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)
CR WPAL91 is southbound in the Lehigh Valley on a beautiful fall day, shortly after departing Lehighton.
The former Jersey Central main line east of Bethlehem has been unused as a through route since the early 1970's. The tracks between Easton and Freemansburg were ripped up, and the former main line... (more)
Six four axle units, from three builders and in three paint schemes, team up to take a manifest west from Altoona, Pennsylvania. During this period, while most trains were predominated by PC black... (more)
A Conrail C425 and a GP38-2 drift past the Amtrak station in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Today’s station is a vast improvement over the sparse accommodations shown here.
A pair of former Erie-Lackawanna SD45-2’s give a shove to a westbound train on its way to Horseshoe Curve.
After two GP35’s with an eastbound coal train arrived at Altoona, Pennsylvania in a cloud of brake shoe ... (more)
Switchers in the Snow. A Conrail SW1500/SW1001 pair are on their way to service a major customer at the end of the ex PRR branch to Devault, Pa. Since this photo was taken, the customer ... (more)