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By:Donald Albertson
Dates:3/1/1980 - 5/30/1999
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CR Chemical Coast e/b
Title:  CR Chemical Coast e/b
Description:  CR 2264, exPC, leads three other exPC EMD units East to Oak Island. You can see why its called the Chemical Coast line.
Photo Date:  4/24/1982  Upload Date: 6/1/2005 10:31:48 PM
Location:  Elizabeth, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 2264(GP35)
Views:  807   Comments: 2
Hump sets
Title:  Hump sets
Description:  Things are busy at the East End of Conway yard as two SD38 / RSD12 slug sets are hard at work.
Photo Date:  7/2/1982  Upload Date: 12/7/2008 8:58:03 AM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6949(SD38) CR 6940(SD38) CR 1104(MT6)
Views:  1005   Comments: 1
CR w/b MT coal
Title:  CR w/b MT coal
Description:  CR 8118 and 8115 pull this empty mineral train past the approaches to the Rockville bridge en route to points West.
Photo Date:  1/22/1983  Upload Date: 6/1/2005 10:15:28 PM
Location:  Marysville, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 8118(GP38-2) CR 8115(GP38-2)
Views:  515   Comments: 0
CR BUEN crosses the Susquehanna river
Title:  CR BUEN crosses the Susquehanna river
Description:  CR BUEN crosses the Rockville bridge on it's way to Enola yard.
Photo Date:  1/23/1983  Upload Date: 9/23/2005 11:34:28 PM
Location:  Rockville, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  256   Comments: 0
CR 7001
Title:  CR 7001
Description:  CR GP9 7001 works the east end of Conway yard.
Photo Date:  3/22/1983  Upload Date: 8/5/2005 10:15:16 AM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 7001(GP9)
Views:  672   Comments: 3
CR stored power
Title:  CR stored power
Description:  CR EMD and GE units are in the storage line at Conway yard. But there's still plenty of activity and an active J&L Aliquippa Works across the Ohio river.
Photo Date:  3/25/1983  Upload Date: 6/2/2005 8:34:18 PM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  561   Comments: 2
A typical CR TV train
Title:  A typical CR TV train
Description:  Here's your typical CR TV train of the early eighties: four GP40 and/or GP40-2's, two forward and two backwards. And an endless string of TTX flats. Rolling west at Sewickley, PA.
Photo Date:  3/26/1983  Upload Date: 5/5/2009 1:43:52 PM
Location:  Sewickley, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 3281(GP40-2) CR 3301(GP40-2)
Views:  418   Comments: 1
CR e/b
Title:  CR e/b
Description:  A CR e/b approaches the detector at Sewickley, PA on 26MAR1983 with two former PC EMD's leading a CR SD40-2.
Photo Date:  3/26/1983  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 7:30:37 AM
Location:  Sewickley, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 8107(GP38-2) CR 2283(GP35)
Views:  122   Comments: 0
CR power at the Meadows
Title:  CR power at the Meadows
Description:  The Meadows just isn't the same w/o the electrics here on 09APR1983, they've been gone for almost two years except for the visit from the eclectic 4453...
Photo Date:  4/9/1983  Upload Date: 1/10/2018 8:24:58 AM
Location:  south kearny, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 2774(U23B) CR 3362(GP40-2)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
Drilling
Title:  Drilling
Description:  A GP15-1 and a former LV U23B are the yard power today at Manville yard.
Photo Date:  4/21/1983  Upload Date: 8/31/2009 6:57:44 PM
Location:  Manville, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 1601(GP15-1) CR 2780(U23B)
Views:  717   Comments: 0
Stock switch action
Title:  Stock switch action
Description:  A CR n/b makes its move through Stock while a s/b waits its turn. Stock was a busy place when freights were being moved off the Corridor to the former Lehigh Valley but at this time the rails towards Lane where I'm standing were still quite busy with Corridor bound freight. The catenary had been dormant for two years at this time.
