HESR 5492 leads the Saturday morning run from Bay City around the Port Huron Wye near the depot in Durand.
A snazzy four-unit set of ex-MoPac B30-7A's wheel an empty rock train back to the gravel pits at Chico, nearing Newark on the former Rock Island. These GE's would hold sway in this service for ano... (more)
An unpatched Southern Pacific B30-7A, 7789, leads a northbound Union Pacific Fort Worth-Wichita manifest train through Boyd, Texas, on the former Rock Island Duncan subdivision in the summer of 19... (more)
NS B30-7A 3504 along with a leased Amtrak F40PH
lead westbound autorack K80 at Buechel.
Southern B30-7A 3518 waits for its next assignment at Danville Ky.
After a brutal career of ushering Z trains on the MoPac in blue, then grinding rock trains in blue and then yellow, this tired and faded warrior gets a rest at Centennial, looking ahead to a renum... (more)
Heading for Knoxville
The crew aboard HESR 5492 is waiting for clearance into Durand near Lansing Road.
I remember being torn between almost liking the new MP yellow scheme and disliking it because it insulted the old UP scheme. I got over it and so did UP.
The cabless end of the earlier version of these things.
BN Cicero hostlers gave me a birthday present (1/19/61) this day with a move that stopped that B unit right where I was waiting for a dinky to come by. I couldn't have planned it better myself.
Empty hoppers making a run for the diamond at Fostoria to get a spot in between the hordes of CSX movements.
All by it's lonesome...
Milby Street used to be one of the top hangouts in Houston. Anything not MP or SP could be found there of the Houston RRs: CRIP, Burlington/BN, ATSF, HB&T.
Back when they were the pride of the fleet. Most of these are slugs or GenSets now.