Southern 5000 sits over drained water. The color comes from boron added to the water to adjust the pH.
A fisherman watches the CORP train to Coos Bay cross the Umpqua River drawbridge. The is the former Southern Pacific Coos Bay branch.
As the morning clouds burn off, the 664 rolls through a vertical curve departing Donald. Those transmission lines in the right of way identify this trackage as part of the former Oregon Electric. ... (more)
After working the morning on the east end of the P&W Sub with the Allegheny Valley, an FRA inspection train crosses the Connequessing Creek outside of Evans City on the B&P's Main Line Sub.
Hartwell 1973 pulls a pair of empty center beams out of Harbin Lumber. The crew will turn back north here and put a train together for the NS at Bowersville.
At a Friday night slide get-together, the latest news was that two Maine Central units had been the power on southbound Delaware & Hudson train NE-87 to Potomac Yard. Of course, they would be the ... (more)
With clean power and low afternoon light, Conrail local WJAL-19 takes the cars that it has picked up at Packerton and begins its return to Allentown.
The BN 664 train rolls up the old Oregon Electric trackage on Salem's Front Street NE.
A quick drive over to the Hartwell in the afternoon paid off with a late run south out of Toccoa with the Ex-Con & Ex-J SD38 doing the honors.
With westbound coal, most likely anthracite from the mines now served by the Reading & Northern, a Conrail train rolls through West Reading, Pennsylvania on the Lebanon Valley Line. The buildings ... (more)
Former C&O GP38, 3862 is on the head end of a mixed freight that has come down the Piney Creek Branch from Prince. Remnants of long gone steam days still linger in Raleigh Yard.
An NRHS excursion from Portland to Astoria stops for a photo runby on the ex-SP&S line to Astoria. The lead GP38 was ordered by SP&S and delivered to BN.
Storm clouds approach as NS U52 rolls through lower Roda en route to the Roda tipple. U52 will place 22 yellow ball empties at Roda and pick up a similar number of loads.
Looking ahead down the old Southern Rwy Georgia Div main after crossing the Wilcox St. bridge from the cab of TAG 80
The Hogger Seat
Engineer Jack Taylor is looking ahead in the hogger seat of the Tennessee Alabama & Georgia (TAG) 80 as he run the Missionary Ridge Local eastbound back to Grand J... (more)