Foreign Power on Conrail - Page 3

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.

BAR 79 Unknown location 1976-1979

BAR 79 sits with the CR 2354 and a CR painted GE in this undated and untitled photo. Since CR leased BAR power early on, I'd guess it was back in the 76-79 time frame. Apparently this unit suffered some cab door damage as its now sporting a blue CR painted cab door now.  Jay Williams photo, Chris Howe collection

BAR 79, 81-88 Selkirk, NY 12-26-1977

On a cold and snowy December evening at Selkirk yard, seven BAR GP38's and GP9 79 were lined up at Selkirk yard.

BAR 79, 81-88 Selkirk, NY 12-26-1977

On a cold and snowy December evening at Selkirk yard, seven BAR GP38's and GP9 79 were lined up at Selkirk yard.

BAR 79, 82-84 Selkirk, NY 12-26-1977

On a cold and snowy December evening at Selkirk yard, BAR GP9 79 and GP38's 82, 83, and 84, and four others, were lined up at Selkirk yard.

BAR 86 Clairton, PA 08-18-1978 (1)

CR GP-40 3135 leads leased BAR GP-38 86, a U25B, and a GP38-2 through Clairton, PA in August, 1978.

BAR 86 Clairton, PA 8-18-1978 (2)

CR GP-40 3135 leads leased BAR GP-38 86, a U25B, and a GP38-2 through Clairton, PA in August, 1978.

BAR 86 Clairton, PA 8-18-1978 (3)

Sandwiched between lead CR GP40 3135 and a CR U-boat, BAR GP38 86 helps pull through Clairton, PA in August, 1978.

BAR 87 Marysville, PA 5-7-1977 (1)

CR SD-35 6016, BAR GP-38 87, GP-35 3633 (ex-RDG), and an SD-45 cross Rockville Bridge with a load of hoppers in May, 1977.

BAR 87 Marysville, PA 5-7-1977 (2)

CR SD-35 6016, BAR GP-38 87, GP-35 3633 (ex-RDG), and an SD-45 cross Rockville Bridge with a load of hoppers in May, 1977.

BAR 87 Marysville, PA 5-7-1977 (3)

CR SD-35 6016, BAR GP-38 87, GP-35 3633 (ex-RDG), and an SD-45 cross Rockville Bridge with a load of hoppers in May, 1977.

BAR 88 Conway, PA 8-8-1977

The power lineup at the Conway engine terminal has BAR GP-38 88 sandwiched between SD40 6297 and GP38 7913.

BAR 88 Conway, PA 8-8-1977

The Conway engine terminal power lineup included CR SD40 6297 (ex-PC 6044), leased BAR GP38 88, and GP38 7913 in August, 1977.

BAR 88 Conway, PA 8-8-1977

A six unit engine move at Conway in August, 1977 includes a CR blue GP9, an ex-PC GP38, SD40 6297 (ex-PC 6044), GP38 7913, and leased BAR GP38 88.

Berea visitor.1

OK...I'm cheating; this is not a Conrail movement. This was a Norfolk Southern movement on Conrail in 1991. This short train came east on the 4C line (now CSX) and pulled to a halt for the night. The train is an NS geep, a gondola spacer, a colorful Schnabel car with an equally colorful, yet contrasting, generator, and two cabooses.

Berea visitor.2

This consist traveled as an NS train on Conrail to Berea and parked for the night. The generator's colors are complemented by the colors of the Schnabel car. A couple of months later I saw a picture of this consist in Maine in Railpace Magazine and was irked that I had not sent mine in.

BM 1185 Secaucus, NJ 8-17-1979

Boston and Maine S-3 1185 rests along with retired CR T-6 9847 at Croxton in August, 1979.

BM 1709 Selkirk, NY 10-07-1978

B&M/CR BMSE-7, led by GP-9 1709, enters Selkirk Yard @ CP132 Feura Bush, NY

BM 1715 Selkirk, NY 12-26-1977

A trio of Boston & Maine units, GP-18 1754 and GP-9's 1715 and 1721, pass by a home-based CR U-boat at Selkirk yard in December, 1977.

BM 1715 Selkirk, NY 12-26-1977

A trio of Boston & Maine units, GP-18 1754 and GP-9's 1715 and 1721 at Selkirk yard in December, 1977.

BM 1721 Selkirk, NY 12-26-1977

A trio of Boston & Maine units, GP-18 1754 and GP-9's 1715 and 1721 at Selkirk yard in December, 1977.

BM 1721 Selkirk, NY 12-26-1977

A trio of Boston & Maine units, GP-18 1754 and GP-9's 1715 and 1721 at Selkirk yard in December, 1977.

BM 1754 Selkirk, NY 12-26-1977

A trio of Boston & Maine units, GP-18 1754 and GP-9's 1715 and 1721, pass by a home-based CR U-boat at Selkirk yard in December, 1977.

BM 209 West Cameron, NY 3/16/1985

A Guilford train snakes thru the curves just East of Browns Crossing on Conrails Southern Tier Line..

