Louisiana Southern now possesses the part of what was the Louisiana & Arkansas. The line is worked by a number of former GP35s, SP veterans, deturbo'd and otherwise upgraded. I've always been a ... (more)
On a sentimental journey for an old friend who had not been here in over 25 years we caught this westbound hopper train making its way through the trackwork toward the double track main line.
Formerly C&O units, these 2000 HP rebuilds lasted a few years under CSX, better than their unrebuilt peers. Some got interesting additions of yellow paint after the dismal failure of the stealth ... (more)
Resplendent in stealth, if resplendent was possible, this version of the CV local heads out for a days work.
Washouts!! V V' s J.W Montegerard relaxes "Alice, THE 4029" as William Carleton and another worker drop riprap from a backhoe mounted atop a V V MOW car. As you can see, the washouts along the old... (more)
A shot taken at V V RR's headquarters. The V V's newest piece of MOW equipment can be seen in front of the loco.
On the day we went to see Clinchfield 100 return to Erwin we found this operation unfolding. We could find no information but I would suspect a motor had "birdcaged" and needed to be ch... (more)
During the long weekend a local drowses awaiting Tuesday and something to do. Odd to see such a large regional shut down for holiday like a shortline.
While heading up to Kentucky after the Streamliners event, caught this unit tied down at the Norfolk Southern Yard. Unlike the other NPBL units I have seen, this is the first with the NPBL hearld... (more)
A freshly-painted class 34 is framed by the latticework of the overbridge at Rosmead junction in the Eastern Cape on a quiet Saturday afternoon. Although the section is electrified at 25kV ac, the... (more)
L KY38 power UP 1499 & 1438 caught napping on their off days. Photographed at 16:00.
A scheduled stop a Wamsutter. The watertower behind sure had fed 4014 some decades ago.
CN uses a number of large vacuum trucks to suck spilled taconite pellets from between the rails on its former DM&IR ore lines in Minnesota. Here one of the trucks cleans the mainline through Proct... (more)