A former Pennsylvania Rail Road C628 stands in the former New York Central Collinwood yard.
Conrail’s E33 electrics looked great in the schemes that they wore for former owners Virginian and New Haven. Penn Central – not so much. Several of them did get a cosmetic upgrade during their fi... (more)
A Conrail E-44 electric, still wearing its PRR numbering on its cab side, stands in the servicing area at Enola.
Some of my friends have been known to refer to N&W/NS high-hood units as bricks, as they have the profile of a dark, nondescript rectangle. Perhaps the only locomotive more f... (more)
A westbound Conrail ore train rolls past the abandoned yard along the former Reading main line at Woodlane, Pennsylvania. The power combination of a B23-7 and a C30-7A is somewhat unusual.
Conrail used the yard at Lansdale, Pennsylvania as a base of operations to serve several branches in the Lansdale area. Because most of these branches had limited runaround facilities, the locals ... (more)
One could usually find a small assortment of Conrail locomotives assigned to local service in the yard in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. The assortment was dominated by 1500 horsepower unite in the form ... (more)
The clock on the station platform clock indicates that it’s shortly after noon in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. An MU train that arrived from Philadelphia is now waiting to return as an off-peak afterno... (more)
Four Conrail GP40/GP40-2’s wheel an westbound train off of the former Reading main line and onto the Blandon Low Grade at Belt Line Junction, Pennsylvania. Soon the train will be rolling toward Al... (more)
Rush hour is over and trains less important to the commuting public stand by SEPTA’s station in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. On the right is an MU train that has arrived from Philadelphia, and now is w... (more)
Running on the Northeast Corridor, a Harrisburg-bound train of coal empties pass through Greenbelt, Maryland.
A southbound run-through train works its way through the passenger platforms at Alexandria, Virginia. It won’t be long before all of this traffic is routed through Front Royal.
Conrail inherited about forty mechanical reefers from the Erie-Lackawanna, numbered in the EL 5000 series. Some, but not all, were repainted in what has to be the most striking and unusual freight... (more)
Conrail’s local WJAL-12 switches the Lone Star Cement mill just west of Nazareth, Pennsylvania.
Conrail’s Cement Secondary local passes the site of the former Lehigh & New England Dexter tower. To the left, some cars to be picked up are waiting at the Lone Star Cement mill.