This left fork processing EMD SD35 sits shamefully coupled up to a cut of loaded NS Top Gons. This rare and unique locomotive is operated by the East Gulf Preparation facility.
This a helper, maybe off the Cuesta grade but two of us were there and neither of us can figure out where it is. We've sought information and some helpful California railfans provided it (it's no... (more)
Four Southern SDs leading a mixed freight through Greensboro in 1978.
On a clear day the view from Pepper St. is truly magnificent. Mt. San Gogonio in the middle, Palmdale Cutoff bridges over I-10 middle left and a train heading around the loop going to LA. The cu... (more)
One of EMD's better looking products despite the somewhat "unnew" paint.
Starting east to go west this LA bound train has an unusual consist by any standard. The 6900s were always a welcome photgraphic subject and with a GP-30 also. Such a deal!
The remains of Southern 3030K after train 160 was intentionally derailed at Daisy , Tn. The crew survived with only minor injuries.
A ride through Birmingham on the Southern Crescent always rewards the photographer with many freight meets. In this scene we are standing on the open platform of a Southern vista dome.
This is one of two unrebuilt examples which were renumbered into the switcher series.
One unit from each Chessie component road (B&O, WM, C&O)
Eastbound N&W coal loads east of Roanoke, VA in 1971.
eastbound Montana Rail Link Missoula to Laurel train ML climbing Winston Hill at dusk 20 miles east of Helena, MT
A westbound manifest off the coast is seen at the College Park station with 3 SD35's on the point
Eastbound coal loads meet a westbound empty hopper train led by SD35 7435 with the West Virginia Northern also in the frame.
A pair of SD35s that were testing rail stress through Natural Tunnel clears up for train 88 at Duffield. The units are heading into the house track, since the steam-era passing track (that once wa... (more)