I was really lucky to get a Kodachrome on the front of this eastbound at the now-gone tunnel.
I was really lucky to get a Kodachrome on the front of this eastbound.
Yes, yes of course it was named for Oliver Hazard Perry. Not to worry! Just kdding. Visit the two story McDonalds there. Maybe the only one in the US. They have lots of wide open spaces, stac... (more)
Leased out by EML but happily with an unbutchered paint job these units were scattered around CSX pretty well. Interesting exercise, by the way, try to find the home office, CEO and phone number... (more)
Only a year after I shot them in CA these had been spurned by Big John Santa Fe and hired out as mercenaries for CSX working for something called EML.
I got to looking at the this as a sort of railroad trivia question. We sometime lose sight of history. I realized that double stacks came along before ditch lights. I think they were after cabo... (more)
For me the loss of the tunnels took away a great deal. The new upgrades are great and all that but sometimes it seems to be an interstate highway with rails rather than asphalt. Grudgingly, I'm ... (more)
These were some of the first units which really established GE in the market. For the first time they weren't bad. Not great, but not bad.
Pig train easing down the grade westbound. There was once a yard here and all sorts of infrastructure. I miss all that wonderful infrastructure railroads once had.
If you think the desert is not colorful check out the setting for this eastbound. Go out after a warm spring rain and it's incredible.
ALL 7696 is on the huge bridge north of Mairinque
Northbound empty, arriving at ZSK station, with some trailing units.
The 2 C30-7s finaly shove out into the yard to switch cars for Huron and Easterns 702 (Bay City to Durand) train. Normaly this train would have left the yard by now but due to the heavy snowfall t... (more)
Southbound stack train 236 passes under the old Southern signal bridge in Tateville.
Southbound loaded with double helper, at Km 232 between ZTI and ZOI yards with CW44AC link Locotrol and C30-7 #7636.