Conrail’s Cement Secondary local passes through the area known as Dexter, where the Lehigh and New England’s Martins Creek branch crossed the Lackawanna’s Bangor & Portland Secondary. An L&NE towe... (more)
Conrail train WJAL-12, the Cement Secondary local, gets ready to work the remains of the former Lehigh & New England yard ay Tadmor, Pennsylvania. When the yard, located on the Martin’s Creek bran... (more)
Doubleheaded GG-1s with 42-year old No. 4821 in the lead are northbound just south of Aberdeen's old PRR station. The 4821 was built by Baldwin/PRR/Westinghouse in May, 1935. 2nd unit No. 4864 w... (more)
Conrail’s U23C’s and SD38’s spent most of their time in hump service at classification yards around the system. Occasionally, one of them would get to stretch their legs in the road. Here a U23C h... (more)
A patched Lehigh & Hudson River C420 and a repainted Lehigh Valley RS11 stand on a house track at Bethlehem, Pannsylvania.
Six months into Conrail’s existence, I’m sure that I took this photo to record the former Erie-Lackawanna U33C in Conrail blue, still a rarity at that time. Almost exactly forty-one years later, t... (more)
What Did They do to You?
Until I came across this forgotten slide, I would have sworn that none of Conrail’s MT4 or MT6 slugs ever locked knuckles with an Alco road switcher of the... (more)
Conrail only had 2. The PRR bought 2 customized SD7 units for the 5.98% Madison Hill line in Indiana. The 2 survived into the Conrail era and were eventually assigned to yard/local servic... (more)
Conrail RS11 7652, a relative newcomer to the Bethlehem Engine Terminal, stands with two long-term veterans. SW900m 8650 has been a regular since the Lehigh Valley took over the Jersey Central’s l... (more)
A mixed freight heads west to Conway Yard, while a pair of sister SD60M's is tied down on the running track waiting for a crew to arrive. Conrail's 74 unit SD60M fleet was built by EMD between Dec... (more)
A pair of SD40-2 helpers pushes an eastbound, running wrong main toward Altoona, while a pair of SD60M's is tied down on the running track waiting for a crew to arrive.
An auto rack heads west through Wilmerding, PA.
Strasburg has numerous rail-related things to do.
One of the finest displays of raw power was the movement of iron ore trains over the Alleghenies. Upon the arrival of a ship at an eastern pier such as Greenwich in South Philadelphia (or Baltimor... (more)
A set of five helpers lean into the 102 car payload of iron ore on CR 6847 West passing MG interlocking.