Prior to the formation of Conrail on April 1, 1976, a visit to Allentown almost always yielded at least one set of Lehigh Valley C628's. When I visited Allentown the first weekend after that, they... (more)
Cresson is known as the base for helpers that pushed westbound trains from Altoona, but many eastbound trains also required helpers to get over the Alleghenys. By this time, the dominance of 45-li... (more)
It was always a kick when UP pool power was run up from Chicago as it was a pretty rare occasion when it happened. Here a set from the Omaha/Bensenville pool sits on four track at the Milwaukee Di... (more)
To deal with a late-1970s power crunch, L&N leased a big group of CN GPs and SD40s. This visitor to Music City is fronting a coal train.
NS SD40 #3170 painted in Southern Railway tuxedo colors on display at the Southeastern Railway Museum
Southern 3170 and Georgia 1026 pose side-by-side at sunset at the Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth, Georgia. Photo by Casey Thomason. For more information about Norfolk Southern, visit more)
Two pieces of Norfolk Southern equipment are seen here at the Southeastern Railway Museum for their 'Trains, Trucks and Tractors' event. NS SD40 #3170 was a big hit and could hardly be photographe... (more)
Norfolk Southern's newest addition to the heritage fleet sits on display at the Southeastern Railway Museum for their 'Trains, Trucks and Tractors' event.
Norfolk Southern MP15E 2412 and Southern SD40 3170 are visiting the Southeastern Railway Museum this weekend in Duluth, Georgia, for their annual "Trains, Trucks, and Tractors" event. A... (more)
With an SP helper on the point, an Amtrak Reno Fun Train heads back toward Oakland.
A five unit lash up consisting of two SD40's, two GP35's and a DD35, climb Cajon.
GMO 902, an SD40 joins Paducah Geep IC 7978, ICG 9549, a GP38, and IC GP40 3030 at Markham Yard on a stormy Chicago summer afternoon in 1979.
"The Dark Side"
Too many railroad photographers are obsessed with the "sunny day" wedge shot---a brightly lit nose and low sun to illuminate the trucks (wheel sets) and othe... (more)
Helm Leasing SD40M-3 6080 leads a colorful consist on a Burlington Northern Santa Fe intermodal train near Ilmon, in California's Tehachapi Mountains, on November 29th, 1997. Built in January 197... (more)