Countless Alco switchers were rebuilt with Caterpillar or Cummins engines, and sold to small mine operations throughout Appalachia. Most had their cabs removed or sealed s... (more)
After switching Essroc for a few hours, the local Southern Indiana Railway crew stopped to switch from using S2M 103 to 104 due to a traction motor issue with 103. The Southern Indiana Railway is ... (more)
The SIND switches around the CSX interchange at Watson on a great weather October day.
SIND's daily job to CSX shoves its interchange cars down to the connection track behind a repowered Alco that sounds much more like an aircraft's APU instead of a product of Schenectady.
The Southern Indiana Railway operates between the Essroc cement plant in Speed and the CSX interchange in Watson, IN. The route was originally an interurban line and features many sharp curves and... (more)
Majestic Mining #1 is pulling a cut of empties off of the B&O and is proceeding onto the former Buffalo Creek & Gauley tracks in Dundon, West Virginia. The operation would last another three years... (more)
The Buffalo Creek & Gauley was an 18 mile line serving coal mines in central West Virginia. From an interchange with the B&O at Dundon, the railroad followed the Buffalo Creek to the Rich Run mine... (more)
SCL Uceta Yard held some stored locos. Here two ALCO(EMD)S2M waiting disposition.
With 123, both ex-Alco, repowered EMD.
With 121, both ex-Alco, repowered EMD.
Switching the cement plant at Speed.
The Southern Indiana crew runs around their train so they can switch the cement plant.
With their CSX interchange work complete, the Southern Indiana crew departs Watson headed for Speed with empties for the cement plant.
The Southern Indiana crew has completed their CSX interchange work and prepares to make the return trip to Speed.