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By:John Hepp
Dates:4/1/1976 - 12/31/2002
Album Info:I was never much of a ConRail (as it was styled originally); in fact, it's creation led me to decrease photographing trains. It's first two years or so, however, were fun with odd locomotives in a variety of paint schemes showing up all over the system.
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Conrail 4414
Title:  Conrail 4414
Description:  A GE E44 at Morrisville, PA, in September 1976. Not many electrics received the full Conrail livery but some of the E44s were rebuilt in Harrisburg.
Photo Date:  9/11/1976  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 11:01:04 AM
Location:  Morrisville, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 4414(E44) PC 4425(E44)
Views:  300   Comments: 0
Conrail 6543
Title:  Conrail 6543
Description:  A GE U33C at Enola Yard, January 1977.
Photo Date:  1/8/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 4:43:43 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6543(U33C) CR 6654(SD45-2)
Views:  336   Comments: 0
Conrail 2180
Title:  Conrail 2180
Description:  An ex-Reading EMD GP30 at Enola Yard in January 1977. This repaint was likely done by an ex-Reading facility as the color used is Reading green and not Penn Central black.
Photo Date:  1/8/1977  Upload Date: 9/2/2013 9:09:12 AM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 2180(GP30)
Views:  269   Comments: 0
Conrail 2433
Title:  Conrail 2433
Description:  An ALCO C425 (ex-PRR) at the Rockville Bridge in February 1977 in a rather minimalistic ConRail re-lettering.
Photo Date:  2/12/1977  Upload Date: 9/2/2013 8:55:01 AM
Location:  Rockville, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CR 2433(C425)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
Conrail 7574
Title:  Conrail 7574
Description:  An ICG GP10 at Enola Yard in February 1977.
Photo Date:  2/12/1977  Upload Date: 9/3/2013 6:42:10 AM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 7574(GP10)
Views:  337   Comments: 0
Conrail 6324
Title:  Conrail 6324
Description:  Heads a westbound trailer train through Ardmore, PA, in March 1977.
Photo Date:  3/2/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 10:56:22 AM
Location:  Ardmore, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6324(SD40)
Views:  232   Comments: 0
Conrail 5984
Title:  Conrail 5984
Description:  An ex-EL EMD GP7 in a quicky (but nicely done) repaint at East Stroudsburg, PA, in March 1977.
Photo Date:  3/5/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 3:03:07 PM
Location:  East Stroudsburg, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 5984(GP7)
Views:  287   Comments: 0
Conrail 8653
Title:  Conrail 8653
Description:  An EMD SW900 at Bethlehem Engine Terminal in March 1977.
Photo Date:  3/12/1977  Upload Date: 9/2/2013 8:52:50 AM
Location:  Bethlehem, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 8653(SW900)
Views:  289   Comments: 0
Conrail 9591
Title:  Conrail 9591
Description:  An EMD SW1500 in full Conrail bue switching at Abrams Yard in March 1977.
Photo Date:  3/12/1977  Upload Date: 9/1/2013 8:21:22 AM
Location:  Upper Merion, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 9591(SW1500)
Views:  182   Comments: 0
Conrail 9201
Title:  Conrail 9201
Description:  Perhaps the most minimal attempt at an actual re-lettering Ive ever seen, this switcher has non-standard stencils for both the CR and the unit number. Phillipsburg, NJ, March 1977.
Photo Date:  3/14/1977  Upload Date: 9/2/2013 9:06:57 AM
Location:  Phillipsburg, NJ
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 9201(NW2)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
Conrail 4870
Title:  Conrail 4870
Description:  A GG-1 in Conrail livery at Race Street Engine Terminal in Philadelphia in March 1977 in the more typical Conrail quick repaint applied to many electric locomotives. The Gs did not last long in ConRail service.
Photo Date:  3/15/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 10:50:22 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 4870(GG1)
Views:  194   Comments: 0
Conrail 7571
Title:  Conrail 7571
Description:  An ICG rebuilt GP10 on a passenger train (made uo of ex-Reading emus) during a SEPTA transit strike at Jenkintown, PA, on April 4, 1977.
