Allentown yard

CR's Allentown yard was a former Central Railroad of New Jersey yard located in Allentown, PA.

Allentown yard Allentown, PA 12-17-1988

A shadow of what it once was, Allentown yard is almost empty in December, 1988.

Former days of the Ironton S-12 working the yard, or LV RS-11's and strings of SW-8's preparing train makeups, are long gone.

Allentown Yard Allentown, PA 4-16-1977

A typical scene a year into operations, Conrail's Allentown yard is nearly full.

Conrail's Allentown Hump 10/16/97

Conrail's Allentown PA hump is seen here on 10/16/97.

CR 1107 Allentown hump 08061985

An SD 38/MT 6 set sits at the Allentown Hump, waiting for the next cut to push over the top.

CR 1933 Allentown, PA 12-1988

CR C36-7 6639 leads GP-40 3053 and B23-7 1933 through Allentown yard in December, 1988.

CR 2707 Allentown, PA 6-10-1978

CR 2707 U23B works with GP40 3008 at the Allentown hump in June, 1978.

CR 2753 east Allentown 08061985

U23B 2753 has pulled up to CP HAMM while switching at the Allentown Yard.

CR 2756 Allentown, PA 4-16-1977

A trio of CR units, with PC U23B 2756 in the middle, pull through Allentown yard in April, 1977.

CR 2756 Allentown, PA 4-16-1977

A trio of CR units, PC GP-38 7864, PC U23B 2756, and CR GP-35 2311, pulls through Allentown yard in April, 1977.

CR 3354 is about to cross the Canal and head into the yard with this eastbound in Allentown, PA. May, 1984

Conrail GP-40-2 #3354 has just crossed the Lehigh River and is about to cross the Canal and head into the yard with this eastbound in Allentown, PA. May 20, 1984.

CR 6244 at Allentown, PA on 8/17/88

SD40 6244 and another SD40 bring an eastbound manifest into the receiving yard at Allentown.

CR 6303 Bethlehem, PA 12-1988

Rolling toward the steam-era coaling tower at the Bethlehem engine terminal, CR SD-40 6334 (ex-PC 6081) leads sister-unit 6303 (ex-PC 6050) through Allentown yard in December, 1988.

CR 6334 Bethlehem, PA 12-1988

Rolling toward the steam-era coaling tower at the Bethlehem engine terminal, CR SD-40 6334 (ex-PC 6081) leads sister-unit 6303 (ex-PC 6050) through Allentown yard in December, 1988.

CR 6565 at Allentown, PA 1994

The crew gets on board some power as they prepare to build ALSR's train.

CR 6908 Allentown, PA 1-7-1978

Former PC SD9 6908 and smoking ex-LV RS11 7641 work Allentown yard in January, 1978.

CR 6908 Allentown, PA 1-7-1978

Former SD9 6908 works Allentown yard with ex-LV RS11 7641 in January, 1978.

CR 6908 Allentown, PA 8-27-1978

CR SD-9's 6908 and 6909 work Allentown yard in August, 1978.

CR 6909 Allentown, PA 8-27-1978

A late day in August, 1978 has former PC SD-9's 6909 and 6908 working Allentown yard.

CR 6909 Allentown, PA 8-27-1978

Former PC SD-9's 6909 and 6908 work Allentown yard in August, 1978.

CR 6925 Allentown, PA 7-7-1979

CR SD-38 6925 teams with MT-6 yard slug 1119 to work the Allentown hump in July, 1979.

Collinwood rebuilt ex-PC RSD-12 6857 into MT-6 1119 in May, 1979.

CR 7612 Allentown, PA 4-9-1977

CR RS-11 7612 (ex-LV 403) works the Allentown hump in April, 1977.

CR 7612 Allentown, PA 4-9-1977

CR RS-11 7612 (ex-LV 403) works the Allentown hump in April, 1977.

CR 7612 Allentown, PA 8-27-1978

CR RS-11 7612 (ex-LV 403) leads a trio of RS-11's at Allentown yard in August, 1978.

