A former Erie Lackawanna E8, now a part of the Conrail numbering scheme, sits in the engine house at South Amboy awaiting its next call for a run to Bay Head. This was a "bad luck" unit. It was on... (more)
What is actually an ex-Conrail (earlier, Erie-Lackawanna) SDP45 (but now leased by NS) works with two Southern SD40-2s at the Pittston Coal Company's Moss 3 prep plant at Clinchfield, VA. This is ... (more)
OIBU pauses at lonely SR Tower on an extremely hazy and muggy day.
A set of helpers shove hard on this ore train just as the sun is starting to come out and burn the fog off. This train will shortly be on Horseshoe Curve.
In early Conrail days, Elizabethport was the "Mingo Junction" of RS3s. In this picture of the east end of Elizabethport yard are no less than 8 RS3s (in addition to two SD35s), and that cut of ca... (more)
It's starting to rain as TV-202 splits the semaphores at 242.
TV-201 hustles West along the Canisteo River shortly before the sun disappears behind the hills.
An eastbound coal drag rolls through Greensburg.
Untouched former CNJ GP7 #1532 and re-lettered RS3 #5370 (former CNJ #1540) switch in Newark, NJ.
I've always liked the rounded roof edges on a caboose, here an N-8b, ex New Haven. The former Penn Central GP38-2 is a favorite engine model, one I associate with my childhood although obviously ... (more)
Twenty days into Conrail, the usual SW-1 station switcher is absent. An RS32 fills in.
Headed down the Enola Branch shortly before electric service ended on Conrail
Three EMD SD70M demonstrators wait for the day's test run down the Elsworth secondary.