Chris Howe's Conrail Action 1998

A variery of Conrail actions shots taken in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois in various locations, along with my first ever trip to Pennsylvania to see Horse Shoe Curve from 1998.

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In late June 1998 I made my first ever trip to legendary Horse Shoe Curve so that I could see the Curve while it was still Conrail.  I also visited Altoona, Gallitzin, and Cresson during this trip and my results are inside this album.
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CR 1654 and fellow GP15 leads local train WDBR-2 eastbound near Stryker, OH on November 18, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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Conrail SD70 2558 and friend lead Mail-8 through Waterloo, IN on November 7, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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CR 2564 and 2567 power TV10B eastbound thru Oak Harbor, OH on December 9, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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CR 2565 leads Mail-8M past some parked camp cars at Edgerton, OH on October 28, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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CR 2565 and fellow SD70 leads TV261 near Stryker, OH on October 31, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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CR 3287 and 6008 lead PITO-9 at Oak Harbor, OH on December 9, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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CR 3305 and 5024 power local train WIFW-30 along the ex Pennsy main(MP 311) at the Tillman Road crossing south of New Haven, IN on March 5, 1998. This was the local train out of Ft. Wayne that ran to Lima, OH and back each day.
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CR 3313 leads local train WDBR-5 under the old DT&I main at Delta, OH on November 18, 1998. This train was on its way to service the nearby North Star Steel plant(behind and to the left of the photographer).
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Conrail GP40-2 3326 leads two brand new BNSF SD70MACs, 9993 and 9992 on OIEL at Bryan, OH during December 1998. Chris Howe photo
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CR 4114 and 4106 powers PITO-9X westbound thru Oak Harbor, OH on December 9, 1998. This train would stop outside of town for a bit to wait on a couple of eastbounds before continuing on its way. Chris Howe photo
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CR 4120 leads SEEL-2 past the Amtrak station at Bryan, OH on August 22, 1998. A funny story behind this shot, I was set up to video tape this train and seen it was smoking and told my friend, oh its just a GE on the point, but when I seen the whiteface scheme through the depot window, I rapidly ran back to the car, grabbed my camera and took this shot of it.
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CR 4134 and 4137 leads ELTO-6X at the 338 signals just east of Bryan, OH on December 6, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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CR 5021 and a pair of EMD's lead a westbound freight at Oak Harbor, OH on December 9, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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CR 5040 and friends leads Mail-3 westbound at Greencastle, IN on January 24, 1998.
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CR 5051 and a BN SD40-2 leads TV11 thru Oak Harbor, OH on December 9, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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CR 5064 and 5038 lead train STX, which was a solid unit train of CSX coal hoppers, westbound thru Oak Harbor, OH on December 9, 1998. Not sure on the symbol and I welcome corrections. Chris Howe photo
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In what turned out to be an interesting shot, a late running TV1 makes a rare morning appearance with CR 5502, 6240, and a GE as it passes a eastbound freight with CR 6236 trailing on it at Waterloo, IN on August 15, 1998. While it is a glare shot, I loved the way it turned out in the end with TV1's lead engine next to the trailing engine on the passing eastbound.
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CR 5503 and friend leads a westbound past the old depot at Waterloo, IN on August 8, 1998
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CR 5508 leads ELSE-5 at Waterloo, IN on August 15, 1998
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CR 5509 is on the point of ML451 at Edgerton, OH on October 28, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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CR 5512 and friends leads TV6 northbound at Greenwich, OH on June 27, 1998
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CR 5515 and 6279 leads TV10B past the rear of Amtrak 49 at Waterloo, IN on June 20, 1998.
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CR 5567 and fellow EMD leads ELPI-5A at Waterloo, IN on July 15, 1998
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CR 5568 and 5566 power BRPI-1 thru Bryan, OH on January 31, 1998.
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CR 5575 leads a eastbound TV train at Waterloo, IN on July 27, 1998
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CR 5621 and a LMS GE leads TV1 at Waterloo, IN back in May 1998
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CR 5622 and friend lead ELPI-8 at Waterloo, IN on August 8, 1998
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CR 5625, 6745, and friends leads a eastbound freight at Waterloo, IN on July 27, 1998
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CR 5634 and fellow EMD leads PIBR-2 at Delta, OH on August 22, 1998
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CR 5637, 6112, and a EMD leads UDM-17C westbound thru Oak Harbor, OH on December 9, 1998. This was a solid train of the old DEEX high side coal gons(with the blue end stripes) on its way to Detroit Edison's powerplant in Monroe, MI. Chris Howe photo
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CR 6019 and friend lead PIBR-8 under the ex DT&I at Delta, OH on October 28, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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CR 6026 leads TV10B at Waterloo, IN on August 15, 1998
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CR 6039 and a pair of EMD's lead train STES-9 thru Oak Harbor, OH as NS 354, which had GTW power on the point, passes overhead on December 9, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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Conrail 6049 and fellow GE lead an eastbound freight at Waterloo, IN on August 8, 1998. This unit would later be involved in the infamous Stryker derailment five months later. Chris Howe photo
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CR 6078 leads TV261 at Waterloo, IN on July 27, 1998
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CR 6080, 6703, and a EMD leads a westbound freight at Marshall, IL on April 25, 1998
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CR 6112 and friends leads TV5 southbound at Greenwich, OH on June 26, 1998. TV5 had a large cut of freight cars on the head end of the train that day.
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CR 6134 leads ELBU-9 east on track two past the stopping PITO-9X at Oak Harbor, OH on December 9, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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CR 6141, NS 8009, and CR EMD leads unit train UNW-27 at Waterloo, IN on August 15, 1998. This train was destined for the Nipsco power plant in Wheatfield, IN and had a solid train of NYC lettered cars(ex CR, nee SFIX).
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CR 6141 and friend leads a westbound TV train at Oak Harbor, OH on a rainy April 26, 1998
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CR 6168 leads an eastbound freight past the Amtrak station at Bryan, OH on December 6, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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CR 6172 leads PIBR-8 at Delta, OH on November 18, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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CR 6177, 5629, and a GE leads a westbound TV train at Oak Harbor, OH on a rainy April 26, 1998.
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On my way to Oak Harbor that morning I grabbed this shot of CR 6187 leading STBN-9 at CP34 Galatea, OH on December 9, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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CR 6202 and friend lead an eastbound freight under the signal bridge near LaPorte, IN back in September 1998
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CR 6214 leads a collection of power including a CRL GE and a UP EMD at Greencastle, IN on January 24, 1998.
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CR 6220 and friends leads Mail-8M thru Waterloo, IN on August 8, 1998
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CR 6226 and fellow GE leads ELPI-9B past a MOW crane parked in a storage track at Oak Harbor, OH on December 9, 1998. Chris Howe photo
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Conrail 6230 and a EMD lead a westbound freight at Waterloo, IN on July 27, 1998. Chris Howe photo

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