CR 7612 Allentown, PA 8-27-1978

All former LV, low hood RS-11 7612 (ex-LV 403) leads a pair of high hood RS-11's at Allentown yard in August, 1978.

CR 7612 Allentown, PA 8-27-1978

CR RS-11 7612 (ex-LV 403) leads a trio of RS-11's at Allentown yard in August, 1978.

CR 7612 Allentown, PA 8-27-1978

CR RS-11 7612 (ex-LV 403) leads high hood RS-11's 7642 and 7640 in a trio of former LV Alco's at Allentown yard in August, 1978.

CR 7640 Allentown, PA 8-27-1978

CR RS-11 7640 follows low hood 7612 and 7642 in a trio of former LV RS-11's at Allentown yard in August, 1978.

CR 7640 Allentown, PA 8-27-1978

CR RS-11 7640 follows low hood 7612 and 7642 in a trio of former LV RS-11's at Allentown yard in August, 1978.

CR 7640 Allentown, PA 8-27-1978

CR RS-11 7640 follows low hood 7612 and 7642 in a trio of former LV RS-11's at Allentown yard in August, 1978.

CR 7640 Allentown, PA 8-27-1978

CR RS-11 7640 follows low hood 7612 and 7642 in a trio of former LV RS-11's at Allentown yard in August, 1978.

CR 7642 Allentown, PA 8-27-1978

Ex-LV RS-11 7642 runs in the middle of a trio of RS-11's at Allentown yard in August, 1978.

CR 7642 Allentown, PA 8-27-1978

CR 7642 (ex-LV) follows low hood RS-11 7612 in a trio of Alco RS-11's at Allentown yard in August, 1978.

CR 7643 Allentown, PA 5-28-1977

Former LV RS-11 7643 (CR 7643) works the scenic Allentown yard in May, 1977.

CR 7885 Allentown, PA 12-1988

Ex-PC GP38 7885 works Allentown yard in December, 1988.

CR 8354 Allentown, PA 4-16-1977

Near the end of its career, Ironton 751 Baldwin DS4-4-1000 works Allentown yard in April, 1977.

CR 8664 Allentown, PA 4-9-1977

LV SW-8 250 works the Allentown hump with three sister SW-8's in April, 1977.

CR 8669 Allentown, PA 4-9-1977

LV SW-8 255 smoking it up with 3 sister SW-8's as they work the Allentown hump in April, 1977.

CR 8671 Allentown, PA 4-9-1977

LV SW-8 257 works the hump at Allentown yard with three sister SW-8's in April, 1977.

CR 8674 Allentown, PA 4-9-1977

LV SW-8 260 works the hump at Allentown yard with three sister SW-8's in April, 1977.

CR 8674 Bethlehem, PA 4-9-1977

Still all LV, SW8's 257, 260 (CR 8674) and 255 make up part of a quartet of SW8's returning from working the hump at Allentown yard in April, 1977.

CR 8674 Bethlehem, PA 4-9-1977

Still all LV, SW8's 257 and 260 (CR 8674) make up part of a quartet of SW8's returning from working the hump at Allentown yard in April, 1977.

CR 9016 Allentown, PA 7-7-1979

CR SW-9 9016 (ex-EL 440) teams up with NE-6 cabin 23813 (ex-PC 19819) to work Allentown yard in July, 1979.

CR 9630 Allentown (BURN) 5/78

The second Ore Train ZBB-412 on 5/28/78 is powered by MP15DC's

DH 7408 Allentown, PA 12/78

Delaware & Hudson RA-1 (Rouse's Point-Allentown) arrives at its destination. Note: Allentown yard is undergoing a major rehab. The Allentown UCIM scale will be lacated where the 55gal. Oil drum is.

DH 7610 Allentown, PA 4-9-1977

D&H GP39-2's 7610 and 7416 (ex-RDG 3416) ready to pull out of Allentown yard in April, 1977.

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