I still don't know what happened to this train but it was having a bad day.
At least there were memories of the greatest 277 mile-long railroad ever built.
This number series for the ex-CRR units didn't last long. Here hostlers are doing the standard routine, taking a unit from the servicing tracks by the washer and around to the ready track "the fi... (more)
This was probably the Pennyroyal train waiting to head on toward Charleston.
Just a little modification of the original Family Lines paint job.
NB train departs the area at about the only shootable spot on the north side.
This is small town country. Here the Pennyroyal heels into a nice curve.
This was a much sought after chase on the old SAL Charleston main with the Pennyroyal coal train and nice lookiing power.
Pretty new, still with her soon to be hated strobe lights this northbound has held up by the General Shale (formerly Corbin Brick) plant south of Corbin yard. I specified Corbin Brick when I buil... (more)
The Winston Salem Southbound was jointly owned with NS so trains to Hamlet usually had mixed power. This nee CRR unit is looking good and ready to go. By the way WSSB in steam days had 2-8-2s th... (more)
Nee L&N, may have a -2 package but can't tell from this side. Check out those neat stencil lines.
Ex-L&N, apparently very late in the series (note the beads on the air duct), but apparently not yet rebuilt with -2.
Awaiting a crew change on the way toward Pennyroyal.
Units stored had a oil barrell cut in half placed over the stacks. Not a bad way to do it.
No doubt about the bloodlines of this one. CRRs version of the model had extended range dynamic brakes whereas the SCL units did not, if you don't have the nice lettering.