Conrail's Bedford Secondary

CR 9158 creeps across a crossing, north of Queen, PA on the Bedford Secondary, 10/82

A southbound Conrail freight creeps across a crossing, north of Queen, PA, on Oct. 1, 1982 with NW2 No. 9158. It wasn't a high speed operation.

CR 9158 ambles along the Bedford Secondary near Sproul PA, 10/82

A southbound Conrail freight ambles along on the Bedford Secondary near Sproul, PA on Oct. 1, 1982 with NW2 No. 9158. In hindsight, I wish I had spent a few less days on the East Slope, and a few more days on the Bedford Secondary.

CR 9158 rolls along the Bedford Secondary south of Queen PA, 10/82

When most of us, me included, look back at Conrail, we think of large trains and good track...big time railroading. There was another side to Conrail. On Oct. 1, 1982 a southbound freight slowly rolls along on the Bedford Secondary south of Queen, PA w/ NW2 No. 9158.

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