Photo Date:  4/4/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 3:08:44 PM
Location:  Jenkintown, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CR 7571(GP10)
Views:  160   Comments: 0
Conrail 4800
Title:  Conrail 4800
Description:  ConRail (as it then styled itself) repainted the first GG1 in a rather odd livery for the Bicentennial. Heres old rivets in passenger service during a SEPTA transit strike in April 1977 at Thirtieth Street Station in Philadelphia.
Photo Date:  4/5/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 11:05:48 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CR 4800(GG1)
Views:  375   Comments: 0
Conrail 4800
Title:  Conrail 4800
Description:  The GG1 is bringing through 30th Street Station a peak hour train of ex-Reading emus during a SEPTA transit strike in April 1977.
Photo Date:  4/11/1977  Upload Date: 9/2/2013 9:11:03 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CR 4800(GG1)
Views:  379   Comments: 0
Conrail 6161
Title:  Conrail 6161
Description:  An ex-PC EMD SD45 heads a short eastbound trailer train at Narberth, PA, in May 1977.
Photo Date:  5/4/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 10:58:13 AM
Location:  Narberth, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 6161(SD45)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
Conrail 4456
Title:  Conrail 4456
Description:  A GE E44 (one of a handful in full ConRail livery) brings a short westbound freight through Narberth in May 1977.
Photo Date:  5/14/1977  Upload Date: 9/3/2013 6:51:50 AM
Location:  Narberth, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 4456(E44)
Views:  149   Comments: 0
Conrail 4825
Title:  Conrail 4825
Description:  A Conrail GG1 in heads a westbound freight train at Narberth in May 1977.
Photo Date:  5/18/1977  Upload Date: 9/1/2013 7:58:22 AM
Location:  Narberth, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 4825(GG1) CR 4821(GG1)
Views:  232   Comments: 0
Conrail 7574
Title:  Conrail 7574
Description:  The crew puts out what looks to be a brake shoe fire at Narberth in May 1977.
Photo Date:  5/18/1977  Upload Date: 9/3/2013 6:44:17 AM
Location:  Narberth, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 7574(GP10) CR 2186(GP30)
Views:  299   Comments: 0
Conrail 9417
Title:  Conrail 9417
Description:  An ex-Reading EMD SW1001 at Thirtieth Street Station in July 1977.
Photo Date:  7/13/1977  Upload Date: 9/3/2013 6:39:19 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 9417(SW1001)
Views:  151   Comments: 0
Conrail 1744
Title:  Conrail 1744
Description:  An ex-PC EMD F7 at Croxton Yard in August 1977.
Photo Date:  8/6/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 3:06:48 PM
Location:  Croxton, NJ
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 1744(F7A)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
Conrail 6371
Title:  Conrail 6371
Description:  A new EMD SD40-2 in Conrail blue at Croxton Yard in August 1977.
Photo Date:  8/13/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 10:54:02 AM
Location:  Croxton, NJ
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6371(SD40-2) CR 6369(SD40-2)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
Conrail 9847
Title:  Conrail 9847
Description:  An ex-Penn Central ALCO T6 at Croxton Yard, August 1977. The only claim to ownership is "CR" on the nose.
Photo Date:  8/13/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 4:45:43 PM
Location:  Croxton, NJ
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CR 9847(T6)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
Conrail 6147
Title:  Conrail 6147
Description:  Two SD45s head an eastbound freight at Marysville, PA, September 1977.
Photo Date:  8/13/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 5:00:47 PM
Location:  Marysville, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 6147(SD45)
Views:  114   Comments: 0
Conrail 6107
Title:  Conrail 6107
Description:  An ex-PC EMD SD45 leads an eastbound freight through Abrams Yard in August 1977.
Photo Date:  8/13/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 10:50:46 PM
Location:  Upper Merion, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6107(SD45)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
Conrail 9228
Title:  Conrail 9228
Description:  An ex-E-L EMD NW2 switching at Croxton Yard in August 1977.
