East Penn B30-7 (Ex-SP) # 7874 brings two cars past the mill along Railroad Avenue in Oxford PA on the Ex-PRR Octoraro branch.
After struggling with poor operating power, 7852 out of El Paso, bound for Tucumcari and a crew change. Went on the LAW, so the crew tied down the train and hopped on the next east bound.
And you thought all these were gone. A B30-7 looking like she's got one foot in the grave does bridgework during a blitz on the KD Sub. The ol' gal must have five layers of paint on her, if not mo... (more)
The ECL sits on the Blacklick siding ready to begin the day of switching out the industries on Ohio Centrals panhandle line in Columbus.
An old GE gets a nose in front of some CNIC power congregating at the east end of Barr Yard.
Hostlers are moving this unit from the servicing area to the ready track. In those days as I recall this included a pass thru the wash rack..
Doubling the hill
The eldest member of the CSX B30-7 fleet has seen better days as more and more parts dissapear. Keeping the 5517 company behind the shops is another CSX veteran, SD40 4606.
A work train lead by a rusty B30 picks up fallen trees along the ROW in the James River Valley.
Follow the arrow! CSX shoves a cut of cars towards Fowler Junction.
383 grinds uphill towards the summit with one of the worst looking Chessie engines of all times leading the way.
Too bad the middle engine wasn't another Chessie unit, although the UP SD40-2 was probably a good catch at the time since foreign power was a lot less common in '91!