Photo Date:  5/7/1983  Upload Date: 1/29/2017 12:07:16 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 2012(B23-7) CR 2900(U33B)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
EL helpers
Title:  EL helpers
Description:  Two former EL SD45-2's shove a w/b at Altoona, PA on 21JUN1983
Photo Date:  6/21/1983  Upload Date: 5/5/2017 8:00:14 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Track,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6659(SD45-2) CR 6663(SD45-2)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
CR w/b helpers on the Curve
Title:  CR w/b helpers on the Curve
Description:  A CR SD-35 and SD-45-2, CNJ and EL veterans respectively, shove hard on a w/b. The sound was deafening.
Photo Date:  6/21/1983  Upload Date: 6/1/2005 9:07:44 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6656(SD45-2) CR 6041(SD35)
Views:  909   Comments: 2
CR e/b pullers
Title:  CR e/b pullers
Description:  CR 6044, an exCNJ SD-35, and an ex EL SD-45-2 help three SD-40-2's on an e/b TOFC East of Horseshoe Curve.
Photo Date:  6/21/1983  Upload Date: 7/3/2005 2:10:12 AM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6044(SD35)
Views:  865   Comments: 2
CR 6656, 6041 w/b
Title:  CR 6656, 6041 w/b
Description:  Two CR EMD six axles shove a w/b up Horseshoe Curve.
Photo Date:  6/21/1983  Upload Date: 6/12/2005 4:31:22 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6656(SD45-2) CR 6041(SD35)
Views:  843   Comments: 0
CR TOFC at Horseshoe Curve
Title:  CR TOFC at Horseshoe Curve
Description:  A pair of former EL SD45-2 helpers tacked on the rear of this e/b TOFC at Horseshoe Curve for the downhill ride back to Altoona on 21JUN1983
Photo Date:  6/21/1983  Upload Date: 1/10/2018 8:21:18 AM
Location:  Logan Township, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6664(SD45-2) CR 6654(SD45-2)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
CR w/b and pushers
Title:  CR w/b and pushers
Description:  Two former EL SD-45-2s get in position to tie onto a w/b empty coal leaving the yard.
Photo Date:  6/21/1983  Upload Date: 5/24/2005 4:32:33 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6663(SD45-2) CR 7859(GP38)
Views:  566   Comments: 1
CR e/b SEPY
Title:  CR e/b SEPY
Description:  CR 8060 and two more geeps lead SEPY through CP-5 across Overpeck creek. Except for the CR on the nose, 8060 still has her PC markings intact.
Photo Date:  7/10/1983  Upload Date: 6/2/2005 9:05:17 PM
Location:  Little Ferry, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 8060(GP38-2)
Views:  449   Comments: 0
CR MT coal e/b
Title:  CR MT coal e/b
Description:  CR GP-35 2353 leads two GP-38-2s on an empty e/b coal job shot from the Sewickley bridge.
Photo Date:  7/24/1983  Upload Date: 5/24/2005 4:39:46 PM
Location:  Sewickley, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 2353(GP35) CR 7957(GP38-2) CR 7959(GP38-2)
Views:  778   Comments: 0
CR SEPI
Title:  CR SEPI
Description:  CR w/b SEPI ducks under the Sewickley bridge enroute to Conway yard with a pair of U23B's and a GP38 for power on 31JUL1983
Photo Date:  7/31/1983  Upload Date: 4/16/2017 7:37:19 AM
Location:  Sewickley, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 2793(U23B) CR 2704(U23B)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
CR BOSE
Title:  CR BOSE
Description:  A crappy day but some good power on BOSE. 15 years and two mergers later, six NYC units cut away from w/b BOSE upon arriving at Selkirk yard. A U-30-B/ U-33-B/ U-30-B/ U-33-B/ U-30-B/ GP-35 lashup. In the background are hundreds of stored units; mostly U-boats but a few ALCOs as well.
Photo Date:  11/10/1983  Upload Date: 9/9/2005 3:54:21 PM
Location:  Guilderland, NY
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 2950(U33B)
Views:  463   Comments: 0
CR e/b PIPG
Title:  CR e/b PIPG
Description:  Three former PC GP-38-2s get an e/b moving past East Conway tower leaving the yard.
Photo Date:  12/27/1983  Upload Date: 6/1/2005 9:50:38 PM
Location:  Baden, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 8075(GP38-2) CR 7963(GP38-2) CR 8098(GP38-2)
Views:  841   Comments: 1
GP40s in fresh paint
Title:  GP40s in fresh paint
Description:  Two former PC GP40's are in fresh CR blue at South Kearny.
