"Schuylkill River Showers"
Under downpour conditions the East Penn crew slowly crosses the Schuylkill River bridge on the return trip to PaperWorks from Falls Yard. Behind the ex... (more)
"The Last Loads"
After a quick run-around move at the PaperWorks plant the final three loads of clay slurry are about to be spotted in the plant. Another page in railro... (more)
"Reflections of the Venice Branch"
With an ex-PBNE switcher on the point an East Penn crew pulls three empty clay slurry tank cars below the Manayunk Viaduct as it casts a... (more)
This was my first spotting of the "new" scheme on a switch engine. Also a somewhat rare loco being an SW900. The switcher was parked at North Kamloops in August 1975. In more recent year... (more)
A single SW900 is seen switching cars on the east end of Barr Yard near the repair track. Note the safety-themed billboard behind the locomotive which would be updated several times a year to ref... (more)
The last of the Lancaster & Chester switchers lives out its days at Circle S Feed Mill switching the facility. Here they are working a cut of grain cars that were recently hauled into the facilit... (more)
RRC #14 and CP Rail #1015 sit idle at Granite City.
What's left of the Simpson Railroad's locomotive roster, the SW900 "City of Elma" and SW1200 "City of Shelton" repose inside the old brick roundhouse. Perhaps they will get a ... (more)
The 900 has been sitting dormant in its roundhouse stall since Simpson Lumber Company ceased operations in Shelton nearly one and a half years ago. It is hoped that a possible return to service o... (more)
Thirty-Three Years of Service to the SPRetired from the Southern Pacific roster on January 8th, 1987, SW900R (some call them SW900Es, but I'll defer to what Joe "Mr. Espee"... (more)
My first time attempting night time flash photography and this one came out the best out of the bunch. AMHR 8651 is posed for us as it is flashed late into the night.
On a beautiful Thursday Morning, March 24, 2016, an East Penn crew works Paperworks Industries at the far west end of Venice Island in Manayunk, PA. This ... (more)
SW900 #90 takes the weekend off at "Orrs". I couldn't help but notice the paint scheme matches the sky perfectly.
Sand Springs Railway SW900 #101 at Sand Springs, OK in Oct 1987
Baltimore & Ohio SW900 9407 spends the weekend with another EMD switcher at the Arlington enginehouse on Staten Island. Within a few years, declining freight business on the island would spell an ... (more)