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.
Back in Service. In late 1988, an up-turn in rail business forced Conrail to pull some GP30 and GP35 units out of storage. One of the re-activated GP30s is shown leading a coal train. ... (more)
A long string of piggybacks follows the GE trio (C30-7A/C32-8/C32-8) up front as Conrail train TV-6 rattles the center of Ashland, MA, on the former Boston & Albany line. The building in the backg... (more)
A westbound Conrail train crosses the Rockville Bridge and heads for Enola yard. Tucked in behind the power is SEPTA FP7A 4372, possibly on its way from Wayne Junction in Philadelphia to its new o... (more)
The winter of 1985 saw an unusually high amount of ice on the Susquehanna River. Here a westbound Conrail train works its way into Enola Yard as it traverses the partially-frozen waterway on the R... (more)
Since the 1960’s, intermodal trains crossing the Susquehanna River on the Pennsylvania Railroad’s Rockville bridge have been a daily sight. Here an early Conrail version rolls west toward Marysvil... (more)
Up the Ramp
A clean set of Conrail GP10’s are running up the ramp between the westbound departure yard and the eastbound arrival yard at Enola, Pennsylvania.
A Conrail SD50 and SD40-2 bring a manifest train west along the Indiana Harbor Belt in Hammond. Tom Golden photo.
A four-pack of Conrail SD50s lead a westbound APL stack train west along the Indiana Harbor Belt. Tom Golden photo.
A westbound train laden with steel gets a shove from a pair of Conrail SD45-2’s as they dig in for the ascent to Gallitzin.
While standing in the vicinity of the Amtrak station in Altoona, Pennsylvania, I photographed this Conrail caboose and NW2. I’m not sure of the action that was transpiring at the time, but the vet... (more)
A pair of Conrail SD50’s works a train of laded hoppers (coke from Bethlehem Steel?) west past the Allentown Yard hump leads.
An eastbound Conrail manifest rolls past the one-time site of the Lehigh Valley’s Calypso Yard in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Switch on a Bridge
A Bethlehem Steel-bound Conrail ore train crosses the Lehigh River in Bethlehem, PA. The train is coming from the former Jersey Central main line, and is enteri... (more)