Lunch pail in hand, an employee at Conrail’s Enola Yard walks toward the servicing area to report for his second-trick duties. A co-worker has already claimed a parking spot closer to the shops.
A view from US Rts. 11 & 15 beyond the north end of the locomotive shop features NIMX SCRAP GG1, previously CR 4809. Looks like white lined 4809 has one more trip to make- Newark , NJ, ending at N... (more)
East Classification Yard, early Conrail days
NS Y90's power basks away in Enola yard while waiting for a crew to take to Baltimore. NS 8098 "Conrail" heritage leads the way and would depart Enola later that afternoon.
Our perch high above the swollen Susquehanna River affords an opportunity to compare EMD models SW7 and SW9 switchers on a transfer run west out of Enola. Ex-NYC No. 8851 (built 2-50) is leading ... (more)
Up the Ramp
A clean set of Conrail GP10’s are running up the ramp between the westbound departure yard and the eastbound arrival yard at Enola, Pennsylvania.
Three GP38-2s mingle with a GEVO at NS' Enola Locomotive Shop. The two low-nose units have most likely been here many times in the past when they were employed by Penn Central and Conrail.
A pair of former New Haven/Virginian GE electrics, now working for Penn Central as their class E33, have just departed Enola Yard with an eastbound freight.
A Conrail E-44 electric, still wearing its PRR numbering on its cab side, stands in the servicing area at Enola.
An OLS unit and and SD80MAC share each others company in Enola
A freshly-outshopped DC to AC conversion unit leads a train south out of Enola Yard.
NS Gen Sets 100 and 101 share yard tracks with NS 9227 (GE C40-9W) and NS 8423 (GE C40-8W).
Two Conrail B23-7’s and an SD40 bring a train into Enola Yard’s west end late on a February afternoon. In the background are the Susquehanna River and the rocky cliffs above Rockville. .
Conrail purchased sixty B36-7’s from General Electric in 1983. The GE’s were immediately placed into service as the motive power of choice for Conrail’s high-speed Trailer Van intermodal service. ... (more)
Look what I brought from Altoona!
The conductor prepares to climb off of brand new Conrail C40-8W 6064 as it approaches the eastbound receiving yard throat to Enola Pennsylvania. T... (more)