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Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) used asbestos containing products and insulation in its locomotives and railroad facilities for decades, even after learning of the cancer risks caused by asbestos exposure. Here is a partial listing of the railroad yards where asbestos could be found:

State / City
Railroad Yard or Shop Name

Buildings and locations with asbestos containing materials according to Industrial Hygiene documents and testimony/interviews with retired railroad employees

DELAWARE

Delaware – Signal Houses

Asbestos transite signal boards

ILLINOIS

Illinois – Danville

Hillery Yard

Car Department / Bridge and Building (B&B) Building- friable asbestos insulation

INDIANA

Indiana – Anderson

Anderson Yard

Yard Office and Stations

Indiana – Decatur

Decatur Yard

Trainmen Building

Indiana – Elkhart

Elkhart Yard

Hump Station – asbestos pipe insulation

Carman Office Westbound – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Dormitory – friable asbestos pipe insulation

CYO Repair Shop

Power Plant
Engine House – asbestos pipe insulation

Car Repair Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation

T & E Building – asbestos pipe insulation

Indiana – Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne / Pickway Yard

Yard Office – friable asbestos ceiling tile and floor tile

Indiana – Greencastle

Maintenance of Way (MW) Building
Communications and Signals (C&S) Shop

Indiana – Indianapolis

Avon Yard Big 4 Yard Hawthorne Yard

Tower

Car Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Car Repair Shed – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Retarder Building – friable asbestos pipe insulation and asbestos transite board

Hump / Main Yard Office – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Machine Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation
Diesel Shop

Storage Trailers

Boiler Building / Oil Pump Building – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Indiana – Marion

Goodman Yard

Various Buildings

Indiana – Muncie

Muncie Yard

Muncie Depot / Passenger Station – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

MARYLAND

Maryland – Baltimore

Baltimore Yards Bayview Yard

Car Shop

Hump Yard Office

Mt. Vernon/North Avenue Produce Terminal

Round House

Block Building

Locker Rooms

Class A Garage

MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts – Allston

Beacon Park

Old Trail Van Office

Massachusetts – West Springfield

West Springfield Yard

Scale House

Yardmaster Tower

Bridge and Building (B&B) Shop

Yard Office

MICHIGAN

Michigan – Detroit

Waterman Yard
Livernois Yard
River Rouge Yard

Yard Office

Trail Van Trailer

Miscellaneous Buildings

Radio Shop

Building 4 – Friable asbestos insulation

Locker Rooms

Bridge Tower

Crew Quarters

Michigan – Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids Yard
Hugart Yard

Diesel Engine Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Yard Office – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Michigan – Jackson

Jackson Yard

Communications and Signals (C&S) Shop

Bridge and Building (B&B) Shop

Offices

Michigan – Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo Yard
Mozel Yard
Botsford Yard

Communications and Signals (C&S) Shop

Various Buildings

Yard Office

Michigan – Lansing

Lansing Yard
South Yard

Various Buildings

Yard Office

Storage Building

Michigan – Saginaw

Saginaw Yard

Maintenance of Equipment (ME) Shop/Headquarters

Maintenance of Way (MW) Shop/Headquarters

Michigan – Wayne

Wayne Yard

Yard Office

OHIO

Ohio – Alliance

Alliance Yard

Signal Boxes

Passenger Station – asbestos floor tile and friable asbestos spray on insulation

Ohio – Ashtabula

Ashtabula Yard
West Yard
Coal/Harbor Yard

J.M. Tower

West Yard Tower

Locker/Yard Office

Passenger Station – friable asbestos pipe insulation

MW Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Lube Oil Building

Pump House

Old Yard Office – friable asbestos pipe insulation, floor tile and ceiling tile

Fuel Dock – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Car Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation, floor tile and ceiling tile

Machine Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Yard Office

Welfare Building

Retarder Building

Ohio – Berea

Berea Yard

Tower / Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation, floor tile and caulk

Ohio – Canton

Canton Yard

Hump Yard Office

Hump Yard Shack

Signal Boxes

Radio Repair Building

Maintenance of Way (MW) Repair Shop and Warehouse

Car Shop

Ohio – Cincinnati

Sharonville Yard

YMCA and Maintenance of Way (MW) Building

Hump Office – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Engine House – friable asbestos pipe insulation, transite and friable rope gaskets; Locomotive pipe insulation and gaskets

