A trio of GP40-2s bring a Clairton coke train across the Ohio River.
Formerly one of Erie Lackawanna's contributions to America's Bicentennial, this SDP45 has been patched and renumbered for Conrail. Charlie Amidon photo.
I was fortunate enough to have a couple parents who sometimes questioned the cost factor of my railfan adventures but generally were good sports about the whole thing. When I was off to work eithe... (more)
Ethanol trains have attracted lots of colorful motive power lashups. A BNSF, CSX, NS lashup is parked on the former CNJ Tremley Point Branch, while two CP locomotives and a DM&E unit are on an adj... (more)
Two GG1 with a freight at Elizabeth, NJ
A westbound merchandise train led by SD40 6355 and GP40 3270 crosses from track 3 to track four at MO Tower in Cresson, PA.
A Conrail reroute is westbound on the main at Belcamp on CSX's Philadelphia Subdivision. Meanwhile, the D777 local waits patiently on the Riverside Industrial Track.
The Conrail OCS passes by the former Reading train station during its farewell tour.
A Conrail intermodal train is southbound on the President St. Branch in Baltimore. It is crossing under CSX's Sparrow's Point Subdivision.
It was the end of a legendary railroad on this July 31, 1984, when Conrail was lifting the 26-mile Lackawanna Cut-off across the western third of Northern New Jersey. To keep the line out of the h... (more)
Conrail way freight ME-2 runs around its train at the Jersey Avenue yard. Note on the rear of the train is a classic former Reading Railroad N20 caboose.
CR 6571 crosses the Central Vermont as it glides by Palmer Union Station. The station looked rough then, but has since been restored and turned into a restaurant.
A lite engine consist makes its way across Rockville Bridge in 1995.
Rolling Prairie winter sunset: An eastbound Conrail freight speeds through the snow at Rolling Prairie, Indiana, at 4:22 p.m. on January 15, 1994. On very cold days in the winter, lake-effect snow... (more)
Heading westbound toward Buffalo.