Brad McClelland's Conrail Photos

CR 1954 in Franklin OH, 8/84

We are looking north in Franklin, Ohio back on August 8, 1984. Local WOMO-10 placing a loaded boxcar at Stone Container, later this plant became part of the Newark Group. The Conrail boxcar to the left to heading to Georgia-Pacific's Felt Mill on the north side of Franklin. Before 1912 this was the Big Four signal track main north to Miamisburg and Dayton. The Soo Line empty covered hopper was picked up at IKO on the south side of Frankilin.

CR 1965 leading CICO-3 at Findlay Street Yard, Dayton OH, 8/83

Looking west towards downtown Dayton, Ohio on August 13, 1983. Eastbound CICO-3 making a pick-up at NYC's Findlay Street Yard, to the left is the distant signal for Tates Point Tower.

CR 2704 at Moraine Yard. June 3, 1990

A quiet Sunday afternoon at Moraine Yard. Moraine Yard is a suburb of Dayton, Ohio on Conrail's Cincinnati Line. June 3, 1990.

CR 2801 is leading the rail recovery train on the former PRR main in Beavercreek Ohio. 10/88

On a cloudy October 4, 1988 day, the rail recovery train rests at the end of the shift. By the next day, the railroad will be gone. Photo is looking east at MP-8 ( from Xenia ) on the PRR main from North Fairfield Road in Beavercreek, Ohio.

CR 3131 passing the home signal for Morgan Tower in Quincy, Ohio. March 13, 1983

In the morning of March 13, 1983, eastbound INPI-3 passing the home signal for Morgan Tower in Quincy, Ohio. Morgan Tower guarded the crossing of Conrail's Indianapolis Line with DT&I's main between Lima and Springfield. The two tracks at the left were the interchange between the two railroads.

CR 3291 and 7962 at CP RUSS west of Columbus Ohio. March 1, 1986.

DIIN-1 at CP-Russ west of downtown Columbus, Ohio on the Cincinnati Line. March 1, 1986.

CR 5421 spotting loaded hopper cars of coal for Dayton Power & Light's Longworth Street Steam Plant. 8/84

Conrail local YOMO-21 spotting loaded hopper cars of coal for Dayton Power & Light's Longworth Street Steam Plant. This steam plant was located in downtown Dayton parallel to the Union Station, in the background to the left was one of the baggage elevators. Dayton, Ohio on August 29, 1984

CR 5426 Spotting cars at Chaney Pulp & Paper in Franklin, OH. November 9, 1983.

On November 9, 1983, WOMO-10 spotting a loaded L&N boxcar Chaney Pulp & Paper in Franklin, Ohio. We are looking north on the original Big Four main before it was relocated west of the Great Miami River sometime in 1912.

CR 5436 crossing the Great Miami River in Franklin, Ohio. 11/83

On November 9 ,1983, WOMO-7 crossing the Great Miami River in Franklin, Ohio. On this day they only one car that will be spotted at Chaney Pulp & Paper.

CR 5449 leads YOCO-16 on the connection track from the West Virginia Secondary to CSX's Columbus Subdivision. June 1988.

The operator at Frankfort Street Tower watching YOCO-16 take the connection track from the West Virginia Secondary onto CSX's Columbus Subdivision. This job was a Buckeye Yard to CSX's Parson Yard and NS's Watkins Yard transfer run. Columbus, Ohio on June 4, 1988.

CR 6010 and 6001 are crossing the Great Miami River with CSCO-8 in Miamisburg, Ohio. 2/18/89.

Two GE C39-8's 6010 and 6001 are pulling 105 cars on CSCO-8 ( CSX-Cincinnati to Buckeye-Columbus ) in Miamisburg, Ohio. CSCO is crossing the Great Miami River on Conrail's Cincinnati Line on Saturday February 18, 1989 at 11:50 am.

CR 6378 on CODI-8 in Nitro, WV. 1/89

Southbound CODI-8 photographed from I-64 overpass in Nitro, West Virginia. Nitro is located on the West Virginia Secondary northeast of Charleston. Saturday January 28, 1989

CR 6398 leads DIIN at Hobson OH. January 21, 1989.

It's 9:40 am on a very cold Saturday morning back on January 21, 1989. Northbound DIIN-1 coming into Hobson, Ohio for a quick change of crew, soon the Hobson-Buckeye crew will take this freight on to Columbus. In the background are the smoke stack and water cooling towers for the Gavin Power Plant in Cheshire, Ohio.

CR 7891 leads COCI-5 at MP-8 on the former PRR main in Beavercreek Ohio. 2/83

Westbound COCI-5 on February 5, 1983. The track to the right is the out-of-service B&O Wellston Subdivision. Photo is looking east at MP-8 ( from Xenia ) on the PRR main from North Fairfield Road in Beavercreek, Ohio.

CR 8214 on WOMO-4 at the eastbound signal for Glen Echo, Ohio. September 14, 1986.

A group of friends where photographing around the Bellefontaine area when WOMO-4 came up from Springfield. The local picked up a work train in Bellefontaine and took it back to Moraine. The engineer invited everyone for a cab ride back to Springfield, two of them jumped on the invite were I had to drive my car back east. Here is WOMO-4 at eastbound signal for Glen Echo, slowing down to let off the extra riders off. North of Springfield, Ohio on September 14, 1986.

CR 8244 on WOMO-4 crossing North Fairfield Road in Beavercreek, Ohio. March 3, 1983.

Eastbound WOMO-4 crossing North Fairfield Road in Beavercreek, Ohio at MP-8. Notice the recently removed track was B&O's Wellston Subdivision. Mid-morning on March 3, 1983

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