Three 1965 products of EMD, all SD35’s, lead local train WJAL-18 west through what once was Richards yard on the Lehigh Valley on the last day of 1983. The PRR/PC unit is still a “patch job”, whil... (more)
SD35s team with an SD24 to lead coal out of Knoxville and toward Chattanooga. Back in the train an RC car transmits the engineer's every whim to a pair of SD40-2s.
One of a quartet of SD35's assigned to hauler service rest between runs at SP Dolores yard
The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad museum in Baltimore, MD has quite an array of equipment displayed outside the museum for visitors to see. In this photo a B&O... (more)
A Southern freight has picked up its train on the Ohio side from Cincinnati and now is crossing over the Ohio River into Ludlow Ky. At one time you could walk across this bridge on foot but not n... (more)
Since the statute of limitations has expired, I'll admit my vantage point for this shot was a Southern Railway hopper (No, I wouldn't do that today--but I was 20 years old, and a little foolish at... (more)
Switching the south end of the yard is a real veteran, ex SBD, ex L&N, ex-SCL. In later years the old steam generator compartment was shortened but the flat end remained.
It's after dusk as two Southern SD35s roll an eastbound around the big curve at Opelika just before crossing the Western Railway of Alabama mainline.
The Utah Railway Company has always rostered an interesting array of diesel locomotives, while looking for a great deal. For two years, they leased a pair of former Southern Pacific SD35s from Omn... (more)
A Lebanon Branch train from Louisville is arriving on the left at the north end of Corbin's West Yard, as an C628 and U25C are ready to back down to couple to their outbound KY train to DeCoursey ... (more)
Was this really twenty five years ago? Yes, take what you see because it will be twenty years ago too soon. Demoted to switching service these units were "dead men walking" even in tho... (more)
L&N SDs pay a visit to the fuel rack.
Switching the yard. The other side was uploaded earlier.
An eastbound "radio" Yuma Turn is completing its initial terminal brake test at Andover-Appalachia on the last day in May 1969. The head end is standing on what was once the L&N's Poundi... (more)
From ACL to SCL to SBD this unit has lately been reduced to yard service but this got it a fresh paint job. You can still smell the Imron.