SP & DRGW power with a SOO caboose were a surprise to find at the CSX New Castle yard. Kodachrome 200 scan.
D&H power departs the shops area to head down into the yard to get its train.
LV's red or D&H's lightning stripe looked best on the C-420s, but you can't say that 415 looks bad in the solid blue with stripes.
The lead unit on R-136 smokes like an Alco as it passes what is left of the once huge J&L Steel mill.
She's real fine, my 409. Still in LV paint, 409 prepares to lead an Eastbound out of Oneonta.
A loaded coal train runs along the Beaver River at College Station. The old P&LE station and shops are visible to the left. Kodachrome 200 scan.
PIME snakes thru the S-curved bridge at Wampum. This bridge had a 10mph speed restriction on it at the time. NS has since replaced this bridge with a new one.
501 & 2304 have just been washed at the Colonie shops.
Even a couple of the RS-3s were painted into the solid blue scheme.
The G&W used to host an open house at the Retsof shops every Spring. This is a view out the back door of the shops of 1976 as it sits on the dead track with its stack capped.
I did not know the Milwaukee Road had any of these beasts until I saw this one at the C&NW yard.
4 D&H Alcos and a geep lay down a haze of smoke as they roar West with a train of empty grain hoppers.
The old J&L Steel mill looms across the Ohio River as the power for PIMO crosses over at East Conway before heading into the yard to get its train.
A "dum-dum" coal train claws it's way up the grade and out of the Beaver River Valley on the CR Fort Wayne Line. The DE units were required on the point as there are mid train slaves, and the DE u... (more)
A Westbound crests the grade on the Meadville Line out of Hornell. Tip Top was locatd at the top of the grade. A rebuilt U25-B for N de M is in tow. This line is now operated by the WNY&P.