Southbound headed for Sarasota,FL. stops on the main line at the Tropicana plant waiting for the switcher to clear.
Three new GE's and caboose arrive at the Tropicana juice plant at Bradenton to pick up the orange juice train.
Three new GE's caboose hop from Tampa to pickup the Tropicana Juice train in Bradenton,FL..
For the first and last time these two locomotives are coupled for their final disposition. In the sunset of their careers both logged numerous miles in both branchline and mainline service for the... (more)
The Switchtender gets alittle shut eye in his pick-up truck as we all wait for a westbound freight train to pass.
After the westbound he'll walk down to the crossovers and line us to move from th... (more)
Wide angle view of UP 96B at Omaha,NE. back when there was an open invite to most facilities. I remember an old-timer once told me"kid...walk around like ya own the place."
Wide angle view of UP Omaha Shop facilities back in the 70's. The Big Boy was still on the shop complex back then.
Galesburg Hump power.
A southbound with an ex- MILW loco on the point crosses Duck Creek on its way to Nahant.
Photographed from Port Byron,IL. the southbound BNSF Clinton/Galesburg service is in the siding waiting for a southbound DME/CP train to pass.
Photographed from Port Byron,IL. a southbound slows for a meet at LeClaire,IA.onthe west bank of the Mississippi.
On the east bank of the Mississippi the Nitrin Local heads south towards East Moline,IL..