Gerry Meyle Sr.

CR 4424,4412,4402 lead a freight near Fallsington, Pa. April 18, 1976

April 18, 1976, 17 days after the formation of Conrail. Three E44s: 4424, 4412, 4402 lead a freight near Fallsington, Pa.

CR 4424,4412,4402 lead a freight near Fallsington, Pa. April 18, 1976

April 18, 1976, 17 days after the formation of Conrail. Three E44s: 4424, 4412, 4402 lead a freight near Fallsington, Pa.

CR 21 (former L&HR C-420 21) at the Bethlehem Engine Terminal. September 15. 1976.

L&HR C420 21, still in original colors and with original number, at Bethlehem Engine Terminal. September 15, 1976.

CR 2180 leads an eastbound train at Abrams Yard, Norristown PA, 12/81

3 GP30s, 2 ex RDG (3612 and 3618) and one ex PRR ex PC lead a train out of Abrams, December, 1981.

CR 2610 and 94036 on a bright early Sunny day, May 1977, Lansdale, PA.

Over a year into the Conrail era, RDG SW1001 2610 and 94036 on a bright early Sunny day, May, 1977, Lansdale, Pa.

CR 2758 and company near Abrams yard on an overcast day in June 1976

An overcast day finds former RDG SW1500 2758 and some former Reading company cabooses near Abrams yard. June 1976

CR 300 is still wearing its LV paint and number in February 1977.

February 1977 and LV GP9 300 is still in its original colors at Bethlehem Engine Terminal.

CR 3608's Profile at Abrams Yard

Ex RDG GP30 3608 with "PENN RAIL" written in dust, October 1976 at Abrams Yard.

CR 4019 leads a dead line of 10 white lined E units, Morrisville, PA. April 18, 1976.

April 18, 1976, only 17 days after Conrail start up. Exactly 42 years ago! Dead line of 10 white lined E units, Morrisville, Pa. NYC 4019 is here at the end. Other units were 4015, 4221, 4235, 4095, 4067, 4259 and 3 more. Wish I had taken shots of each unit but oh well. Doubt if any of these were renumbered for CR.

CR 4808 at Morrisville August '76.

GG1 4808 at Morrisville August '76. Looks like men are standing on top of unit but its deceptive.

CR 6103 at Bethlehem engine Terminal, July '77.

Conrail 6103 Ex RDG SD45 7603 at Bethlehem engine Terminal, July '77. Never got to see this one in person in its original colors. Notice: no can opener on side. The logo was applied, however, by the time the engine was spotted at Collinwood in September of 1980.

CR 6875 leads a work train at Morrisville. 8/6/76

RSD12 6875 leaves Morrisville with a wreck train Friday morning 8/6/76.

CR 6998 at Allentown, February 1979.

Conrail SD7 6998 at Allentown, February 1979. ex-PRR 8588. One of only two on roster.

CR 7610 at the Bethlehem Engine Terminal, February 1977

CR RS11 7610 ex LV 401 on a rainy day in February, 1977 at Bethlehem Engine Terminal

CR 7624, an RS-11 and GP9 7238 (ex PRR) at Morrisville PA, September 15, 1976

September 15, 1976 Morrisville. Pa. RS11 7624 and GP9 7238 (ex PRR) which is destined to become CR GP10 7586.

CR 7661 and 18869 in Mount Laurel NJ, 12/2/81

Conrail GP38 7661 ex PRSL GP38 2001, long hood forward, in the rain, Mt. Laurel N.J. 12-2-81.

CR 7661 in Mount Laurel NJ, 12/2/81

Conrail GP38 7661 ex PRSL GP38 2001, long hood forward, in the rain, Mt. Laurel N.J. 12-2-81.

CR 7662 Ocean City, NJ. 8/2/1976

A broadside view of GP38 2002 still wearing its PRSL paint.

CR 7666 Ocean City, NJ. 8/2/76

PRSL GP38 2006 8/2/76 coming into OC NJ.

CR 7666, 7662 and 7668 coming into OC NJ 8/2/76

Former PRSL GP38's 2006 (CR 7666), 2002 (CR 7662), and 2008 (CR 7668) coming into Ocean City, NJ on August 2, 1976.

CR 9316 Delivering Some Corn Syrup Near Lansdale PA, 1977

Ex RDG SW1200 2716 now "CRed" as CR 9316 switching the industrial sidings around Lansdale, Summer 1977

CR 9316 Pulling An Empty Tank Car Near Lansdale PA, 1977

Ex RDG SW1200 2716 now "CRed" as CR 9316 switching the industrial sidings around Lansdale, Summer 1977

CR 9316 Switching Picking Up Loads of Tile from American Olean Lansdale PA, 1977

This was the American Olean Plant in Lansdale PA. The plant processed tile ore that was sometimes brought up from Port Richmond into finished products. Here Ex RDG SW1200 2716 now "CRed", is picking up a load of tile in the Summer of 1977.

CR 9591, Ex RDG 2752, Abrams, June '77

Conrail SW1500 9591, Ex RDG 2752, Abrams, June '77.

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