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James Falcsik's Collection
 
7/20/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:James Falcsik
Dates:2/21/2008 - 2/21/2009
Album Info:Photos of various railroads in Western Pennsylvania, 1980 to the present
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Pre-1910 on South West Pennsylvania Railroad
Title:  Pre-1910 on South West Pennsylvania Railroad
Description:  HN Tower in the distance marks the junction of the PRR Yukon Branch in this wonderful view of Hunker, PA. Date and photographer unknown.
Photo Date:  1/1/1905  Upload Date: 4/5/2008 9:41:17 PM
Location:  Hunker, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  662   Comments: 1
Conrail 3394 by RADE
Title:  Conrail 3394 by RADE
Description:  CR 3394 passes CP Rade, former PRR RG Tower, April 1980.
Photo Date:  4/4/1980  Upload Date: 2/21/2008 12:45:50 PM
Location:  Greensburg, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CR 3394(GP40-2)
Views:  473   Comments: 0
Youngwood Yard in 1982 with GE B23-7's on an empty hopper train.
Title:  Youngwood Yard in 1982 with GE B23-7's on an empty hopper train.
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/11/1982  Upload Date: 2/21/2008 12:29:26 PM
Location:  Youngwood, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
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Locomotives:  CR 1975(B23-7) CR 1922(B23-7)
Views:  541   Comments: 0
CR SD-45 Helpers
Title:  CR SD-45 Helpers
Description:  CR 6085 & 6083 are being serviced at Cresson, approximate date Spring 1984
Photo Date:  3/10/1984  Upload Date: 2/21/2008 10:06:03 PM
Location:  Cresson, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 6085(SD45) CR 6083(SD45)
Views:  367   Comments: 0
CR 1649 Latrobe Switcher
Title:  CR 1649 Latrobe Switcher
Description:  Conrail GP15-1 is resting in Latrobe, PA on the Unity Branch lead. Photo date is early 1985
Photo Date:  3/5/1985  Upload Date: 2/21/2008 8:51:35 PM
Location:  Latrobe, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
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Locomotives:  CR 1649(GP15-1)
Views:  497   Comments: 0
CR 6719 with a coal train is waiting for the signal at CP Rade and is held here in Jeannette.
Title:  CR 6719 with a coal train is waiting for the signal at CP Rade and is held here in Jeannette.
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/12/1985  Upload Date: 2/21/2008 12:49:38 PM
Location:  Jeannette, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
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Locomotives:  CR 6719(SD50)
Views:  341   Comments: 0
East on Track 1
Title:  East on Track 1
Description:  Looking east on Track 1 from the cab of CR 6719
Photo Date:  5/12/1985  Upload Date: 2/21/2008 12:55:42 PM
Location:  Jeannette, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  InCab
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Views:  326   Comments: 0
Chessie Era C&O GP9
Title:  Chessie Era C&O GP9
Description:  The engine terminal hosts C&O 6197 and other Chessie Power, spring 1987
Photo Date:  3/6/1987  Upload Date: 2/21/2008 10:09:58 PM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CO 6197(GP9)
Views:  1026   Comments: 1
Amtrak 355
Title:  Amtrak 355
Description:  Amtrak's daily Pennsylvanian heads west to Pittsburgh out of Altoona, May 1987
Photo Date:  5/12/1987  Upload Date: 2/21/2008 9:49:08 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
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Locomotives:  AMTK 355(F40PH)
Views:  317   Comments: 0
CR 6655
Title:  CR 6655
Description:  Conrail helper set with 6655 leading moves west into Alto Interlocking, May 1987
Photo Date:  5/12/1987  Upload Date: 2/21/2008 9:56:11 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6655(SD45-2) CR 6289(SD40)
Views:  500   Comments: 0
CR 2223
Title:  CR 2223
Description:  Old work horse 2223 has seen better days, once the premier mainline power for the Pennsy now in the dead line storage in Altoona
Photo Date:  10/25/1987  Upload Date: 3/11/2008 5:55:01 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
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Locomotives:  CR 2223(GP30)
Views:  344   Comments: 0
CR GP30's in the pasture
Title:  CR GP30's in the pasture
Description:  Early 2nd generation EMD power doesn't look too bad in Conrail Blue after 24 years of service
Photo Date:  10/25/1987  Upload Date: 3/11/2008 6:00:49 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 2238(GP30) CR 2171(GP30)
Views:  447   Comments: 1
PC GP7 7319
Title:  PC GP7 7319
Description:  Penn Central 7319 shows her old Brunswick Green paint from Pennsy days.
