A Southern FP7 heads two E7 units on the eastbound BIRMINGHAM SPECIAL just east of Roanoke. It had been ten years since I visited this famous railfan spot.
A former Seaboard SDP35 heads up a rolling EMD catalog on a northbound freight. The SDP35 leads GP30, GP18 and GP7 conveniently aligned with the newest first.
It's very late in the day as E7A 557 and another roll into Petersburg with the Birmingham-bound SILVER COMET.
Former Seaboard SDP35 618 leads a southbound freight that has just crossed the Appomattox River.
C&O E8 4008 heads west with the Newport News section of the GEORGE WASHINGTON at Oyster Point Rd.. There was a business car on the rear.
The E8 has been cut off from the GEORGE WASHINGTON and backs through the vast coal yards for servicing.
The Newport News section of the GEORGE WASHINGTON hustles through the Morrison section of Newport News near the final destination.
A C&O GP9 heads eastbound through Newport News with a local freight sporting two cabooses.
Two Seaboard GP30 units are coupled to an SDP35 at Hamlet.
A sharply-dressed railroader rides the pilot of GP40 607 as the three units show off the new, brighter green color scheme. This is one of only a few slides from 1967 as I spent most of the year in... (more)
A four-stack Baldwin switcher sits at Slaton, Texas. Slaton had a large yard and is southeast of Lubbock.
The broadside view of Santa Fe Alco PA-1 56L illustrates the graceful lines admired by so many.
The westbound SAN FRANCISCO CHIEF sits in Amarillo behind a set of A-A-B-A Alco units.
Colorado and Southern E5 9955 departs Amarillo after having stopped with train 7. The insulated Burlington box car adds a colorful touch.
A second veteran EMD E unit arrives in Amarillo on C&S / FW&D train 7 as Rock Island E6 628 sits across the way. This train was actually east or south-bound despite the odd number.