There's plenty of power for all of the mine shifters at Danville on this spring morning in 1983.
A westbound train of empty hoppers is passing through Montgomery, West Virginia, approaching Handley Yard.
Four locomotives on the head end and five more helpers cut in mid-train boost a typical long SP freight up the Cuesta grade and over the Santa Margueritas.
The Jesup Turn is backing into the yard after returning from Jesup. This scene will be changing soon once the new diamond is placed toward to top of the picture. This will eliminate the dangerou... (more)
Frost is burned away in the Hickory Creek gorge as the early morning sun illuminates a power move of six engines heading north to Corbin Yard. MP C207. The engines were putting up a loud roar as t... (more)
The Brunswick Turn is returning to Waycross. He will work the small chip mill at Hoboken and then continue on.
Four UPY Control Car, Remote Control Locomotives (CCRCL) sit at the east end of West Colton Yard.
Coal empties from the nearby Karn/Weadock power plant in Essexville are starting there long trip back to Wyoming near Salzburg Avenue in Bay City, Michigan.
After completing its journey off of the Sunset Route, this SP piggyback must now negotiate the large classification yard at West Colton.
A B30-7 and a few freight cars are tied down on a quiet Sunday afternoon on the former L&N.