Posts Tagged ‘Alco RS-27’

Rare Find at Conway

March 22, 2021

A rare Penn Central Alco RS-27, No. 2406 on the left is one of the many locomotives at the engine facility at Conway Yard near Pittsburgh on July 1, 1972. The facility was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad and continues to be a major hub for Norfolk Southern.

Photograph by Robert Farkas

Conrail Monday: A Rare Find

December 14, 2020

It’s the early Conrail era, April 9, 1977 to be exact. We are in West Brownsville, Pennsylvania, looking to see what we can find at work. What a find we found in Conrail Nos. 7793 and 2414. The latter is a rare Alco RS-27 while the former is a GP38.

Photograph by Robert Farkas