1998 Images

By the time Dick made it back to Conrail country in 1998, Conrail's fate had already been sealed. However, the railroad had become a lean, mean company that more than lived up to the Quality image it had made for itself.

CR 1915 Iona Island, NY June, 1998

CR 1915 is on the point of WPKI-80 at Iona Island, NY 6/1998

CR 23145 - Class N5C at Pocopson, PA in 1998

Conrail Class N5C caboose 23145 is seen on display at Pocopson, PA in 1998. CR 23145 ex PC 23145/PRR 477822.

This car is now owned and under preservation by the Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum in Rochester, NY where is is being restored to its PRR appearance. You can learn more about the car on their website.

CR 4111 at Altoona, PA in 1998

Conrail SD80MAC 4111 is seen leading an eastbound freight past the old Railroaders Memorial Museum in downtown Altoona, PA in 1998.

CR 4121 at Cresson, PA in 1998

Conrail SD80MAC 4121 is seen on an eastbound freight from the porch of the Station Inn in Cresson, PA in 1998.

CR 5086 on ML-480-Y 9-1998

CR 5086 is on ML-480-Y at Ridgefield Park, NJ 9/1998

CR 5630 at Cassandra, PA in 1998

Conrail SD60I 5630 is seen leading a westbound freight from the hillside at Cassandra, PA in 1998.

CR 6100 at Horseshoe Curve in 1998

Conrail C40-8W 6100 is seen leading a westbound TV train around Horseshoe Curve in 1998.

CR 6236 at Lewistown, PA in 1998

Conrail C40-8W 6236 is seen leading a sister unit and a pair of SD80MACs into Lewistown, PA in 1998.

CR 6368 at Cresson, PA in 1998

Conrail SD40-2 6368 is seen shoving on the rear of an eastbound coal train from the porch of the Station Inn in Cresson, PA in 1998.

CR 6375 at Jamestown, PA in 1998

Conrail SD40-2 6375 is seen slowing the rear of a westbound freight as it passes through Jamestown, PA in 1998.

CR 6378 at Cresson, PA in 1998

Conrail SD40-2 6378 is seen on the rear of a coal train heading up the Cresson Secondary at Cresson, PA in 1998.

CR 6397 at Altoona, PA in 1998

Conrail SD40-2s 6397 and 6376 are seen waiting for their next helper assignment over the mountain in downtown Altoona, PA in 1998.

CR 6406 at Cresson, PA in 1998

Conrail SD40-2 6406 is seen on a coal train waiting on the Cresson Secondary at Cresson, PA in 1998.

CR 6522 at Horseshoe Curve in 1998

Conrail SD40-2 6522 is seen trailing on a westbound TV train as it ascends Horseshoe Curve in 1998.

CR 6727 Iona Island, NY 5-1998

CR 6727 with an oddball paint scheme, note the small Conrail but the regular size quality on the nose, is on the point of SESA at Iona Island, NY on a dreary day in May of 1998.

CR 6760 at Cassandra, PA in 1998

Conrail SD50 6760 is seen leading an eastbound TV train at Cassandra, PA in 1998

CR 6851 at Horseshoe Curve in 1998

Conrail SD60 6851 is seen leading an eastbound stack train around Horseshoe Curve in 1998.

CR 766163 at Altoona, PA in 1998

Conrail class FD2 flatcar 766163 is seen at Altoona, PA in 1998, at her new home in the Railroaders Memorial Museum.

CR 8070 at Cresson, PA in 1998

Conrail GP38-2 8070 is seen on the Cresson Secondary in Cresson, PA in 1998.

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