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.

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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.
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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.
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Guillford/Boston and Maine GP39-2 365 waits for clearance to roll through Enola in the summer of 1986.
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Leased CNW GP35 826 mixed with ex-RDG GP35 2180 and other CR power at Enola in May, 1977.
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CNW GP-35 826 working with CR SD45 6213 at Enola in May, 1977.
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CR SD-35 6038 leads leased CNW GP-30 818 and CR F-7A 1729 into Enola yard in June, 1977.
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Conrail B23-7 1937 and SD40-2 6506 are head out on a light engine move departing Enola Yard at Overview in 1991.
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CR B23-7 2000 and an ex-PC GP-38-2 at Enola in September, 1983.
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Conrail class N21 caboose 21271 is seen among a sea of cabins at Enola Yard in 1983.
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Conrail class N7A caboose 21704 is being cut off the rear of a train at the Enola hump in 1983.
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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.
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CR GP-30's 2174 and 2235 are nose to tail with U23B 2733 in a light engine move at Enola in August, 1980.
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Former RDG 3612 GP-30, now CR 2180, sits coupled between 2 ex-PC running mates in the power lineup at Enola.
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Still in RDG colors in September, 1983, CR GP-30 2187 (ex-RDG 3619) rests at the Enola engine terminal.
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Conrail GP30 2245 (ex-PC 2245) is seen passing DAY tower at the east end of Enola Yard in West Fairview, PA in 1983.
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GP30's 2247 and 2248 working the west end of Enola as pullers on Dec. 26, 1982.
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GP30's 2248 and 2247 working the west end of Enola as pullers (?) on Dec. 26, 1982. (Cropped edition)
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Conrail GP30s 2249 (ex-PC 2249) and 2245 (ex-PC 2245) are seen at the west end of Enola Yard in 1983.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Former PC Alco C425 2418 smokes it up at the Enola engine terminal in July, 1978.
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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. 

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Masses of black and blue power abound as CR C425 2423 smokes with sister C425 2418 at the Enola engine terminal in July, 1978.
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Ex-PC C-425 2441 waits at the Enola engine terminal for assignment in May, 1978. With permission.
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Showing minor nose damage, CR U25B 2569 smokes it up with GP38-2 8028 at Enola in June, 1977.
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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.

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CR U23B 2702 (ex-PC) leads a duo of EMD's and a cabin at Enola in September, 1983.
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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.
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CR U23B 2779 (ex-LV 503) rests in the lines of power at Enola in June, 1977.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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

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CR blue far outnumber ex-PC black at Enola as GP-40 3007 waits for assignment.
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CR GP-40 3007 and GP-40-2 3383 roll hoppers into Enola in September, 1983.
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Ex-PC GP-40 3054 with masses of black and blue power at Enola in August, 1979.
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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.
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Conrail GP40 3242 (ex-PC 3242) is seen entering Enola Yard at DAY tower in West Fairview, PA in 1983.
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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.
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RDG GP-35 3634 waits for assignment behind CR GP-38 7754 at Enola in May, 1977.
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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.
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Ex-PC GP-9B 3832 in lines of power at the Enola engine terminal in August, 1979.
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CR GP9B 3832 runs second behind GP9 7161 at Enola yard in August, 1979.
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CR 4020 with a short OCS near the "brick office" in Enola yard on Aug. 20, 1985.
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After crossing Rockville bridge, the OCS enters Enola yard at Overview.
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The OCS paused for awhile near the "Brick office building" in Enola yard.
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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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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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