Well, it's CSX but this nee-SAL, ex-SCL, ex-L&N, ex-SBD unit still has the nice paint job. I'm really surprised the L&N haters allowed this paint job. I have always liked the SDPs.
There's a great old railroad in there trying to get out!
Former Clinchfield unit is looking great in my pick for the best gray scheme ever.
Not the best looking F-unit but a pleasing little unit nevertheless. Laying over between runs.
You didn't see sleek hundred car trains sailing thru the stations in a swirl of dust and trash. The just sort of waddled along and everything was too wet to even think of swirling.
We couldn't imagine something this quaint, still in use.
Originally this famous unit was apparently an F9, at least in looks but over the years she received all sorts of modifications a the company tested components across the nation. During this perio... (more)
Imagine you are in your submersible 14,000 feet beneath the surface of the ocean and this thing swims into view from the murk. Yuch! Hard astern!
A SB train is headed out for more "dirty" coal to haul to the prep plant at Dent. Apparently waiting for crew. According to an unnamed coal operator, "We wondered how they could afford to have t... (more)
One of two cabeese owned by the colorful operation. Hardly seems possible that it was 33 years ago.
Maybe it was an SD55. In any case EMDs test string was reportedly working on the Saluda grade which was still open then. These units varied in many features over the years and were iinteresting ... (more)
Working their interchange with SP these units were uncommon in those days and extremely scarce today. Man, it's flat here!.
Ex-Milwaukee Road SW-1 862 hibernates alongside the DM&IR's 250-ton wrecking crane after a spring storm deposited a foot of wet snow.
Basically a heavily modified GP38 used to power this slot train.
Three-way meet. Power off an ore trains heads for the diesel house while a transfer waits to enter the yard as a pair of former DM&IR SD38-2s pull a cut out.