One of Conrail's new SD50s has been delivered to the Indiana Harbor Belt's Blue Island Yard and is working its way toward its outbound train. Tom Golden photo.
A Conrail GP40-2 soaks in the last rays of sunlight as it leads a piggyback train across the Rockville Bridge in May of 1993.
Heavy Conrail action at PORT, with an eastbound ex-PRR GP30 passing a Central Soya unit train coming west off the Port Road. This was a tremendous location in the 1970s, with Conrail freights con... (more)
CR GP9 7588 with the help of slug MT4 no. 1020 waits for its next assignment at their Collinwood Yard on Cleveland's east side in March 1981. CR 7588 was originally PRR 7030, and 1020 was built as... (more)
A Conrail manifest freight changes tracks as it heads west through Hammond, IN behind two SD45s and an SD40.
CR 6441, an SD40-2 and a GP40-2 power an eastbound hotshot that has arrived at the "launching pad", a quick engine servicing facility that allowed hot trains to remain intact for re-fuel... (more)
A Conrail freight train led by a long-hood front U23B (so it's facing forward believe it or not, these units were known as "Long Snauters") passes through Princeton Junction on April Fool's Day 19... (more)
Working up the Allegheny grade with 26 cars and no push, Mail 3 leans into the reverse curve between the 2455 signals and Bennington; one of 29 train movements in eight hours.
On a warm and breezy October afternoon the crew is enjoying the air as their pair of SD50s, the 6778 and 6782, bring the 135 cars of symbol ALEL-0 through the curves of the Allegrippus between MG ... (more)
An ex-Penn Central Geep leads a 7-engine lashup on an eastbound freight passing by the snowy 16th Street yard. A lot has changed here in 20+ years; the old Reading signal is gone, the yard is emp... (more)
CR 6084 skirts the Canisteo River on the Southern Tier near Addison, NY in June of 1993. The work train is removing portions of the double track here.
An all-EMD consist is seen leading a TV-train as it cuts through a park in Pittsburgh. Charly Amidon photo.
Southern Tier Stone
An eastbound Conrail stone train rolls out of Deposit, New York on the Southern Tier. At this time, the Susquehanna was regularly hauling solid trains of stone ... (more)
Keep it Moving with Conrail
That’s the slogan added to the long hood of Conrail B23-7 1980, seen here putting its money where its mouth is. The GE with one-of-a-kind paint is leadi... (more)
A dismal day for a dismal looking engine. CR 7814 and a repainted mate are switching Pittsburgh & Lake Erie hoppers at the Lake Erie waterfront in Ashtabula on a dreary March day. This facility ha... (more)