Track Cranes

Photos of Conrail's smaller rail-mounted cranes, including Burro and American cranes.

CNJ 451M

CNJ crane 251M and EL gondola 12636 just off the main line in South Amboy, NJ in June, 1980.

CR 48313

CR SW-8M 8683 (ex-LV 269) works a load of light tanks, along with support from the big hook of CR 48313, at Allentown yard in December, 1978.

CR 5813 King of Prussia, PA 2-21-1977

CR GP7 5813, ex-RDG 623, is coupled to RDG N4A cabin 94013 as they work Abrams yard in February, 1977. A Burro MOW crane rests in the background.

CR 92545 - American Crane

Crane was built 7-47 and was rebuilt at Reading, PA 6-84.

CR 92545 - American Crane (Detail)

Close-up of the data. Note the converted roller bearing trucks. Crane was built 7-47 and was rebuilt at Reading, PA 6-84.

CR 92546

Conrail 92546 is seen at Lancaster, PA. Crane is ex CNJ 254 blt 6-57.

CR 92546

Conrail 92546 is seen at Palmyra, PA

CR 92546

Conrail 92546 is seen at Columbia, PA

CR 92546

CR 92546 American crane is seen at Columbia, PA with idler gondola CR 63017. CR 92546 is former CNJ 254, built 6-57.

CR 92546 - American Crane

Crane is ex CNJ 254 and was built 6-57.

CR 92546 - American Crane

Crane is ex CNJ 254 and was built 6-57.

CR 92547 (American Crane)

Crane is ex LV 95590 and was built in Dec 1949. Seen here in March 1996.

CR 93004 at Washington, MA. on 9/29/84.

Self-propelled crane 93004 moves eastward at Washington depot, MA. on Sept. 29, 1984. The SP and a Burro were cleaning up after a major rail replacement atop Washington hill in Hinsdale and Washington. Over four miles of jointed rail on track 2 was changed over to CWR.

CR 93101

Conrail American crane 93101 is seen at Marysville, PA

CR Burro Crane

A Conrail Burro crane is seen at Lancaster, PA

CR Burro crane

Beside a CR Burro crane, former PC GP-30 2211 works Morrisville yard in March, 1979.

CR CB 4123

CR Burro crane CB 4123 is seen at WIlmington, DE on 9/15/98.

CR CB 4123

CR Burro crane CB 4123 is seen at WIlmington, DE on 9/15/98.

CR CB 4177

Conrail Burro Crane CB 4177 is seen at Rochester, PA

CR CB3050

Conrail Burro crane CB3050 is seen at Gang Mills, NY

CR CB3050 at Gang Mills NY

Conrail Burro crane CB3050 is seen at the maintenance shop at Gang Mills, NY

CR ICB 4168

Conrail Burro crane ICB4168 is seen at Temple, PA

CR ICB4161

Conrail Burro crane ICB4161 is seen at Leetsdale, PA

CR L4018

Conrail American Crane L4018 is seen at Conway, PA

EL 65150

Former EL crane 65150 and gondola 433619 at Croxton yard in February, 1979.

LV 4566 Bethlehem, PA 5-28-1977

LV 4566 crane and gondola 93234 at the Bethlehem engine terminal in May, 1977.

PRR Burro crane survivor

Even as late as this April 1978 shot PRR equipment could still be found on Conrail. Somehow this little workhorse made it all the way through Penn Central with it's keystone, and it's shown here at Weirton,WVa. earning it's keep on the ex PRR track that would be famous for the ex NYC Alco C430's that congregated there.

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