Our perch high above the swollen Susquehanna River affords an opportunity to compare EMD models SW7 and SW9 switchers on a transfer run west out of Enola. Ex-NYC No. 8851 (built 2-50) is leading ... (more)
Up the Ramp
A clean set of Conrail GP10’s are running up the ramp between the westbound departure yard and the eastbound arrival yard at Enola, Pennsylvania.
Three GP38-2s mingle with a GEVO at NS' Enola Locomotive Shop. The two low-nose units have most likely been here many times in the past when they were employed by Penn Central and Conrail.
A pair of former New Haven/Virginian GE electrics, now working for Penn Central as their class E33, have just departed Enola Yard with an eastbound freight.
A Conrail E-44 electric, still wearing its PRR numbering on its cab side, stands in the servicing area at Enola.
An OLS unit and and SD80MAC share each others company in Enola
A freshly-outshopped DC to AC conversion unit leads a train south out of Enola Yard.
NS Gen Sets 100 and 101 share yard tracks with NS 9227 (GE C40-9W) and NS 8423 (GE C40-8W).
Two Conrail B23-7’s and an SD40 bring a train into Enola Yard’s west end late on a February afternoon. In the background are the Susquehanna River and the rocky cliffs above Rockville. .
Conrail purchased sixty B36-7’s from General Electric in 1983. The GE’s were immediately placed into service as the motive power of choice for Conrail’s high-speed Trailer Van intermodal service. ... (more)
Look what I brought from Altoona!
The conductor prepares to climb off of brand new Conrail C40-8W 6064 as it approaches the eastbound receiving yard throat to Enola Pennsylvania. T... (more)
GP 10’s and U23B’s were common yard power at Conrail’s Enola yard. Seeing them paired with each other was a little more unusual.
A Conrail "Executive E" trundles into Enola, probably for some maintenance work. No. 4021 was built as PRR 5711 in October 1952, and is now owned by Juniata Terminal.
Two of Conrail’s “Executive E’s” are being readied for their next journey outside the enginehouse where they reside. The 4022 exists today, repainted in its original scheme as Erie 833.