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Conrail Hot Spots West


Conrail Hot Spots West

Hot spots are locations where one can expect to see numerous train movements in a relatively short period of time. We'll visit many of these revered sites on the western half of the Conrail system in the states of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois.

Locations in Ohio include Ashtabula, Alliance, Crestline, the Cleveland Drawbridge, Berea Tower, Galion, Marion, Toledo, and Ridgeway. Indiana locations include Elkhart, South Bend, Porter, Hammond, Muncie, and Terre Haute. In the state of Illinois, action is viewed at St. Elmo and Effingham.

All Conrail trains are identified by their symbols indicating departure cities and destinations. Big Blue puts on an impressive show for us with its fleet of newer power, including many SD60s and C40s. Locomotives from other railroads are seen on Conrail trains as run-through power. In addition, trains belonging to CSX, Norfolk Southern, Union Pacific, Illinois Central, and Grand Trunk Western are seen at many of the important junctions visited in our journey to Conrail Hot Spots West.

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