N&W 8516 and NS 8531 pull an e/b coal train past the local tombstone dealer in Bluefield, WV. 13MAY85
CSXT C36-7 7123 leads this crazy lash-up through Joliet Union Station. To see a older GE like this on the point of a road frieght of a "Class 1 RR" is a little rare these days.
Now this is what you call a sweet lashup! CSXT 7123 in CR paint, CSXT 8464, HLCX 6229 in CP paint, BNSF 9739 in Exec. paint & BNSF 5697 run West bound through Joliet.
Triple Nickel passes crews pulling tracks up in the east end of the yard.
"Crocodile GE" basks in the sunrise.
Eastbound to Reading
Northbound crossing River , After making pickup at Newberry Yard
As the sun sets, a pair of former Conrail C30s on a ballast train wait to enter CSX's Parsons Yard on the south side of Columbus, Ohio
Conrail BUOI (Buffalo-Oak Island Yard) passes beneath the "classic" former Erie RR signal bridge at Rutherford Jct.