Dating back to the days of the Pennsylvania Railroad, commuter service was operated between Chicago and Valparaiso, Indiana, and lasted into the 1980s. In this instance, a Conrail GP7 is seen ass... (more)
A Conrail C628 and NW2 are sharing a turntable lead at Conway Yard in August, 1978. Meanwhile, a mechanic is performing some acrobatics to work on a C636 on an adjacent track.
Formerly an Erie Lackawanna unit, a Conrail U36C leads a pair of SD40-2s on an eastbound manifest train on the Indiana Harbor Belt. Tom Golden photo.
Conrail local WHRE-99, a job that worked east from Reading along the Reading Belt Line and the former Reading main line, is seen here returning west at Stowe, Pennsylvania.
Conrail U23B 2788 reaches the end of the Pottstown Industrial Track in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, and joins the former Reading main line at MP41, just west of Pottstown.
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)
Apollo 8 was circling the Moon when GP40 No. 3247 was delivered to the Penn Central in December of 1968. Here it is 11 years later, in service with Conrail, westbound in the beautiful Susquehanna... (more)
One of Conrail’s twelve U23B’s inherited from the Lehigh Valley trundles west on the Pottstown Industrial Track in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. The Pottstown Industrial Track was one of several remnan... (more)
CR SD60M no. 5534 rolls an eastbound coal train through Porter, IN on the former NYC mainline on a humid June afternoon.
Westbound ore, pulled by an SD40-2 and two of its four-axle siblings, rolls past a pair of local-service cabooses and the yard office at Conrail’s Abrams yard near King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. B... (more)
Streamliners on the Main Line
Arguably the best looking train to travel the PRR main line west of Philadelphia since the more prosperous days of the Pennsy was Conrail’s office car... (more)
Varnish at West Falls
Conrail’s Office Car Special traverses the former Reading bridge at West Falls, Pennsylvania. The train has left Philadelphia, and is entering the West Trento... (more)
Spring has bought lush green foliage back to the hills around the Susquehanna River as a westbound Conrail COFC train rolls through Aqueduct, Pennsylvania.
An ex Reading SW 1001 is on a cut at Reading's Darby Creek Yard, just south of the Philadelphia International Airport.
Westbound pigs roll along the Susquehanna River on Conrail’s Middle Division at Aqueduct, Pennsylvania.