Sets of light power at Joaquim Murtinho Yard. There were locomotives for every taste, GE's U23C from de 60's, C30-7 and GM EMD SD40-2 from 70's, Dash 9 from the 90's and AC44i from late 90's!
In a nice warm spring morning, U23C, SD40-2 and a C30-7 make some maneuvers at Joaquim Murtinho Yard to couple with it's train that few hours later will be bound to Rio de Janeiro state.
With 60 loads the 3PM Tilden job is making its way back to the Eagle Mills yard on its first trip of the day. 2304, 1853, 2300 are barking right along as they pass Eagle Mills Junction on a cloudy... (more)
Northbound FCA train with MRS lease units.
In a sunny afternoon at region of Canguera, 3 GEnerations meet: The northbound empty FCA approaching with lease GE U23C, and the southbound loaded ALL X54 headed by AC44 #9847 and C30-7 #9293. Thi... (more)
Diesel and Electric power at Raiz yard.
A somewhat unusual GE model
Northbound FCA train, with MRS lease units.
Plagued by seasonal power shortages the Soo normally had leased power roaming the system in the dead of winter. Regrettably that meant dealing dealing with clouds and low light most of the time ph... (more)
Heading a freight was this little rarity.