The Delaware and Hudson’s East Binghamton engine facility in Conklin, New York, never disappointed visitors with its wide variety of power and colors. Here an all-EMD lineup represents four models... (more)
It’s early morning on the day after Christmas, 1985, and five Maine Central U-Boats move out of the Delaware & Hudson East Binghamton Engine Terminal. They have been assigned to helper/runaround d... (more)
In March, 1983, the Boston and Maine rebuilt former Union Pacific GP9 134 into a road slug, numbered it 100, and put it to work between GP40-2’s 300 and 301. Less than two years later the trio los... (more)
Other than a few Alco road switchers, the Maine Central's road power was largely EMD until GE sold them ten U18 "baby boats" in 1975. Later, the MEC ended up with two classes of secondhand U-boats... (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.
A visit to Conrail’s Conway Yard in August, 1978 began with hopes of seeing some of the sis-axle Alco Centuries that frequented the area. While we found our quarry, the real prize was this former ... (more)
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.
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)
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.
Westbound pigs roll along the Susquehanna River on Conrail’s Middle Division at Aqueduct, Pennsylvania.
Westbound hoppers rattle the windows of Conrail’s former PRR depot at Duncannon, PA.