With diesel exhaust blasting skyward and the early morning sun at its back, SP 9210 East attacks the grade and curvature at Cable Crossover.
June 13, 1985: I knew this wasn't the safest spot to take a train photo, but I wanted to nail a Southern unit on the point of train 256, the Belmont, before the NS horse wiped it all out. Jones' C... (more)
Amtrak No. 2 meets a westbound UP freight waiting in the hole at Rillito.
MUNI 178 rolls through the spring switch at South Park Junction as it heads down the tail track at the Western Railway Museum
One of my favorite all-time diesel locomotives: the Southern Railway SD24. Number 6305 of this distinguished group idles at Andover, VA on January 3, 1975.
BNSF 4391 leads a westbound stack train through Kingman.
It's a comfortable fall evening in the "Gap"---Thursday, October 3, 1985, nearly thirty years ago. At the east end of the old siding, three NS/Southern EMD four-motor units idle--awaitin... (more)
Pretty as a picture: Southern Railway FP7 number 6141 fronts an office car special at Appalachia, VA on June 12, 1978. The green FP7s were used for several years in such service, and man, they loo... (more)
For lots of reasons you can't take this shot today, because the trees have hidden it all, the Southern is long gone, and they don't operate mid-train remotes now. This was taken on May 11, 1984. I... (more)
"Do you wanna ride to Miller Yard and back in the morning with me. There won't be too many more chances." The voice on the other end of the phone was Southern Railway Appalachia Division... (more)
On June 26, 1984, Southern Railway Appalachia Division train 122 is climbing upgrade at Speers Ferry, VA. From the Clinch River at its confluence with Copper Creek, the railroad follows Troublesom... (more)
Surfin' Gaviota Trestle