A BOB LEHMAN PHOTO. Departing westbound with the usual "Dukes mixture"* of power this westbound train appears to have the light and IT will have to wait. Days long done.
*Does anybo... (more)
CRC 902 ducks under Montgomery Road in Pleasant Ridge on the point of the Cincinnati Dinner Train. This former Nickel Plate locomotive is one of two NKP GP30s owned by the Cincinnati Railway. 902 ... (more)
A PHOTO BY BOB LEHMAN.
With eight units in the lead this westbound train is departing the TP&W yard.
Taking advantage of a heavy-lift crane used the day prior to unload Lincoln's funeral car, the Lake Superior Railroad Museum used the same crane plus another to change out a wheel/motor assembly f... (more)
Behind the Scenes II In preparation for a photo charter, the WMSR crew prepares the train on the yard lead at Ridgeley. This is the first of many switches that turns a yard lead into a mul... (more)
The C&NW dead line at Oelwein as taken from the roof of a GP30. This unit may have had a second life on the FRVR.
SOO 701 gets a little attention at the Shops yard facility in Nort Fond Du Lac. Both the SOO and later, the WC, were very friendly at the time, and it was easy to get permission to photograph loco... (more)
Behind the Scenes In preparation for a photo charter, the WMSR crew starts the day preparing the passenger train (to follow the steam photo freight) on the yard lead at Ridgeley.
Early Conrail action while waiting on the American Freedom Train, catching a Reading GP30 long-hood forward with an ex-PRR/PC caboose. The 3604 was built by EMD in June of 1962 as Reading Lines N... (more)
"Western Maryland" 501 crosses the National Highway (U.S. 40) on the outskirts of Cumberland, Md. The GP30 became the star of the show during the "Farewell to 734" trip on this... (more)
"Western Maryland" 501 emerges from Brush Tunnel to pick up passengers who have just photographed 2-8-0 No. 734 during the Western Maryland Scenic's farewell trip for the Consolidation. ... (more)
SP5011 is one of 18 GP30's delivered to the SP and SSW. The units were based out of Houston working on locals at the time this photo was taken.
Western Maryland Scenic 501 gets orders from the conductor before leaving Ridgley with the evening dinner train
It's Sunday morning, and 501 is set to tow 734 and her
train over to Cumberland. The idea is to hold down 734's
smoke in Ridgely, the folks are a complaing.
After arriving in the small town of Wister to pick up 21 storage cars, the crew ties down the GP30 before a quick lunch at the Caston Creek Bar & Grill.