Photo from the 1980s.
On a muggy June day Conrail's OI-16 departs Port Reading Yard for Browns Yard. Power is a pair of ex Erie Lackawanna SD45-2 locomotives.2
Spanking clean Bi Centennial painted 5702 is awaiting a hi ball in the straddle buggy tracks at Hobart yard before leading the Super C east on it's thirty six hour dash to Chicago.
Oak Island to Metuchen Yard transfer makes an afternoon run down the NEC. This section of the Northeast Corridor, from OI to Metuchen, used to serve many customers including two major automobile p... (more)
Trona Railway SD45-2s 3003 and 3001 are on the head-end of a train at Fleta, California, on April 11th, 2004. These units were on lease to the Union Pacific at this time. TRC 3003 is the former ... (more)
Northbound freight at Hamlet, NC in this March 1986 scene lead by SCL SD45-2 #2049.
This is an "Extra South" out of Dante on the Clinchfield holding at a Stop signal at the North End of Boody, VA---April 22, 1980. I seem to recall this was a cab hop (three units and a caboose), a... (more)
What's left of Montana Rail Link SD45-2 No. 301 is lifted off of its front truck for the last time. The contract worker is cutting the last appendage (a speed recorder cable) before the crane lift... (more)
Oak Island transfer job OI16 making a morning run down the Lehigh Line. Normally this train takes the Garden State Secondary for it's trip to Browns Yard in Sayreville. But on this Sunday there wa... (more)
Chicago to Los Angeles intermodal train 188 was descending Cajon Pass westbound led by a freshly shopped unit painted in the proposed "Shouldn't have Painted So Fast" SPSF merger paint s... (more)
Minutes after sunrise, a Santa Fe mixed freight pulls east through cuts and over fills near Eagle Nest, Arizona on April 11, 1993.
A nice mix of EMD locomotives pull a westbound freight through Arizona's high desert country near Crookton on April 10, 1993.
Eastbound at Summit Santa Fe SD45-2 #5818, FP45 #93 and SD40-2 #5057.
The somewhat elusive Conrail OI-8 makes an early afternoon run from Oak Island Yard to Metuchen Yard via Amtrak's Northeast Corridor. Hearing this train on the radio was a nice surprise, but an e... (more)