CSX Extra 7031 East nears the top of the grade at Oreton, VA, on NS trackage rights between Big Stone Gap, VA and Frisco, TN. The 90-car train has two SD40-2s shoving behind the cab---and two C30-... (more)
I found this additional black and white negative of my chase of CSX Extra 7031 South on August 17, 1986, with engineer Alf Peoples at the throttle. After getting the shot at Flagler, KY, I had to ... (more)
Tied down on the former Nickel Plate Chicago-Fort Wayne mainline.
Two GE C30-7s and one EMD SD45 lead a Santa Fe Q-train west through Cosnino on Oct. 2, 1988.
A lash up of seven blue and yellow Santa Fe units struggle upgrade through Arizona's Coconino National Forest east of Flagstaff on April 2, 1989.
A busy day at Mairink yard, with some C30-7 locomotives waiting the next assignment
A westbound light CSX helper set hustles toward a diverging route clear signal at the junction with NS. The crew will have a 180 mile roundtrip once they return to home base at Loyall, KY.
A westbound Union Pacific freight meets an eastbound local at Kirkwood, Missouri, on the afternoon of June 12, 1990.
This is actually the rear of an eastbound CSX unit coal train as it eases through Natural Tunnel at the required 15 MPH. Although new power was showing up on the roster, the company still relied o... (more)
The old "Dash 7" locomotives today are the power for southbound U78, standing by at Km 135, Embu Guaçu, for crew change.
A Double-Stack train climbs the hill at Ardara on NS' Pittsburgh Line.
GE C30-7 + GE AC44i - In Embu Guaçu / São Paulo - Brazil.
An eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight curves through Grizzley, Montana, after crossing rugged Marias Pass on the southern border of Glacier National Park. Burlington Northern GE C30-7 ... (more)
The Eagle Mills Yard job pokes out the west end for some head room with the two active C30-7s on the roster.
Nice fresh paint job got me to think about weathering. Note the battery box area, a place most modelers overlook.