Juniata Locomotive Shops - Page 3

This gallery features photos in and around the Conrail Juniata shops, the railroads main locomotive repair facility. While operated by the PRR, it was once the largest locomotive shop in the world.

CR 8937 at Juniata in 1981

Conrail SW9 8937 (ex-LV 286) is seen behind the E&M Shop at Juniata in 1981.

CR 8945 and CR 8958 Altoona 1990

A pair of SW9s, 8945 and 8958 sit outside of the Juniata shops in 1990.

CR 9231 Altoona, PA 5-22-1977

EL NW-2 424 waits for service near the Juniata shops turntable in May, 1977.

CR 9240 Altoona, PA 7-25-1978

One of two ex-CNJ NW-2's on the April, 1976 roster, a crudely hand-numbered CR NW-2 9240 (ex-CNJ 1060) looks ready for the scrapper as it rests outside the Juniata locomotive shops in July, 1978.

CR 9240 Altoona, PA 7-25-1978

One of two ex-CNJ NW-2's on the April, 1976 roster, CR NW-2 9240 (ex-CNJ 1060) looks ready for the scrapper alongside the shell of an EL RS-3, and ex-PC GP-7 5708, outside the Juniata locomotive shops in July, 1978.

CR 9307 Altoona, PA 7/3/1978

A Baldwin/EMD VO1000m gets a spin on the turntable.

CR 9311 Altoona, PA 3-27-1978

Alongside CR SW-1200M 9311 (ex-RDG V01000M 2711), CR 12 holds prime movers at the Juniata shops in March, 1978.

CR 9423 Altoona, PA 1984

Conrail SW1001 9423 (ex-RDG 2623) is behind the Juniata Shops with an oddly-painted SW1500, which has a PC-style slanty CR initialed on the hood. There is also an EL SDP45, which I cannot tell the number of. I have it narrowed down to 6668, 6673, 6677, 6679, 6680, or 6681. If anyone has the numbers of either of these units, let me know.

CR 9612 Altoona, PA 1983

Conrail SW1500 9612 (ex-RDG 2762) is seen behind the Juniata Shops with RS3M 9999 (ex-EL 1049) in 1983.

CR 9999 Altoona, PA 1-1-1983

Conrail RS3M 9999 (ex-EL 1049) is seen behind the Juniata E&M shop in 1983.

CR cars stored in Rose Yard 11/24/98

An overview of Rose Yard in Altoona, PA on 11/24/98, shows many stored cars that includes 3 bay coal hoppers as well as other rolling stock.

CR EMD frame

A cab and frame of a unknown CR Geep is seen at JBS at Altoona, PA 8/14/98.

CR Juniata Shops 8/14/98

CR Juniata Shops are seen here on 8/14/98. Note Tioga Central 506 sitting outside the shop building.

Engines in JBS

Engines wait transplant into waiting locomotives. JBS in Altoona, 1997. Dave Seidel photo

Equipment inside Juniata in 1993

Shot of a friction-bearing truck assembly inside Juniata, 1993.

Gon at JBS

Gondola at JBS. Possibly awating scrap? Note small shop wheels under the gon. JBS 1997. David Seidle photo

 

(From the yellow top chord and the GHY class, my best guess is this is an ex-Reading car, looks to be a drop-end car as well - Sean McD) 

JBS boiler house

Boiler House at Conrail's Juniata Shops. on Oct. 3, 1994. Doug Davidson photo with permission

JBS HO model diorama 1

HO model of the Juniata Shops built by Conrail on Oct. 3, 1994. This diorama still stands today, albeit with NS diesels populating it now. Doug Davidson photo with permission

JBS HO model diorama 2

This HO model of the shops is on display in the training room. Doug Davidson photo with permission

JBS motor area view

Main generators await servicing at Juniata Shops on October 3, 1994. Doug Davidson photo with permission

JBS shop interior view

Interior view of the Juniata Shops depicting storehouse parts work stations on Oct. 3, 1994. Doug Davidson photo with permission

JBS Turntable circa 1976

JBS Turntable in December 1976, with a SW8 going for a spin. David Seidel photo

JLS Railfest locomotive displays - Altoona PA 10/5/97

CR 6437 is seen along with other equipment on display during Railfest at Altoona PA on 10/5/97.

