound train #1165 westbound at the Chestnut Street
grade crossing, Allendale, NJ (just north of the Waldwick yard) in October, 1969.

Eastbound train #1174 passes WC Tower (Waldwick) led by a GP7 in October, 1969.
Note gondola car on side track near tower.

Illinois Central boxcar on siding at lumberyard, Waldwick, NJ, November, 1969.

Alco RS-2 #906 puffs as it pulls Suffern-bound train #1163 out of Waldwick Station
at 2:49 PM on a warm day in August, 1970.

Alco RS-3 #926 leads Suffern-bound train #1165 at Waldwick (4:21PM) in August, 1970.

Two EMD SDP45's pull an eastbound fast freight past WC tower in January, 1971.

E-L caboose on the above freight, too quick to catch it clearly with my slow shutter.

Ex-Erie GP7 #1403 pulls commuter local out of Waldwick station,
with three refurbished ex-Santa Fe coaches in January, 1971.

Erie Stillwell coach #2157 in Waldwick yard among other equipment in January, 1971.

A closer shot of the same coach.

Vintage Erie coaches along with a few of the replacement ex-AT&SF silver coaches
at Waldwick yard, January, 1971.

Another perspective taken at the same time as the above photo.

Alco RS-3 #920 on train #1166 departing from Waldwick station on January 22, 1971,
at 12:43PM. Just a few days later, these vintage trainsets were to be replaced by the new
push-pull trainsets with Pullman-Standard coaches and U34CH engines.

A GP7 pulling a vintage Erie-coach 2-car train can still be seen in the Fall of 1971.
This was taken after the new pedestrian overpass was built and the tunnel walkway
demolished. At the left is the lumberyard and siding with a few freight cars.

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