Conrail Office Car
page is dedicated to the legacy of the Conrail OCS. All of these
were taken by Chris Burchett's mother. We give special thanks to her, for
this page (and many others) wouldn't be here right now. If you have
any photos of the OCS, please e-mail
OCS-603; Columbus, OH - Point
Pleasant, WV (CR-to-CSXT OCS):
E8A no. 4022 leads the business train along with sister engine no.
4021 through Albany, Ohio. This is where we started the chase.
no. 8 behind the 4021.
going through the beautiful southeastern Ohio countryside.
4022 going across the crossing at Hobson, Ohio.
no. 3 at Hobson.
train going across the bridge over the Ohio River between Point
Pleasant, WV and a town near Hobson. Notice a barge going underneath
of the 4022 going over the bridge.
Car no. 9 and train are backing-up through the NS (ex-CR)/CSXT
interchange yard in Point Pleasant. After the train is on CSXT tracks,
it will then depart to Huntington, WV, under train symbol
"P98." Anyone who was there chasing the train from Point
Pleasant to Huntington, please
at Point Pleasant, still slowly backing the train onto CSXT
sitting on CSXT tracks beside the ex-NYC depot, with switches
lined and clearance to head to Huntington as train P98. By the way,
the NYC depot was moved from the ex-NYC tracks hidden from view behind
the trees above it. The tracks that the P98 are sitting on are
racing to Huntington and crossing a small railroad crossing.
guy with the video camera is Chris Burchett. He got the chase on video, while
his mother took the still shots. He also took some audio recordings of it.
and the P98 getting very close to Huntington, while moving through
a small community outside of Huntington.
P98 has finally arrived in Huntington, and is now splitting up the
train into different sections. The no. 9 and three others will head on to
Jacksonville, one car will go to Russell, KY, another will stay in
Huntington as will the two E8A's. Also spotted in Huntington, the two
FP7s that CSXT owned.
shot of the 4022.
and CSXT SD40-2 no. 8118 sitting side-by-side in front of the yard
office in Huntington.
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