The Ringling Brothers circus train rolls east on the former Reading main line at Birdsboro, Pennsylvania.
Detail of CR C39-8 6007, temporarily assigned to static display at Amtrak's Harrisburg Station (Harrisburg Transportation Center).
The Ringling Brothers circus train (I don’t recall which unit) threads its way through the crossovers at Wyomissing Junction, Pennsylvania. The train is headed for the Reading Belt line via Valley... (more)
Austere is the word to describe Conrail’s minimalist effort to patch this ex-Lehigh Valley SW1. All LV markings have been painted over, but there is no evidence that this is a Conrail engine anywh... (more)
The Ringling Brothers circus train began its day in Philadelphia, and is now getting ready to proceed west from Altoona. Two GP40-2’s have been adequate to get the train to Altoona, but now an SD4... (more)
A westbound empty hopper train charges past Conrail’s Juniata shops in Altoona, Pennsylvania. The helpers for the grade to Gallitzin haven’t yet been added, but I’m sure that the C36-7/SD40 will g... (more)
An eclectic mix of Conrail power prepares to leave Allentown yard with a westbound train. The lashup includes a C36-7, an SD50, a U36B originally built for Auto Train, an SD38, and an MT6 slug. Th... (more)
A pair of Conrail SW1500 units burst out of Black Rock Tunnel with a short train. Hopefully the fishermen in the boat are having some luck !
A TV intermodal train makes a brief stop at Collinwood Yard on Cleveland's east side for a crew change and fuel stop. This Chicago originated train is headed for either the greater New York area o... (more)
A GP35 leads the way west past BART tower and the former PRR depot in 1977.
Three westbound "flying bricks" passing the Elizabeth, NJ station two days after a blizzard dumped 15" of snow in the region.
A westbound Conrail train with two ex-Lehigh & Hudson River C420’s accelerates into the long tangent at Treichlers, Pennsylvania. The siding to the left has a nice assortment of 40-foot box cars, ... (more)
A historic train viaduct in the back yard !
The folks in Lanesboro, PA have a perfect view of trains crossing the historic Starrucca Viaduct. In this view, we see westbound Conrail train OIBU
Conrail Auto-racks on East Side of Mississippi River -- July 1994
A pair of Conrail locomotives pass the ex-Reading water tank on the old Bethlehem Branch at Sellersville, Pa.