Foreign Power on Conrail - Page 12

Occasionally, power from other roads would venture on CR's rails. Run-through power from western roads could be seen on interchange trains at Yards like Elkhart and Avon, while power from CSX and NS could be found on interchange trains to and from Selkirk and Allentown.

SPL171, River Line, 7/23/88. (12)

SPL171 crossing Popolopen Creek with the Bear Mountain Bridge at Fort Montgomery, NY.

SR 1032 Morrisville, PA 3-4-1978

A surprise transfer on a mixed freight arrived in the snow at Morrisville in March, 1978.

Behind the ARCO Polymer center flow hopper, a Southern Railway NW-2 1032 was coupled between a 2-bay PRR hopper and CR gondola 622811.

SR 1032 Morrisville, PA 3-4-1978

A surprise transfer on a mixed freight arrived in the snow at Morrisville in March, 1978.

Behind the ARCO Polymer center flow hopper, a Southern Railway NW-2 1032 was coupled between a 2-bay PRR hopper and CR gondola 622811.

SR 1032 Morrisville, PA 3-4-1978

A surprise transfer on a mixed freight arrived in the snow at Morrisville in March, 1978. Behind the ARCO Polymer center flow hopper, a Southern Railway NW-2 1032 was coupled between a 2-bay PRR hopper and CR gondola 622811.

SR 1032 Morrisville, PA 3-4-1978

A surprise transfer on a mixed freight arrived in the snow at Morrisville in March, 1978. A Southern Railway NW-2 1032 was coupled between a 2-bay PRR hopper and CR gondola 622811.

Strasburg 7002 and 1223 Rockville Bridge, PA 6/8/1985

While not featuring Conrail equipment, Strasburg's excursions in the mid 80s utilized Conrail trackage for a good portion of their runs. This shot is of the double headed PRR steam crossing the Susquehanna River on the famous Rockville Bridge.

TPW 900 Upland, IN 1-18-1980

Standing on the IND 22 highway bridge enabled Kevin to get his first and last shot ever of a TP&W on the point of Conrail's LOCO(Logansport to Columbus) here in Upland, IN on Jan. 18, 1980. TPW power occasionally pooled back and forth between Logansport and Columbus on this train and its counterpart(COLO). Kevin Nelson photo with permission.

TS 1801 Elmira, NY 11/9/1993

Tioga Southern MLW RS-18 1801 @ Conrail's Elmira Yard 11/93

TV6 in Huntington, MA. on 7/2/99. (1)

SD60M 5558 with TV6 and some "furriners" near MP 121 in Huntington, MA. on July 2, 1999.

TV6 in Huntington, MA. on 7/2/99. (2)

SP 8121 in TV6 in Huntington, MA. on July 2, 1999.

TV6 in Huntington, MA. on 7/2/99. (3)

IC 6059 in the trail on TV6 in Huntington, MA. on July 2, 1999.

TV9 with Western visitors on 10/7/97. (1)

TV9 nears MP 121 in Huntington, MA. at 07:11 on Oct. 7, 1997. With a couple of "furriners" in attendance, we'll try for a better lit shot further up the line.

TV9 with Western visitors on 10/7/97. (2)

It's sunny, but the shadows are still a little hard and long at MP 138 in Washington, MA. at 07:41 for another look at TV9 with SF 4027 and BN 9261.

TV9 with Western visitors on 10/7/97. (3)

A little better look at BN 9261 and SF 4027 in TV9 at MP 138 in Washington, MA. on Oct. 7, 1997.

UP 211 Hammond, IN 9-1-1998

UP B30-7 No. 211 leads a couple of SP units on a westbound Conrail train, most likely ELNP or ELPR, passing Colehour Yard in Hammond, in September 1998. Doug Davidson photo with permission

UP 2531 East Conway, PA 8/11/1990

Power off an Eastbound freight is heading back into Conway yard on its way to the service facilities.