Ohio – Cleveland

Collinwood Yard
Rockport Yard
Willoughby Yard

Diesel Repair Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile; locomotive pipe insulation and gaskets

P-1-A Building/Shed – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile; locomotive pipe insulation and gaskets

Back Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation; locomotive boiler and pipe insulation and gaskets

Yard Office – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Yardmaster’s Tower

Scale House

Switchman’s Shanty

Locker Room Trailer

Bridge and Building (B&B) Shop/Office – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Maintenance of Way (MW) Building – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Match House – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Quaker QD Building – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Materials Building/Radio Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation, floor tile and asbestos transite boards

Hump Building/Tower

YMCA Building/Dorm – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Oil Pumphouse Building – friable asbestos pipe insulation and gaskets

Store House Building

Eastbound Shanty

Drawbridge Towers

Crew Trailer

Ohio – Columbus

Buckeye Yard

Fuel Pad

Car Shop/Inspection Building

Locker and Service Building – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Service Building – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Communications and Signals (C&S) Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Pump House – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Hump Yard Office

Ohio – Cresson

Cresson Yard

Air Compressor Building

Engine House

Offices

Maintenance of Way (MW)

Bridge and Building (B&B) Department Building

Communications and Signals (C&S) Building Tower

Ohio – Crestline

Big Four Yard

Big Four Tower – friable asbestos pipe insulation, asbestos transite boards and floor tile

YMCA/MW Headquarters – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Interlocking Building / Relay House

Ohio – Dayton

Dayton Yard

Car Shop

Ohio – Dunkirk

Dunkirk Yard

Tower

Ohio – Lima

JNT Facility
Lima Yard

Tower

Ohio – Lorain

Lorain

Maintenance of Way (MW) Building

Crew Building

Ohio – Macedonia

Macedonia Yard

Car Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Yard Crew Shanty

Ohio – Mansfield

Mansfield Yard

Train and Engine (T&E) Service Headquarters

Maintenance of Way (MW) Headquarters

Car Shop / Office

Yard Office

Ohio – Marion

Marion Yard

Yard Office

Ohio – Sandusky

Sandusky Yard

Comm. and Signals (C&S) and Maintenance of Way Tool House

Yard Office

Ohio – Toledo

Stanley Yard
Airline Yard

Diesel Terminal – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile; locomotive pipe insulation and gaskets

Tower

Maintenance of Way (MW) Storage Building

Material Building

Shanty

Incinerator Building

Materials Office

Ohio – Twinsburg

Chrysler Yard

Asbestos pipe insulation

Ohio – Youngstown

Brier Hill Yard

Maintenance of Way (MW) Shop

Yard Office Building

PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania – Allentown

Allentown Yard
Bethlehem Yard

Hump Tower

Hump Shanty

Hump Car Inspection Building

Control Tower

Field Terminal Building

Communications and Signals (C&S)

Interlocking Tower

Maintenance Office Building

Hump Station

Pennsylvania – Altoona

Juniata
Sam Rea Shops
Hollidaysburg

Juniata Locomotive Shops / Multiple Buildings – friable asbestos pipe insulation; locomotive pipe insulation and gaskets

Juniata Power Plant – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Boiler Plant

South Altoona Distribution Center

MG Tower Building

Air Brake Shop

Hollidaysburg/Sam Rea Car Shops

Pennsylvania – Clearfield

Clearfield Yard

Maintenance of Equipment (ME) Office/Storage Building

Pennsylvania -Harrisburg/Enola

Harrisburg Yard
Enola Yard

Car Cutter’s Building

Car Shop

Engine House – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile; locomotive pipe insulation and gaskets

Electric Engine House

Electric Locomotive Sand House

Hump Building – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Towers – various

Hump Shanty

Powerhouse

Maintenance of Way (MW) Building – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile.

Westbound Hump/Office/Tower – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile.