Photo Date:  2/12/1984  Upload Date: 12/7/2008 8:53:43 AM
Location:  south kearny, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 3221(GP40) CR 3171(GP40)
Views:  424   Comments: 1
CR C636 6781 at Selkirk
Title:  CR C636 6781 at Selkirk
Description:  CR C636 6781 is parked in the storage lines at Selkirk yard on 03NOV1984. She might have wound up in Australia for Pilbara service after a rebuild
Photo Date:  11/3/1984  Upload Date: 11/21/2017 8:33:26 AM
Location:  Selkirk, NY
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6781(C636)
Views:  437   Comments: 1
CR Extra 6476 West
Title:  CR Extra 6476 West
Description:  CR 6476, 6741 pull a w/b out of the once bustling Croxton yard past the old Secaucus enginehouse en route to Elkhart, IN. NJ Transit's Bergen County line, now removed, is in the foreground.
Photo Date:  6/18/1985  Upload Date: 6/1/2005 9:42:47 PM
Location:  Secaucus, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6476(SD40-2) CR 6741(SD50)
Views:  786   Comments: 1
CR Blue
Title:  CR Blue
Description:  This is what three CR GP38-2 are supposed to look like; no white frame stripes or reverse number boards or some gaudy Q on the side...These three might have been from the same order.
Photo Date:  7/12/1985  Upload Date: 8/31/2009 7:29:37 PM
Location:  Conway, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 8081(GP38-2) CR 8040(GP38-2) CR 8049(GP38-2)
Views:  607   Comments: 1
Meet at West Conway
Title:  Meet at West Conway
Description:  Went for the going away shot of the w/b and lo and behold here's an e/b POPI with a SD40-2 and a C30-7 on 13JUL1985
Photo Date:  7/13/1985  Upload Date: 4/1/2017 7:37:19 AM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6507(SD40-2) CR 6762(SD50)
Views:  143   Comments: 1
CR SHP-110
Title:  CR SHP-110
Description:  CR SHP-110 rolls west through the Freemansburg curve towards a still bustling Bethlehem Steel mill with GP-38 7736, B-23-7 1955, and a shiny NW-2 9261 still with her arched cab windows.
Photo Date:  7/21/1985  Upload Date: 10/9/2005 12:48:00 PM
Location:  Bethlehem, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 9261(NW2) CR 1955(B23-7) CR 7736(GP38)
Views:  1074   Comments: 0
CR 6662 and the US Steel building
Title:  CR 6662 and the US Steel building
Description:  CR SD45-2 6662 is at Penn Station in Pittsburgh with the US Steel building in the background.
Photo Date:  6/25/1986  Upload Date: 12/7/2008 8:42:58 AM
Location:  Pittsburgh, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6662(SD45-2)
Views:  407   Comments: 0
CR 6366
Title:  CR 6366
Description:  A train leaves Enola headed south with SD40-2 6366 head out. You can see Day tower in the background. 12DEC1986
Photo Date:  12/12/1986  Upload Date: 5/20/2017 4:28:03 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6366(SD40-2)
Views:  127   Comments: 0
CR power at Dover
Title:  CR power at Dover
Description:  My only shot of the Dover drill power during CR, two GP15-1's parked behind the freighthouse on 07FEB1988
Photo Date:  2/7/1988  Upload Date: 11/21/2017 8:22:40 AM
Location:  Dover, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 1610(GP15-1)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
CR PYSE
Title:  CR PYSE
Description:  With tri-levels on the head end, CR PYSE hammers by CP-5 on the way to Selkirk.
Photo Date:  6/2/1988  Upload Date: 5/24/2005 10:20:55 AM
Location:  Little Ferry, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6615(C32-8)
Views:  454   Comments: 0
CR w/b OIEN
Title:  CR w/b OIEN
Description:  CR 6607 and NS 6114 lead w/b OIEN into Emmaus, PA. Back then, NS power was somewhat interesting.
