A very early Conrail mixed freight descends the mountain grade east towards Altoona as a westbound train with helpers climbs upgrade in the distance.
Should read Enon Valley, Pennsylvania.
Pan-view of an ex-Penn Central GP40, westbound along US Route 11/15, between Cove and Duncannon. The GP40s and B36-7s were the kings of Conrail's fast intermodals in the 80s.
A westbound Trailer Van train climbs the mountain, just 10 days into Conrail ownership of the railroad.
This ex-EL GP35 looks like it's switching onto a roller coaster track, as it heads east on the old PRR Atglen & Susquehanna, which Conrail was rebuilding with welded rail at the time. No. 3659 wa... (more)
Conrail just 10 days old, 2 PC 3600 horsepower EMDs descend the 4 track mainline at Slope in helper service.
The Williamsport-Berwick local heads west with new Chessie System boxcars built at Berwick Forge & Fabricating Corp. Within the month the last W-B local will run to Berwick and return on these rai... (more)
GG-1 4886 (Altoona-GE, 3-39) and a sister are starting their trek down the old PRR "Port Road" in the last year of GG1-powered freights. The line above the train is the now-abandoned At... (more)
On a crisp winter day, an eastbound Conrail freight with a trio of six-axle GEs climbs through the hills of central Massachusetts on the former Boston & Albany, headed for Boston's Beacon Park Yar... (more)
In the mid-1980s, three-unit sets of six-axle GEs were the usual road freight power on Conrail's former Boston & Albany line, but weekend power balancing often led to doubling up. Here six big GEs... (more)
With no sign yet of a different owner a Conrail C30-7 leads a southbound CSX train as it nears Louisville's Osborn Yard.
Former EL C-366 bay window caboose preserved at Christiana, PA, along side Amtrak's Keystone Corridor and both the Christiana station and depot. This caboose was built in October of 1969.
A pair of GE-built E44 electrics glide south through Rahway, New Jersey, with a Conrail freight. A deadheading diesel switcher is tucked behind the ex-PRR motors.
A couple of GG-1s heading down the Port Road.
Pulling coal loads from the federal Number 2 mine, a Conrail C36-7/SD50 duo rolls through Bula, West Virginia on the Monongahela, Railway.