American Freedom Train in Morristown, New Jersey
July 23-25, 1976
train's 100th display city.
train displayed on the grounds of the Mennen Company.
John Hendricks collection
#1 (2101) spent some time in the shops of the Morristown & Erie Railroad
-- her tender sticking out like a dog too big for its doghouse --
while the rest of the train headed to New York where Long Island Railroad
diesels pulled the train through (under) Manhattan/Penn Station --
where the steam locomotive couldn't go.
handed the train off to Penn Central GG-1 electic locomotives after
exiting the tunnels. Steam locomotive #2101 stayed behind for light
repairs at Morristown and then the engine, two tenders and the crew
car travelled through Selkirk via the old NYC West Shore, the ex-NYC
mainline back, and up the old New Haven to rejoin the train at New