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By:Mike Woodruff
Dates:1/1/1971 - 5/1/1976
Album Info:Erie-Lackawanna action (and a few roster) photos taken predominately in Ohio
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EL 2560
Title:  EL 2560
Description:  EL westbound on the D&H near Bainbridge, NY. I believe this was a run-through to Mechanicville via Binghamton, as I used to see D&H power on the EL in Ohio around this time also. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  6/1/1970  Upload Date: 1/14/2020 3:57:10 PM
Location:  Bainbridge, NY
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  EL 2560(GP35)
Views:  46   Comments: 0
D&H 754
Title:  D&H 754
Description:  It was always a treat to catch D&H run-through power on the EL, such as on this westbound at Ashland. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 11/24/2008 2:53:26 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DH 754(U33C)
Views:  1180   Comments: 4
EL 1023
Title:  EL 1023
Description:  EL RS3 #1023 heads east with what appears to have been a dimensional extra, although EL handled most high and wide loads in their regular trains. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 11/24/2008 3:02:19 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 1023(RS3)
Views:  928   Comments: 0
EL 1054
Title:  EL 1054
Description:  A pair of RS3s, an F7B and an SDP45 team up on this westbound, rounding the big curve at Ashland. EL 1054 was originally DL&W 916, later Conrail 5270. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 9/16/2015 10:16:03 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
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Locomotives:  EL 1054(RS3)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
EL 2519
Title:  EL 2519
Description:  EL westbound on the big curve through downtown Ashland, OH. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 8/29/2007 5:55:48 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2519(U25B)
Views:  564   Comments: 0
EL 2557
Title:  EL 2557
Description:  A GP35 and C424 team up on this eastbound pig train. The foundation of the old passenger station can be seen at left. EL 2557 was later Conrail 3663. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 9/16/2015 10:46:20 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2557(GP35)
Views:  220   Comments: 0
EL 2563
Title:  EL 2563
Description:  A GP35 and an F7B run eastbound cab lite through Ashland. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 2/14/2007 7:27:34 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2563(GP35)
Views:  1044   Comments: 1
EL 2585
Title:  EL 2585
Description:  EL's next to last GP35 leads a trio of run-through D&H U23Bs on this eastbound at Ashland. EL 2585 was later Conrail 3691. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 9/16/2015 10:05:35 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2585(GP35)
Views:  178   Comments: 0
EL 3315
Title:  EL 3315
Description:  EL westbound freight through downtown Ashland behind four units; two GE and two EMD. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 11/24/2008 2:40:29 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 3315(U33C)
Views:  720   Comments: 1
EL 3603
Title:  EL 3603
Description:  An SD45 leading two U-boats on this eastbound. EL 3603 was later CR 6068, scrapped at Hollidaysburg, PA 3/87. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 9/16/2015 10:40:38 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 3603(SD45)
Views:  236   Comments: 0
EL 3612
Title:  EL 3612
Description:  Two SD45s, an F3B and an RS3 hustle westbound tonnage through downtown Ashland. EL 3612 and 3620 would later become CR 6077 and 6085. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 1/23/2007 10:40:56 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 3612(SD45) EL 3620(SD45)
Views:  1307   Comments: 0
EL 3619
Title:  EL 3619
Description:  Eastbound EL tonnage behind an SD45/F7B/F7A combination passes the site of the former Ashland passenger depot. The foundation of the depot can be seen opposite the second and third cars in the train. A derailment destroyed the depot in 1964. EL 3619 was later Conrail 6084. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 1/23/2007 10:56:56 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 3619(SD45)
Views:  1598   Comments: 0
EL 3619
Title:  EL 3619
Description:  A typically eclectic lash-up leads this westbound. EL 3619 was later CR 6084, scrapped at Hollidaysburg, PA 3/87. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 9/16/2015 10:36:04 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 3619(SD45)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
EL 3666
Title:  EL 3666
Description:  An SDP45/F7A lash-up with an eastbound pig train on the big curve at Ashland. EL 3666 was later CR 6697, VMVX 6697, rebuilt to SP SD40M-2 8693, to UP 2769, NREX 2769, WAMX 4214. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 9/16/2015 10:10:47 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 3666(SDP45)
Views:  303   Comments: 1
EL 6321
Title:  EL 6321
Description:  Eastbound pig train behind an F7A/SD45 combination. EL F7A 6321 is ex-DL&W 632A. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 1/23/2007 10:09:56 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 6321(F7A)
Views:  953   Comments: 2
EL 6361
Title:  EL 6361
Description:  EL F7A 6361 was originally DL&W 636A, would survive long enough to become Conrail 1884 and receive a really ugly CR stencil job. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 8/29/2007 5:56:26 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 6361(F7A)
Views:  809   Comments: 1
EL 7062
Title:  EL 7062
Description:  View of an EL F3B unit showing the headlight or reverse light that some were equipped with.