UP 3074 Waterloo, IN 7-27-1998

UP 3074 and SP GE leads NPSE-7 at Waterloo, IN on July 27, 1998

UP 3223 Marshall, IL 4-25-1998

UP 3223 and friends leads NLPI-5 at Marshall, IL on a rainy day April 25, 1998

UP 3439 Otis, IN 6-15-1996

UP 3439 and CNW 6881 leads train PREL -5 near Otis, IN on June 15, 1996. This train stalled out on the grade on the hill at Otis and needed a push to get going again. As you'll see in another shot, they took the two units off the following UDM coal train(ironically also UP powered) and had them couple up and push the PREL over the hill all the way to CP 463 in LaPorte.

UP 3732 Schneider, IN 10-27-1996

UP 3732 and a SP GP60 are on the point of a parked UNW-467 empty coal train at Schneider, IN on October, 27, 1996. This train, which used NORX cars, was on its way back from the Nipsco power plant in Wheatfield, IN before being handed off to the UP at Chicago.

UP 3769 Fortville, IN 5-20-1996

UP 3769, 3322, and a GE(along with a couple CR units) leads train COIN-0 at Fortville, IN on May 20, 1996

UP 5996 Melbern, OH 1-24-1999

UP 5996 leads a SP tunnel motor and a variety of CR units on BRPI-4 at the County Road 8 bridge, near Melburn, OH on January 24, 1999

UP 6008 Marysville, OH 6-25-1996

UP 6008 and a Conrail GP40-2 power train TV220 at Marysville, OH on June 25, 1996

UP 6181 Waterloo, IN 1-24-1999

UP 6181 and 3647 on the point of TV204 at Waterloo, IN on January 24, 1999

UP 6210 west Cranesville 08201996

A westbound ML train trails UP SD60M 6210 and a CNW AC4400, seen passing Lock 10 on the Barge Canal in Cranesville NY.

UP 6240 Bryan, OH 8-22-1998

UP 6240 and SP SD40T-2 leads TV207 at Bryan, OH on August 22, 1998. This was a rare occurence because this train rarely had foreign power on the point.

UP 6324 Rockville bridge, PA 5-1-1996

UP SD60M No. 6324 and SD40-2 No. 3037 team up with a pair of Conrail SD80MACs Nos. 4100 and 4110 to move a westbound freight across Rockville Bridge, in May 1996. Doug Davidson photo with permission

UP 6333 Rochester, NY 10/12/1995

Train NPSE was a sure bet to have run thru UP power.

UP 6346 Bryan, OH 8-22-1998

UP 6346, 5553, and a SP EMD leads NPSE-2 at Bryan, OH on August 22, 1998

UP 6659 east Memphis NY 06221997

An eastbound with a pair of sparkling new Union Pacific GE's rolls east at Memphis NY on the Chicago Line. UP 6659/6628 are the power today. The nose wings would not come for a couple more years yet, when the SD70M's started to arrive in 2000.

UP 6770 Hammond, IN 9-1-1997

A coal train with run through UP/C&NW(UP 6770, CNW 8524) power heads east on No. 2 Main on Conrail's Chicago Line skirting Colehour Yard and another freight train at Hammond, IN, in September 1997. This train usually ran with the symbol of UDM on the Chicago line. Doug Davidson photo with permission

UP 7064 Schneider, IN. 10-27-1996

UP 7064 and friend leads coal train UNW-600 at Schneider, IN on October 27, 1996. This train, using NORX cars, was destined for the Nipsco power plant in Wheatfield, IN and came directly off the UP at Momence, IL using the connection track between the UP main and the Conrail Kankakee Secondary.

UP 7091 Bryan, OH 2-28-1999

UP 7091 and 8035 lead empty coal train UTM just east of Bryan, OH back on February 28, 1999

UP 7139 Vermillion, OH 4-20-1999

UP 7139 and a NS GE leads ELBU-0 eastbound at Vermillion, OH on April 20, 1999. Chris Howe photo

UP 7539 Oak Harbor, OH 12-9-1998

My first train of the day at Oak Harbor was TOMT-9 with a pair of new UP GE's, 7539 and 7540, leading on December 9, 1998.

