Westbound ore, pulled by an SD40-2 and two of its four-axle siblings, rolls past a pair of local-service cabooses and the yard office at Conrail’s Abrams yard near King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. B... (more)
Streamliners on the Main Line
Arguably the best looking train to travel the PRR main line west of Philadelphia since the more prosperous days of the Pennsy was Conrail’s office car... (more)
Varnish at West Falls
Conrail’s Office Car Special traverses the former Reading bridge at West Falls, Pennsylvania. The train has left Philadelphia, and is entering the West Trento... (more)
Spring has bought lush green foliage back to the hills around the Susquehanna River as a westbound Conrail COFC train rolls through Aqueduct, Pennsylvania.
Westbound pigs roll along the Susquehanna River on Conrail’s Middle Division at Aqueduct, Pennsylvania.
Westbound hoppers rattle the windows of Conrail’s former PRR depot at Duncannon, PA.
A westbound Conrail train crosses the Rockville Bridge and heads for Enola yard. Tucked in behind the power is SEPTA FP7A 4372, possibly on its way from Wayne Junction in Philadelphia to its new o... (more)
The winter of 1985 saw an unusually high amount of ice on the Susquehanna River. Here a westbound Conrail train works its way into Enola Yard as it traverses the partially-frozen waterway on the R... (more)
Since the 1960’s, intermodal trains crossing the Susquehanna River on the Pennsylvania Railroad’s Rockville bridge have been a daily sight. Here an early Conrail version rolls west toward Marysvil... (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.
Rolling through Brockville, Ontario, a westbound VIA Rail train approaches the Stewart Boulevard bridge.
A westbound train laden with steel gets a shove from a pair of Conrail SD45-2’s as they dig in for the ascent to Gallitzin.
While standing in the vicinity of the Amtrak station in Altoona, Pennsylvania, I photographed this Conrail caboose and NW2. I’m not sure of the action that was transpiring at the time, but the vet... (more)
A pair of Conrail SD50’s works a train of laded hoppers (coke from Bethlehem Steel?) west past the Allentown Yard hump leads.
An eastbound Conrail manifest rolls past the one-time site of the Lehigh Valley’s Calypso Yard in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.