Photo Date:  10/25/1987  Upload Date: 3/11/2008 6:09:43 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PC 7319(GP9)
Views:  451   Comments: 2
PRR K4s 1361 Excursion making some smoke
Title:  PRR K4s 1361 Excursion making some smoke
Description:  Restored PRR K4s 1361 starting north on the former Bald Eagle Branch, now N&BE; just as the steamer reached the old RT 220 overpass, the drivers slipped a bit, creating this plume of smoke and steam.
Photo Date:  10/25/1987  Upload Date: 1/8/2009 1:33:06 PM
Location:  Vail, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 1361(K4s Pacific)
Views:  745   Comments: 1
PRR 1361 is accelerating away on the N&BE
Title:  PRR 1361 is accelerating away on the N&BE
Description:  A crewman on the 1361 looks down the track on one of the few excursions the 1361 was able to make.
Photo Date:  10/25/1987  Upload Date: 1/10/2009 1:45:20 PM
Location:  Vail, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 1361(K4s Pacific)
Views:  528   Comments: 0
Conrail 6744
Title:  Conrail 6744
Description:  Conrail SD50's in West Brownsville Yard, in coal train service.
Photo Date:  6/12/1988  Upload Date: 2/28/2008 7:37:34 PM
Location:  West Brownsville, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6744(SD50) CR 6748(SD50)
Views:  295   Comments: 0
CR 8188 at CITY
Title:  CR 8188 at CITY
Description:  Conrail GP38-2 8188 leads an empty train onto the Mon Line, passing City Tower in its final season.
Photo Date:  6/12/1988  Upload Date: 2/28/2008 7:47:26 PM
Location:  Monongahela, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 8188(GP38-2)
Views:  467   Comments: 0
Conrail Power Line-Up
Title:  Conrail Power Line-Up
Description:  Conrail locomotives rest between duty at West Brownsville in June 1988
Photo Date:  6/12/1988  Upload Date: 2/28/2008 7:13:15 PM
Location:  West Brownsville, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 1947(B23-7) CR 6306(SD40) CR 6412(SD40-2) CR 6744(SD50)
Views:  544   Comments: 2
Hi-Cubes over the Hump
Title:  Hi-Cubes over the Hump
Description:  Chessie System boxcars are pushed over the hump at Connellsville. Date of photo is approximate.
Photo Date:  11/12/1988  Upload Date: 3/11/2008 6:18:04 AM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  739   Comments: 0
Classification Yard
Title:  Classification Yard
Description:  A gondola will have its' speed checked as it rolls across the retarder at Connellsville, PA, November 1988.
Photo Date:  11/12/1988  Upload Date: 3/11/2008 11:26:20 AM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  469   Comments: 1
Active Hump Tower
Title:  Active Hump Tower
Description:  The main hump tower at Connellsville still stands today, but the tracks on the hump are gone. I wonder how many of the new VW Rabbits at left are still on the road?
Photo Date:  11/12/1988  Upload Date: 3/11/2008 6:25:28 AM
Location:  Connellsville, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives: 
Views:  407   Comments: 1
Pennsylvania Railroad K4s 1361
Title:  Pennsylvania Railroad K4s 1361
Description:  Restored but broken K4s 1361 is suffering from a bad wheel bearing returning from York, PA excursions.
Photo Date:  9/4/1989  Upload Date: 2/24/2008 9:22:01 PM
Location:  Lewistown, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 1361(K4s Pacific)
Views:  2825   Comments: 0
CR 6297, East Portal, Alegheny Tunnel
Title:  CR 6297, East Portal, Alegheny Tunnel
Description:  Conrail helper set shoves the last cars of a westbound freight into the Allegheny Tunnel.
Photo Date:  10/14/1989  Upload Date: 2/28/2008 2:29:55 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6297(SD40)
Views:  919   Comments: 6
CR 6385 approaching the Tunnels
Title:  CR 6385 approaching the Tunnels
Description:  The long climb out of Altoona is almost over as Conrail 6385 passes MP247.
Photo Date:  10/14/1989  Upload Date: 2/28/2008 2:37:53 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6385(SD40-2)
Views:  302   Comments: 0
CR 6422 exits the New Portage Tunnel
Title:  CR 6422 exits the New Portage Tunnel
Description:  Fall colors have exploded on the hillside as Conrail 6422 controls the descent of a train on the Slide
Photo Date:  10/14/1989  Upload Date: 2/28/2008 2:44:01 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6422(SD40-2)
Views:  405   Comments: 1
CR 6422
Title:  CR 6422
Description:  Close up of Conrail 6422 eastbound, on the Slide on a beautiful 75 degree October day.
