Enola Yard - Page 2

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.

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 431461 on the Enola hump

Conrail triple hopper 431461 is on the hump at Enola Yard in 1983.

CR 4404 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

Still showing PC heralds, E-44 electrics 4404 and 4452 rest at the Enola engine terminal in May, 1977.

CR 4418 Enola, PA 8-10-1980

CR E-44 4418 was almost hidden by all the freight traffic in the yard by Rt 11/15 in August, 1980.

CR 4421 Enola, PA 5-23-1980

CR E-44's 4421 and 4438 wait at the Enola engine terminal in May, 1980.

CR 4431 Enola, PA 1-1-1979

An overview of Enola Yard from 1979, showing Conrail E44 4431 sitting alongside the locomotive shops.

CR 4431, 4436 and 4605 Enola, PA 1-1-1979

A 1979 view of Enola Yard shows E44s 4431 and 4436 sitting along the shops with E33 4605.

CR 4438 Enola, PA 5-23-1980

CR E-44's 4421 and 4438 wait at the Enola engine terminal in May, 1980.

CR 4452 Enola, PA 8-10-1980

With former PC E-44's 4402 and 4405 lined up behind, E-44's 4452 and 4454 wait for assignment at the Enola engine terminal in August, 1980.

The GG-1's were already retired and time was getting short for the E-44's.

CR 4601 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

With light almost gone, still PC E-33 4601 and a sister-unit join the GG-1's at the Enola engine terminal on May 7, 1977.

CR 4601 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

With light almost gone on May 7, 1977, still PC E-33's 4601 and a sister-unit line up with the GG-1's.

CR 4602 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

Still in PC black,  E-33’s 4602 and 4609 wait for action under the catenary at Enola in May, 1977.

CR 4604 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

Enola's busy engine terminal in May, 1977 shows E-33 4604 and E-44 4417 still in PC lettering, and CR NW-2 9164.

CR 4605 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CR E33 4605 prepares for service at the Enola engine facility in May, 1977.

CR 4605 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CR E33 4605 being readied for service at the Enola engine facility in May, 1977.

CR 4609 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

PC-lettered E-33s 4609 and 4602 wait for action under the catenary at Enola in May, 1977.

CR 4824 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CR GG-1 4824 and 4850 wait between assignments at Enola in May, 1977.

CR 4824 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

The GG-1 crews were busy at the Enola electric service facility on a dreary May 7, 1977.

Here, CR GG-1 4824 and 4850 are being lined up with some E44's.

In the background and partly in the shop, ex-EL Bicentennial unit SDP45 6669 also receives service.

CR 4824 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

The GG-1 engineer of 4824 looks over ex-EL Bicentennial SDP-45 6669 resting just outside the Enola shops following a crew change.

CR 4850 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CR GG-1's 4824 and 4850 rolling into the Enola engine facility in May, 1977.

CR 4850 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

The crew of GG1 4850 hang on as they manuever in the engine facility at Enola on May 7, 1977.

RS-3m 9977, still in PC colors, is in the background.

CR 4852 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CR GG-1 4852 waits between assignments alongside E-44's at Enola in May, 1977.

CR 4852 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CR GG-1 4852 waits between assignments alongside E-44's at Enola in May, 1977.

CR 4885 Enola, PA 1-1-1979

A 1979 view of Enola Yard shows a lineup of GG1s, including 4845, 4885, and 4886.

CR 4886 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CR GG-1 4886 waits for assignment at the Enola engine terminal in May, 1977.

CR 5676 and CR 9011 Enola, PA 1-1-1983

Conrail GP7 5676 (ex-CNJ 1520) is seen at Enola Yard, along with SW9 9011 (ex-EL 435) in 1983.

CR 5926 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CR GP-7 5926 (ex-EL 1406) at Enola in May, 1977.

CR 6000 Enola, PA 6-18-1977

CR SD-35 6000 and C628 6748 wait for their next train at Enola in June, 1977.

CR 6025 Enola, PA 7-9-1977

Former PC SD35 6025 rests in lines of power along with ex-RDG and ex-EL units at Enola in July, 1977.

A strange sight was in the background: an AT&SF F-7B with Warbonnet lettering!

CR 6038 Enola, PA 6-18-1977

Leased CNW GP-30 818 pulls in the middle of CR SD-35 and F-7A units as they roll into Enola yard in June, 1977.

CR 6038 Enola, PA 6-18-1977

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

CR 6045 and CR 6282 at Enola, PA

Conrail SD40-2 6282 (ex-PC 6282) and SD35 6045 (ex-CNJ 2506) are seen at Enola Yard in 1983.

CR 6067 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CR SD-45 6067 (ex-EL 3602) between black and blue CR units at Enola in May, 1977.

CR 6067 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CR GP30 2192, SD45 6067 (ex-EL 3602), and GP38-2 8127 at Enola in May, 1977.

CR 6067 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CR SD45 6067 (ex-EL 3602) between black and blue CR units at Enola in May, 1977.

CR 6074 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CR SD-45 6074 (ex-EL 3609) and SD-40 6295 at Enola in May, 1977.

CR 6078 Enola, PA 6-18-1977

CR SD-45 6078 (ex-EL 3613) at Enola in June, 1977.

CR 6084 Enola, PA 7-25-1978

CR SD45's 6084 (ex-EL 3619) and 6133 line up in the first row at Enola in July, 1978. Other than a pair of U-boats near the hump, mostly EMD units, including a pair of GP-30's and a trio of GP-38-2's, fill out the engine terminal.

CR 6088 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

·      Former EL 3623 SD45, now in CR blue and renumbered as 6088, waits for action in the lines of power at Enola.

CR 6095 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CR SD45 6095 (ex-EL 3630) at Enola in May, 1977.

CR 6095 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CR SD-45 6095 (ex-EL 3630) idles with PC U25B 2658 at Enola in May, 1977.

CR 6100 Enola, PA 5-7-1977

CR SD45 6100 (ex-RDG 7600) lined up at the Enola wash racks with leased SP U25B 6755 in May, 1977.

CR 6131 Enola, PA 9-5-1983

CR SD-45 6131 works with GP-35 3691 (ex-EL 2585) at Enola in September, 1983.

CR 6132 Enola, PA 7-9-1977

CR SD-45 6132 sits outside the Enola engine terminal.

Some Penn Central lettering is showing through, but it appears that a Pennsy fan would rather people notice PRR roots by the cleaned up Keystone!

CR 6132 Enola, PA 7-9-1977

CR SD45 6132 rests at the Enola engine terminal.

Some Penn Central lettering is showing through, but it appears that a Pennsy fan would rather people notice PRR roots by the cleaned up Keystone!

CR 6179 Enola, PA 8-3-1979

CR D-45 6179 at Enola's engine terminal in August, 1979.

CR 6195 Enola, PA 5-27-1979

With a 40' LV boxcar in the background, CR SD-45 6195 rests with U25B 2543 at the Enola engine terminal in May, 1979.

CR 6267 Enola, PA

Wrecked SD40 6267 at Enola, PA. Photo by John Decker

CR 6268 Enola, PA 5-23-1980

CR SD40 6268 rests alone while lines of black and blue power lie stored behind at Enola on May 23, 1980.

CR 6332 at Enola Yard

Conrail SD40 6332 is seen sitting outside the diesel shop at Enola Yard in 1986. SW9 8959 is sitting in a line of switchers with their stacks capped.

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