Arguably the epitome of second generation power, in the basic GP-40 form and function are covered with little left over.
NB "Apex Turn" with a nice matched set of power.
Only Georgia Group roads had these 4900s as I recall.
Pulling the derrick and its beneficiary into the yard after a derailment.
It's a shame none of these got the SBD paint job.
Ex L&N, they sounded so good before the days of "exhaust ruiners".
Ex L&N has the usual quality renumbering job.
The BQ23-7 was designed with a 5 man cab to house the whole train crew and eliminate the need for a caboose.
Nice number on an ex L&N unit. Friendly engineer waves at the crazy railfan who spent many Saturdays parked just south of the washer. Who says only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the noonday ... (more)
Nee SCL still looking pretty good except a little fading here and there.
One of my favorite models, these little guys really sounded totally unlike any other, like a big tractor. This one has seen some changes since it emerged from Erie as an SCL unit.
Variety of CSX and predecessor schemed units takes a train of mtys west through downtown Lynchburg.
Seaboard units sit at the ex L&N/Monon yards at Lafayette, IN