The Lebanon Valley local continues west after making a setout at Meyerstown. There are still quite a few classic eastern Pennsylvania bank barns in this region of Pennsylvania Dutch country.
A local train works its way westward on the Lebanon Valley branch at Meyerstown, PA.
The Reading Company has been gone for twenty years, but the many of its bridges, including this one on the Lebanon Valley branch in Reading, have escaped a makeover by the Conrail B&B gangs.
With the fall foliage ablaze, a pair of SD40-2 helpers begin their descent to Altoona to push another train up the grade.
Fairly new, Conrail 4141, SD70MAC, waits at Shire Oaks, PA. 3/16/1999
36 Years ago today!!!!
Conrail GG-1's 4806-4865 are south bound on the NEC with train CRWA-7, at Clonia, NJ. 1/27/1979
Train ALCA (Allentown - Camden) traverses the Schuylkill River on the Reading belt line just south of the Metropolitan Edison Titus Generating Station. This was a tough location to catch an eastbo... (more)
An ex-EL SDP45 and a GP38 of Penn Central lineage get a westbound arrive in Cresson, having successfully gotten their train to the top of the tortuous grade west from Altoona. 6687 is an SDP45 in ... (more)
Conrail 6009 west bound at Bradenville, PA. 3/19/1999
Conrail 3342-3320-3341-3291 leads a south bound SECR-9 on the ex-NYC River Line at Bear MT. NY. 10/09/1978
At 19 years of age, an ex-Reading GP35 still has the stuff to be on the point of a TV (Trailer Van) train, one of Conrail's hottest trains in late 1983.
Conrail train OIGC (Oak Island - Corning) parallels the Lehigh River as it travels westbound through the Lehigh Gap on former Lehigh and Susquehanna/Jersey Central rails. We are standing on the we... (more)
Conrail manifest ALNS-2 (Allentown, PA to NS at Hagerstown, MD) heads west on former Reading rails.
Conrail manifest ALCA-1 rolls east on former Lehigh Valley rails. In the distance can be seen the east portal of Musconetcong Tunnel.
Conrail C40-8W #6150 and SD50 #6800 westbound at East Syracuse, New York.