Juniata Back Shop 1/26/99

CR 6619 undergoing wreck repairs, 6561 & 6587 can been seen in this view of JBS on 1/26/99.

Juniata Back Shop 1/26/99

CR 6563, 6631 & 6663 can been seen in this view of JBS on 1/26/99.

Juniata Back Shop 1/26/99

CR 6619 undergoing wreck repairs, 6561 & others can been seen in this view of JBS on 1/26/99.

Juniata Back Shop 3/5/99

CNW 8624 & CR 1637 are seen here in this 3/5/99 view of JBS.

Juniata backshop storage and dead line

The locomotive storage yard and deadline behind Conrail's Juniata Shops in Altoona, PA on October 3, 1994. Note the ex ATSF C30-7's sitting around that eventually became part of the Conrail Leasing(CRL) fleet. Some of the CR engines that can be identified in this shot include 6365, 6390, 6397, 7689, and a patched GP35 still in RDG colors at this late date. Also noted was a CSX GE U-boat and a couple of ATSF "kodachrome" GE's as well. Doug Davidson photo with permission

Juniata locomotive shops Altoona, PA 3-27-1978

With Alco's in various stages of parts removal or demolition ouside the Juniata shops, Conrail's Schenectady-built motive power appears to be rapidly disappearing in March, 1978. CR C424 2492 (ex-RDG 5203) appears being readied for salvage with number boards removed, an ex-EL C424 is lined out, and EL RS-3 1055 (CR 5271) is in process of demolition.

Juniata Overview 6/7/97

CR 4020, 4021 and C30-7s in several colors are seen here in this 5/31/97 view of JLS.

Juniata Powerhouse in 1993

A 1993 shot of the Juniata powerhouse during a PRR T&HS tour.

Juniata Shops Altoona, PA 5-22-1977

View of the Juniata shops on May 22, 1977. 

Andrew J. Erlichman photo by permission.

Juniata Shops Sign Altoona, PA 1979

A 1979 view of the Juniata Locomotive Shops sign on a rainy day.

Juniata Shops sign Altoona, PA 8-14-1998

The CR Juniata Locomotive Shop sign is seen here on 8/14/98.

Juniata Sign - 1984

A 1984 shot of the sign outside the Juniata Locomotive Shops

Juniata Tour in 1993

A shot showing new locomotive wheelsets inside Juniata during a 1993 tour.

NJT 4116 at Altoona PA 10/5/97

NJT 4116 is seen on diplay during Railfest at Altoona PA on 10/5/97. Unit was rebuilt and painted at JLS.

NJT 4127 at Altoona PA 10/5/97

NJTR 4127 is seen in the paint booth at Altoona PA on 10/5/97. Unit was rebuilt and painted at JLS.

NJTR GP40PH-2B 4201 (ex CR GP40 3053)

NJTR GP40PH-2B 4201 shown at JLS in Altoona, PA on December 12th, 1993. Unit was rebuilt from Conrail GP40 3053. Terry Nardella photo, collection of Steve Ondik.

NS 9060 at Altoona PA 10/5/97

NS 9060 is seen in fresh paint on display during Railfest at Altoona PA on 10/5/97. Unit was painted at JLS.

NYC 4093 Altoona, PA 5/27/1978

Although not officially ever on the CR roster, this old NYC unit was buried in the dead lines at Altoona.

PLE 2040 Altoona, PA 10-3-1994

GP38-2 wearing P&LE colors and numbered 2040 at Conrail's Juniata Shops on October 3, 1994. Doug Davidson photo with permission

Where's Waldo? Altoona 1990

The parking area outside the Juniata shop has a cacophony of units, all of which look as if they are still in fresh paint...a sea of blue. I bet that this would have been really pretty in 1976.

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