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Photo Album By: Rod Clark
 
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Photo ID: 679057

The drip strip over the cab window and the AAR trucks indicate that this Conrail C430 is of Reading lineage, as opposed to the former New York Central units, which had Alco’s Hi-Ad trucks. Conrail... (more)

Railroad: Conrail
Locomotive: Alco C430
Location: Mingo Junction, Ohio, USA
Locomotive #: CR 2049
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 21, 1978


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Nov 28, 2018

Views: 5,535
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Favorited: 26
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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: 4,303
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Favorited: 29
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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: 4,487
Comments: 2

Favorited: 21
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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: 3,697
Comments: 1

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: 4,610
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: 6,454
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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: 2,300
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Favorited: 24
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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: 2,826
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Favorited: 20
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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: 1,781
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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: 4,319
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Favorited: 24


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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: 3,656
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Favorited: 32
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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: 2,527
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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: 4,601
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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: 3,670
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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: 3,070
Comments: 2

Favorited: 15
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