Grafton is transitioning to the CSX era
A real mixed bag of stuff sits around awaiting work in what some call the good old days.
Originally the unique visitors in the center caught the attention of my lens but some 20 plus years later it is the string of MRL SD9s and geeps on the left that draw my eyes. The relatively fresh... (more)
With grain getting busy the leasers are out in force in this great little riverport town. This unit is a Conrail alumnus rebuilt to -2.
Sd35 Takes a spin on the turntable.
My friend Norman Miller made a visit on this cold day. And was rewarded to find this sitting here. From my slide collection photo by Norman Miller.
A different kind of a A-B-A set. Getting them ready for a run towards Toledo or Columbus Ohio.
In the mid 70's these engines started showing up around here.
Bessemer & Lake Erie SD18s and an SD38 await servicing at their Albion, Pa. engine facility between runs. BLE owned six SD18s, 851-856 built in September 1962.
The harvest is starting and midwest railroad have loaded up on motive power. This unit was once in Conrail's fleet as a GP40-2 but has been deturbo'd.
These two rebuilds have been stripped of usable parts and ride on shop trucks while awaiting scrapping.
Mobile was a treasure of southern railroading in these days with Frisco, TASD, Southern, GM&O and L&N all coming to town. The waterfront yard of L&N was busy and crowded with beautiful yellow and... (more)
The Cloquet Terminal's newest engine (former Modoc Academy) is shuffled around at BNSF's Belknap engine facility.