Southbound Clinchfield coal rolls into passing siding territory at Gray, Tennessee. The three SD’s will hold the main at the other end of the double track to wait for a train of northbound emptie... (more)
An early Conrail repaint, SD40 6317, leads a Jersey Central GP9 and a patched Erie-Lackawanna SD45 westbound through Treichlers, Pennsylvania.
Southern 3170 rolls westbound through Gadsden, SC on the NS SC-Line. Here, the train crosses over one of the many two lane roads that dot the run through the middle-of-nowhere South Carolina fore... (more)
Harrisburg-bound freight rolls through Belt Line Junction. The tracks to the left are the Reading Belt Line, while the tracks to the right are the Reading main line to the Reading yard.
Westbound SOO train Medinah
Roger Puta Collection
Desolate, dusty Vaughn, New Mexico, population about 500, is one of those places only a railfan could love, a cluster of vacant buildings, gas stations and a motel or two at the intersection of U.... (more)
P90 negotiates the sweeping curve on the north side of Westminster, SC with a classic paint scheme for these parts, #3170 on home rails again.
Still partially wearing its C&O paint CSX 4617 leads its southbound train to Louisville's Osborn Yard.
An SD40 leads 3 SD45's up the hill and around the curve. I'm only guessing that the lead 2 units are the helpers that will come off at the top of the hill.
POED with a new Pan Am 3400 series locomotive in the lead takes the curve in North Berwick, Maine passing MP234.2.
A string of power sits at the depot in Gainesville including Sou 3170, Ex CR 8303, and elder SD40-2 3428. The fresh Southern tuxedo paint looks very classy on 3170.
Southern vs Conrail Southern 3170 sits coupled to former Conrail D8-40C, NS 8303, at the Gainesville Depot awaiting future assignment.
My personal favorite unit on the NS roster, 3170, sits at Gainesville, GA on a restful night in early March.
A detailed view of the cab of NS/SOU 3170 reveals the features of the cab and an up-close look at the tuxedo colors.