The Conrail logo lives again in the Andes
Some FCCA engines bear the Conrail logo albeit in the yellow FCCA colors. I'd be happy if some RPNer would know what links Conrail wit... (more)
"Candela" on the Andes Cordillera
At 4387m / 14393ft above sea level, FCCA 1016 and 1018, both ex NS Dash8-39C, are climbing the harsh slopes (4.27%) on the east side of the An... (more)
Where did they go?
Where are all the ex-NS C39-8 ? The Ferrocarril Central Andino bought fifteen of them.
Here, we see the still black ex-8604 in Chosica. FCCA Supervi... (more)
Exotic retirement under coconut trees
Where are all the ex-NS C39-8 ? The Ferrocarril Central Andino bought fifteen of them. Their power are doing wonders on the harsh slopes o... (more)
Where are they?
Where are all the ex-NS C39-8 ? The Ferrocarril Central Andino bought fifteen of them. Their power are doing wonders on the harsh slopes of the Andes.
A fast moving westbound kicks up the powdery beginnings of a several inch snowfall
NS freight is east of Blackstone.
During the early 90's the SP was quite colorful with begged and borrowed power. Witness this scene at Joliet with a set of rare C39-8's on CHPBM (Chicago-Pine Bluff Manifest).
A couple of Conrail C39-8's along with a SD40-2 lead a
CSX southbound by the Kentucky Railway Museum.
Conrail C39-8 6008 would eventually be owned by CSX as their 7483 before being retired.
NS 8617 long-hood forward southbound through Charlottesville, VA, crosses the CSX at grade.
Looking at the column of smoke makes you wonder if steam is still present...
Westbound near Narrows.
Last of the DinosaursThe last two Conrail C39-8's on NS property sit in the DeButts yard deadline. I would have loved to see these beasts out on the rails, but I guess I am too late for tha... (more)