Track Cranes

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

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CNJ crane 251M and EL gondola 12636 just off the main line in South Amboy, NJ in June, 1980.
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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.
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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.
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Crane was built 7-47 and was rebuilt at Reading, PA 6-84.
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Close-up of the data. Note the converted roller bearing trucks. Crane was built 7-47 and was rebuilt at Reading, PA 6-84.
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Conrail 92546 is seen at Lancaster, PA. Crane is ex CNJ 254 blt 6-57.
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Conrail 92546 is seen at Palmyra, PA
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Conrail 92546 is seen at Columbia, PA
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Crane is ex CNJ 254 and was built 6-57.
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Crane is ex CNJ 254 and was built 6-57.
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Crane is ex LV 95590 and was built in Dec 1949. Seen here in March 1996.
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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.
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Conrail American crane 93101 is seen at Marysville, PA
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A Conrail Burro crane is seen at Lancaster, PA
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Beside a CR Burro crane, former PC GP-30 2211 works Morrisville yard in March, 1979.
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CR Burro crane CB 4123 is seen at WIlmington, DE on 9/15/98.
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CR Burro crane CB 4123 is seen at WIlmington, DE on 9/15/98.
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Conrail Burro Crane CB 4177 is seen at Rochester, PA
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Conrail Burro crane CB3050 is seen at Gang Mills, NY
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Conrail Burro crane CB3050 is seen at the maintenance shop at Gang Mills, NY
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Conrail Burro crane ICB4168 is seen at Temple, PA
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Conrail Burro crane ICB4161 is seen at Leetsdale, PA
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Conrail American Crane L4018 is seen at Conway, PA
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Former EL crane 65150 and gondola 433619 at Croxton yard in February, 1979.
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LV 4566 crane and gondola 93234 at the Bethlehem engine terminal in May, 1977.
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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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