For me Conrail was always interesting to watch; I never knew what might show up next.
On April 1, 1989, Conrail was 13, having begun operations on that date in 1976.
I awoke to find heavy snow blanketing the fields and trees of western New York. I met up with Doug Eisele and we drove out into the late season snow seeking trains.
The coolest thing we photographed that day was this Conrail HAZ extra running east from Niagara Falls over the Southern Tier route.
I was always keen on the former Erie Railroad, so that made this comparatively unusual move of great interest to me.
Today, I’m keeping my mind focused on completing my Conrail book. If it’s not Conrail, I’m not paying attention, which has complicated breakfast options. (That’s a Big Blue joke).
Tracking the Light is Conrail Focused Today.