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By:Paul Koprowski
Dates:1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015
Album Info:A collection of photos highlighting the operations of the New Hope & Ivyland and Pennsylvania Northeastern railroads.
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PN 8212
Title:  PN 8212
Description:  The last unit of an order of 22 constructed new for Conrail in the summer of 1986, PN 8212 rests in New Hope yard.
Photo Date:  2/15/2015  Upload Date: 2/20/2015 1:49:57 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 8212(C39-8)
Views:  243   Comments: 0
PN 7010
Title:  PN 7010
Description:  After assisting with the repairs on C39-8 8212 all weekend, PN's ex-CN Geep lets off a plume of exhaust as it accelerates back towards the station to tie up next to the passenger consist for the evening.
Photo Date:  2/16/2015  Upload Date: 3/25/2015 11:27:33 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 7010(GP9RM) PN 8212(C39-8)
Views:  182   Comments: 1
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  NHRR 2198 glides past New Hope's recently acquired dining car on its way to pick up PN's big GE. The two would then proceed to Ivyland to await forwarding to Lansdale on PN's night job over SEPTA.
Photo Date:  2/16/2015  Upload Date: 3/25/2015 11:30:37 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
Ex Cons
Title:  Ex Cons
Description:  Two locomotives, built two decades apart by two different builders, but both sharing the fact of having Conrail heritage.
Photo Date:  2/16/2015  Upload Date: 3/25/2015 11:34:15 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30) PN 8212(C39-8)
Views:  138   Comments: 0
Preparing for Departure
Title:  Preparing for Departure
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/16/2015  Upload Date: 3/25/2015 11:37:14 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30) PN 8212(C39-8)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Crossing the semi frozen Aquetong Creek.
Photo Date:  2/16/2015  Upload Date: 3/25/2015 11:42:44 PM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30) PN 8212(C39-8)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Reeder Road at the sight of the old flag stop.
Photo Date:  2/16/2015  Upload Date: 3/25/2015 11:45:20 PM
Location:  Reeder, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30) PN 8212(C39-8)
Views:  171   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Slowing to flag Street Road due to out of service crossing signals.
Photo Date:  2/16/2015  Upload Date: 3/25/2015 11:47:41 PM
Location:  Lahaska, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30) PN 8212(C39-8)
Views:  147   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Holicong Road.
Photo Date:  2/16/2015  Upload Date: 3/25/2015 11:51:35 PM
Location:  Holicong, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30) PN 8212(C39-8)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
Gathering
Title:  Gathering
Description:  A gathering of former Conrail units at the Pennsylvania Northeastern's Lansdale yard includes PN's two GE C39-8s and a visitor from New Hope, a former CR, nee-PRR GP30.
Photo Date:  2/18/2015  Upload Date: 2/20/2015 2:34:32 AM
Location:  Lansdale, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 8212(C39-8) PN 8211(C39-8) NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  A rare visitor to these parts, New Hope's former PRR Geep is filling in while some of the PN's regular power is under repair. The unit has cab signals which are required for operation on PN's night freight runs over SEPTA trackage.
Photo Date:  2/18/2015  Upload Date: 2/20/2015 2:38:12 AM
Location:  Lansdale, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  132   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  New Hope's former PRR GP30 lays over on a sunny morning with other ex-Conrail units at the PN Lansdale yard. The fifty plus year old Geep has been making regular appearances on day and night freights over former Reading lines to Telford and Ivyland.
Photo Date:  3/8/2015  Upload Date: 3/12/2015 11:33:17 AM
Location:  Lansdale, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
PN 7210
Title:  PN 7210
Description:  Awaiting reactivation near the south end of the PN's Lansdale yard. Unit is former CN 4312, a GP-9 built by GMD in 1959, later chopnosed when rebuilt to its present configuration.
Photo Date:  3/8/2015  Upload Date: 3/13/2015 2:13:30 AM
Location:  Lansdale, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 7210(GP9RM)
Views:  150   Comments: 0
PN 8211
Title:  PN 8211
Description:  Built by GE in 1986 as Conrail 6017.
Photo Date:  3/8/2015  Upload Date: 3/13/2015 2:17:15 AM
Location:  Lansdale, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 8211(C39-8)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Gliding across the farmlands into Lahaska station, this would be the first day back in passenger operations for the 2198 after about two months of freight service on the Pennsylvania Northeastern Railroad in Lansdale.
Photo Date:  4/17/2015  Upload Date: 4/21/2015 1:36:22 AM
Location:  Lahaska, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  111   Comments: 0
PN 8211
Title:  PN 8211
Description:  In for repairs, one of PN's big GEs rests in the afternoon sun at the end of New Hope yard.
