19G departs Allentown for points west as they pass the now-removed searchlight guarding eastbounds.
H68 returns to Allentown Yard from Reading with three ex-Conrail EMD standard cabs.
An ex-CR SD40-2 trails local H11 across the Lehigh River as the train departs Allentown Yard for industries on the Reading Line.
Between 1969 and 1973, the Lehigh Valley improved its forty-foot box car fleet by leasing 750 rebuilt cars from US Railway Equipment. The majority of the cars were originally Pullman-Standard PS1 ... (more)
My father got this early Conrail photo in the Allentown Engine Terminal. D&H RS-3u (aka Morrison Knudsen model TE56-4A rebuild of RS-3 with a 251 engine) 1976 sits in the engine terminal with Con... (more)
LV 301 was one of only two Valley diesels (RS-3 #216 the other) to receive this application of a 4 feet wide yellow band around the entire unit. Photo by Robert Wilt, photo part of my slide co... (more)
Freight Cars, Freight Cars, Everywhere
There’s a lot to see in this November 19, 1976 view looking across Conrail’s yard in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Beside an excellent cross s... (more)
Waiting to push back and secure the rest of train.
Just over a year before this photo, a Reading GP30 leading a train across the Lehigh River at Allentown, Pennsylvania was a common sight. With the advent of Conrail, Reading’s green and yellow h... (more)
A Norfolk & Western caboose has found its way to Conrail’s Allentown yard, most likely on a Delaware & Hudson train. Class C-9 caboose 557784 was built as Nickel Plate 784.
NS local H11 has just departed the Allentown yard and is heading southwest on the Reading line. NS 5655 is no stranger to this area, having been built in 1971 for the Lehigh Valley railway.
A somewhat unusual Erie Lackawanna insulated box car rolls through Allentown, Pennsylvania. This class of car has an oversized off-center plug door.
The unnumbered GE 45-tonner of Lehigh Structural Steel has picked up a flat car load of structural shapes from Conrail. It will pull ahead a few more car lengths and will then shove back into the ... (more)