Photo Date:  10/14/1989  Upload Date: 2/28/2008 3:01:36 PM
Location:  Gallitzin, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6422(SD40-2)
Views:  217   Comments: 1
CR 6454 Topping the hill
Title:  CR 6454 Topping the hill
Description:  CR 6454 is westbound at the crest of the grade at Radebaugh, just west of Greensburg, PA
Photo Date:  3/3/1990  Upload Date: 2/24/2008 9:16:25 PM
Location:  Greensburg, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6454(SD40-2) CR 6427(SD40-2)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
When signals meant Position Lights, PRR Style
Title:  When signals meant Position Lights, PRR Style
Description:  Conrail helper set shoving an eastbound train through Wegley Crossing in the summer of 1990.
Photo Date:  8/1/1990  Upload Date: 10/26/2011 11:15:03 AM
Location:  Wegley, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  CR 6370(SD40-2) CR 6366(SD40-2)
Views:  414   Comments: 4
CR 6391
Title:  CR 6391
Description:  Conrail 6391 is running eastbound, passing the PRR position light signal protecting the sidings at Radebaugh.
Photo Date:  11/21/1990  Upload Date: 2/24/2008 9:42:01 PM
Location:  Greensburg, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 6391(SD40-2)
Views:  333   Comments: 0
Michigan Northern 1606 aka SWP 1606
Title:  Michigan Northern 1606 aka SWP 1606
Description:  In June of 1995 Conrail delivered this locomotive to Youngwood in preparation for the start up of the Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad.
Photo Date:  6/11/1995  Upload Date: 4/5/2008 3:54:24 PM
Location:  Youngwood, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MIGN 1606(GP7)
Views:  663   Comments: 6
SWP 1606 on the first day
Title:  SWP 1606 on the first day
Description:  SWP 1606 is ready to go on the first day of operation, from Youngwood Yard. Nice Dodge Dart at left.
Photo Date:  6/29/1995  Upload Date: 4/5/2008 4:24:40 PM
Location:  Youngwood, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SWP 1606(GP9)
Views:  762   Comments: 1
Conrail power, mid 1990's
Title:  Conrail power, mid 1990's
Description:  Conrail locomotives lay over in Meadville, near the massive Erie Coaling Tower. Note the ERIE diamond on the side of the tower.
Photo Date:  7/20/1995  Upload Date: 6/29/2008 11:17:22 PM
Location:  Meadville, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CR 805(SD40) CR 2037(B23-S7)
Views:  816   Comments: 1
SWP 1606
Title:  SWP 1606
Description:  SWP 1606 is doing some switching at Radebaugh in the early morning mist under the Pennsy signal R08
Photo Date:  8/30/1995  Upload Date: 4/5/2008 4:15:33 PM
Location:  Greensburg, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SWP 1606(GP9)
Views:  593   Comments: 1
CR 4100 with a test train?
Title:  CR 4100 with a test train?
Description:  Conrail class engine SD80MAC 4100 is eastbound at Radebaugh on a 1% grade; there were no helpers.
Photo Date:  2/23/1996  Upload Date: 2/23/2008 12:34:58 PM
Location:  Greensburg, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 4100(SD80MAC)
Views:  1348   Comments: 1
CR 4122 in her Birthday Suit
Title:  CR 4122 in her Birthday Suit
Description:  Five Conrail SD80MAC's were in the SWP interchange at Radebaugh, enroute to Altoona for painting. The looked like 1:1 scale kitbashed locomotives!
Photo Date:  4/2/1996  Upload Date: 2/23/2008 12:54:08 PM
Location:  Greensburg, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 4121(SD80MAC) CR 4122(SD80MAC)
Views:  665   Comments: 0
SWP Coal Train
Title:  SWP Coal Train
Description:  Southwest Pennsylvania 1706, the "Grey Ghost" is nothbound heading for Radebaugh with a coal train.
Photo Date:  7/24/1996  Upload Date: 2/24/2008 9:29:47 PM
Location:  Greensburg, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  SWP 1706(GP16)
Views:  647   Comments: 0
CR 4107 & 4108
Title:  CR 4107 & 4108
Description:  Conrail MAC's at Wall, near the Spring Hill Bridge, at the entrance to Pitcarin Yard. Date is approximate.
Photo Date:  8/3/1996  Upload Date: 2/23/2008 1:02:52 PM
Location:  Wall, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 4107(SD80MAC) CR 4108(SD80MAC)
Views:  611   Comments: 0
CR 4125 & CR 4125
Title:  CR 4125 & CR 4125
Description:  Conrail SD80MAC's are slowly approaching CP Rade westbound at 6:30 AM with a steel train.
