It was nice catching a pair of standard cab units by this date leading a train. Now, since the demise of the C40-9 model on Norfolk Southern, it makes this shot all the more enjoyable.
The Last. Unbeknownst to me this locomotive NS 8806 would be the one of the last if not the last NS C40-9 that I would end up shooting before they all faced the same fate. rebuild. Progress is wha... (more)
Tophats Appropriate at Night. This now retired Tophat Dash 9 leads a new set of BMWs through Columbia, SC on the way to the South Carolina Port at Charleston, SC. I managed to catch this p... (more)
NS 8848 leads an NS manifest west through Fostoria, Ohio. Sadly, this unit has been rebuilt to an AC44C6M.
One of the last Dash 9 Standard Cab units leads a Dallas, TX bound stack train into Meridian, MS. At the time of this photo, there were 6 of these units left. Today, there are none. All have been ... (more)
The cabs of NS C40-9's have met their end as the fleet is rebuilt into AC44C6M's, which feature new widecabs. Two such cabs await their fate at a scrapyard just outside Altoona.
NS 8853 leads an NS grain train across the White River in Muncie, Indiana on an absolutely bone chilly sunrise.
A super rare sight for the Pan Am west end launches east after some air issues with one of the rent a wreck GECX trailers. Only a very few of these handsome "top hat' Dash 9s remain active ... (more)
With only a handful left, the D9-40C's are almost all gone, this one leads a Macon bound freight northbound along the GS&F.
A 23 year old GE Dash9 standard cab locomotive is the leader of ballast train NS 96A which tonight finds itself tied down on the Royal City siding track. Seeing standard cab units on the NS syste... (more)
An NS stack train heads north over the Passaic River on the Point-no-Point drawbridge. The train is passing the abandoned Essex Generating Station.