As two trains pass at speed the conductor performs a rollby inspection from the rear platform of an ex PRR cabin car on the former NYC Michigan Central Porter Branch. The Wabash 4th District and t... (more)
Conrail B36-7 5033 is on the point of this southbound freight at Ashby, VA on Norfolk Southern's H-line.
Conrail used ex-Erie Lackawanna SD45-2s with extra large fuel tanks in pusher service on both the east and west slopes of the Alleghenies. Here, two of the big units are shoving a westbound into t... (more)
A little heritage on the CSX Chicago Line.
An eastbound Conrail TV (for Trail Van--and old Pennsy term) intermodal drops downgrade into Altoona after negotiating Horseshoe Curve just a few miles back upgrade.
Big blue hustles freight along. Those Leslie RS3L horns got to be SO boring, but now I'd love to see and hear a train with solid CR power.
Former Monongahela unit headed west along the Ohio River
An ex-Conrail SW8 calls a scrap yard on Chicago's south side home. It's spray painted MM2 is for the scrap yards former operator Midwest Metallics. If you look close you will see the stripes showi... (more)
A westbound Conrail freight bends around the curve near Berea tower. Five years into Conrail, much work remains to be done to build a viable system from the predecessor lines. Tri-color New York C... (more)
A pair of SD45s on the rear of an eastbound descending the grade at Horseshoe Curve in this view from August 1979.
Photo By Ben G. Helsel lll Collection of David J Stewart