Pin Puller Shanty/Building

Pollution Control Building

Pump House

River Car Inspector’s Building

Search Trailer

Shanties – various

Capital Towers Building – friable asbestos pipe insulation, boiler insulation and ceiling tile

Pennsylvania – Morrisville

Morrisville Yard

Morrisville Engine House – friable asbestos pipe and boiler insulation; locomotive pipe insulation and gaskets

Pennsylvania – Philadelphia

Multiple Locations

15 N. 32nd Street

Freight Handling Facility

Warehouse

5 Penn Center

Pier No 122 – various buildings

Car Repair Shop

Yard Offices – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Pennsylvania – Pitcairn

Pitcairn Shops

Engine House – friable asbestos insulation and lagging; locomotive pipe insulation and gaskets

Pennsylvania – Pittsburgh

Conway Yard

Terminal Building

Main Office / Administration Building

YMCA – friable asbestos pipe insulation, ceiling tile and floor tile

Engine House /Diesel Shop – friable asbestos pipe and boiler insulation

Eastbound # 4 and Westbound # 5 Hump Towers – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Retarder Control Tower – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

East Conway Tower – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Maintenance of Way (MW) Building – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Bridge and Building (B&B) Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

West End Yard Office – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Car Shop/Office and Locker Room – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Car Shop Oil House

Power Building – friable asbestos insulation

Air Compressor Building

Car Inspectors Hump 4 Building

Shanties

Pennsylvania – Reading

Reading Yard

Car Shops – friable asbestos insulation

Yard Offices

Diesel Shop / Backshop – friable asbestos insulation and lagging

Powerhouse – friable asbestos insulation

Blacksmith Shop – friable asbestos insulation

Pennsylvania – Renovo

Renovo Shops

Diesel Shop – friable asbestos pipe and boiler insulation; asbestos lagging

Pennsylvania – Sayre

Sayre Yard

Maintenance of Way (MW) / Train and Engine (T&E) Service, and Communications and Signals (C&S) Building

Pennsylvania -West Brownsville

Brownsville Yard

Yard Office

Diesel Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation; locomotive pipe insulation and gaskets

NEW YORK

New York – Attica

Attica Station

Maintenance of Way (MW) / Communications and Signals (C&S) Building

New York – Batavia

Batavia Yard

Yard Office – friable asbestos pipe insulation and floor tile

Maintenance of Way (MW) Building- friable asbestos pipe and boiler insulation; Floor tile

New York – Buffalo

Frontier Yard
Seneca Yard
Bailey Avenue Yard

Diesel Shop and Offices – friable asbestos pipe insulation; locomotive pipe insulation and gaskets

Maintenance of Way (MW) Shanty- friable asbestos pipe and transite panels

Retarder Building – friable asbestos pipe and floor tile

Scale House

Car Department Storage Building

Car Shop – friable asbestos pipe and asbestos brake shoes

Flexi-Flo Building

Towers – friable asbestos insulation

YMCA

Pump House

Yard Offices

Boiler Rooms

Bailey Avenue Tire Department

New York – Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls Yard

Pump House

Yard Offices

New York – Rochester

Goodman Street Yard
Lyons Yard

Diesel House / Engine House – friable asbestos pipe insulation and transite; locomotive pipe insulation and gaskets

Yard Offices

Plumbing and Electric Shop

Pump House

Maintenance of Way (MW) / Communications and Signals (C&S) Building

Freight /Trainmaster’s Office

Switch Heater House

Battery House

New York – Selkirk

Selkirk Yard

Diesel Shop and Offices – friable asbestos pipe insulation; locomotive pipe insulation and gaskets

Bridge and Building (B&B) / Old GYO Building

Towers – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Yard Office

Old Freight Office

Car Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation; asbestos brake shoes

Retarder Tower – friable asbestos pipe insulation

West End Maintenance Building

New York – Syracuse

Dewitt Yard

Yard Office/Tower

East End Yard Tower

Signal Shop

Intermodal Building

Pump Station

Diesel Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation, transite panels/wall board and floor tile; locomotive pipe insulation and gaskets

Car Shop – friable asbestos pipe insulation; asbestos brake shoes.

Old Van site

New York – Utica

Utica Yard

Communications and Signals (C&S) Building ay CP-27 – friable asbestos pipe insulation

Utica Yard Office

NEW JERSEY

New Jersey – Elizabeth

Elizabeth Yard
Elizabethport Yard

Former CNJ Engine House

Offices

Train Station

Car Shop

WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia – Dickinson

Dickinson Yard

Various Buildings

Bunk and Locker Building

Engine House

Scale House

Treatment Plant

Yard Office

West Virginia – Nitro

Various Buildings

Office and Locker Rooms

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