Photo Date:  10/16/1988  Upload Date: 5/24/2005 4:49:27 PM
Location:  Emmaus, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6607(C30-7) NS 6114(SD40-2)
Views:  522   Comments: 0
CR power
Title:  CR power
Description:  For a while, CR kept power for Portside trains south of old CY. Here are six contemporary TV train units on 15JUL1989
Photo Date:  7/15/1989  Upload Date: 11/21/2017 8:22:33 AM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 5076(B40-8)
Views:  138   Comments: 1
Conrail six axle GE's
Title:  Conrail six axle GE's
Description:  Two C32-8's and a C40-8W are at Oak Island yard. The white frame stripe era has begun but at least no Q-boats!
Photo Date:  10/20/1990  Upload Date: 11/29/2008 6:42:13 PM
Location:  Newark, NJ
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6618(C32-8) CR 6053(C40-8W) CR 6613(C32-8)
Views:  726   Comments: 2
CR e/b
Title:  CR e/b
Description:  Two CR U-23-C's get to stretch their legs on the road as this e/b enters Enola yard.
Photo Date:  4/3/1992  Upload Date: 9/25/2005 1:00:40 AM
Location:  Marysville, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6904(U23C) CR 6910(U23C)
Views:  596   Comments: 0
CR ALNS
Title:  CR ALNS
Description:  CR w/b ALNS runs with two wide-noses elephant style through Alburtis, PA in the late afternoon sunshine.
Photo Date:  2/27/1997  Upload Date: 5/23/2005 6:29:52 PM
Location:  Alburtis, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 5592(SD60I) CR 6097(C40-8W)
Views:  511   Comments: 2
CR w/b
Title:  CR w/b
Description:  CR 6454 and 5514 are w/b under a classic PRR position light signal bridge at Perdix, PA.
Photo Date:  4/10/1997  Upload Date: 5/24/2005 8:57:42 AM
Location:  Perdix, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6454(SD40-2) CR 5514(SD60M)
Views:  417   Comments: 0
CR w/b coal
Title:  CR w/b coal
Description:  Two C-40-8Ws lead a w/b coal train through CP Banks.
Photo Date:  4/10/1997  Upload Date: 5/24/2005 10:32:18 AM
Location:  Duncannon, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6215(C40-8W) CR 6229(C40-8W)
Views:  464   Comments: 1
CR 6704, 6756 lite
Title:  CR 6704, 6756 lite
Description:  Two CR SD-50s run light through Martin's Creek yard after delivering a coal train to the MetEd facility in Portland.
Photo Date:  11/3/1998  Upload Date: 6/1/2005 10:08:01 PM
Location:  Martins Creek, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6704(SD50) CR 6756(SD50)
Views:  719   Comments: 1
CR 6029, 3310
Title:  CR 6029, 3310
Description:  Some late CR action at Enola; A C40-8 in well worn original paint and a GP40-2 in dirty Q paint.
Photo Date:  2/15/1999  Upload Date: 9/3/2009 4:08:25 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6029(C40-8) CR 3310(GP40-2)
Views:  468   Comments: 1
CR w/b Mail-5
Title:  CR w/b Mail-5
Description:  Plenty of pulling power with six six-axle units including a robin's egg blue C-boat.
Photo Date:  2/15/1999  Upload Date: 5/24/2005 5:19:58 PM
Location:  Perdix, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 5534(SD60M) CR 6249(C40-8W)
Views:  495   Comments: 0
My last true CR shot
Title:  My last true CR shot
Description:  CR(NS) 2565 and NS 8991 lead a MetEd coal train into the Portland generating station. In two days, CR would cease to exist.
Photo Date:  5/29/1999  Upload Date: 7/3/2005 2:18:48 AM
Location:  Portland, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 2565(SD70) NS 8991(C40-9W)
Views:  726   Comments: 0
NS w/b
Title:  NS w/b
Description:  NS w/b with ex-CR B-23-7SS 4095 waits for a fresh crew as the blast furnaces of a once bustling Bethlehem Steel mill loom in the background.
Photo Date:  12/1/2001  Upload Date: 5/24/2005 10:13:35 AM
Location:  Bethlehem, PA
Author:  Donald Albertson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 4095(B23-S7)
Views:  848   Comments: 0


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