Enola Yard

CR's Enola yard was a former PRR yard located on the west bank of the Susquehanna River, across from Harrisburg.  Enola was the largest railroad yard in the world until the PRR opened Conway yard in 1959.

Enola Yard was a key Conrail facility serving as a main classification yard located at the convergence of a number of lines.

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.

CNW 826 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

Leased CNW GP35 826 mixed with ex-RDG GP35 2180 and other CR power at Enola in May, 1977.

CNW 826 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CNW GP-35 826 working with CR SD45 6213 at Enola in May, 1977.

CR 1729 Enola, PA 6-18-1977

CR SD-35 6038 leads leased CNW GP-30 818 and CR F-7A 1729 into Enola yard in June, 1977.

CR 1937 and CR 6506 at Overview

Conrail B23-7 1937 and SD40-2 6506 are head out on a light engine move departing Enola Yard at Overview in 1991.

CR 2000 Enola, PA 9-5-1983

CR B23-7 2000 and an ex-PC GP-38-2 at Enola in September, 1983.

CR 21271 - Class N21

Conrail class N21 caboose 21271 is seen among a sea of cabins at Enola Yard in 1983.

CR 21704 - Class N7A

Conrail class N7A caboose 21704 is being cut off the rear of a train at the Enola hump in 1983.

CR 2174 Enola, PA 8-10-1980

Lined up between ex-PC GP-30 2235 and U23B 2733, CR GP-30 2174 (ex-RDG 3606) is in the first line of CR power at Enola in August, 1980.

CR 2174 Enola, PA 8-10-1980

CR GP-30's 2174 and 2235 are nose to tail with U23B 2733 in a light engine move at Enola in August, 1980.

CR 2180 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

Former RDG 3612 GP-30, now CR 2180, sits coupled between 2 ex-PC running mates in the power lineup at Enola.

CR 2187 Enola, PA 9-5-1983

Still in RDG colors in September, 1983, CR GP-30 2187 (ex-RDG 3619) rests at the Enola engine terminal.

CR 2245 West Fairview, PA 1983

Conrail GP30 2245 (ex-PC 2245) is seen passing DAY tower at the east end of Enola Yard in West Fairview, PA in 1983.

CR 2248 and 2247 Enola, PA 12/26/82

GP30's 2247 and 2248 working the west end of Enola as pullers on Dec. 26, 1982.

CR 2248 and 2247 Summerdale, PA 12/26/1982

GP30's 2248 and 2247 working the west end of Enola as pullers (?) on Dec. 26, 1982. (Cropped edition)

CR 2249 and 2245 Enola, PA 1-1-1983

Conrail GP30s 2249 (ex-PC 2249) and 2245 (ex-PC 2245) are seen at the west end of Enola Yard in 1983.

CR 2323 Enola, PA 7-9-1977 (1)

PC GP35 2323 leads CN GP-38-2 5518 (later renumbered 4718), CNW GP-30 812, and an ex-PC SD45 with a mixed freight entering Enola yard in July, 1977.

CR 2323 Enola, PA 7-9-1977 (2)

PC GP35 2323 leads CN GP-38-2 5518 (later renumbered 4718), CNW GP-30 812, and an ex-PC SD45 with a mixed freight entering Enola yard in July, 1977.

CR 2323 Enola, PA 7-9-1977 (3)

PC GP35 2323 leads CN GP-38-2 5518 (later renumbered 4718), CNW GP-30 812, CR U30B 2847(ex-PC), and an ex-PC SD45 with a mixed freight entering Enola yard in July, 1977.

CR 2418 Enola, PA 7-24-1978

Former PC Alco C425 2418 smokes it up at the Enola engine terminal in July, 1978.

CR 2423 Enola, PA 7-24-1978

Masses of black and blue power surround CR C425 2423 at the Enola engine terminal in July, 1978.

The new T-birds in the autoracks give a historical perspective. 

CR 2423 Enola, PA 7-24-1978

Masses of black and blue power abound as CR C425 2423 smokes with sister C425 2418 at the Enola engine terminal in July, 1978.

CR 2441 Enola, PA 5-27-1978

Ex-PC C-425 2441 waits at the Enola engine terminal for assignment in May, 1978. With permission.

CR 2569 Enola, PA 6-18-1977

Showing minor nose damage, CR U25B 2569 smokes it up with GP38-2 8028 at Enola in June, 1977.

