A bit of wide angle lens play makes the 407 appear much larger than little brother SD38-2 212. Both are Missabe veterans, with 407 tracing its original birthright back to 1976 as SSW 9278 (SP) and... (more)
Two former DM&IR SD38-2s switch cars in a frosted surrounding.
Taken with Permission. The CN Santa train arrives at CN Flat Rock Yard in Flat Rock Michigan. Here we see the kid of conductor posing for the camera.
I thought this was a mystery. At the end of the day the Santa train is usually pointed south. Then I remembered that on this date CRR 676 a mysterious 4-6-6-4 was hauling that train and the equi... (more)
Heeling into the curve this southbound pig train pays no attention to the yard as it races south.
This former B&O unit has recently gotten a white roof and for some reason has a metal battery box cover.
During a work trip to Warner-Robins AFB, I managed to find a set of Georgia Central locomotives tied down in the yard. Glad I did, most GC UBoats are now off the roster.
Yes, that is a coal seam in the upper background above my favorite CSX GE.
This unit started out on L&N as evidenced by the extended range d/b. On this day it's shut down waiting for work train duties. A four axle anything around here results in considerable railfan in... (more)
Former Conrail unit waits for work.
Originally L&N and then SBD, this early phase U30B was actually on the point of a southbound freight doing some switching.
Nee SAL, ex SCL, ex SBD. I never before noticed the little strap between the electrical compartment air cleaner box and the cab. Is that only on early 40s?
Actually a slightly pre-CSX experimental paint scheme.
Newly repainted and probably on borrowed time, this unit is far away from the high priority freights it was purchased for.