Conrail's Conway Yard

The power lineup at the Conway engine terminal has BAR GP-38 88 in the CR consist.
CN GP-38-2 5581 coupled between ex-EL and an ex-RDG GP-35 in the lines of power at Conway in August, 1977.  The previous day, the CN GP-38-2 was seen mixed in with other CR power as they pulled mixed freight through Altoona.
CNW GP-35 826 coupled between CR GP-38 7832 and CR SD-45 6078 (ex-EL 3613) power at Conway in August, 1977.
CNW GP-35 826 coupled between CR GP-38 7832 and CR SD-45 6078 (ex-EL 3613) power at Conway in August, 1977. An autorack of new Ford Pinto's on the next track give historical perspective.
A 1983 shot of the hump at Conway shows the massive spread of yard tracks needed to handle the traffic flow through big blue's biggest yard.
A view of Conway Yard's eastbound hump in 1983 shows power and cabins laying over between assignments and servicing.
A great overview shot at Conway in 1983 that still only manages to show a small portion of the yard. A cabin is on the retarders as a hump set sits in the background, note the blue Conrail buses in the bottom right.
A sign proclaiming Conway's busy nature.
An overview of Conway Yard in July, 1989
The locomotive deadline at Conrail's Conway Yard hosts among other locomotives, a PC&Y switcher on September 27, 1994. Units that can be identified in this photo are 7518, 2358, 3688, 2198, 2191, 2261, and 3644. Doug Davidson photo with permission
A rare shot of the inside of a yard tower in Conway, circa 1983.
Conrail GP15-1 1659 is seen trailing on a set of light power at Conway Yard in 1993.
Conrail B23-7 is seen leading a set of power west through Conway Yard in 1993.
CR C430 2049 (ex-RDG 5212), one of only two ex-RDG C430's waits at Conway in August, 1977.
Nothing but ALCo's in sight at the Conway engine terminal in August, 1977! Partially hidden behind the autoracks, all of the major predecessor roads except CNJ are present around the turntable this day. Ex-RDG C630 5791, ex-PC C425 2442, ex-PC C430 2058, ex-LV C628 6734 and ex-EL RS-3 wait for service or assignment.
Conrail class N5B caboose 22856 is seen at Conway Yard in 1983, shot from inside the yard tower.
Conrail 239845 is seen at Conway Yard. Car is ex CR 238236/PRR 125323.
One of the 15 ex-PRR RS-27's, CR 2401 is partially hidden in the mass of activity at Conway in August, 1977.

Amidst a sea of power at Conway yard, Alco C425's 2416 and 2446 are coupled and waiting for assignment. Numbered 2416 and 2446, these units represent the first and last of the 31 ex-PRR series of C425's.  In the foreground sits a lineup of CR 21656 N7A and ex-PC 19324 N5 cabooses.

ALCo's were everywhere at Conway in August, 1978! Here, CR C425 2418 rests outside the roundhouse.
Late in the day, CR C425 2428 rests at the Conway engine terminal in August, 1978.
CR blue C425 2429 (ex-PRR) rests at the Conway engine terminal in August, 1978.
CR C425 2433 works with SD-40-2 6410 at Conway in August, 1978.
CR C-425 2439 sits at the Conway engine terminal, partially obscured by a crew's Ford pickup.
Late in the day, CR C425 2442 leads GP-38 7868 at Conway in August, 1978.
Ex-PRR C425 2443 in the power lines at Conway yard in August, 1978.
Two C425's pass by the massive lines of power at the Conway engine terminal. Numbered 2416 and 2446, these units represent the first and last of the series of 31 ex-PRR C425's brought to Conrail.
The sun was down low when two rare birds were at the Conway engine terminal in August, 1977. CR 2474, the only ex-PRR class AF24a ALCo C424, leads one of only two ex-RDG C430's, CR 2049 (ex-RG 5212). The C424 unit was built in 1963 using the electrical equipment from ALCO's DL-640 demonstrator 640-1.
Late in the day at the Conway engine terminal, CR C424 2485 (ex-EL 2411) idles in front of CR 2474, the only ex-PRR class AF24a C424.
The sun was down low at the Conway engine terminal in August, 1977 as CR 2485 (ex-EL 2411) waits along with 2474, the only ex-PRR class AF24a ALCo C424.
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