BM 304 Cameron, NY 8/23/1986

An Eastbound Guilford stacker with a 3 builder lashup.

BM 365 Enola, PA August 1986

Guillford/Boston and Maine GP39-2 365 leads Guillford/Maine Central U23B 293 and D&H GP-38-2 7320 (ex-LV 320) through Enola in the summer of 1986.

BM 365 Enola, PA August 1986

Guillford/Boston and Maine GP39-2 365 leads Guillford/Maine Central U23B 293 and D&H GP-38-2 7320 (ex-LV 320) through Enola in the summer of 1986.

BM 365 Enola, PA August 1986

Guillford/Boston and Maine GP39-2 365 waits for clearance to roll through Enola in the summer of 1986.

BN 3108 Gary, IN 01-01-1983

A westbound passes behind BN GP50 No. 3108 near Gary, IN in January 1993. Most likely this was ELBN.  Doug Davidson photo with permission

BN 441 Chicago, IL 04-01-1986

BN SW1000 No. 441 visits Conrail's Ashland Avenue Yard in a view looking east from the Damen Avenue bridge in April 1986. Look at all those Conrail Trailvan trailers in the background. Doug Davidson photo with permission

BN 5114 Porter, IN 11-08-1997

BN 5114, ATSF 2917 - a GP35(!), and CR 3366 powers SFEL-8 off the Porter Branch and onto the Chicago line at Porter, IN on November 8, 1997.

BN 5514 Butler, IN 01-21-1997

BN 5514 and fellow BN GE's leads empty coal train UDM-6wc east of Butler, IN on January 21, 1997.

BN 6792 Gary, IN 01-01-1993

Doug calls this "The Green Machine on Big Blue". He photographed this eastbound, most likely BNEL, with BN SD40-2 6792 leading it at Miller, IN near Gary in January 1993. Doug remarked that a few minutes after he shot this shot, he caught another BN powered freight, albeit westbound, at this exact same spot. Doug Davidson photo with permission

BN 6950 Gary, IN 09-01-1998

A westbound Conrail train behind BN SD40-2 No. 6950 and SOO 769 approach the former IHB bridge at Gary, in September 1998. This train was most likely ELBN. Doug Davidson photo with permission

BN 7176 Bryan, OH 4-02-1999

BN 7176 and 7052 power train ML490 at Bryan, OH on April 2, 1999. Chris Howe photo

BN 7837 Ridgefield Park, NJ 5-1998

BN 7837 is on the point of TV-204 at Ridgefield Park, NJ 5/1998

BN 8054 New Carlisle, IN 07-01-1993

A pair of BN SD40-2s Nos. 8054 and 7004 and a B30-7AB lead a westbound Conrail train at New Carlisle, IN, in July 1993. Doug Davidson photo with permission

BN 9218 Bryan, OH 10-31-1998

BN 9218 and a pair of Oakway SD60's leads a eastbound UDM past the 338 signals just east of Bryan, OH on October 31, 1998. Chris Howe photo

BNSF 562 Stryker, OH 01-07-1999

BNSF 562, 568, LMX GE, and ATSF EMD run engine lite westbound as ENS-501 east of Stryker, OH near MP 332 on January 7, 1999. Chris Howe photo

BNSF 6493 Bryan, OH 04-1999

BNSF 6493, 8023, and BN EMD powers train SFSE thru Bryan, OH back in April 1999. Chris Howe photo

BNSF 9736 Porter, IN 05-09-1999

BNSF 9736 and 9625 power loaded coal train UTM-7E at Porter, IN on May 9, 1999. This train is destined for the Detroit Edison power plant at Monroe, MI. Chris Howe photo

BNSF 9842 Marion, IN 05-28-1998

Conrail ELIN-8A with brand new BNSF 9842, 9692, and CR 6134 heads south at MP 81 on the Marion Branch bound for Indianapolis on May 28, 1998. This was a very rare occurence as the Marion Branch in its later years did not see very much foreign power on the point of its trains. Kevin Nelson photo with permission

BNSF 9979 Altoona, PA 11-24-1998

Conrail's JBS assembled a series of BNSF SD70macs in late 98/early 99. Here is one of the first ones, #9979, at 398 waiting to be picked up and moved west to Conway on Nov 24th, 1998.

BNSF 9993 Bryan, OH 12-1998

Brand new BNSF SD70MAC 9993 being delivered on OIEL at Bryan, OH during December 1998. Chris Howe photo

CE 107 Mingo Junction, OH 08-8-1977

Cleveland Electric EMD units joined the typical Alcos and PC SW900 9138 at the Mingo Junction roundhouse in August, 1977.

CE 107 Mingo Junction, OH 08-8-1977

Cleveland Electric 107 leads a pair of EMD units that join the typical Alcos at the Mingo Junction roundhouse in August, 1977.

Central Oregon & Pacific 3075 Selkirk, NY 04-16-1997

Central oregon & Pacific GP40 3075 sits amongst the Conrail power at Selkirk NY Locomotive Shop

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