Eastern fallen flags
All these photos were taken in September 1975 in various parts of Eastern USA. This was shortly before Conrail was formed.

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Erie Lackawanna

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Binghamton (NY)

A trio of first generation E-L diesels is showcased by these interesting background buildings..

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Binghamton (NY)

Erie-Lackawanna F7A #7131.

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Binghamton (NY)

Erie-Lackawanna GP9 #1265.

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Binghamton (NY)

Erie-Lackawanna SD45 #3628.

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Binghamton (NY)

Erie-Lackawanna SDP45 #3680.

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Binghamton (NY)

Erie-Lackawanna SDP45 #3680.
Front view

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Lehigh Valley

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Sayre (PA)

A good number of LV Alco engines are gathering at the Sayre engine terminal. In the back is the Sayre loco shops.

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Sayre (PA)

Close-up view of the engine facilities.

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Sayre (PA)

General view of the engine servicing facilities and LV shops (in the background).

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Sayre (PA)

Those engines are ready to take the next train over the line.

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Delaware & Hudson

Although Delaware & Hudson is not strictly speaking a "fallen flag", the following photos are from the past...
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Binghamton (NY)

A pair of Baldwin Sharks is handling a local job for Sayre (Pa).

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Binghamton (NY)

Same engines ready for departure from Binghamton.

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Binghamton (NY)

Baldwin Sharks #1205 and #1216, the only two Sharks that the D&H ever owned. And not for long...

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Lanesboro (PA)

A pair of D&H big Alco's is pushing an E-L train under the Starrucca viaduct. This line has since been abandonned.

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Miscellaneous

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Elmira (NY)

Various PC engines are waiting for their next assignment.

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Location unknown

Southern GP38-2 #5113 and caboose

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