Photo Date:  8/13/1977  Upload Date: 9/1/2013 8:03:37 AM
Location:  Croxton, NJ
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 9228(NW2)
Views:  130   Comments: 0
Conrail 9617
Title:  Conrail 9617
Description:  A quicky Conrail repaint of an ex-Reading EMD SW1500 at Abrams Yard in August 1977.
Photo Date:  8/13/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 10:59:58 PM
Location:  Upper Merion, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 9617(SW1500)
Views:  218   Comments: 0
Conrail 4844
Title:  Conrail 4844
Description:  Notice how the central portion has been painted in black while the ends are still in PRR green. Morrisville, PA, August 1976.
Photo Date:  8/13/1977  Upload Date: 9/1/2013 8:14:33 AM
Location:  Morrisville, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 4844(GG1)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
Conrail 6219
Title:  Conrail 6219
Description:  An EMD SD45 leads a freight train through Altoona in August 1977. Photographed from the Broadway Limited.
Photo Date:  8/13/1977  Upload Date: 9/1/2013 9:54:09 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6219(SD45)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
Conrail 2592
Title:  Conrail 2592
Description:  A GE U25B on a westbound freight at Abrams Yard in August 1977.
Photo Date:  8/17/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 10:52:12 PM
Location:  Upper Merion, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 2592(U25B) PC 3035(GP40)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
Conrail 6219
Title:  Conrail 6219
Description:  An ex-PC EMD SD45 (with rather subtle relettering) on a freight train at Altoona in August 1977.
Photo Date:  8/30/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 4:57:52 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 6219(SD45)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
Conrail 4864
Title:  Conrail 4864
Description:  Two basic black GG1s head a westbound freight at Ardmore, PA, in September 1977.
Photo Date:  9/3/1977  Upload Date: 9/1/2013 8:00:07 AM
Location:  Ardmore, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 4864(GG1)
Views:  144   Comments: 0
Conrail 5828
Title:  Conrail 5828
Description:  A freight on the ex-Reading at Bridgeport, PA, September 1977.
Photo Date:  9/10/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 4:54:38 PM
Location:  Bridgeport, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 5828(GP7) CR 5638(GP7)
Views:  230   Comments: 0
Conrail 6412
Title:  Conrail 6412
Description:  A shiny EMD SD40-2 in the new Conrail livery at Enola Yard in September 1977.
Photo Date:  9/10/1977  Upload Date: 9/1/2013 10:13:53 AM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6412(SD40-2) CR 2236(GP30)
Views:  333   Comments: 0
Conrail 2788
Title:  Conrail 2788
Description:  An ex-LV U23B in a low budget repaint at Enola Yard in September 1977.
Photo Date:  9/17/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 11:08:36 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 2788(U23B)
Views:  253   Comments: 0
Conrail 4870 and 4800
Title:  Conrail 4870 and 4800
Description:  GG1s at Bayview Yard in September 1977. This is one of the very few times I saw 4800 in service in Conrail blue.
Photo Date:  9/17/1977  Upload Date: 9/1/2013 8:12:11 AM
Location:  Baltimore, MD
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 4870(GG1) CR 4800(GG1)
Views:  388   Comments: 0
D&H 7606, Conrail 2234
Title:  D&H 7606, Conrail 2234
Description:  D&H pool freight NE84 passes a Conrail freight in Philadelphia in September 1977.
Photo Date:  9/21/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 11:13:27 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Night,Action
Locomotives:  CR 2234(GP30) DH 7606(GP39-2)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
Conrail 2236
Title:  Conrail 2236
Description:  A freshly-painted GP30 at Enola Yard in October 1977.
Photo Date:  10/15/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 11:07:10 PM
Location:  Enola, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  CR 2236(GP30)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
Conrail 2219
Title:  Conrail 2219
Description:  A basic black (but with "Conrail" instead of just "CR") ex-PC EMD GP30 leads a freight west over the Rockville Bridge in October 1977. All the construction in the background was for widening and modernizing the highway between Harrisburg and Penn State.
Photo Date:  10/15/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 11:11:02 PM
Location:  Rockville, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 2219(GP30)
Views:  300   Comments: 2
Conrail 9590
Title:  Conrail 9590
Description:  An ex-Reading EMD SW1500 at Abrams Yard in October 1977.