UP 8216 Bryan, OH 4-2-1999

UP 8216 and 6695 leads empty coal train UDM-8WH at Bryan, OH on April 2, 1999. This is one is coming back from Detroit Edison's Monroe, MI power plant. Chris Howe photo

UP 855 Ridgefield Park, NJ 10-1997

UP 855 is on the point of ML-480X at Ridgefield Park, NJ 10/1997

UP 9027 Waterloo, IN 11-21-1996

UP 9027 and friend leads ML421 at Waterloo, IN on November 21, 1996

UP 9105 Ridgefield Park, NJ 7/9/1993

It's 7/09/93 and UP/SP power leads a late running TV-98 north at RFP.

UP 9543 LaPorte, IN 6-15-1996

Their pusher duty over, UP 9543 and CNW 8630 lead a loaded UDM Detroit Edison coal train at LaPorte, IN(CP 463) on June 15, 1996.

UP 9543 Otis, IN 6-15-1996

UP 9543 and CNW 8630, off a UDM coal train, performs impromptu pusher duty on the rear of PREL-5 near Otis, IN. These two units helped push the train all the way to CP463 in LaPorte, IN before running back engine lite to their train and continuing their journey eastbound. I remember how much this move surprised me and at the same time, made me wonder for a second if I wasn't in Pennsylvania instead of Indiana.(taken June 15, 1996)

UP 9717 Chicago, IL 11-1-1998

A manifest freight behind UP/SP power heads west on Conrail's CJ No. 3 Main beneath the BN Hill Track at 17th Street Chicago, IL in November 1998. Doug Davidson photo with permission

WC 6601 Ligonier, IN 8-2-1996

WC 6601, 6650(a rare F45), and 6630 lead train ZAK-161 east of Ligonier, IN on August 2, 1996. The ZAK iron ore trains ran from the WC to a steel plant in Middletown, OH and lasted only a few months on Conrail(May to October) in 1996 before CSX was awarded the contract from the steel plant for this business.

WC 7496 Bryan, OH 10-28-1998

WC 7496 and fellow SD45 leads eastbound UWB-5B near the 344 signals just west of Bryan, OH on October 28, 1998. This was not only a rare iron ore move but also a rare chance of catching WC power on Conrail, which didn't happen very often. Chris Howe photo

WC 7502 Whiting, IN 9-1-1998

An eastbound Conrail freight, possibly CWEL, departs Colehour Yard at Whiting, IN in September 1998,behind WC SD45 No. 7502, Conrail SD40-2 No. 6474, and a Conrail GP15-1. Doug Davidson photo with permission

WC 7522 Bryan, OH 11-18-1998

As my friend Jason waves at the crew, WC 7522 and fellow SD45 leads COEL at Bryan, OH on November 18, 1998. This was the only time I ever saw WC power on COEL. Chris Howe photo

Westbound freight Pittsburgh, PA 1997

A westbound freight is approaching CP-Bell in 1997 with some CSX power pinch-hitting. The Pennsylvania Railroad was famous for building flyovers to allow rail traffic to flow unimpeded by opposing movements. Here we have a train exiting OC Bridge after crossing the Ohio River and making its way to the middle of the main line from Pittsburgh by using the flyover. This will place it between the eastbound and westbound Pittsburgh Line tracks, eliminating the need to hold out opposing movements at the interlocking for a crossover move. At the same time, a Pittsburgh bound train from Conway passes by and will soon cross under the rear end of the train seen in the photo. Our vantage point, now surrounded by trains, is the old intermodal yard. It was rendered obsolete when the clearance improvement project rerouted intermodal trains around Pittsburgh on the Mon Line, sending them over this location on the OC bridge.

Woodard Station CNSE11101995

The Woodard station on the Montreal Secondary served as a yard office for a local based there. Sometimes road trains on the Montreal Secondary would hold there, such as CNSE on this snowy morning in November 1995-not an unusual situation for Syracuse. The station is looking like it needs a coat of paint. I'm betting it hasn't seen one since NYC days.

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