AZER's connection between the mines in Clifton & Miami is technically a straighter shot across Arizona than the route they take, but that's the lay of the land....here, the interchange from Clifto... (more)
Its Late afternoon in Plainville and the local job PL-1 is just getting started by taking 5 tanks cars from Plainville yard west to Terryville to drop off and pick up loaded ones.
Two ex CSX B40-8 switch the western end of the Deerfield yard in the late afternoon.
A rainbow appears during a brief break of sun as the Pan Am Southern limestone slurry train BFPO heads across the causeway out of Riverside yard.
CSX B40-8 5950, ex CR leads a UP SD70M and two HLCX SD40-2s on Q541 at Peachtree City, Georgia during it's trip from Cincinnati to Waycross. (Slide Scan)
#203 job is taking the first of two cuts of cars down to South Siding passing thru one of several tunnels along the way. Ex-SP 8022 should feel right at home on ex-SP ROW.
Cotton Belt 8041 leads a set of power past the semaphore at Irene.
GE’s B40-8 demonstrator is on its next to last day on the Susquehanna. A friend and I stumbled into it not knowing that it was even on the property. I have since seen photos of it on mainline NYS&... (more)
”Wouldn’t a fleet of these be better than worn-out SD45’s?”
Two Susquehanna trainmen are having a conversation by the world’s first microprocessor-based locomotive. The demonstra... (more)
W/B Santa Fe GE B40-8 7423 at Helendale, CA.
Towards the end of run-through Susquehanna power on this train.
Secondhand GE's from CSXT make up most of the Pan Am Railways roster in 2018. MEC B40-8 #5943 is switching at East Deerfield, MA 1/26/18.
Former Santa Fe (BNSF) 8630, with UP 5996, SP 8167, UP 5061 and SP 8607, waits for a crew before heading east out of the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
It only makes sense that when NERR decided to replace their old GE fleet, many of which were inherited from CSX, that they'd eventually return to CSX for more. AND in this case, the paint scheme ... (more)