CR 5987 and a derailed boxcar sit in the bright Akron sun.
OSRX 378 and 383 speed through the outskirts of Beachville with multis for interchange with CP at Coakley Siding. Both high hoods are Soo Line in origin but have a TH&B inspired paint scheme.
The OSR Woodstock Job races traffic on Highway 9 entering downtown Beachville, Ontario. The pair of ex-Soo Line GP7s have their lengthy train of multis and mixed freight in check.
From my slide collection by JOHN NIXON.
a trio of geeps heads up a transfer from Duluth on it's way back to Itasca yard in Superior
I had heard GWI had repainted a South Carolina Central unit that had also been renumbered. Deductive reasoning made me believe it may have been the SCRF 2027, an ex-ATSF GP7u rebuild, same number.... (more)
It sure was nice to see this GP7 and GP9 combo in mainline service. This duo is heading west from Proviso. The signal bridges have since been replaced.
As the morning fog lingers, LMM number 55 performs a run-by for the 1997 L&NHS convention (held in Cincinnati). The veteran GP7 was actually ordered by the Pere Marquette, but delivered to the C&O... (more)
Service tracks downtown under the 28th St. bridge was where Alco "roadswitchers" used in commuter service were found (see coach yard in the distance), along with those "geeps" (General Purpose) en... (more)
A local switching crew heads out from Bennett Yard bound for a shift at the South Carolina Ports yard at the east end of Remount Road in Hanahan.
Wheels chocked, engine off and the crew done for the day, this 60 year old Omni Switching Services GP7 is idle after working the Great Western Railway line servicing Longmont and Ft Collins
Bright green RRC 4139 rests in Respondek's Boonville, IN, yard while a pair of old SD9s, one still in AWW paint, take in the action. Thanks for the great day Terry!
Badger Mining's sharp looking former C&NW geeps shoves cars back to its sand loading area after making an interchange with CN (GB&W) in Taylor.
This 61 year old veteran GP7 of the Denver Rock Island Railroad is working The Cut, a ditch with track that connects two industrial areas in north Denver.