48 years old and still earning a keep on the Montana Rail Link. Former NW1566 has spent most of its life conquering mountains on both sides of the continent. On this day the fine looking SD35 bri... (more)
Four B&O SD35s begin the descent down Newburg Grade as they pass through West End, over the ridge (or through the tunnel) from Tunnelton, WV, on March 20, 1976. They are enroute to Hardman, where... (more)
Four B&O SD35s drop down Cranberry Grade after shoving an eastbound coal drag to Terra Alta on Sept. 14, 1975. The third track has recently been lifted and salvageable crossties stacked in prepar... (more)
Four B&O SD35s shove hard on the rear of an eastbound manifest at Amblersburg, WV on Sept. 13, 1975. Track work on the eastbound track has the train climbing Cranberry Grade on the westbound. In... (more)
Four B&O SD35s shove hard on the rear of an eastbound coal drag at Amblersburg, WV on Aug. 16, 1975.
A high-nose SD35 and a GP9 were sufficient motive power to handle Norton, VA to Bluefield, WV time freight CV-88 as it paused briefly at the depot at St. Paul, VA. At the time, the operator here c... (more)
Montana Muscle! MRL SD35 701 at Logan, Montana with 10 cars of ballast for a nearby gang. Accelerating east.....Man and machine show off as the 48 year old locomotive howls under the stormy sky. ... (more)
A rare EMD SD35 brings its work train down Winston Hill. Built in 12/65 for the Norfolk & Western, this veteran of mountain grades battles on in the Rockies...
A string of Southern SD35s sit in the deadline at Chattanooga, TN in this April 1986 scene.
SD35 7436 and brother share yard tracks with a WM caboose. It could easily be 1975!
A trio of Southern EMDs bring northbound train 220 through Greensboro, NC || February 1971
Georges Creek/Western Maryland SD35 #7436 basks in the afternoon sun while his brother sits one track over.
Two SD35s and an SD40 bask in the evening sun at Ludlow, KY.
The Sun has set on another day but the life is just beginning to be reborn for this former WM engine revived by the George's Creek Railway. www.thewrightphotographyofthings.com
Passing the Summer foliage on a late evening along the former Western Maryland. For more photos visit www.thewrightphotographyofthings.com