Brier Hill yard

CR's Brier Hill yard was a former Erie Lackawanna yard located in Youngstown, Ohio.

CR 5992 Youngstown, Ohio September 1978

Conrail GP-7 5992 is on home turf at the former EL Brier Hill shop in Youngstown,Ohio in this Sept 1978 view. This unit came to CR as EL 1277.

CR 6597 Youngstown, OH 08-19-1976

Erie Lackawanna U36C #3326, by this date the property of Conrail, sits at the former EL Breir Hill facility near Youngstown, Ohio. Keeping these big GE's company are a pair of BN RS-3's still in SP&S colors, a colorful leased power addition to an already colorful Conrail. Conrail used these GE units for a few weeks on the Creston turn ore trains. The 3326 would become CR 6597 and wear a coat of blue.

CR 6736 Youngstown, OH 3-8-1977

A former Lehigh Valley Alco C628 has some former Penn Central and Erie Lackawanna units for company under the ex EL fuel and sand service track 1 at the Brier Hill yard in Youngstown, Ohio.

CR 7561 Youngstown, Ohio March 1979

Before Conrail's first year was out a group of ex Penn Central GP-9's were shipped off to the ICG at Paducah and emerged as GP10's, complete with a chopped short nose, upgraded filters, and the new dress blue colors. Good units, they served CR for many years. Here GP10 7561 has former New Haven Alco C425 2458 for help at Brier Hill yard in Youngstown,Ohio this March 1979 morning.

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