Conrail 6831 blasts out of the now closed Gallitzin Tunnel in a cloud of diesel smoke with a coal train in June of 1992.
CR 6764 is former Reading Lines no. 5311, an Alco C630 locomotive in the deadline at Collinwood Yard, Cleveland, Ohio, in January 1981. Former Southern Ry. president Stanley Crane is now at the he... (more)
A high-hood N&W SD45 is the leader as a trio of EMDs heads west along the former Nickel Plate mainline toward Calumet Yard in Chicago. The train is about to cross 165th Street in Hammond while th... (more)
Milwaukee Road Fireman Ron Morales gets a photo of his favorite RR's power on the Milwaukee Road engine track at Portage,Wi.. That's me standing next to the 3289 giving a friendly wave to Ron....c... (more)
Conrail suffered a major service interruption on July 24, 1984. Around 5 o’clock in the morning, westbound train OIIN was passing the Berks Products stone quarry in Temple, Pennsylvania when sever... (more)
Let it snow! Just after being re-assigned to CNW's Cleveland sales office, I ventured over to see the famous former NYC Collinwood facilities. I was rewarded with an eclectic group of pre-Conrail ... (more)
One of the favorite faces in railroading, EMD's bulldog nosed E and F units is on display at Burlington Northern's Metra coach yard at Aurora, IL in June 1991. The Es, rebuilt by Morrison-Knudson ... (more)
A Conrail N7B caboose brings up the end of an eastbound train passing Banks tower. Enola yard and eight hours of rest are only about five miles away.
CLOVIS NM Jan 24 1976 -- It has just begun to rain as Santa Fe U36C 8719 sits at the Clovis engine facility. Also pictured are an SD45-2, an SD45, an SD26 and an Locotrol receiver unit (converted ... (more)
Osborn Interlocking in Hammond is where the Indiana Harbor Belt's Kankakee Line crosses the former Nickel Plate Chicago to Fort Wayne mainline. Just west of the interlocking, Osborn Yard is a sma... (more)
Rock commuter train on "Suburban" line approaching Blue Island.
Helpers push Conrail train UPS, laden with coal for the Portland Generating Station, through Bangor, Pennsylvania. The view is from the West Messinger Street bridge, known locally as “the viaduct”... (more)
A New Era
Conrail Symbol ABP-1 rolls northward though Flicksville, Pennsylvania on the former DL&W Bangor & Portland Division. This is the very first APB-1 and it represents a big ... (more)
Out of the Hole
A former Erie-Lackawanna SDP45 leads a dimensional special out of the “Hole” at East Penn Junction. The recently rehabilitated connection from the Lehigh Valley mai... (more)
NORMAN OK June 1984 -- Santa Fe GP50 3817 leads a piggyback train east (compass north) as it approaches the Eufaula Street crossing.