961 slowly backs out of NCTM after the big event held by NS to celebrate it's 30th anniversary.
Everyone is elbow to elbow as the 20 heritage units perform their roll by's in the diesel parade, here 1066 takes it's place.
The number boards say it all, 30 years of serving the east and the south.
Railfans watch at the NS 961 slows to a stop as it departs town after the 2 day event at the North Carolina Transportation Museum.
Big thanks goes to the IAIS crew for stopping the engine on top of the bridge to get this over under shot with a UP train leaving IHB's Riverdale yard.
With the train put together and air tested 960 waits out a down pour before leaving town
A Lackawanna/Erie meet goes on during the diesel parade at Spencer NC.
With the big event over crews put together a 960 that will leave later in the day for Roanoke VA, the 961 that will go west is out of sight behind the Southern GP30.
What is a better way to shoot all 20 heritage units?? From the air! All 20 heritage units and NS 1030 sit around the turntable in Spencer to celebrate NS's 30th anniversary.
A LS&I local and a WC crew talk about how they are gonna handle the traffic at the mines, In actuality these are some of the equipment being moved around IRM. to get ready for Diesel days.
519 shoves the Beach Grove and 3 other cars into the ready tracks in Chicago. Notice the ex-J switcher in the background now owned by GATX that is on lease to Amtrak.
A brand new ACE leads a stack train into Global 3 outside of Rochelle.
611 leads and outbound rush train into Bensenville. The F40C's were rumored to be stored a few days later.
5936 is one out of a group of ex-GTW SD40-2's to be brought out of storage and reactivated it is now the last SD40-2 to wear the Blue and Orange as the 5937 was repainted a few weeks before. Here ... (more)
WSOR 4030 sits on the wye with some rip cars, 4030 would disappear during the middle of the night for Madison.