MOUNT VERNON
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Photo Scrapbook
Morristown NJ to NJ Transit's Meadowlands Maintenance Center and return.

Dominion Rail Voyages was a co-sponsor of the Railroad Passenger Car Alliance's 2005 annual conference, which was hosted by the Morristown & Erie Railway in Morristown, NJ. MOUNT VERNON was one of the cars participating in the Friday night car party at Whippany. On Saturday, Morristown & Erie Railway assembled a special train of seven private cars, powered by a pair of their FL-9 locomotives, to transport conference participants from Morristown to New Jersey Transit's Meadowlands Maintenance Center, for a tour of the facility, and return. Consist of the M&E Railway special train operating on New Jersey Transit was locomotives 488 and 489, private cars ALEXANDER HAMILTON, PINE, ALDER FALLS, EPICURUS, MORRIS COUNTY, MOUNT VERNON and KITCHI GAMMI CLUB.



Conference participants riding MOUNT VERNON on the way from Morristown
to the tour of NJ Transit's MMC. Private car owners Phil Sheridan, Ray Clauss
and Ken Bitten are visible in this photo. Gary Kazin (jacket and tie) is working
as one of the car hosts.

Photo by Hugh Huntzinger
Collection of Jack Deasy

 


Morristown & Erie Railway FL-9 locomotives 488 and 489 powered the special train.
Photo by Gary Kazin
Collection of Jack Deasy

 

 


Conference participants detrain after arriving ariving at NJ Transit's MMC.
Photo by Hugh Huntzinger
Collection of Jack Deasy

 


The special train has been turned and is spotted on the main line adjacent to NJ Transit's
MMC while RPCA conference participants tour the shop complex. From left to right
are KITCHI GAMMI CLUB, MOUNT VERNON and MORRIS COUNTY.

Photo by Hugh Huntzinger
Collection of Jack Deasy

 


NJ Transit Silverliner electric MU cars being inspected inside the shop.

Photo by Hugh Huntzinger
Collection of Jack Deasy

 


NJ Transit ALP-46 electric locomotive 4617 inside the shop.

Photo by Hugh Huntzinger
Collection of Jack Deasy


Metro North diesel locomotives assigned to "west of Hudson River"
routes are inspected and serviced at the MMC.

Photo by Hugh Huntzinger
Collection of Jack Deasy


One of our special guests, Air Force Lt Col John Huntzinger,
relaxing during the ride from the MMC back to Morristown.
Photo by Hugh Huntzinger
Collection of Jack Deasy


This page was updated on September 29, 2008