Conrail WJAL-12 works at the Hercules Cement Mill in Stockertown, Pennsylvania. When I was a kid, Pennsylvania Route 191’s old alignment (now Hercules Drive) ran right behind the rail loading silo... (more)
Conrail train WJAL-12, the Cement Secondary local, rolls into Nazareth, Pennsylvania on beautiful May day.
Conrail’s Cement Secondary local, WJAL-12, switches the former Nazareth Cement Company mill in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. By this time, the facility was owned by French company ESSROC, and is now own... (more)
The mill of Nazareth Cement Company has been a local landmark since 1899. Several corporate ownership changes have occurred, and a plant modernization was performed sometime in the late 1970’'s or... (more)
The power for Conrail’s Cement Secondary local WJAL-12 stands in front of the Essroc cement plant in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.
Conrail’s Cement Secondary local passes through the area known as Dexter, where the Lehigh and New England’s Martins Creek branch crossed the Lackawanna’s Bangor & Portland Secondary. An L&NE towe... (more)
Conrail train WJAL-12, the Cement Secondary local, gets ready to work the remains of the former Lehigh & New England yard ay Tadmor, Pennsylvania. When the yard, located on the Martin’s Creek bran... (more)
The conductor gives the engineer an indication of how much farther he has to proceed until he makes the hitch. This is Conrail’s Cement Secondary local, and it’s switching the remains of the Lehig... (more)