Photo Date:  9/1/1971  Upload Date: 7/26/2008 12:19:02 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 7062(F3B)
Views:  964   Comments: 2
EL 2566
Title:  EL 2566
Description:  An EL WB with two D&H U23Bs and a high & wide load for Area 51.
Photo Date:  9/10/1971  Upload Date: 1/9/2006 9:30:34 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2566(GP35)
Views:  734   Comments: 2
EL 803
Title:  EL 803
Description:  This unit was originally EMD demo 4353, then D&H 803, back to D&H after it's stint on EL, then sold to Mexico.
Photo Date:  9/21/1971  Upload Date: 1/2/2006 6:44:54 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 803(SD45)
Views:  1640   Comments: 1
EL 2410
Title:  EL 2410
Description:  EB local freight passing the former depot location at Ashland.
Photo Date:  9/22/1971  Upload Date: 1/27/2006 7:09:25 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2410(C424)
Views:  721   Comments: 1
BN 9857
Title:  BN 9857
Description:  BN run-through power was common on EL trains NE-74 and NE-97. SDP45 9857 was later BN 6593. Date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  10/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/7/2008 1:52:27 PM
Location:  Marion, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 9857(SDP45)
Views:  1929   Comments: 5
D&H 608
Title:  D&H 608
Description:  Looks like a D&H train, but this is on EL in Ohio. Westbound just east of Ashland, date of photo approximate.
Photo Date:  10/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/7/2008 1:50:31 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DH 608(C628)
Views:  906   Comments: 1
EL 2413
Title:  EL 2413
Description:  A C424/F7B/GP35 combination brings a train off of the Dayton branch. They will pull east of the interlocking and then back into the yard. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  10/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/3/2008 10:37:54 AM
Location:  Marion, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2413(C424)
Views:  790   Comments: 1
EL 2462
Title:  EL 2462
Description:  Forgot to cock the shutter, so EL C425 2462 with a westbound high & wide load is sneaking out of the frame. She later went to BCR. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  10/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/3/2008 9:24:55 AM
Location:  Marion, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  EL 2462(C425)
Views:  810   Comments: 1
EL 2504
Title:  EL 2504
Description:  EL westbound at Ashland with a surprise tucked behind the power. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  10/1/1971  Upload Date: 11/24/2008 3:37:20 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2504(U25B)
Views:  688   Comments: 1
EL 2521
Title:  EL 2521
Description:  An eastbound behind a U25B/F7B combination leans into the big curve at Ashland. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  10/1/1971  Upload Date: 11/24/2008 3:29:58 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2521(U25B)
Views:  534   Comments: 0
EL 2578
Title:  EL 2578
Description:  An eastbound local freight behind a GP35 and three RS3s drags a cut of gondolas for scrap loading out of the center siding west of Ashland. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  10/1/1971  Upload Date: 11/24/2008 3:10:47 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2578(GP35)
Views:  719   Comments: 6
EL 3603
Title:  EL 3603
Description:  An EL eastbound at Ashland behind an SD45/F3B/F7B combination. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  10/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/3/2008 7:19:19 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 3603(SD45)
Views:  681   Comments: 1
EL 3615
Title:  EL 3615
Description:  An EL eastbound rounds the big curve through Ashland. In the background at right is the Ashland College library, which is probably where I should have been instead. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  10/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/3/2008 7:19:38 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Brian Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 3615(SD45)
Views:  710   Comments: 5
EL 3653
Title:  EL 3653
Description:  An SDP45 running long hood forward, an F7A and an RS3 power this EL westbound at Marion, with the obligatory EL wide load right behind the power. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  10/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/3/2008 9:06:36 AM
Location:  Marion, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 3653(SDP45)
Views:  713   Comments: 0
EL 3661
Title:  EL 3661
Description:  A pair of EL SDP45s leans into the big curve at Ashland with a westbound. Can you spot the RS3 DIT about five cars deep in the train? Date approximate.
Photo Date:  10/1/1971  Upload Date: 11/24/2008 4:02:16 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 3661(SDP45)
Views:  537   Comments: 2
UP 5034
Title:  UP 5034
Description:  A UP U50C being delivered by this EL westbound at Ashland. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  10/1/1971  Upload Date: 11/24/2008 3:48:45 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 5034(U50C)
Views:  2470   Comments: 4
EL 3613
Title:  EL 3613
Description:  With their train left east of town so as to not block grade crossings, locomotives of a westbound freight back into the westward house track at Ashland to make a pickup.
