CR 9929, an Alco RS-3M (re-built with EMD power) handles switching duties at Conrail's Altoona yard in the company of much newer, but stored former Erie-Lackawanna SD45-2s. The venerable RS-3M was... (more)
The 4870 leads a southbound freight by Aberdeen Station at 18 East Bel Air Avenue. The 1943-built station was designed for the Pennsylvania Railroad by architect Lester C. Tichy. Today, this sce... (more)
An N-11E transfer caboose, still in its original Penn Central Deepwater Green paint scheme is westbound out of Lancaster, having just come off the Columbia Branch. The crewman on the leading plat... (more)
Colorful early Conrail action, as an ex-PRR/PC SD40 teams up with an ex-Erie-Lackawanna SD45 to shove an N-7B caboose and its train toward Gallitzin. The 6324 was built by EMD in February, 1966 a... (more)
Tripleheaded E-33s are slowing to negotiate the eastbound switch at Port Interlocking. The now-preserved CR 4604 (as VGN 135 in Roanoke) is leading; this locomotive was built in November, 1956 as... (more)
A B40 with a Conrail "Labor/Management Project" nose decal is westbound by the 1942-built MG (Mid-Grade) Tower. The tower is about 1 mile west of Horseshoe Curve, and was offered by Lio... (more)
The CR 1933 West is on No. 1 Track behind Boscov's Mall with Conrail's Track Geometry Car No. 21. The classic old Reading signal is long-gone...
The vandalized headlights of these two Conrail GG1s are indicative of a none-too-bright future. Note the two different styles of air intakes. No. 4828 was built by Baldwin/PRR/Westinghouse in Ju... (more)
Extra CR 3035 West meet Extra 6807 East at Clyman. Extra CR 3035 West take siding.
A hot intermodal heads east at about 50-per, not too long after sunup on a cold Saturday morning. The 4407 was built by GE for the PRR in March, 1961.
Ore trains meet on the C&NW at Clyman Junction.
Meet at Oxford.
An ex-Penn Central GP38 leads a slightly overpowered westbound three-car train through the old crossovers at CP WALL. The 7922 was built by EMD in March, 1971, and was later acquired by CSX and t... (more)