Photo Date:  4/18/2015  Upload Date: 4/21/2015 1:26:55 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 8211(C39-8)
Views:  241   Comments: 1
NHRR 1220
Title:  NHRR 1220
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/18/2015  Upload Date: 4/27/2015 1:34:37 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  152   Comments: 0
NHRR 800301
Title:  NHRR 800301
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/18/2015  Upload Date: 4/27/2015 1:32:19 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  211   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Arriving back in New Hope with the last train of the day.
Photo Date:  4/18/2015  Upload Date: 4/21/2015 1:30:16 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Passing the sight of the old Hood flag stop just outside of New Hope.
Photo Date:  4/24/2015  Upload Date: 4/27/2015 1:38:02 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  127   Comments: 3
Comparison of Geeps
Title:  Comparison of Geeps
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/24/2015  Upload Date: 4/27/2015 1:40:28 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 7010(GP9RM) NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  126   Comments: 0
The Old Lahaska Station
Title:  The Old Lahaska Station
Description:  Constructed in 1891 in the same design as the New Hope and Wycombe station, this structure used to stand where the current NHRR "station" is today. Relocated a quarter mile east of the tracks at the end of RDG passenger service on the New Hope Branch, it is now a private residence with the "witches hat" style turret removed to make space for more rooms.
Photo Date:  4/24/2015  Upload Date: 4/27/2015 1:42:28 AM
Location:  Lahaska, PA
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Views:  102   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Lower Mountain Road southbound for Lahaska.
Photo Date:  4/24/2015  Upload Date: 4/27/2015 1:48:02 AM
Location:  Solebury, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  137   Comments: 1
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Looking down upon the right of way from West Mechanic Street, the last train of the day heads south. The stone building through the trees above the train is one of the original mills in town, since been converted to private housing.
Photo Date:  4/24/2015  Upload Date: 4/27/2015 1:50:20 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  88   Comments: 0
Big Power
Title:  Big Power
Description:  Two nicely painted locomotives share space in the Lansdale freight yard. The 7087 is borrowed temporarily from the New Hope & Ivyland while PN C39-8 8211 is up at New Hope shops for repairs.
Photo Date:  4/24/2015  Upload Date: 4/27/2015 2:01:29 AM
Location:  Lansdale, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 7087(C30-7) PN 5342(SD40-2W)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
NHRR 7087
Title:  NHRR 7087
Description:  The second New Hope diesel to come down for PN for freight operations this year, C30-7 7087 sparkles in the late afternoon sun.
Photo Date:  4/24/2015  Upload Date: 4/27/2015 1:54:52 AM
Location:  Lansdale, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 7087(C30-7)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
PN 5342
Title:  PN 5342
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/24/2015  Upload Date: 4/27/2015 1:59:50 AM
Location:  Lansdale, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 5342(SD40-2W)
Views:  168   Comments: 1
PN 8212
Title:  PN 8212
Description:  A few minutes after the East Penn crew departed back north, the Pennsylvania Northeastern came into town from the south with some interchange cars for Quakertown.
Photo Date:  5/11/2015  Upload Date: 5/14/2015 1:36:30 AM
Location:  Telford, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 8212(C39-8)
Views:  159   Comments: 0
PN 8212
Title:  PN 8212
Description:  Passing MP 31.
Photo Date:  5/11/2015  Upload Date: 5/14/2015 1:39:14 AM
Location:  Telford, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 8212(C39-8)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
PN 8212
Title:  PN 8212
Description:  After dropping their interchange, the PN crew prepares to head back to Lansdale light.
Photo Date:  5/11/2015  Upload Date: 5/14/2015 1:41:00 AM
Location:  Telford, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 8212(C39-8)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
PN 8212
Title:  PN 8212
Description:  Bergey Road.
Photo Date:  5/11/2015  Upload Date: 5/14/2015 1:43:17 AM
Location:  Hatfield, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 8212(C39-8)
Views:  151   Comments: 1
PN 8212
Title:  PN 8212
Description:  Looking southbound from Bergey Road, there is still much evidence of this once busy formerly double track railroad.
Photo Date:  5/11/2015  Upload Date: 5/14/2015 1:46:26 AM
Location:  Hatfield, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 8212(C39-8)
Views:  131   Comments: 0
PN 8212
Title:  PN 8212
Description:  Vine Street.
Photo Date:  5/11/2015  Upload Date: 5/14/2015 1:49:18 AM
Location:  Hatfield, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 8212(C39-8)
Views:  140   Comments: 1
Late Day Movements
Title:  Late Day Movements
Description:  A little after hours switching is needed when running a special train. PN 7010 shifts part of the regular train consist out of the way while NHRR 2198 brings a special charter up to the station.
Photo Date:  5/16/2015  Upload Date: 5/23/2015 1:54:58 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 7010(GP9RM) NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  107   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  The special charter heads south along West Mechanic Street as storm clouds continue to gather. Another five minutes or so and the skies would open up, making good photos of this run near impossible.
