Morrisville yard - Page 2

CR's Morrisville yard was a former PRR yard located in Morrisville, PA.

CR 3679-3685 Morrisville, PA 3-5-1977

EL GP35 2573-2579 (CR 3679-3685) leads two ex-PC GP's across the overpass at Morrisville yard in March, 1977.

CR 3679-3685 Morrisville, PA 3-5-1977

EL GP35 2573-2579 (CR 3679-3685) leads two ex-PC GP's across the overpass at Morrisville yard in March, 1977.

CR 3812 Morrisville, PA 3-4-1978

CR GP30 2211, GP-9B 3812, and N9E class caboose 18365  work Morrisville yard in March, 1978. 

GP30's replaced the Alco RSD12's and RS-11's that worked the Morrisville yard into the summer of 1977.

CR 3812 Morrisville, PA 3-4-1978

CR GP-9B 3812 works with GP30 2211 and N9E class cabin 18365 as they roll through the snow at Morrisville in March, 1978.

CR 3832 Morrisville, PA 4-24-1977

Still in PC lettering, GP9B 3832 looks tired and worn but still working at Morrisville in April, 1977.

CR 3839 Morrisville, PA 11-23-1979

CR GP-9B 3839 at Morrisville in November, 1979.

CR 3839 Morrisville, PA 1981

Conrail GP9B 3839 sits at Morrisville Yard in 1981, keeping company with EMD brethren that will certainly last longer than she will.

CR 4401 Morrisville, PA 4-6-1977

E-44's 4446 and 4401 have Alco S-2 9740 tagging along as they pause with their mixed freight at Morrisville yard in April, 1977.

CR 4401 Morrisville, PA 8-4-1979

A very sad August, 1979 day at Morrisville as CR E-44 4401 assists with a retirement train of sister E-44's and E-33's.

CR 4405 Morrisville, PA 3-24-1980

CR E-44 4405 late in the day at Morrisville in March, 1980.

CR 4417 Morrisville, PA 8-4-1979

A sad August day at Morrisville in 1979 as E-44 4417 prepares to move west with a retirement train of E-33's and E-44's.

CR 4427 Morrisville, PA 3-5-1977

It's late in the day and time for a crew change for PC E-44 4427 at Morrisville yard in March, 1977. 

With PC lettering on the GE motor, and the double-door PRR boxcar behind, this scene could very well have been 1968 instead of almost a year into Conrail operations.

CR 4427 Morrisville, PA 3-5-1977

It's late in the day and PC E-44 4427 has stopped for a crew change at Morrisville in March, 1977.

CR 4427 Morrisville, PA 8-4-1979

A sad August day at Morrisville in 1979 as E-44 4427 joins E-33's and other E-44's in a retirement train preparing to move west. A trio of E-44's led the train with SD45 6209 and SD40's 6352 and 6370 assisting.

CR 4446 Morrisville, PA 4-6-1977

E-44's 4446 and 4401 have Alco S-2 9740 tagging along as they pause with their mixed freight at Morrisville yard in April, 1977.

CR 4461 Morrisville, PA 8-4-1979

A sad August day at Morrisville in 1979 as E-44's 4461 and 4427 make up part of a retirement train preparing to move west.

CR 4401 is the last of a trio of E-44's that led the train with SD45 6209 and SD40's 6352 and 6370 assisting.

CR 4461 Morrisville, PA 8-4-1979

A sad August day at Morrisville in 1979 as E-44 4461 makes up part of a retirement train preparing to move west. Leading the train was a trio of E-44's with SD45 6209 and SD40's 6352 and 6370 assisting.

CR 4607 Morrisville, PA 3-10-1979

CR E33 4607 and 4609 pause at Morrisville yard in March, 1979.

CR 4607 Morrisville, PA 3-10-1979

CR E33's 4607 and 4609 pause at Morrisville yard in March, 1979.

CR 4607 Morrisville, PA 3-10-1979

CR E-33 4607 pauses with sister-unit 4609 and a line of mixed freight at Morrisville yard in March, 1979.

CR 4607 Morrisville, PA 3-10-1979

CR E33's 4607 and 4609 pause with a line of mixed freight at Morrisville yard in March, 1979.

CR 4609 Morrisville, PA 3-10-1979

CR E-33's 4609 and 4607 pause at Morrisville yard in March, 1979.

CR 4609 Morrisville, PA 3-10-1979

CR E-33's 4609 and 4607 pause at Morrisville yard in March, 1979.

CR 4800 Morrisville, PA 2-28-1979

CR GG-1 4800, "Old Rivets," pulls at the rear of a trio of G's at Morrisville yard in February, 1979

CR 4825 Morrisville, PA 8-27-1978

The face of GG-1 4825 shows the signs of over 43 years of continuous service since the electric's build date of June, 1935.

CR GG-1 4825 rests at Morrisville, PA in August, 1978.

The powerful electric would see retirement in February, 1979.

