I was later grateful that I chased this freight from Pittsfield to the State Line Tunnels as it was the last time I would catch a group set of the rare C32-8s leading a Boston Line freight and by... (more)
Conrail C40-8Ws 6167 and 6166 appear to be making their first trip east after being delivered by GE. Both units show as being built in the prior month, February 1993. The duo is assisted by olde... (more)
On an early spring morning the sound of dynamics echos off the bluffs of the mountain as eastbound CR SERE-4 descends the ruling 1.65% grade at the “Twin Ledges” at MP-131.5. A favorite spot for ... (more)
Former EL 1239 & 1213 GP7s remain in their pre-Conrail takeover livery in the yard outside Conrail Scranton Diesel Shop. EL 1213 became CR 5943. EL 1239 became CR 5977.
This rail facility is now... (more)
Three C30-7As thunder west on a cold, crisp morning after a fresh snowfall. Conrail blues were hard to beat with the right photogenic elements of dense air, low sun and fresh snow.
Conrail inherited seven E10B electrics from the Niagara Junction. Web resources show the dispositions of units 4750-4755, but 4756, former NJ 20, isn’t accounted for. Judging from this photo, it s... (more)
An Auto Terminal Special move out of New England skirts the Hudson on a warm summer afternoon heading south back to Altoona.
Low short hood 7561 & high short hood 7552 with freight come off the west end of Rockville Bridge heading to Enola Yard.
Conrail E10B class unit 4750 stands in the former Niagara Junction yard in Niagara Falls, New York. The 1952 Niagara Junction veteran would soon be retired, only to get a new lease on life working... (more)
Lunch pail in hand, an employee at Conrail’s Enola Yard walks toward the servicing area to report for his second-trick duties. A co-worker has already claimed a parking spot closer to the shops.
Pictured at Bayview Yard, this “Paducah rebuild”, the former PRR/PC/CR GP9 7056 (built 1956), retained its high short hood when rebuilt* for Conrail at the IC shops in 1978.I believe this ... (more)
After working customers in the Norristown, Pennsylvania, a Conrail local out of Abrams returns to home base as a caboose hop.
An odd collection of GE's led by Ballast Express schemed 6619 finds a quick sucker hole of sunshine just west of the NY Mass state line on a moody September afternoon.
Chuffing up to the Dalton/Hinsdale town line on Track 2 on a cold, windy morning on the 1.4% grade.
The trainmen are riding the rear platform of an ex-Pennsy SW9 built in April, 1953 (PRR 8542) as it rumbles past the old REA express platform and CORK tower. (CORK took its name from the Armstron... (more)