Category: 1976

The eastbound Reading Crusader stops at Jenk…

The eastbound Reading Crusader stops at Jenkintown

3/23/1976

The Wall Street and the Crusader were all th…

The Wall Street and the Crusader were all that was left of competition with Amtrak in the Northeast Corridor. They operated Monday to Friday on commuter schedules between Reading Terminal and Newark. The Crusaders equipment ran through to and from Reading. Here the Reading Wall Street is boarding at Newark for its sprint to Reading Terminal in Philadelphia.

3/22/1976

UW Football special passes Duplainville at 7…

UW Football special passes Duplainville at 70mph headed to Madison,WI. for Breeze Terrance and Camp Randall Stadium.

1976

A pair of SDP40Fs wait for the Lake Shore Li…

A pair of SDP40Fs wait for the Lake Shore Limited to arrive from GCT.

Rensselaer, NY

September 23, 1976

The Broadway Limited. Chicago, IL August 2…

The Broadway Limited.

Chicago, IL

August 20, 1976

Penn Central GG-1 4898 (ex-PRR 4898) leads A…

Penn Central GG-1 4898 (ex-PRR 4898) leads Amtrak train #441, the Washington section of The Broadway Limited, through the Capitol Beltway Station in Maryland on July 5, 1976.

Amtrak SDP40Fs 599 and 634 back train #49, t…

Amtrak SDP40Fs 599 and 634 back train #49, the Lake Shore Limited, out of Chicago Union Station on Independence Day, 1976.

On its way from Boston to Albany, the Boston…

On its way from Boston to Albany, the Boston section of the Lake Shore Limited rolls off the Connecticut River bridge and into West Springfield, MA, on a summer afternoon. E8 292 changed hands from Penn Central to Amtrak just a few weeks earlier, and it has received its new number but not yet a new paint job.

June, 1976

The westbound Broadway Limited rounds the bi…

The westbound Broadway Limited rounds the big curve at Florin on its way to Harrisburg, where the G will be exchanged for diesels. The 927 was built by PRR/GE in March, 1943 as No. 4934, the fifth-to-last GG-1.

May 16, 1976

AMTRAK ‘Lake Shore Limited’ by rr…

AMTRAK 'Lake Shore Limited'

AMTRAK ‘Lake Shore Limited’ by rrradioman

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Elkhart, Indiana in April 1976.