New Conrail GE C39-8 Nos. 6008 and 6012 sit at the locomotive facility of Burlington Northern’s Clyde Yard in Cicero, Illinois, on August 10, 1986. Conrail purchased 22 C39-8s in the summer of 198... (more)
Ex-Lehigh Valley 508 leads this loaded coal train north to New York state on Conrail's Corning Secondary. Within three months the last through trains would travel between Williamsport, PA and Corn... (more)
A Conrail caboose hop rolls through East Penn Junction, Pennsylvania on a May afternoon. The former Reading yard here is gone, as is the brick tower that once stood close to where I am standing. N... (more)
A westbound train from Reading arrives at East Penn Junction, Pennsylvania on Conrail’s first birthday.
Conrail took delivery of 113 N21-class cabooses in 1978. Built by FGE in Alexandria, Virginia, they were the only cabooses bought new by Conrail, and of course the last to be added to the roster, ... (more)
Conrail SECS-9 rolls through CP 5 just before sunset behind a pair of SD80MACs.
Cabooses are Acceptable
What the sign lacks in spelling and grammar is more than made up for in meaning and intensity. I wonder where he got that guard rail!
Passenger Service to Allentown, Pennsylvania?
A special move of a train of George Hart’s ex-reading passenger cars arrives in the former CNJ yard in Allentown, Pennsylvania. I don... (more)
Returning from Metropolitan Edison’s Portland Generating Station in Portland, Pennsylvania, Conrail train UPS drops down the grade at East Bangor with empty hoppers. This location is on the easter... (more)
Five 38-series GP’s and a GP40 lead Conrail train WJAL-1 up the grade on the Bangor & Portland Division in East Bangor, Pennsylvania. Before symbol UPS was instituted for Portland Generating Stati... (more)
Three Conrail SD50’s lead a train of coal past the site of the Lehigh Valley’s Calypso yard in South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Symbolled UPS, the coal is bound for Metropolitan Edison’s Portland Ge... (more)
One-month-old Conrail C39-8 6009 leads an eastbound train through Geissingers, Pennsylvania. Geissingers is just east of East Penn Junction on the former Lehigh Valley main line.
“Big Blue's Newest”Detail of CR C39-8 6007, temporarily assigned to static display on Track 10 at the Harrisburg Transportation Center during the dedication of PRR GG1 4859 on November ... (more)