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Conrail

Conrail, short for Consolidates Rail Corporation, was a federally funded take over of major railroads in the northeast. This lasted until 1999 when it was splite between the Norfolk Southern and CSX railroad. In 1970, the Penn Central railroad went bankrupt. It was formed by the Regional Rail Reorginazation Act of 1973

Various pictures of the Conrail
Caboose Engines

Track side footage...