The now-preserved GG-1 No. 4859, as seen in the Rutherford scrap line alongside the old Reading Lines steam era coal dock. The 4859 was built by Altoona/GE in December, 1937 and can now be seen o... (more)
Two Early 1950’s Cabooses
Two Conrail cabooses of similar vintage but quite different designs are on the rear of a train at the former Reading yard in Rutherford, Pennsylvania. O... (more)
Ex-EL 3638 SDP45, one of two Erie Lackawanna locomotives to wear a Bicentennial paint scheme, stenciled and renumbered CR 6669 SD45, is seen on a bitterly cold winter day.
Parked just outside of Rutherford Yard and awaiting a crew, is Norfolk Southern intermodal train 211 with Union Pacific’s ”Olympic Torch Relay" SD70M 2001.
Wall-to-wall GG-1s; left to right- 4885, 4822, 4891, 4850, and 4809.
Still wearing their PRR yellow stripes, the 4850 and 4891 await their demise in the Rutherford scrap line.
After getting a recrew at MP 107, NS 212 takes off from Rutherford with a CN C40-8 trailing second.
One of the last GG-1s to retain its Pennsy yellow stripes and Roman numerals, the 4891 has reached the end of the line after nearly 40 years of service.
Penn Central GP30 2208 switches the former Reading yard in Rutherford, Pennsylvania. Within a few years, the yard would be closed as part of Conrail’s operational streamlining, and all Harrisbur... (more)
The end of the Conrail electric years affords a rare opportunity to see an E-44 and an E-33 coupled nose-to-nose in the scrap line at Rutherford.
The end of the Conrail electric years, as a rented crane yanks the oil-filled transformer from its place behind the 4412's cab. No. 4412 was built by GE for the PRR in June, 1961.
As storms fire up in the distance, NS train 19G passes by Rutherford Yard with freshly rebuilt SD70ACU 7256 leading older 8303 and 3376..
After completing a recrew at the 107 signal out of sight in the background, empty baretables move east thru a winter setting bypassing Rutherford Yard..
In what could be an everyday occurrence, NS 7610 leads a pair of Canadian Pacific visitors shown passing Rutherford Yard on NS' Harrisburg Line after a fresh snowfall..
The vandalized headlights of these two Conrail GG1s are indicative of a none-too-bright future. Note the two different styles of air intakes. No. 4828 was built by Baldwin/PRR/Westinghouse in Ju... (more)