A fairly new rebuild, CSXT 2033, pushes a local out of Frontier Yard headed for Depew to switch industries.
Time has just about run out for this signal bridge in Cheektowaga - a CSX crane and replacement materials hover nearby, as the morning Lake Shore Limited approaches Buffalo Depew station.
CSX ES40DC 5404, C40-8 7546 and AC4400CW 598 lead a manifest eastbound out of Buffalo and into the rising sun, passing under the former NYC signal bridges along Ellicott Road in Cheektowaga, NY. I... (more)
CSX 686 idles in the cold awaiting a crew change.
A U23C and GP-9B still lettered for PC working as power for the Frontier Yard hump.
This unit still had not received any CR markings when it was photographed at Frontier Yard. I wish I had also photographed the car it was coupled to.
Conrail SEAS (Selkirk - Alton & Southern) sits at CP 433 behind the Cheektowaga fire station. This train often was turned over to UP in St. Louis so often had UP power.
CSX Dash-8 # 7867 awaits clearance to reverse through Frontier Yard to the engine terminal after dropping of its string of cars.
UP 3130 SD40-2, UP 3293 SD40-2 "Snoot", and CSX 7867 C44-8W await clearance to proceed west through Frontier Yard to the engine facility. Note the graffiti on the side of 3293.
Notice the "Chessie" slotted battery box cover on 6904. GP30 #2250 has been converted to a road slug.
Excavator ramp car.
SD38 #2463 & MT-6 Slug #1017 shove cars over the Frontier Yd. hump. The MT-6 Slugs were built by Conrail from retired Alco RSD-12's and originally rode on their Alco tri-mount trucks. These were g... (more)