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Conrail Under Pennsy Wires Vol. 1: 1976-1981 in Central New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania
Conrail Under Pennsy Wires Vol. 1

Conrail Under Pennsy Wires Vol. 1: 1976-1981 in Central New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania

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hardcover with jacket

Robert J. Yanosey

Morning Sun Books, 2014


In 1976 Congress imposed opposing goals for Conrail to be profitable but get its freight off the Northeast Corridor. Integrating Penn Central's existing freight electric operations into its overall operating plan proved difficult as Amtrak attempted to restore high speed passenger service and rebuild the NEC.

Photographer Ralph Curcio was out on the NEC in eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey creating a fabulous chronological record that tells the story of how Conrail finally removed its through freight traffic and ceased electric freight operation altogether.

Conrail Under Pennsy Wires, pp. 3-5;
Ralph Curcio, Photographer, pg. 6;
Thoughts on Conrail Freight Electrification, pg. 7;
New York Division Track Charts, pp. 8-9;
Winter 1976, pp. 10-15;
Spring 1976, pp. 16-17;
Summer 1976, pp. 18-25;
Fall 1976, pp. 26-29;
Winter 1977, pp. 30-35;
Spring 1977, pp. 36-47;
Summer 1977, pp. 48-51;
Fall 1977, pp. 52-55;
Winter 1978, pp. 56-65;
Spring 1978, pp. 66-77;
Summer 1978, pp. 78-81;
Fall 1978, pp. 82-91;
Spring 1979, pp. 92-101;
Winter 1980, pp. 102-105;
Spring 1980, pp. 106-109;
Summer 1980, pp. 110-113;
Fall 1980, pp. 114-117;
1981, pp. 118-121;
1982, pp. 122-123;
1983 and Beyond, pp. 124-128.

Morning Sun Books, hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, 11 x 8.5 x .5 in., all Color photographs with captions.

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