Conrail B23-7s fill the yard in Selkirk as their days were numbered following the takeover by CSX and NS. Also visible are a pair of newly delivered CSX AC6000 engines 636 and 634 to the right. O... (more)
Conrail 6811 is seen westbound at Mina, Ohio passing the site of the former New York Central water treatment and storage site. There once was a coal dock and bunkhouse located here as well.
Hey! Wait for me! What you do if you are not sure if you need a helper or not. An SD40/SD45 helper set chase a van train up the hill.
Getting there. Not quite the soon-to-be standard van power of a quartet of GP40s, this train, most likely Mail 9, has a GP38-2 in the third slot as it take a run at Horseshoe Curve.
Two GP35s bracket a U33B heading down track 1.
ex-PC GP35 leads a couple "dress blue" GP40s on a Mail train through Altoona
An SD35 and SD40 shove hard against an N5c cabin car.
A westbound Conrail freight emerges from the old Allegheny Tunnel at Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, on October 23, 1988. In 2005, this tunnel was enlarged to clear double stacks and double-tracked, and ... (more)
Fresh blue paint leads the train as it crosses over from 4 to 3 at MO late in the day. Note the backward "1"s in the number boards.
A pair of SD45s elephant style at Cresson
At 1:53 p.m. on the afternoon of October 30, 1988, a westbound Conrail freight approaches La Porte, Indiana, at Milepost 460. Leading the train is one of Conrail’s ten C30-7s delivered in 1977.
6800 sporting a new cab (unknown when or why) backs a cut into the yard in Jackson while the Brakeman watches patiently.
Led by SD40-2 #6374 and a pair of U-Boats, a Conrail grain train is seen headed westbound on the Indiana Harbor Belt. Tom Golden photo.
Fairly new SD40-2 and ex-PRR SD45 hang onto an ex-HN caboose for the ride down the hill as they get going past MO tower.
ex- PC/PRR SD35 is still pulling but the ex-EL SD45 is down for the count as the train stalls.