It seems that Conrail kept most of their four-axle Alco RS units located at their pre-Conrail terminals until retirement. This meant that the twenty-four former New York Central RS32’s stayed in N... (more)
End door box cars were always uncommon. By 1979, they were even more so. Here a Conrail X41F-class example visits DeWitt yard. Built in 1946 as one of 200 PRR X41A-class double door, end door cars... (more)
In the mid 1970’s there was a shortage of high quality boxcars in the nation’s rolling stock fleet. The Trailer Train Corporation, which was jointly owned by quite a few railroads, attempted to an... (more)
Westbound Intermodal passes through DeWitt Labor Day 2016
Two ex-New York Central rotary plows survived into Conrail’s roster. The first, NYC X-659, built by Leslie in 1889, became PC/Conrail 64599 and survives unrestored in the Buffalo area. The second... (more)
New signals are up and waiting to be activated while CSX 7793 powers up and starts the rest of its journey west pulling the Q627, approaching CP-285 on track number two.
In a very unlikely place, the CSX Dewitt Yard, what was Amtrak train 283 of February 5 was brought to this yard after having been involved in a collision, where it waits to be towed back to Alban... (more)
PC 2028 awaits servicing at Dewitt in this photo by the late Bill Dechau.
This unit started out as EL I'm told.
CSX K417 heads west through DeWitt Yard while Q157 performs a switching move.
After waiting for seven trains to pass, the NYSW train finally is allowed to leave DeWitt headed for home rails.
CSX westbound Q625 with SD70M UP #4902, C40-8W CSXT #7339, and SD40-2 TFM #1404.