Photo Date:  10/8/1971  Upload Date: 1/27/2006 7:23:51 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 3613(SD45)
Views:  661   Comments: 0
BN 6509
Title:  BN 6509
Description:  Might not look like EL action, but it is. Erie trains NE-74 and NE-97 often had BN pool power during this era. Train 75 pulls into Marion under the control of the AC tower operator. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1971  Upload Date: 1/23/2007 7:52:31 PM
Location:  Marion, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BN 6509(SD45)
Views:  1198   Comments: 0
EL 2402
Title:  EL 2402
Description:  EL 2402, shown here with an F7A working an eastbound local freight, was later Conrail 2476, D&H 461. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/4/2008 9:36:04 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2402(C424)
Views:  738   Comments: 1
EL 2408
Title:  EL 2408
Description:  A pair of Alco C424s lean into a superelevated curve just west of Ashland with an eastbound TOFC. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/4/2008 7:34:46 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2408(C424)
Views:  668   Comments: 1
EL 2410
Title:  EL 2410
Description:  Two C424s sandwich an F7B as this EL eastbound pulls out of the center siding at Ashland. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1971  Upload Date: 1/23/2007 8:18:50 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2410(C424)
Views:  1066   Comments: 0
EL 2553
Title:  EL 2553
Description:  An EL GP35 and a D&H C628 handle eastbound tonnage just west of Ashland. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/3/2008 1:54:08 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2553(GP35)
Views:  478   Comments: 0
EL 2562
Title:  EL 2562
Description:  EL westbound tonnage behind a GP35, F7B and three RS3s, about two miles west of Ashland. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/3/2008 1:29:45 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2562(GP35)
Views:  449   Comments: 0
EL 2568
Title:  EL 2568
Description:  High and wide loads were long an Erie and later EL staple. Here is a large marine or stationary engine, perhaps a Cooper Bessemer LSV-12, on a westbound EL freight at Ashland. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1971  Upload Date: 1/24/2007 12:29:31 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2568(GP35)
Views:  1980   Comments: 0
EL 3312
Title:  EL 3312
Description:  An EL westbound behind a pair of U33Cs leans into a curve just east of Ashland. Considering the speed at which these trains operated and the condition of the track, it's a wonder they didn't have derailments left and right. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/4/2008 6:45:55 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 3312(U33C)
Views:  542   Comments: 2
EL 6331
Title:  EL 6331
Description:  Led by a former Lackawanna F7A, this ABBB set of Fs is parked on the center siding at Ashland with what is likely EL train #92, the Marion-Youngstown long distance local. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/4/2008 6:49:31 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 6331(F7A)
Views:  575   Comments: 1
EL 7101
Title:  EL 7101
Description:  An ABBA set of EL F7s sprints eastbound just west of Ashland. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/4/2008 6:55:27 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 7101(F7A)
Views:  529   Comments: 0
EL 7101
Title:  EL 7101
Description:  The fireman notes a missing switch target as an EL eastbound freight with F7s in the classic ABBA lash up set out cars for the Ashland switcher in the center siding just west of Ashland. EL 7101 is ex-Erie 709A. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1971  Upload Date: 1/23/2007 8:35:43 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 7101(F7A)
Views:  778   Comments: 0
EL 801
Title:  EL 801
Description:  EL 801 was former EMD SD45 demo 4354, later D&H 801, and traded to EL for a like number of U33Cs. Note the evidence of radiator leakage which plagued all of EL's SD45s. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/4/2008 8:45:50 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 801(SD45)
Views:  1078   Comments: 3
EL 821
Title:  EL 821
Description:  EL E-units streak westbound with TOFC. The semaphore blade hasn't even started to drop yet. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  11/1/1971  Upload Date: 12/3/2008 1:37:30 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 821(E8A)
Views:  450   Comments: 0
EL 1056
Title:  EL 1056
Description:  An EL RS3 leads two U33Cs on this eastbound. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  2/1/1972  Upload Date: 12/5/2008 3:58:40 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 1056(RS3)
Views:  509   Comments: 1
EL 2410
Title:  EL 2410
Description:  An EL eastbound with N&W run-through power. Note the excellent condition of EL's mainline. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  2/1/1972  Upload Date: 12/5/2008 3:27:49 PM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Brian Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2410(C424)
Views:  458   Comments: 0
EL 2402
Title:  EL 2402
Description:  A pair of C424s with eastbound TOFC. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  4/1/1972  Upload Date: 12/7/2008 9:31:19 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories: 
Locomotives:  EL 2402(C424)
Views:  773   Comments: 1
EL 2405
Title:  EL 2405
Description:  A C424 and an E8 team up on eastbound TOFC. Date approximate.
Photo Date:  4/1/1972  Upload Date: 12/7/2008 10:21:33 AM
Location:  Ashland, OH
Author:  Mike Woodruff
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EL 2405(C424)
Views:  678   Comments: 2


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