NI42 is ready to depart Talbot yard in St. Thomas for Buffalo with B&O 4154 - C&O 5737 and 62 cars with caboose 903528 on the tail end.
Chessie System GP interchanges coal hoppers with the Southern, now Norfolk Southern a year ago, in Charlottesville, VA
A pair of geeps, C&O 5731 - C&O 5744 are sitting at the fuel rack by the C&O roundhouse in St. Thomas.
C&O 5732, one of the Canadian Subdivision assigned units, rests by the C&O roundhouse in St. Thomas. The building to the left in front of the nose of the 5732 is the C&O office where the CTC board... (more)
Crew's exchange waves as eastbound ore from Lorain passes a westbound from New Castle.
When CSX took over operation of a section of the former Rock Island between Blue Island and Henry, they used all sorts of geeps, and - once in a Blue Moon - U-boats. After sufficient numbers of GP... (more)
The Henry Turn pulls interchange traffic from the Iowa Railroad just west of the junction between the Peoria and Quad Cities lines in Bureau, Illinois. In the photo, they are passing an IRRC U30B ... (more)
The return leg of the Henry Turn is northbound on the Peoria line behind a trio of new GP15Ts. At Bureau Jct, the train will enter the mainline and head east.
A southbound on the P&W crosses a partially frozen Allegheny River.
Other interesting tidbits in this photo include the WM hopper, the CR GP30, and the ex-NH and ex-PRR cabooses.
Westbound Locust Point Extra rolls past CX Tower, with Chessie System GP40 number 3758 in charge, on February 26, 1984.
Its time for my annual hirail inspection at the NF&G shops at Rainelle, West Virginia. The engine shop at this remote terminal was still servicing locomotives during this visit.