CR 4825 Morrisville, PA 8-27-1978

CR GG-1 4825 shows the signs of over 43 years of continuous service since the electric's build date of June, 1935.

The powerful electric rests at Morrisville, PA in August, 1978, and would see retirement in February, 1979.

CR 4828 Morrisville, PA 4-24-1977

With the front end freshly repainted black, CR GG-1 4828 follows lead-unit 4849 through Morrisville yard in April, 1977.

CR 4849 Morrisville, PA 4-24-1977

A pair of GG-1's led by 4849 pull a mixed freight through Morrisville yard in April, 1977.

CR 4849 Morrisville, PA 4-24-1977

CR GG-1 4849 leads sister-unit 4828 with a mixed freight through Morrisville yard in April, 1977.

CR 4865 Morrisville, PA 2-28-1979

CR GG-1 4865 leads a tripleheader of G's pulling a mixed freight through Morrisville yard in February, 1979.

The prototype GG-1, "Old Rivets," follows at the tail end of the trio.

CR 4865 Morrisville, PA 2-28-1979

CR GG-1 4865 leads a tripleheader of G's pulling a mixed freight through Morrisville yard in February, 1979.

CR 4887 Morrisville, PA 4-6-1977

With an ex-PC Alco in the distance, a pair of CR GG-1's pause at Morrisville yard in April, 1977.

CR 6046 Morrisville, PA 7-9-1978

CR SD-35 6046 (ex-CNJ 2507) works Morrisville yard in July, 1978.

CR 6175 Morrisville, PA 2-28-1979

CR SD-45 6175 teams up with U25B 2601 at Morrisville yard in February, 1979.

CR 6209 Morrisville, PA 8-4-1979

A sad August day at Morrisville in 1979 as a retirement train of E-33's and E-44's prepares for a move west.

SD45 6209, with E-33 4603 tucked behind, and SD40 6370 assist a trio of E-44's with 4417 on the point.

CR 6241 Morrisville, PA 2-28-1979

CR SD-40 6241 teams up with SD-40-2 6479 at Morrisville yard in February, 1979.

CR 6316 Morrisville, PA 6-14-1980

CR SD-40 6316 (ex-PC 6063) works Morrisville yard with B23-7 1928 in June, 1980.

CR 6352 Morrisville, PA 8-4-1979

A sad August day at Morrisville in 1979 as E-44 4427 makes up part of a retirement train preparing to move west. The train was led by a trio of E-44's with SD45 6209 and SD40's 6352 and 6370 assisting.

CR 6365 Being Serviced at Morrisville, PA

Conrail SD40-2 6365 is receiving some maintenance at the Morrisville diesel shop in 1983.

CR 6521 Morrisville, PA 7-9-1978

CR U28C 6521 and GP9 7174 pull through Morrisville yard on a bright July day in 1978.

CR 6806 Morrisville, PA 8-4-1979

Former PC U25C 6806 (former 6506) is second in line following GP38-3 8082 through Morrisville yard in August, 1979.

CR 6866 Morrisville, PA 3-5-1977

One of PC's old Morrisville workhorses, RSD-12 6866 works the yard just weeks before retirement in March, 1977.

CR 6866 Morrisville, PA 3-5-1977

Late in the day, and late in their lives, sister RSD-12's 6866 and 6869 work the yard at Morrisville in March, 1977.

The Alco RSD-12's at Morrisville will last for only a few more weeks.  RS11's were working the yard the end of April.  The classic sound of Alco 251B prime movers would be gone by the end of 1977, when GP30's took over the yard work. 

CR 6866 Morrisville, PA 3-5-1977

Near sunset, PC RSD-12 6866 works Morrisville yard in March, 1977.

This workhorse may not receive a CR stencil as all the Morrisville RSD12's would be retired or stored within weeks.

CR 6867 Morrisville, PA 3-5-1977

The sun has truly set on the old Alco RSD-12's that worked Morrisville yard in early 1977.

CR RSD-12 6867 received her Conrail lettering only a few months before retirement.

CR 6867 Morrisville, PA 3-5-1977

Late in the day, ex-PC RSD12 6867 works the Morrisville yard in March, 1977.

The RSD12's were workhorses at Morrisville, but wouldn't last long. A month later, only the RS-11's were working the yard. By March, 1978, the RS-11's were gone or on storage tracks covered in snow, with their place taken by GP30's.

CR 6869 Morrisville, PA 3-5-1977

Near their last days, sister RSD-12's 6869 and 6866 work Morrisville yard in March, 1977.

CR 6869 Morrisville, PA 3-5-1977

CR RSD-12 6869 works with sister unit 6866 in Morrisville yard. The old Alcos were worn out in March, 1977, but the turbocharged 251B prime movers sounded great.

CR 6870 Morrisville, PA 3-5-1977

The worn Alco 251B prime movers still sounded great and smoked when pushed, but as evening closes in at Morrisville in March, 1977, these sister RSD-12's were in the twilight of their operating days.

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