Two of Conrail’s “Executive E’s” are being readied for their next journey outside the enginehouse where they reside. The 4022 exists today, repainted in its original scheme as Erie 833.
A GE B36-7 with a battered nose has uncoupled the first 10 cars of its train, preparing to make a set-off. This engine was built by GE for Conrail in December, 1983; one of 60 on CR's roster, 500... (more)
Stacks capped, this former New York Central NW2 has probably run its last. Shown standing in the Altoona yard, it is coupled to an unusual patched ex-Reading fifty foot boxcar. Generally, patched ... (more)
A first glance at this pair would suggest that two Conrail blue Alco RS3’s are in the yard at Altoona. Considering that, to the best of my knowledge, no unaltered RS3’s rec... (more)
The symmetry of two back-to-back locomotives of the same model lends a pleasing element to any railroad photo. Here a pair of Conrail C425’s works the yard in Altoona, while ... (more)
Conrail’s C30-7A “class unit”, number 6550, is sandwiched by twenty percent of GE’s C32-8 production. Conrail purchased the only ten of the 3200 horsepower C-C’s that were produced. In 1997, all ... (more)
A westbound Conrail freight doubles its train as it prepares to leave Allentown yard. There are two unusual locomotives in the consist. There’s an MT6 slug at the rear of the consist, probably he... (more)
A local crew takes its pair of Conrail GP38-2’s into a fairly quiet Allentown yard. A train sitting on the main line and one string of cars in the receiving yard are the only other visible signs ... (more)
Conrail 7985 along with two MKT units rest at the Katy Ney yard in Fort Worth in 1983.
An CSX southbound coal train is ready to go with a colorful mix of power including a four axle UP.
CR 6082 is coming off the Porter Branch as Amtrak's Lakeshore Limited roars by in the opposite direction, near it's final destination of Chicago.
A farmer working his field has his attention momentarily diverted by a westbound ballast train passing the old Reading RR signal near Mill Street. No. 7570 was built in October, 1956 as PRR GP9 N... (more)