RailPictures.Net Photo: C&O 8565 Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) EMD SD50 at Hagerstown, Maryland by Ted Grumbine
 
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Conrail’s Hagerstown Secondary crosses in the foreground, as the modern iteration of “Reading 96”, CSX R342 (Cumberland to Enola), approaches NC Tower in Hagerstown. Two Chessie SD50s (CS/C&O 8565 and CS/CSXT 8591) power the train headed for the (former WM) Lurgan Subdivision on September 18, 1989. Some 33 miles later at CP-LURGAN (Shippensburg), R342 would be re-symbolled as Conrail WHLU96 for the balance of the trip to Enola.

NC Tower was closed in 1986. In PRR/PC/CR/NS terms, the location was/is known as “TOWN” interlocking.

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