An eastbound CSX freight rattles the diamonds in the middle of Main Street in Darby, Pa. The diamonds are for a crossing of SEPTA's Route 11 streetcar. At one time, this crossing was the last at-g... (more)
NS 3360 and NS 5304 (GP38-2) make up today's NS H65 from Allentown Yard. This was one of the last times I got to see a "matched" pair of engines in Conrail colors.
Almost forty years ago on April 1st 1976 the Consolidated Railroad Corporation (Conrail) commenced operations and began returning reliable rail service back to the Northeast. Th... (more)
"Conrail Quality visits Dairy Queen"
The weekly Shared Assets job to Staley eases past Dairy Queen with one of the last remaining Conrail blue units on NS's active roster. Whi... (more)
With 25,000 HP (Five, yes, five SD80MAC's) and just 8 cars, C51 was the main attraction on this day.
An accumulation of power is in Waycross yet again as increased activity is seen at the Locomotive Specialist and Recycler shops. From what I can see it has quite a bit of new faces in the yard the... (more)
Nothing beats a Hartwell Railway consist. From all my years of railfaning, Hartwell has always presented amazing locomotive lash-ups. On a quiet January night, a power set is seen tied down just o... (more)
From Penn Central, to Conrail, to CSX, and finally, to Hartwell Railroad, this locomotive has definitely made it's way around! From king of the north, to a sister in the south, she has for sure se... (more)
A former Conrail GE C39-8 (not a particularly esthetically exciting locomotive design) leads a westbound empty hopper train through Coeburn, VA, on the Clinch Valley District. The hoghead responds... (more)
A former Conrail C32-8 rolls through Homestead.
Former Conrail(6362) SD40-2 leads a coal train through a cut on a cold December day. The unit recently had the class lights removed from the nose a few moths before this pic.
A foreigner leads this southbound train approaching the north end of Hannum siding and just a few miles from the yard in Erwin.
Former Conrail units were fairly rare thru here. Just surmizing, I would guess they stay pretty close to the Northest due to the cab signals but I could be wrong.
NS 5277 switching industries
A former Conrail SD80MAC leads a southbound unit coal train down the former L&N "KY" main at Patio, KY. The milepost indicates the distance to Cincinnati. The "KC" prefix notes... (more)