CR 2585 Enola, PA 7-9-1977

Darkness closes in at the Enola locomotive shops in July, 1977.

CR U25B 2585 (ex-EL 2515), E-44 4464, and other PC power rest outside.

CR 2702 Enola, PA 9-5-1983

CR U23B 2702 (ex-PC) leads a duo of EMD's and a cabin at Enola in September, 1983.

CR 2733 Enola, PA 8-10-1980

Between ex-RDG GP-30 2154 and 1977-built GP-38-2 8167, CR U23B 2733 rests in the first line of CR power at Enola in August, 1980.

CR 2779 Enola, PA 6-18-1977

CR U23B 2779 (ex-LV 503) rests in the lines of power at Enola in June, 1977.

CR 2779 Enola, PA 6-18-1977

The quick CR stencil and paint over did not cover the Lehigh Valley lettering on U23B 2779 (ex-LV 503) at Enola in June, 1977.

CR 2780 Enola, PA 6-18-1977 (1)

CR GP38-2 8042 leads U23B 2780 (ex-LV 504), GP38 7832, and NW-2 9159 as they prepare to head westbound out of Enola in June, 1977.

CR 2794 Enola, PA 7-9-1977

Only a few months old, CR U23B 2794 waits for assignment with GP38 7841 at Enola in July, 1977.

The new unit will not endure the GP38's many rough years served with the Penn Central.

CR 2890 Enola, PA 8-10-1980

With CR U23C 6707 working the west bound Enola hump behind, former PC U33B 2890 rests with U25B 2510 in August, 1980.

CR 2974 Enola, PA 6-18-1977

One of four U36B's purchased by Conrail in 1976, CR 2974 rests at Enola in June, 1977.

The U-boats were originally built for Auto Train to SCL specs, but not delivered due to financial difficulties.

CR 3007 Enola, PA 9-5-1983

CR blue far outnumber ex-PC black at Enola as GP-40 3007 waits for assignment.

CR 3007 Enola, PA 9-5-1983

CR GP-40 3007 and GP-40-2 3383 roll hoppers into Enola in September, 1983.

CR 3054 Enola, PA 8-3-1979

Ex-PC GP-40 3054 with masses of black and blue power at Enola in August, 1979.

CR 3123 Enola, PA 7-9-1977

Heading eastbound into Enola yard, PC GP40 3123 leads CN GP-38-2 5518 (later renumbered 4718) and a CNW GP-30 with a mixed freight in July, 1977.

CR 3242 at DAY tower West Fairview, PA 1983

Conrail GP40 3242 (ex-PC 3242) is seen entering Enola Yard at DAY tower in West Fairview, PA in 1983.

CR 3276 Enola, PA 7-24-1978

My railfan buddy caught former PC GP40 3120 leading GP40-2 3276, still in Reading Lines green, and an unknown EMD 4-axle unit heading into Enola yard in July, 1978. With permission.

CR 3634 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

RDG GP-35 3634 waits for assignment behind CR GP-38 7754 at Enola in May, 1977.

CR 3639 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

Former RDG 3639 GP-35 sits coupled to its new running mate, ex-PC GP-40 CR 3225, as they wait for orders by the Enola engine facilities.

CR 3832 Enola, PA 8-3-1979

Ex-PC GP-9B 3832 in lines of power at the Enola engine terminal in August, 1979.

CR 3832 Enola, PA 8-3-1979

CR GP9B 3832 runs second behind GP9 7161 at Enola yard in August, 1979.

CR 4020 Enola, PA 8/20/85

CR 4020 with a short OCS near the "brick office" in Enola yard on Aug. 20, 1985.

CR 4020 OCS on 8/20/85. (08)

After crossing Rockville bridge, the OCS enters Enola yard at Overview.

CR 4020 OCS on 8/20/85. (09)

The OCS paused for awhile near the "Brick office building" in Enola yard.

CR 4022 Enola, PA 9-5-1983

Late in the day, CR E-8A 4022 rests at the Enola engine terminal in September, 1983. In fresh OCS paint, I last saw the former EL E-8A 833 in 1980 at South Amboy in CR blue.

CR 4022 Enola, PA 9-5-1983

Late in the day, CR E-8A 4022 rests at the Enola engine terminal in September, 1983. In fresh OCS paint, I last saw the former EL E-8A 833 in 1980 at South Amboy in CR blue.

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