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3/20/2019
 
 
 
 
 
By:Donald Albertson
Dates:7/1/1985 - 12/1/2001
Album Info:The ABE Lehigh Valley area, mostly Conrail and some D&H and now NS.
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CR U23B 2753 and caboose
Title:  CR U23B 2753 and caboose
Description:  Former PC U23B 2753 is coupled to caboose 18831 at Allentown yard on 21JUL1985
Photo Date:  7/21/1985  Upload Date: 12/12/2018 2:57:30 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 2753(U23B)
Views:  43   Comments: 1
BM 350
Title:  BM 350
Description:  A former D&H GP39-2 has been rebuilt by MK and has become B&M property in the process, at Bethlehem Union Station on 21JUL1985
Photo Date:  7/21/1985  Upload Date: 12/7/2018 6:40:32 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  BM 350(GP39-2)
Views:  41   Comments: 1
D&H n/b at Bethlehem
Title:  D&H n/b at Bethlehem
Description:  A D&H n/b waits for a crew at Bethlehem, PA on 21JUL1985
Photo Date:  7/21/1985  Upload Date: 1/29/2017 12:30:11 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BM 353(GP39-2) BM 331(GP40) DH 410(C420)
Views:  163   Comments: 0
D&H at Bethlehem Union Station
Title:  D&H at Bethlehem Union Station
Description:  Four Guilford units back past BUS towards their train on 21JUL1985
Photo Date:  7/21/1985  Upload Date: 12/7/2018 6:37:29 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  BM 353(GP39-2)
Views:  29   Comments: 1
D&H n/b power
Title:  D&H n/b power
Description:  Four D&H units back down to their train next to the massive Bethlehem Steel mill on 21JUL1985
Photo Date:  7/21/1985  Upload Date: 12/13/2018 4:01:28 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BM 350(GP39-2) DH 410(C420) BM 331(GP40)
Views:  46   Comments: 1
CR 21231 on OIAL
Title:  CR 21231 on OIAL
Description:  CR Caboose 21231 brings up the markers on OIAL at Freemansburg PA on 21JUL1986
Photo Date:  7/21/1985  Upload Date: 11/22/2018 6:43:33 AM
Location:  Freemansburg, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  57   Comments: 2
CR PIOI
Title:  CR PIOI
Description:  CR e/b PIOI enters Burn Int near Allentown yard on 21JUL1985 with a pair of fairly new C30-7A's
Photo Date:  7/21/1985  Upload Date: 12/12/2018 2:54:41 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 6587(C30-7A) CR 6576(C30-7A)
Views:  32   Comments: 1
CR PIOI at Freemansburg Curve
Title:  CR PIOI at Freemansburg Curve
Description:  CR e/b PIOI rounds the curve at Freemansburg en route to Oak Island with the massive Bethlehem Steel mill in the background. 21JUL1985
Photo Date:  7/21/1985  Upload Date: 1/28/2017 9:20:28 AM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6461(SD40-2) CR 6483(SD40-2) CR 5048(B36-7)
Views:  157   Comments: 2
D&H PJEB
Title:  D&H PJEB
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/21/1985  Upload Date: 2/7/2019 5:28:31 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  8   Comments: 0
Light power at Freemansburg Curve
Title:  Light power at Freemansburg Curve
Description:  Three light engines, includiing a NW2 in fresh CR blue and with all its windows intact, roll through Freemansburg Curve on 21JUL1985
Photo Date:  7/21/1985  Upload Date: 1/29/2017 12:32:41 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 9261(NW2) CR 1955(B23-7)
Views:  128   Comments: 2
CR TV10
Title:  CR TV10
Description:  TV 10 rounds the curve at Freemansburg PA with a pair of B36-7's on 21JUL1985
Photo Date:  7/21/1985  Upload Date: 11/22/2018 6:34:00 AM
Location:  Freemansburg, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 5013(B36-7) CR 5048(B36-7)
Views:  43   Comments: 3
CR switchers at Allentown yard
Title:  CR switchers at Allentown yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/13/1993  Upload Date: 1/21/2017 9:33:37 AM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 9402(SW1001) CR 9589(SW1500) CR 9422(SW1001)
Views:  237   Comments: 1
CR e/b
Title:  CR e/b
Description:  A CR e/b crosses the Lehigh river and approaches Allentown yard on 13DEC1993 with three EMD's...
