On the final day of July 2019 the Conrail heritage unit led a westbound loaded coal train over a classic former Conrail line. Here it is seen crossing from track 2 to 1 and by a classic PL in Mans... (more)
On the final day of July 2019 the Conrail heritage unit led a westbound loaded coal train over a classic former Conrail line. Here it is seen rounding the curve and knocking down the PLs at "... (more)
Conrail blue stands out in the perpetual darkness at the east portal of the Hossac Tunnel. Relics of the Boston & Maine electrification through the tunnel still stand more than 100 years after the... (more)
Rounding the curve into the IHB's Michigan Ave Yard, NS 31M muscles south with the Conrail heritage unit, NS 8098, leading.
Twenty years ago today I lost a good friend. The acquisition of Conrail Conrail by both CSXT and NS was a shareholders wet dream and a mixed blessing /curse to the railfans of the northeast.
The Conrail heritage unit leads train 20Q east around Horseshoe Curve, moving intermodal equipment from Chicago to Harrisburg. Photo by Casey Thomason. For more information about Norfolk Southe... (more)
Snaking across while ducking down. Norfolk Southern's Conrail Heritage Unit 8098 (ES44AC) leads 20Q across the interlocking under wire at CP Ford in Norristown, PA on Saturday, May 25, 2019. SEPTA... (more)
Summerhill Soliloquy21E, finally underway after a long wait at MG for the PTC gang to clear up MO, rolls through Summerhill. This is probably my last chance to photograph anything r... (more)
Can Opener on the Curve21E crawls by the popular west overlook on Horseshoe Curve with a little Conrail blue in command.
"Early Conrail Days"
The Conrail heritage unit pushes coal loads past the ancient N&W coaling tower at Farm while several GE's idle away and fog rolls through the West Virginia hollers.
The Conrail heritage unit leads NS 25V westbound in Bolivar, Pa past original Conrail tri-light signals on the Pittsburgh line.
NS 25V approaches Horseshoe Curve with an eclectic locomotive consist featuring NS 8098 "Conrail" and NS 1067 "Reading" heritage units.
NS 22A has just completed a crew change in Roanoke, Va and is seen here just west of Roanoke in the small community of Wabun, Va. The Conrail and Reading heritage duo have been together for about ... (more)
Double Heritage on Horseshoe Curve
Norfolk Southern train 25V climbs the grade on Horseshoe Curve with NS 8098 (Conrail ES44AC), NS 1067 (Reading SD70ACe), and NS 9155 (C40-9W).