Snow squalls obscure the distant hills as a U30B leads a westbound manifest downgrade through a wetland area near Hinsdale, Massachusetts.
A westbound PC manifest reaches the summit of Washington Hill on a snowy New Year's Eve.
Star of the show! All of this day's pushers on Williamsport Hill are different: "hammerhead" RS-3. RS-3, F7(A), FA-2, GP7. But operating Alco FA units are especially scarce by 1972, and Williamspo... (more)
Mix or match. Actually, all of this day's pushers on Williamsport Hill are different: "hammerhead" RS-3. RS-3, F7(A), FA-2, GP7.
A CP eastbound reflects light from a pastel sunset.
Leased ex-Baltimore & Ohio 4582 partially repainted as CNJ 14.
A westbound out of Richards Yard rolls into the setting sun, and will soon be in Bethlehem. The sun is also setting on the semaphores, the pole line, the "northeastern" style caboose, and the LV i... (more)
A matched A-B-A set of Western Maryland F-units starting out of Bayard toward Cumberland. Notice the knife-edged ballast- very unlike neighbor B&O, which always seemed to have a lot of mud in the ... (more)
"The most famous face in Dieseldom." A David P. Morgan quotation? Probably. The Erie Limited and Phoebe Snow trains are gone by 1969, but 826 and her sisters are kept busy hauling commuters on wee... (more)
EMD re-engined Baldwin VO-1000m 2714 works in Reading's Rutherford Yard, near Harrisburg. Kodachrome original.
Two eastbound Lehigh Valley "pups" await the arrival of a westbound. Kodachrome original.
A beautiful day, Kodachrome in the camera, and an old NW2.
Steep! It's only about 7 miles from Bayard to Mount Storm- for a crow. But this coal train needs to climb nearly 1000 feet on a very crooked piece of railroad, with multiple horseshoe curves. Ekta... (more)
300mm view of B&O helper sets at M&K Junction. Scanned from an Ektachrome slide. ASA 400, 60 seconds @ f8.
A weathered Reading Fairbanks-Morse Trainmaster works in Rutherford Yard, near Harrisburg. Kodachrome original.