In a scene that was unfortunately all too familiar at the time, a PC GP9 shoves a wreck train off Rockville Bridge and into Enola Yard on Nov. 22, 1975.
Two PC SD40s slug upgrade at MG Tower with a Trailvan Train on a steamy July 18, 1975.
Westbound Penn Central freight train at Bay Junction in West Detroit, Michigan, on October 14, 1973. The large building at the left is General Motors' Cadillac plant. Photograph by more)
A PC runthrough train is about to pass under BN's triple track "speedway" at La Grange on the IHB
A weathered ex-Pennsy F7 is teamed with an ex-New York Central F7, and will be crossing the Rockville Bridge momentarily. Note the red P variation on the second unit.
Colorful Penn Central! A GP30 with the red P variation slowly starts its train westward, as another train pulls eastward onto the Rockville Bridge
Penn Central F Unit 1650 has just finished switching at Marion, Indiana and now heads north towards Elkhart.
Penn Central 6066 has just left Goodman yards in Marion, Indiana, in route for Columbus, Ohio.
Penn Central F7 leads a northbound freight past the ex PRR position signal at MP 132. This is just a little more than 2 weeks into the newly formed Conrail.
A day as colorful as the paint scheme...
A pair of U25-B's that are still in PC markings bracket a blue C-628 on a Westbound departing Hornell on a dreary May afternoon.
GG-1's on freight, coming and going! The icing on the cake was the trailing motor on the right- the unique "Old Rivets" #4800.
This manifest out of Enola Yard will be crossing the Susquehanna River via the Rockville Bridge momentarily.
A westbound Conrail freight led by a Penn Central Geep, Reading U-Boat, and Erie Lackawanna U-Boat is seen traversing the Indiana Harbor Belt mainline as it approaches Cal Park Interlocking. Tom ... (more)
While these mating worms have lasted longer than the parent railroad they represented, their deterioration is a good example of how tough life got on that railroad in the mid-70s.