Second unit is F7A 1784.
This is the General meeting a coal train at the curve before sundown. It is 1969 and there are still several daytime class one trains running. EMD units dominate. The GE's are not fully establishe... (more)
Stored at engine facility.
An Interstate mine run stands in the clear at High Target (junction between the IRR main to Norton, and the old L&N Pounding Mill Branch, used by the Southern). The old trailers on the right were ... (more)
"White face" radio-controlled equipped 3055 fronts a Yuma Turn as it finishes its brake test before leaving Andover/Appalachia. There are four units up front, and three more SD "slaves" in the mid... (more)
Eastbound coal loads drop downgrade into St. Paul in a snowy scene. The sign is an N&W steam-era classic---the type seen in several O. Winston Link photos.
A power-strapped SOO leased these ex-N&W SD35 high hoods in '89, waiting for the SD60's to arrive on the property.
A eastbound manifest with the 6918, one of 29 SD35's that Southern Pacific had, is seen at the east switch of Walong siding.
This coal train is just getting underway from the yard at Crewe, Virginia.
TORCO 7801 sits @ Walbridge yard awaiting her next assignment. These units were nice to see as they always seemed to be the 'forgotten' Chessie's.
This Nahant to Kansas City extra freight train rolls across the Foster Bridges in southern Iowa west of Ottumwa. Today's consist is alittle bit odd since 3 of 4 SD35's the IMRL had are on one trai... (more)
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