A parked coal train featuring a mix of power including a former Burlington SD9 is left crewless while a couple coal trains grind up Angora hill from Northport, NE en route back to Alliance. The se... (more)
Afternoon at Km 171 region of Mairink: Intermodal C62 with C30-7A #9278 as DPU standing by.
Coal train power for Columbia appears to have priority to an eastbound stopped for a crew change. Because the inbound has stopped west of the engine track switch and not at the depot the coal powe... (more)
An eastbound is moving up for the assault on Cajon Pass and oh, mon dieu, she's smoking a little. I wish I could have chased it up the hill.
GE C30-7 8024 leads an SD-24 and a U36C on an eastbound Santa Fe perishable train through Kingman Canyon, Arizona on April 23, 1980.
Santa Fe C30-7 8010 is MU’ed to two other GEs, U28-GC’s 7909 and 7902 which originally had been passenger units with steam generators and red warbonnets, on a westbound freight after exchanging cr... (more)
Sitting in the siding with a southbound rail train a second stringer already.
In a rare situation Georgia was hit with snow the night before and this units wears a souvenir as it returns empty cars for loading in Virginia & Kentcuky.
CSX Extra 7031 East nears the top of the grade at Oreton, VA, on NS trackage rights between Big Stone Gap, VA and Frisco, TN. The 90-car train has two SD40-2s shoving behind the cab---and two C30-... (more)
I found this additional black and white negative of my chase of CSX Extra 7031 South on August 17, 1986, with engineer Alf Peoples at the throttle. After getting the shot at Flagler, KY, I had to ... (more)
Tied down on the former Nickel Plate Chicago-Fort Wayne mainline.
Two GE C30-7s and one EMD SD45 lead a Santa Fe Q-train west through Cosnino on Oct. 2, 1988.
A lash up of seven blue and yellow Santa Fe units struggle upgrade through Arizona's Coconino National Forest east of Flagstaff on April 2, 1989.
A busy day at Mairink yard, with some C30-7 locomotives waiting the next assignment
A westbound light CSX helper set hustles toward a diverging route clear signal at the junction with NS. The crew will have a 180 mile roundtrip once they return to home base at Loyall, KY.