Another eastbound coal train tied down at the South Yard on the former Virginian in South Roanoke. I know they had their share of problems, but the old C39-8s were down to earth and soulful. I sur... (more)
NS 159 heads south toward Linwood with a former Conrail C39-8 leading (ex-CR 6007).
Three Engines are viewable, the NSSX 8212 being rebuilt by the New Hope and Ivyland, 2-8-0 40 pulling around connect to the front of the train and GP30 2198 sitting behind the steamer
FCCA 1019 is being modified at the old Guadalupe Shops. It will soon become the first gas-burning engine of that railroad. FCCA has done all the engineering by itself. The new technology will avoi... (more)
We are in the middle of the night and railroaders are on duty in the Chosica shops. A reduced team of mechanics keeps ready in case anything is required from them.... (more)
Asleep before another day of hard work in the Andes, from left to right: GE C39-8 1014, ex NS GE C39-8 8604, GE C30M-3 1000.
CR 6000 leads NS train #117 into Kentucky.
FCCA 1018 is approaching the Rumichaca switchback. The lower level of the switchback is hidden in the gulch on the right of the picture.
4413 m / 14478 ft above sea level.
Eastbound 202 rounds the curve at Cooks Springs behind a C39-8 that was running out its final miles.
Andean painting series – The 1016 and 1018 at Rumichaca
At 4390 m above sea level, FCCA 1016 and 1018, both ex NS Dash8-39C, are climbing the difficult grade (4.27%) on the east ... (more)