Photo Date:  10/21/1977  Upload Date: 9/1/2013 8:07:37 AM
Location:  Upper Merion, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard,Action
Locomotives:  CR 9590(SW1500)
Views:  280   Comments: 0
Conrail 8143
Title:  Conrail 8143
Description:  An EMD GP38-2 at Abrams Yard in October 1977. Notice how close the Reading (and later Conrail) let fans get to the tarins at Abrams Yard.
Photo Date:  10/21/1977  Upload Date: 9/1/2013 8:17:35 AM
Location:  Upper Merion, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 8143(GP38-2)
Views:  136   Comments: 0
Conrail 5813
Title:  Conrail 5813
Description:  An ex-Reading GP7 at Abrams Yard in October 1977.
Photo Date:  10/21/1977  Upload Date: 9/1/2013 8:19:07 AM
Location:  Upper Merion, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 5813(GP7)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
Conrail 8706
Title:  Conrail 8706
Description:  An ex-Reading SW900 shifts two GE Silverliner Mark IVs at Abrams Yard in October 1977. Although the Reading (and later Conrail) had a facility at Wayne Junction for most EMU repairs, all heavy work was done at the main railroad shops in Reading and the cars travelled in freight trains between greater Philadelphia and Reading.
Photo Date:  10/22/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 10:57:54 PM
Location:  Upper Merion, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  RollingStock,Yard,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CR 8706(SW900)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
Conrail 7660
Title:  Conrail 7660
Description:  An ex-PC EMD GP38 heads a freight train in Philadelphia in November, 1977.
Photo Date:  11/12/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 10:52:22 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 7660(GP38) CR 7674(GP38)
Views:  443   Comments: 0
Conrail 9097
Title:  Conrail 9097
Description:  A freshly-painted EMD SW7 on a local freight in Washington in November 1977.
Photo Date:  11/16/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 11:04:28 PM
Location:  Washington, DC
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 9097(SW7)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
Conrail 2225
Title:  Conrail 2225
Description:  An EMD GP30 at Stadium in Philadelphia with the Army-Navy Game specials in November 1977. Diesels from the nearby freight terminal were used to switch the trains at Stadium.
Photo Date:  11/26/1977  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 11:02:32 PM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  CR 2225(GP30)
Views:  261   Comments: 0
Conrail 4607
Title:  Conrail 4607
Description:  For some reason, I always liked the ex-New Haven GE E33s. Heres one heading a short eastbound freight near Haverford, PA, in February 1978.
Photo Date:  2/8/1978  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 11:03:07 AM
Location:  Haverford, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 4607(E33)
Views:  167   Comments: 0
Conrail 8127
Title:  Conrail 8127
Description:  An ex-PC GP38-2 leads a freight train on the connecting line between the old PC and the Reading in Fairmount Park in February 1978.
Photo Date:  2/11/1978  Upload Date: 9/3/2013 6:48:22 AM
Location:  Philadelphia, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CR 8127(GP38-2)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
Conrail 5817
Title:  Conrail 5817
Description:  Two ex-Reading GP7s now lettered for Conrail on the cheap at Abrams Yard in March 1978.
Photo Date:  3/11/1978  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 10:54:31 PM
Location:  Upper Merion, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 5817(GP7)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
Conrail 9616
Title:  Conrail 9616
Description:  A local freight crosses DeKalb Street in Bridgeport, PA, in March 1978.
Photo Date:  3/15/1978  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 4:39:35 PM
Location:  Bridgeport, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 9616(SW1500) CR 9618(SW1500)
Views:  313   Comments: 0
Conrail 5817
Title:  Conrail 5817
Description:  An EMD GP7 at Abrams Yard, March 1978, in a quicky Conrail repaint (note the Reading stencils used for the cab numbers).
Photo Date:  3/15/1978  Upload Date: 8/31/2013 4:41:57 PM
Location:  Upper Merion, PA
Author:  John Hepp
Categories:  Track
Locomotives:  CR 5817(GP7)
Views:  97   Comments: 0


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