Ex-PRR SD35 6018 adds its brawn to a colorful early Conrail lash-up on a Detroit-Chicago merchandiser. I always liked SD35s -- they appeared to have big feet ... like me.
ND91 is sitting in the yard with N&W 8046 - N&W 1513 with 9 cars and N&W caboose 518592. Checking out the builders plates on these units identified that the C30-7 was built in July of '79 and the ... (more)
Southern SD35 3064 leads a southbound through China Grove, NC in August 1977.
After completing a set-off in the CN Southwold yard the power is backing down to their caboose. N&W 1500 is the trailing unit on this power set which included N&W 4160 in the lead and UP 3692 in t... (more)
Man those were the days, good job, a great apartment, a Taco Bell and Winchells within walking distance and a five mile drive to Roseville.
The finest Central of New Jersey power went to Conrail in 1976. CR 6050 Ex CNJ 2050 proudly leads a mingled freight eastbound over the western slopes of the Berkshires.
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.