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Photo Album By: Rod Clark
 
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Photo ID: 666419

Most of Conrail’s big Alcos never saw that paint shop for a coat of blue paint. Most of its ex-PC SD40-2’s were quickly transformed to its new corporate image. Here a C636 and a C630 working out ... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: Alco C636
Location: Mingo Junction, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6788
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 21, 1978


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Aug 04, 2018

Views: 4,020
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Photo ID: 664431

Penn Central didn't like to spend unnecessary money on paint. Former New York Central RS-3 5333 had its old road name and herald painted out and went back to work in complete corporate anonymity. ... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: Alco RS-3
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: PC 5333
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: April, 1971


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jul 15, 2018

Views: 4,220
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Photo ID: 664430

This weary-looking Alco high hood switcher, built in 1939, was one of Penn Central's oldest diesels, edged out only be a few ex-NYC SW1s. Former New Haven HH-660 0924 got a new number and a patche... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: Alco HH-660
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: PC 9411
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: April, 1971


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jul 15, 2018

Views: 3,502
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Favorited: 17
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Photo ID: 661259

The final switcher model offered by Alco was the 1000 hp T-6. Only 55 were built, six of which went to the Pennsylvania RR and on to Penn Central. As the sun came up on a late winter morning, PC 9... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: Alco T-6
Location: Phillipsburg, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PC 9846
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 1972


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jun 15, 2018

Views: 4,436
Comments: 1

Favorited: 22
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Photo ID: 644789

Switch on a Bridge

A Bethlehem Steel-bound Conrail ore train crosses the Lehigh River in Bethlehem, PA. The train is coming from the former Jersey Central main line, and is enteri... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: GE U28C
Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6522
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: November 24, 1978


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Jan 16, 2018

Views: 6,235
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Photo ID: 644469

A Conrail C425 and a GP38-2 drift past the Amtrak station in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Today’s station is a vast improvement over the sparse accommodations shown here.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: Alco C425
Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: CR 2419
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 30, 1978


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Jan 14, 2018

Views: 2,154
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Photo ID: 634896

A former Pennsylvania Rail Road C628 stands in the former New York Central Collinwood yard.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Collinwood, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6742
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 19, 1979


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Oct 19, 2017

Views: 2,659
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Photo ID: 631392

Penn Central U33C's numbered 6540-6563. (3300hp)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GE U33C
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: PC 6556
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 27, 1975


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Sep 23, 2017

Views: 1,647
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Photo ID: 629605

Following the Penn Central merger, PC found a new use for some of its 25 ex-PRR RSD-12s by putting them to work as hump power in former NYC territory. A pair of the handsome six-axle Alcos slowly ... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: Alco RSD-12
Location: Selkirk, New York, USA
Locomotive #: PC 6855
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Sep 06, 2017

Views: 4,128
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Photo ID: 624255

With a healthy burp of Alco smoke, an A-B-B-A set of former New Haven FAs and FBs accelerates past South Bay Tower in South Boston as they get underway with Penn Central train BL-1 for Lowell, MA,... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: Alco FA-1
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: PC 1330
Train ID: BL-1
Photo Date: September 14, 1969


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Jul 24, 2017

Views: 3,499
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Photo ID: 608589

Six-axle Alcos weren't especially common on Penn Central's former Boston & Albany line, but they did show up on occasion. Century 628 6304 paired with C630 6328 at Beacon Park in Boston on a sprin... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: Alco C628
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 6304
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1971


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Mar 02, 2017

Views: 2,365
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Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 608464

Penn Central's black dip paint scheme is generally not remembered with fondness, but lots of classic locomotives wore it. Minimally decorated Century 630 6328, an ex-PRR unit, visited Boston in Ap... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: Alco C630
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Locomotive #: 6328
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1971


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By: Tom Nelligan

Added: Mar 01, 2017

Views: 4,426
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Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 606399

In the mid-1970’s, a weekend visit to the small engine facility in Phillipsburg, New Jersey usually yielded one or two pairs of RS11’s, RSD12’s sandwiching a GP9B, and a T6. On this visit, the Bel... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: EMD SD9
Location: Phillipsburg, New Jersey, USA
Locomotive #: PC 6910
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 29, 1975


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Feb 11, 2017

Views: 3,536
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Favorited: 24
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Photo ID: 590759

A grizzled veteran looking good in blue. Photo by Mike Dolenski, from my collection.

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: GE U25C
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: CR 6810
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 08, 1982


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By: Sid Vaught

Added: Sep 27, 2016

Views: 2,864
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Photo ID: 586201

In 1968, GE raised the horsepower on its models, this time to 3300hp. Like its B-B brother the U33B, the U33C is also characterized by large "wings" on the long hood. Penn Central numb... (more)

Railroad: Penn Central
Locomotive: GE U33C
Location: Syracuse, New York, USA
Locomotive #: PC 6556
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 10, 1975


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Aug 18, 2016

Views: 2,719
Comments: 0

Favorited: 12
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