Over eight years after the formation of Conrail, patched units were still floating around, including this one leading a trainload of coal bound for the Bethlehem Steel coke works up the South Beth... (more)
Three Conrail Schenectady products are on the leads at the Altoona backshop. The RS-27 is apparently in for truck work, as it is sitting on shop trucks. The two former Reading C424's are most like... (more)
We see the Conrail operator of Alexis tower hard at work in his office.
In 1986, Conrail repurposed the site of the former Lehigh Valley Calypso Yard and built a new intermodal site, the Allentown Trailvan Facility. Here an Oak Island-bound train sets off a single TOF... (more)
9556 passes Ironville Tower former W&LE,NKP,N&W and now NS.
W/B Conrail crosses over the former DT&I now Grand Trunk Western diamond. In the distance you can see they still had the old semaphore signals still in place.
TV-61, with helpers on the rear, is slugging it out on the Alllegheny grade as it crosses over from No.2/3 track at MG on a summer morning. Fuji Velvia.
8212 brings a freight from Detroit.
Motive power transfer rolls by the tower.
Alexis tower was a good place to catch a lot of action. 1691 is heading towards Detroit. The track on the far left was the C&O line. To the right of the C&O was the Ann Arbor. And last the track ... (more)
E/B with the hammer down.
West Carrolton is south of Dayton on the New York Central later Penn Central ,Conrail and today Norfolk Southern line. It was the former Big 4 line between Dayton and Cincinnati. When Conrail came... (more)
CR 6666 and 6660, ex-EL SD-45-2s, are the snappers on Mail 3H this October afternoon as the train enters Horseshoe Curve. The position light signal bridge no longer remains and that's a shame.