Conrail Train Yard                                                                                         1996

Without railroads Philadelphia would have not become one of the world's major manufacturing cities from the turn of the 19th century to mid century.  The Conrail train yard at Pier 122 in South Philadelphia played a role in that development. Once one of the country’s largest train yards these images pay homage to the industrial wealth of that era.

Cracked Earth
Cracked Earth

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Wheel
Wheel

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Tracks and Clouds
Tracks and Clouds

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Dome
Dome

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Processing Plant
Processing Plant

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Box Car
Box Car

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Storage Bins
Storage Bins

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Sorter
Sorter

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Front End Loader
Front End Loader

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Conductor
Conductor

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RDG
RDG

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Empty Box Cars
Empty Box Cars

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Pools
Pools

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Coal Sorter
Coal Sorter

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