Conrail’s SEFR-2 freight led by EMD SD50 No. 6819 passes mile 129.5 west of Chester, Massachusetts, working over the old Boston & Albany route on May 22, 1993.
Conrail was the second-largest purchaser of the SD50, rostering 135 of the big EMD’s. Here one of them leads an eastbound coal train through Bridgeport, Pennsylvania on the former Reading main lin... (more)
An eastbound Conrail hopper train approaches the newly renovated Main Street crossing in Royersford, Pennsylvania. The brick station was built by the Reading in 1931. After fifty years of service,... (more)
Philadelphia-bound hoppers roll eastbound through Belmont on the former Reading main line. The road on the hill above the train is the Schuylkill Expressway, sometimes known as the world’s longest... (more)
Soo Line seemed to be perpetually short of power through the 60's and 70's. Leasers tended to show up every fall and winter and normally would hang around until spring. Most of the time it was GN ... (more)
Southbound empty coal with Conrail Power on the Monongahela.