Photo Date:  5/23/1997  Upload Date: 2/23/2008 12:49:32 PM
Location:  Greensburg, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 4125(SD80MAC) CR 4124(SD80MAC)
Views:  373   Comments: 0
CR 4118
Title:  CR 4118
Description:  Conrail SD80MAC leads a westbound light engine move at Radebaugh
Photo Date:  7/1/1997  Upload Date: 2/23/2008 1:06:44 PM
Location:  Greensburg, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 4118(SD80MAC)
Views:  301   Comments: 0
CR 1679 Operation Lifesaver
Title:  CR 1679 Operation Lifesaver
Description:  CR 1679 has the Operation Lifesaver logo; sitting with two other units waiting for the signal to enter RADE interlocking.
Photo Date:  7/11/1997  Upload Date: 2/24/2008 9:08:54 PM
Location:  Greensburg, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 1679(GP15-1)
Views:  390   Comments: 0
CR 4140, SD70MAC
Title:  CR 4140, SD70MAC
Description:  Conrail SD70MAC 4140 is moving west, buried in a consist of locomotives approaching RADE Interlocking.
Photo Date:  7/11/1997  Upload Date: 2/29/2008 11:26:34 AM
Location:  Radebaugh, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CR 4140(SD70MAC)
Views:  494   Comments: 0
Laurel Highlands Railroad # 7
Title:  Laurel Highlands Railroad # 7
Description:  Former Porter 0-4-0 working for West Penn Power in Connellsville, PA, LHRR # 7 slows to a station stop in Youngwood.
Photo Date:  4/15/1999  Upload Date: 11/22/2011 8:45:04 PM
Location:  Youngwood, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LHRR 7(2-4-2)
Views:  1099   Comments: 2
Laurel Highlands RR # 7 on the Yukon Branch
Title:  Laurel Highlands RR # 7 on the Yukon Branch
Description:  In 2000 and 2001 Rare Pennsy Mileage trains wer chartered by the Youngwood Model RR Supply over the SWP.
Photo Date:  8/20/2001  Upload Date: 8/24/2010 9:42:33 PM
Location:  Hunker, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  LHRR 7(2-4-2)
Views:  537   Comments: 0
East Broad Top #14 is backing through the Yard
Title:  East Broad Top #14 is backing through the Yard
Description:  EBT Mikado#14 has cut off the train to the right and is backing through the yard, ready for the fire to be dropped and put up for the night.
Photo Date:  6/18/2002  Upload Date: 6/29/2008 11:07:51 PM
Location:  Rockhill Furnace, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  EBT 14(2-8-2)
Views:  238   Comments: 0
East Broad Top flat car in the woods,
Title:  East Broad Top flat car in the woods,
Description:  Well, these cars haven't been moved in a while! Daughter Hannah checks out the trees growing up through the deck in a string of cars south of the EBT yard.
Photo Date:  6/18/2002  Upload Date: 6/29/2008 10:57:57 PM
Location:  Rockhill Furnace, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  1021   Comments: 0
NS 3344 leads OCS before the F-Units
Title:  NS 3344 leads OCS before the F-Units
Description:  Eastbound NS Office Car Special pauses at Jeannette, waiting for the signal at Rade. This was prior to the F-units as standard OCS power.
Photo Date:  7/1/2002  Upload Date: 6/29/2008 10:52:30 PM
Location:  Jeannette, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 3344(SD40-2) NS 3362(SD40-2)
Views:  438   Comments: 0
PRR 5711
Title:  PRR 5711
Description:  Bennet Levin's restored PRR E8A 5711 is rolling west near Grapeville, PA on the old PRR Pittsburgh mainline
Photo Date:  7/30/2004  Upload Date: 2/21/2008 2:32:23 PM
Location:  Grapeville, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  PRR 5711(E8A)
Views:  402   Comments: 1
PRR Cast Iron Marker
Title:  PRR Cast Iron Marker
Description:  This is mile post MP2 on the former PRR Southwest Branch, looking west. This line is now operated by the SWP.
Photo Date:  6/6/2006  Upload Date: 10/18/2009 5:48:38 PM
Location:  Greensburg, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories:  Track
Locomotives: 
Views:  337   Comments: 0
NS 9250
Title:  NS 9250
Description:  The vertical curve of Radebaugh is evident in this view of NS 9250 running west with a TOFC train.
Photo Date:  6/20/2006  Upload Date: 2/26/2008 1:38:59 PM
Location:  Greensburg, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 9250(C40-9W)
Views:  235   Comments: 0
Amtrak racing to Greensburg
Title:  Amtrak racing to Greensburg
Description:  Amtrak was just a minute out of Greensburg as it flew east past MP 324 at 8:01 AM.
Photo Date:  8/22/2006  Upload Date: 7/7/2009 12:37:40 AM
Location:  Radebaugh, PA
Author:  James Falcsik
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 178(P42DC)
Views:  209   Comments: 0


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