The storage line in Ravenna has just about doubled since November.
They won't pass this way again. Unique units await dismantling back in the woods in a tiny southern town. I was there 6 weeks ago and there was no indication this operation ever existed.
A Norfolk & Western (former Nickel Plate Road) yard scene in 1978 featuring a stranger from the West.
I know it was SBD at this point but hey, I won't tell if you won't. I'm pushing the idea of a Ohio to Savannah MRL-type railroad with equal access and we could name it, well, Clinchfield. I can ... (more)
I was in town for a conference and had some time to get the exotica afterwards. I liked these ex-SOU rebuilt SD-24s.
Idling away the time until it returns to Avon.
For lack of a better name I guess you could call it Conrail crud, sort of a mix of road dirt and some kind of greenish fungus that splotched up older units. It looked contagious. This ex-PRR uni... (more)
In 1993 you never knew what you might still find wandering around.... This GP38 was still in its original paint when seen at Cumberland, Maryland .
I have a thing for rebuilds and the little variations that make them interesting. There are clues on sight with most of them. This one started work for UP.
Originally L&N, ex SBD an early repaint that has had a rough life already.
An early repaint from Family Lines and they patched with a yellow nose, this unit is shuffling through the switches on its way from the engine house to its train.
Two units and a seemingly endless string of hopper ready to head back to the mine for a refill.
An CSX southbound coal train is ready to go with a colorful mix of power including a four axle UP.