While NE-1 beat us to Allentown, my father and I were back on the chase when NE-1 departed Allentown Yard. Now in afternoon sunshine, LV C628s 639-640 lead NE-1 at the South Albert Street crossin... (more)
Departing Allentown yard, Reading GP35 3641 leading two B&O GP40's in June 1973. Photo from my collection, no photographer name on slide.
As soon as a Reading-bound train departed the yard in Allentown, Pennsylvania, it had to cross the Lehigh River on the former Jersey Central bridge. Here a Conrail manifest gets under way on a bri... (more)
A Pair of Classics
It was unusual for foreign power to visit Conrail’s yard in Allentown, Pennsylvania, but it was almost unheard of to see a caboose from a distant railroad to vis... (more)
A Conrail SD38/MT6 yard set moves a Philadelphia, Bethlehem and New England NW2 around the yard an Allentown, Pennsylvania. The Bethlehem Steel switcher is most likely being sent out for heavy mai... (more)
A run past the yard in Allentown, Pennsylvania turned up a Baltimore & Ohio GP9, partially obscured by a Conrail N8 caboose.