Photo Date:  12/13/1993  Upload Date: 11/24/2018 3:28:57 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6983(SD40-2R) CSX 2647(GP38-2) CR 7894(GP38)
Views:  54   Comments: 4
Classic CSX
Title:  Classic CSX
Description:  Another look at the CSX units backing towards their train at Allentown yard on 16FEB1994
Photo Date:  2/16/1994  Upload Date: 12/26/2018 9:10:36 AM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CSX 5560(B30-7) CSX 7659(C40-8W)
Views:  34   Comments: 1
CR power
Title:  CR power
Description:  Three CR units back down to their train where R tower once was on 16FEB1994
Photo Date:  2/16/1994  Upload Date: 12/13/2018 4:27:35 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6147(C40-8W) CR 5445(GP8)
Views:  30   Comments: 1
CR w/b
Title:  CR w/b
Description:  A CR w/b leaves Allentown yard with three GE's on a cold 16FEB1994
Photo Date:  2/16/1994  Upload Date: 11/24/2018 4:10:33 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 5069(B40-8) CSX 5560(B30-7) CSX 7659(C40-8W)
Views:  39   Comments: 1
CR w/b
Title:  CR w/b
Description:  Three GE's pull a w/b out of Allentown and over Basin St. on 16FEB1994
Photo Date:  2/16/1994  Upload Date: 11/24/2018 4:17:52 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 5069(B40-8) CSX 5560(B30-7) CSX 7659(C40-8W)
Views:  31   Comments: 1
CR SD50 6753
Title:  CR SD50 6753
Description:  Today's switcher at the west end of Allentown yard is SD50 6753 on 06JAN1995
Photo Date:  1/6/1995  Upload Date: 12/26/2018 9:08:39 AM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6753(SD50)
Views:  22   Comments: 1
CR 6144 and 6824
Title:  CR 6144 and 6824
Description:  Two CR units illustrate the grade difference in Saucon yard in Hellertown PA on 06FEB1995
Photo Date:  2/6/1995  Upload Date: 10/17/2017 3:58:45 AM
Location:  Hellertown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6144(C40-8W) CR 6824(SD50)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
CR SD50's
Title:  CR SD50's
Description:  And a pair of EMD's at Saucon yard on 06FEB1995. Tons of contrast...
Photo Date:  2/6/1995  Upload Date: 2/9/2019 7:07:05 AM
Location:  Hellertown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6700(SD50) CR 6824(SD50)
Views:  18   Comments: 1
CR power
Title:  CR power
Description:  Two CR GE's at Saucon yard on 06FEB1995
Photo Date:  2/6/1995  Upload Date: 2/9/2019 7:05:09 AM
Location:  Hellertown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6144(C40-8W) CR 6042(C40-8)
Views:  17   Comments: 1
CR 5044
Title:  CR 5044
Description:  Well by this time, Saucon yard has been removed. This was the last time I'd ever see a train there as the mill was ready to be closed and the coke works would soon follow.
Photo Date:  3/15/1995  Upload Date: 11/24/2018 4:00:42 PM
Location:  Hellertown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 5044(B36-7)
Views:  47   Comments: 1
CR SD60M's
Title:  CR SD60M's
Description:  A pair of SD60M's gets ready to leave Allentown yard for points west on 13FEB1997
Photo Date:  2/13/1997  Upload Date: 12/26/2018 9:03:46 AM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 5518(SD60M) CR 5621(SD60I)
Views:  26   Comments: 0
CR CAAL
Title:  CR CAAL
Description:  CR CAAL enters Allentown yard with SD60I 5648 head out while GP38 7880 drills along side on 20FEB1997
Photo Date:  2/20/1997  Upload Date: 12/12/2018 2:59:55 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 5648(SD60I) CR 7880(GP38)
Views:  25   Comments: 1
CR local
Title:  CR local
Description:  A Conrail local heads west at Basin St with a GP38 on each end on 20FEB1997
Photo Date:  2/20/1997  Upload Date: 12/26/2018 9:16:12 AM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 7880(GP38) CR 7885(GP38)
Views:  19   Comments: 1
CR and NS power
Title:  CR and NS power
Description:  A mix of CR and NS units, looks like practice for the upcoming split of Conrail on 27FEB1997
Photo Date:  2/27/1997  Upload Date: 12/26/2018 9:06:17 AM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6862(SD60) NS 8514(C36-7)
Views:  31   Comments: 2
Conrail w/b at Basin St.
Title:  Conrail w/b at Basin St.
Description:  A CR w/b at Basin St Allentown on 27FEB1997 with SD60I leading two CSX EMD's
Photo Date:  2/27/1997  Upload Date: 12/26/2018 9:12:34 AM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 5653(SD60I) CSX 6157(GP40-2) CSX 6247(GP40-2)
Views:  35   Comments: 1
CP 556
Title:  CP 556
Description:  This could have been two weeks ago but it was actually 01APR1997 as CP 556 with five NS units passes through Fleetwood PA.
