A westbound CR Train Van train climbs upgrade through Benny Interlocking at Bennington, PA on March 18, 1978. The train is being led by a head end helper consisting of two former EL SD45-2s. Con... (more)
MRL's Laurel-Missoula manifest eases down the west side of Boseman Pass with a fairly clean SD45-2 leading.
No doubt about the bloodlines of this one. CRRs version of the model had extended range dynamic brakes whereas the SCL units did not, if you don't have the nice lettering.
Fueled, inspected and ready to go units were placed in the field for a call. This nee-CRR unit has had it's Family Lines lettering painted out and will soon get CSX.
A Sunday morning spin on Oak Island's turntable for former Conrail and Erie Lackawanna veteran SD45-2. It is a treat catching the Norfolk Southern SD45-2s around Oak Island. Photo taken from Hig... (more)
M190 holds the rear position, as Santa Fe's locomotive collection heads west to Sacramento,California. A business car with Santa Fe personnel on board keep a close eye on the trains progress. The ... (more)
I was fortunate enough to visit my old home a lot on conferences etc. and caught this guy blasting out of the now-gone tunnel with an eastbound.
My candidate for the best Bicen scheme. The blue seemed to fade or perhaps was a little light.
This westbound pig train is coming down "the short way" and appears to be coming thru a drilling rig. This rig drilled a vertical hole deep into the earth and measured shifts in the fault line us... (more)
Just down from the notorious culvert is a retaining wall, stained by generations of rust and creosote.
I love those high desert colors now. I didn't really notice them a great deal at the time.
Missing the seal. I wonder why.
Just another passage of a westbound. I never really heard what those little "sidings" were. The only time I ever saw them used was once a train set out a bad order car there. Fortunately there ... (more)
In the dying desert light, power on a westbound.