Photo Date:  5/16/2015  Upload Date: 5/23/2015 1:59:34 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  85   Comments: 0
PN 5315
Title:  PN 5315
Description:  Resting in the middle of the deadline, awaiting repairs to return it to freight service.
Photo Date:  5/23/2015  Upload Date: 5/27/2015 1:27:57 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  PN 5315(SD40-2W)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
NHIR 9811
Title:  NHIR 9811
Description:  Former NYS&W 537.
Photo Date:  5/23/2015  Upload Date: 5/27/2015 1:30:28 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  159   Comments: 0
LV 12153
Title:  LV 12153
Description:  This former Lehigh Valley coal hopper, devoid of most markings, was acquired by the New Hope & Ivyland a few years back from the old railroad museum at Pemberton, NJ. Future plans for this car are unknown at this time.
Photo Date:  5/23/2015  Upload Date: 5/27/2015 1:32:51 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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NDEM 3028
Title:  NDEM 3028
Description:  Engine and tender are reunited at the back of the New Hope yard. Brought down here in 1994 with the cooperation of former owner Great North Eastern Railroad Foundation, the restoration back to operation has since stalled. Future plans are uncertain at this time.
Photo Date:  5/23/2015  Upload Date: 5/27/2015 1:35:34 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NDEM 3028(4-8-4)
Views:  488   Comments: 0
LI 2004
Title:  LI 2004
Description:  Originally in service for the New York Central, this car was later acquired by the Long Island Railroad for use as a club car on different trains on the LIRR system.
Photo Date:  5/23/2015  Upload Date: 5/27/2015 1:39:51 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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WCRL 72
Title:  WCRL 72
Description:  This rare car is most likely the last Railway Post Office car from the Central Railroad of New Jersey. It also holds the distinction of being the first gift shop on the New Hope & Ivyland Railroad in the early years.
Photo Date:  5/23/2015  Upload Date: 5/27/2015 1:43:31 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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NHIR 1533 Tender
Title:  NHIR 1533 Tender
Description:  The worn out tender of former CN Ten Wheeler 1533 rests at the end of trackage in the New Hope yard. A closer look at the sides reveals two different paint schemes, the fancy lettering and stripes from the 1960s Steam Trains Inc. ownership of the New Hope & Ivyland, and the more industrial looking white letters from the 1970s McHugh Bros. era of the railroad. Although the yard ends here, the tracks continue further north into the woods where they once served a rock quarry.
Photo Date:  5/23/2015  Upload Date: 5/27/2015 1:46:35 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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NHRR 2817
Title:  NHRR 2817
Description:  In storage here after use as a 3D maze for last year's Halloween trains.
Photo Date:  5/23/2015  Upload Date: 5/27/2015 1:51:13 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Views:  123   Comments: 0
NHRR 1424
Title:  NHRR 1424
Description:  Constructed in 1913 for the Reading Company's commuter service, this car later went on to serve as one of the regulars on the Reading's Iron Horse Rambles, pulled by the famous 4-8-4 T-1 steamers. One of the original coaches that the New Hope & Ivyland purchased for its startup of operations in 1966.
Photo Date:  5/23/2015  Upload Date: 5/27/2015 1:54:39 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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NHRR 1202
Title:  NHRR 1202
Description:  Built in 1922 for the Reading Company, this car came to the New Hope & Ivyland from the defunct Valley Forge Scenic Railroad in the late 1960s. Reconfigured into a dining car in 1993.
Photo Date:  5/23/2015  Upload Date: 5/27/2015 1:57:54 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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NHRR 1096
Title:  NHRR 1096
Description:  Originally built as a baggage car in 1959 for the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway, this car also served on Amtrak before becoming part of the Iron Horse Enterprises fleet. Converted into its current configuration for use in excursion service behind former C&O 4-8-4 614, the car was later acquired by the New Hope & Ivyland where it is currently utilized in many different types of services.
Photo Date:  5/23/2015  Upload Date: 5/27/2015 2:00:25 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
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NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  NHRR 2198 heads out of town into the early evening with a special charter bound for Buckingham Valley, PA.
Photo Date:  5/29/2015  Upload Date: 5/30/2015 2:06:07 AM
Location:  New Hope, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  72   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Passing the site of the former RDG Reeder flag stop.
Photo Date:  5/29/2015  Upload Date: 5/30/2015 2:08:33 AM
Location:  Reeder, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  Approaching Lower Mountain Road.
Photo Date:  5/29/2015  Upload Date: 5/30/2015 2:10:48 AM
Location:  Solebury, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
Views:  74   Comments: 0
NHRR 2198
Title:  NHRR 2198
Description:  A lower angle of the train crossing Lower Mountain Road.
Photo Date:  5/29/2015  Upload Date: 5/30/2015 2:12:27 AM
Location:  Solebury, PA
Author:  Paul Koprowski
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Locomotives:  NHRR 2198(GP30)
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