Amtrak Photo Archive
an unofficial site

the HEP E units #495-499

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In November 1975 five were rebuilt with Head End Power to handle the new Amfleet equipment since the new locos with HEP had not been delivered

    Location & Information Date  Photo Credit

495
ex Penn Central 4276
Amtrak 284 
   

495
 New Haven CT  June 1977  Dick Leonhardt
495 New Haven CT     
495 New Haven CT   March 19, 1977    from the
collection of
Joseph Testagrose
(EM)
495  New Haven CT   May 1982    from the
collection of
Jim Hebner
 496 Windsor Locks CT Jan 16, 1981 Carl Weber
496 Berlin CT 3/6/1981 Carl Weber
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497
 Boston MA    
  497  New York NY
Grand Central Station
 Dec 1983  Craig Zeni

498
 Chicago IL  May 14, 1976  Paul Hunnell
498  Westwood MA
Rte 128
ex-Amtrak 315, ex-Penn Central 4309 and ex-PRR 5809.
built January 1951
 June 23, 1979  Dick Leonhardt
  498 Springfield OH
Went to Penn Central in 1968 and renumbered PC 4309. Amtrak acquired the unit in 1974 and renumbered it AMTK 498. In 1976, Amtrak removed the steam generators and installed head-end power sets. Conrail purchased the locomotive from Amtrak in 1984 and renumbered it CR 4020.
 August 11, 1998  Jim Hebner
498  At the Conrail break up it was assigned to NS and
renumbered 1000 - NS
sold it to Juniata Terminal
repainted PRR 5809
 Fall 2000  R Palmer
498  Altoona PA
Railfest Weekend restored to PRR
5809
 Oct 10, 2001  Bill Waller

499
 Boston MA
ex AMT 317
ex Penn Central 4311
ex PRR 5711A
 April 1976  Ralph Phillips
499  Springfield MA
became Conrail 4021
 June 27, 1976  Joseph R Snopek

499
 New Haven CT  July 7, 1979  John Scala