With light snow falling, Conrail trailer train TV-9 makes its way west through Wellesley, MA, behind a string of GE diesels led by C30-7As 6574. The C30s were very common on the former Boston & Al... (more)
A patched ex-Conrail unit leads Q297 through Glencoe, Pa.
Build by GE Brazil in 1989, the 7 units (7201 to 7207) C30-7A, or "Quintellas" are now, a piece of history. In August 2017, all of them were scrapped.
The unique paint scheme, of course had bett... (more)
Conrail train NHSE (New Haven, CT, to Selkirk, NY, via Springfield) departs the West Springfield, MA, yard behind a C30-7A trio as an SW1500 switches on an adjacent track.
The abandoned rails of the New Jersey Zinc Company’s yard at West Hazard, Pennsylvania lay silent as Conrail train OICG rolls past. Three consecutively numbered C30-7A;s have a GP38-2 in tow to be... (more)
Boston-Chicago piggybacker TV-9 is underway west though the suburbs on Conrail's former Boston & Albany line at Wellesley, MA. This was once four-track territory to accommodate commuters. The trio... (more)
An eastbound coal drag headed up by a smoky GE works up the grade eastbound out of Lebanon. No. 6596 was built in June, 1984 and was renumbered to 8108 by Norfolk Southern before being retired in... (more)
A quarry collapse that severed the Blandon Low Grade forced Conrail to reopen the Hill Track between Reading and Blandon. Here westbound empties enter the Hill Track at Blandon.
On its way to the engine terminal, a set of Conrail power takes a crossover controlled by Steel tower. One of the regular operators at Steel tower was the late Eddie Mink, who would hold court wit... (more)
There’s an EMD back there, but the GE’s appear to be doing all of the work as a westbound manifest leaves Enola and joins the Middle Division.
After Conrail took delivery of fifty C30-7A’s in 1984, Allentown became the home for about a half-dozen of them. Here one of them switches the west end of the yard.
The Boston Line was always known as a haven for GE power during both the Penn Central and Conrail eras. This ML-482 was no exception, being led by a six-axle GE trio of two C30-7As bracketing a C... (more)
A Roger Puta photograph.
A consecutively numbered pair of C30-7A's lead the Saucon Drill through Bethlehem Union Station.
C30-7A #7204 standing by at turntable, in Araraquara shops. Only 7 units like that, were build in Brazil, by GE.
Taken with permission.