The Newport News section of the GEORGE WASHINGTON slows for a stop at Lee Hall.
A matched A-B-A set of EMD E8 units is stopped at Petersburg with the SILVER STAR late in the afternoon. This was the only time that I saw such a perfect three-unit set on the SCL.
C&O E8 units 4026 and 4016 sit together with the Washington and Newport News sections of the GEORGE WASHINGTON which were combined here for the trip west.
Two Rock Island GP7 units are idle on a hot July 4th holiday in Little Rock.
Missouri Pacific units sit in the hot sun on July 4th. These units were delivered with the large stylized eagle on the long hood which really enhanced their looks.
The office car Yakima River brings up the rear of the NORTH COAST LIMITED as the train arrives at King Street Station.
A Great Northern F7 wears the Big Sky Blue color scheme while its mate is in the simplified orange and olive. I was on a USAF trip escorting the Thunderbirds with our C-130E from Langley AFB, Virg... (more)
The Great Northern NW2 switching in Seattle was wearing the Big Sky Blue color scheme.
An F9 leads an A-B-A set as train 25, NORTH COAST LIMITED, arrives in Seattle.
Some interesting locomotive combinations evolved as the NS heritage units were spun on the table at Spencer Tuesday morning. The Conrail unit moves forward as three anthracite roads that were fold... (more)
GRLW GP9 3752 pulls a short freight from Belton towards Pelzer and is a about to pass beneath SC highway 20. This spic-and-span short line has two former B&O GP9 units.
GRLW GP9 3752 has backed out of the large ethanol offloading facility at Cheddar and will run light to Belton to pick up a train. The 1957 EMD Geep was originally Baltimore and Ohio 6554.
The Lima Berkshire whistles for a crossing in an autumn setting not far from the excursion destination of Shenandoah, VA.
Nickel Plate Road S-2 2-8-4 759 soars above a small valley near Troutville enroute to Shenandoah.
Nickel Plate Road S-2 2-8-4 759 backs into the station on Sunday morning to couple up to the Shenandoah, VA excursion. I think that this shot captures the excitement of railfan trips in the 1950s ... (more)