A paint job to warm the cockles of a bean counter's heart. This ex-P&LE unit had apparently not even gotten the yellow doors before being whisked of to this great little rural coal hauler.
Great place for old GEs to work in semi-retirement. It has to be fall, just look at that radiator screen.
Westbound on the Elgin Joliet & Eastern Porter branch at Water street with some interchange cars to set off. The four unit lashup will then return light, back to the N&W (Chicago-Fort Wayne) ex NK... (more)
BN 5457 at Galesburg in the Winter of 1971. The shot is from my collection and it has no photographer information listed.
A U28 of obvious P&LE heritage rests at Paris.
The prospects for good photographs of this Dead Freight East seemed nil driving east over Snoqualmie pass in the pre-dawn hours: heavy rain, and it didn't look much better to the east. But as dawn... (more)
After having spent much of the day negotiating a series of branchlines in northern Kansas, the crew of the Oberlin local is back on the mainline and making speed on the final miles back to the ter... (more)
In an early dawn scene, the GE slug set cross the trestle over Tacoma Box Company with a cut of cars for Hillsdale in tow.
Penn Central BX29 power is waiting for a signal at the junction with the Middleboro Secondary. The engineer and brakeman seem to be talking to each other through the open cab windows. There must ... (more)
Old warriors. The ex-BN unit was being moved around to be painted the next day.
Lots of jointed rail visible
We considered this one a great catch. I've hardly ever seen on of the ex-BN on the front of anything, much less in this paint scheme. Fortunately this one was working the dumper.
Paris, Kentucky - this town must have had the most U Boats per capita in the country!
Transkentucky Transportation U28B #244 was built for Rock Island in 1966 and acquired by TTI in 1981