Michael DeSoi's Primarily Philadelphia Area Conrail Photos - Page 2

Michael DeSoi was born and raised in Philadelphia. He spent his "formative" years watching the Reading RR running down American Street. He started active railfanning in the summer of 1976, just in time for Big Blue.

CR 9408 at the Tacony SEPTA station in Philadelphia 4/85

A thunderstorm just rolled through as Conrail SW-1001 #9408 is about to pull through Tacony station in Philadelphia, PA. April 3, 1985

CR 9412 SW1001 still in Reading Green at Port Richmond, Philadelphia, PA, 2/11/84

Looks like someone has uncovered the heritage of this locomotive. Conrail SW-1001 #9412 at the old Grain elevator in the Port Richmond Section of Philadelphia, PA. 2/11/1984

CR 9421 on the Delair bridge approach in Philadelphia, PA. 3/87

Conrail (Ex Reading) SW-1001 #9421 leads an eastbound on the Delair bridge approach (The Woodwork) next to Lewis St. in Philadelphia, PA. March 15, 1987.

CR 9424 with a more standard "CONRAIL" paint job at Frankford Junction 9/20/1985

This unit was repainted into the more standard small "Conrail" scheme between January and September of 1985.

EL 69280, Conrail Class BE55E, 8/78

EL Blue boxcar #69280, class BE55E, in an eastbound Conrail freight train at Frankford Junction Philadelphia, PA. August 1978

ETI 2001 and 1001 at the Port Richmond Graino, 1982

One of the grain elevators in Philadelphia was in the Port Richmond Section and was an old Reading RR facility. This facility was run by a company called Energy Terminals Inc.(ETI) GP-9 #2001 is an ex CR, PC, NYC (#7353) while GP-7 #1001 is an ex Frisco unit (#580). Taken sometime in 1982. Philadelphia, PA.

Frankford Junction, Philadelphia, Station

"Ahhh, The Grandeur Of A Railroad Station"

PC/CR/Septa Frankford Junction Station (inbound to Center City) on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor, Philadelphia, Pa. 1978

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