Seaboard System GP40 #6743 tied down outside the Yard Office. #6743 was built January 1970 as Seaboard Coast Line #1588. After leaving roster, unit became Saint Louis Southwestern Railway (SSW) #... (more)
In the South overpasses are few and far between but essential to shooting in the summertime it seems. Here the "Pennyroyal" coal train is heading south looking like a publicity shot with niice ne... (more)
Another ex-L&N unit, looking spiffy, and wearing its original number. Hamlet was great in those days. Pack a lunch, park and let 'em parade by.
Originally SCL, traded to CRR for U36Cs, now back in the compilation, we wonder if there hasn't been a fan out late at night with a little MEK and a rag and dreams of altering a sad reality.
I think this is the only one of two of the 38s I got in SBD paint and in its original number series. An ex-L&N unit.
It's so close....., but bad clone tool, evil clone tool!
Seaboard System long distance local #507 is preparing to depart for Waycross, GA with three SD40-2's for power and a train dominated by pulpwood loads. Seaboard System SD40-2 #8018 was built Apri... (more)
All painted up with no place to go, at least in the short term. This unit was stored, as evidenced by the cut-in-half 55 gallon drum over the turbo stack.
A northbound inspection train on the old Clinchfield.
Tooling down I-65 to the Gulf Coast and work, I always had a quick trip thru Montgomery to look forward to. The sun seemed to be good most of the time and there was lots of action. I had looked ... (more)
Evidence of the variety of the yard switchers at Corbin is this unit and its MATE doing the chores. Usually the yard power was the most interesting thing. Since I never got to the Bone Valley, t... (more)
Well, at this point it's actually CSX but we don't see any evidence of the "C&O Clone" and this ex-L&N unit looks pretty good early on a summer morning.
Just another ex-L&N unit in for a periodic maintenance back when they did that there.
A northbound inspection train passing through Spruce Pine.
This former Clinchfield unit is resplendent in its new colors and sports a number it would no have long before being renumbered in the the 2100s. Holding still for a portrait.