My personal favorite unit on the NS roster, 3170, sits at Gainesville, GA on a restful night in early March.
Two old GP40 rebuilds and a pair of modern cowl units sit side-by-side at the MMC. Notice that CNDX reporting marks have been applied to the P40DCs. In j... (more)
A detailed view of the cab of NS/SOU 3170 reveals the features of the cab and an up-close look at the tuxedo colors.
On a mildly cool night in Gainesville, GA, NS/SOU 3170 rests at the depot awaiting future assignment to local service. There's nothing quite like seeing tuxedo highhoods out on the main in 2016!
Unassigned motive power sits at the depot in Gainesville, Ga awaiting assignments. In the mix is this ratty looking Union Pacific GE.
"Maine Eastern Surprise"
A visitor from Maine is spending some time at NJ Transit's MMC for some wheel work. Once the work is complete this locomotive will be sent to its new lea... (more)
Carolina Piedmont 2020 sits at the CPDR office in Laurens, SC as CSX high and wide W994-06 shoves out of the yard to the left. The conductor standing on the rear of the train truly gives a since o... (more)
Sitting all to its lonesome, NS No. 6124 waits quietly for the next assignment... Photo taken from a grade crossing.
"Days Yard Mornings"
The Days Yard is beginning to fill up as inbound trains arrive at Hoboken and layover for the middle of the day.
Port Newark Yard - A geep is being refueled while it waits for its next assignment. The NJ Turnpike and Newark Liberty Int'l Airport loom in the background.
Both of NJ Transit's GP40PH-2Bs wearing the "Speed Stripe" scheme (4205 and 4213) spend some time idling in Hoboken in the early morning ho... (more)
A mother/slug set in work train duty sits through an early spring storm in downtown Bogart. This unit was built as B&O 6949 in 1962, but still retains that classic GP30 stepped cab.
While P11 out of Toyota awaits a crew, the Southern Railway SD40 sits at the milepost NE23 after being dropped by P16 for unknown reasons.
Restored Southern Railway SD40 No. 3170 holds a cut of hoppers in front of the Gainesville depot while exhaust from the feed mill fades into the night sky. While the 3170 is one of the older units... (more)
"Sea of Motive Power"
The horizon from the MMC yardmasters tower is decorated with the skylines of Jersey City and Manhattan with a foreground usually filled with a mix... (more)