Looking to be freshly rejuvenated, an S1 of unknown origins waits in Conrail’s Allentown Yard for a ride to its new home. The vintage alco will soon be working for Missouri Farmer’s Association in... (more)
3 Snowbird C628s lead a westbound into Allentown yard. I don't have the date for this slide, but the color of the trees says early Fall, C628 625 was painted Cornell Red before the Fall of 1973, ... (more)
Nickel Plate Road Berkshire #759 leads a long excursion train into Allentown Yard.
R.T. Steinbrenner Photo
Fresh from Pullman-Standard’s Butler, Pennsylvania plant, one of a string of Rio Grande covered hoppers rolls through Conrail’s yard in Allentown. I don’t know what routing sent the cars east acro... (more)
Delaware & Hudson U30C 708 waits for its turn to lead a train out of the yard in Allentown, Pennsylvania. This may have been the big GE’s last visit to the Lehigh Valley, as it would soon be heade... (more)
It Must Have Been a Long Trip from Coxton
As an eastbound Conrail train approaches Hamilton Street in Allentown, Pennsylvania, the crew looks ready to get off of the lead SD35. The... (more)
Big Black Boat
A Penn Central U33C leads an early Conrail freight across the Lehigh River at Allentown, Pennsylvania. This unit was in the first order of U33C’s delivered by GE, be... (more)
A four-pack of early Conrail rolling junk piles bring a 99-car train WA-6 across the Lehigh River at Allentown, Pennsylvania.
H68 crosses the Lehigh River as it enters Allentown Yard.
A rainy April day finds a Jersey Central RS3 visiting one of its old haunts, pausing at the west end of Allentown Yard.
H68 departs Allentown Yard at CP Burn for its trip to Reading. It is lead by a nice assortment of the Allentown local power.
An early Conrail repaint, SD40 6317, leads a Jersey Central GP9 and a patched Erie-Lackawanna SD45 westbound out of Allentown yard. This location is now known as CP Ham.