Another transitional model, the C39-8's boxy form-follows-function look reminded some fans of late model Alcos. That's CSX's former Western Railway of Alabama that 8572 is crossing, and the shado... (more)
One of twenty-two "humpbacked" Dash 8-39Cs owned by Conrail is westbound by the defunct Bethlehem Steel facility in the background. This view was shot from the 2nd floor office of the o... (more)
PN plow extra on former Reading Company Bethlehem Branch
NS 184 drops down Christiansburg Mountain on Main One at the spot known as "Farmer Brown's Crossing" with a rare ex-CR C39 in command. Trailing are an ex-NW GP38AC and an LMS Dash-8. 200... (more)
Former Conrail C39-8 idles between assignments in the Pennsylvania Northeastern Lansdale Yard.
An eastbound tonnage coal train climbs upgrade between Irondale and Oreton, VA on the NS Appalachia District.
Westbound empties climb Christiansburg Mountain at Shawsville behind a C39/SD60 duo.
Power resting in Lansdale yard.
May 22, 1992: A westbound NS empty grain train powers around a curve on the former N&W main line west of Roanoke. This location is just east of the community of Elliston, VA.
I've photographed Southern, L&N, NS, Seaboard System and CSX trains crossing this bridge for over 50 years, so here's one more to add to the pile. This is an eastbound NS coal train, dropping down... (more)
E/B with the hammer down.
NS 8596 operating long hood first leads a northbound freight over the Burnside bridge near Somerset, KY on a hazy August day. The C39-8 is trailed by a pair of NS GP38-2s, one each of Southern and... (more)
Westbound NS freight arriving in Roanoke, VA behind C39-8 #8616 || Sept. 1999
Westbound coal empties at Arthur, VA with C39-8 8608 leading in this October 1999 scene.
NS C39-8 #8656 resting at Roanoke, VA || Feb. 1999