A pair of Conrail SD80MACs mingle with typical Boston Line power, GE C30-7As, at the Selkirk Engine Terminal. CSX units are also present, a foreshadowing of what would come two years later.
Selkirk Black and Blue. One lone NS SD40 in a sea of Conrail Blue.
On a frigid January morning, eastbound flagship freight “SEFR-12”(Selkirk Yard to Framingham Ma) storms the curve just west of the NY/Mass state line. This is the 80 MACs first winter in the h... (more)
An eastbound Conrail coal train patiently waits at Banks Interlocking for traffic to clear so it can enter Enola Yard. A westbound empty coal train is getting out of the way.
Conrail's first test of the then-new SD80MACs in coal train service proved to be too much. On Feb. 17, 1996, CR MACs 4104 and 4102 were dragging 17,000+ tons of black diamonds over the Allegheny ... (more)
Operator Jim Largent hoops up orders to this eastbound at Derry Road in Hershey. I miss the days of SD80MACs on road trains!