Photo Date:  4/1/1997  Upload Date: 11/24/2018 4:24:07 PM
Location:  Fleetwood, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  NS 6192(SD40-2) NS 2516(SD70)
Views:  56   Comments: 2
CP 556 at Allentown yard
Title:  CP 556 at Allentown yard
Description:  CP 556 enters Allentown yard with all NS power on 01APR1997
Photo Date:  4/1/1997  Upload Date: 1/21/2017 9:33:34 AM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6192(SD40-2) NS 2516(SD70)
Views:  110   Comments: 1
All CSX power
Title:  All CSX power
Description:  Maybe CSX didn't get the memo, NS was getting Allentown yard...15JAN1998
Photo Date:  1/15/1998  Upload Date: 11/18/2018 4:21:48 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CSX 6150(GP40-2) CSX 7035(C30-7)
Views:  35   Comments: 1
CR e/b at BUS
Title:  CR e/b at BUS
Description:  A CR e/b rolls off the former CNJ and heads onto the LV with a SD60, C40-8W consist on 03FEB1998
Photo Date:  2/3/1998  Upload Date: 11/18/2018 4:16:43 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 6849(SD60) CR 6145(C40-8W)
Views:  56   Comments: 1
PBNE SW9 35
Title:  PBNE SW9 35
Description:  This PBNE facility is quiet now that the coke plant has been shut down as well as the main mill at Bethlehem Steel. I guess the last job these units have left is shuffling gons full of scrap from the very mills they served. 15DEC1998
Photo Date:  12/15/1998  Upload Date: 11/19/2018 9:57:11 AM
Location:  Bethlehem, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  PBNE 35(SW9)
Views:  56   Comments: 0
NS or CP w/b
Title:  NS or CP w/b
Description:  Made a quick stop in Allentown yard and saw this train (NS? CP?) leaving the yard headed west with three CN units...15NOV1999
Photo Date:  11/15/1999  Upload Date: 11/24/2018 4:29:36 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CN 5621(SD70I) CN 5276(SD40-2W) CN 5669(SD75I)
Views:  33   Comments: 1
NS 3615
Title:  NS 3615
Description:  Not the best shot, but the only shot I have of a B36-7 in Q paint...02DEC2000
Photo Date:  12/2/2000  Upload Date: 12/7/2018 6:34:58 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  NS 3615(B36-7)
Views:  24   Comments: 1
NS on the ground
Title:  NS on the ground
Description:  Uhoh not good...Allentown yard 01DEC2001
Photo Date:  12/1/2001  Upload Date: 11/8/2018 5:21:28 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Wreck
Locomotives:  NS 1632(SD40-2)
Views:  83   Comments: 1
SD38 and slug at Allentown
Title:  SD38 and slug at Allentown
Description:  A former CR SD38 and MT6 slug now at work for the NS at Allentown yard on 01DEC2001
Photo Date:  12/1/2001  Upload Date: 11/8/2018 5:15:48 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  NS 3808(SD38) NS 974(MT6)
Views:  61   Comments: 1
NS 3540
Title:  NS 3540
Description:  A better scan of NS B32-8 3540 on a w/b leaving Allentown yard for a trip up the L&S on 01DEC2001
Photo Date:  12/1/2001  Upload Date: 11/14/2018 6:33:12 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  NS 3540(B32-8)
Views:  46   Comments: 1
The diamond at CP Bethlehem
Title:  The diamond at CP Bethlehem
Description:  The old diamond at CP Bethlehem for the old RDG line used by countless ore trains has lost its purpose with the closing of the Bethlehem Steel mill...
Photo Date:  12/1/2001  Upload Date: 1/29/2017 12:24:44 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Track
Locomotives: 
Views:  85   Comments: 0
CP Bethlehem signal
Title:  CP Bethlehem signal
Description:  This signal is the home signal for CP Bethlehem where the former RDG Bethlehem branch crossed the LV en route to JU and Allentown yard. This line was used by ore trains and such but with the mill closing six years prior, its lost its purpose.
Photo Date:  12/1/2001  Upload Date: 1/29/2017 12:27:09 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Signal,Track
Locomotives: 
Views:  108   Comments: 0
NS w/b at Allentown
Title:  NS w/b at Allentown
Description:  A w/b leaves Allentown towards the L&S with a former CR SD40-2 and a NS B32-8.
Photo Date:  12/1/2001  Upload Date: 1/21/2017 9:33:40 AM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3405(SD40-2) NS 3540(B32-8)
Views:  102   Comments: 1
NS slug set at Allentown yard
Title:  NS slug set at Allentown yard
Description:  NS 3800 and slug 974 work the west end of Allentown yard on 18FEB2002, both still in CR blue
Photo Date:  2/18/2002  Upload Date: 11/7/2018 6:49:46 PM
Location:  Hellertown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NS 3800(SD38) NS 974(MT6)
Views:  68   Comments: 3
NS/CR power at Allentown yard
Title:  NS/CR power at Allentown yard
Description:  A better scan of a previous shot...18FEB2002
Photo Date:  2/18/2002  Upload Date: 11/14/2018 6:30:11 PM
Location:  Allentown, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NS 9045(C40-9W) NS 8624(C39-8)
Views:  39   Comments: 1


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