A mine shifter is leaving Shelby Yard with a train of empty hoppers to deliver to a coal mine in a scene repeated over and over again at this southern Kentucky terminal. Railroad: Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)Locomotive: GE U23BLocation: Shelbiana, Kentucky, USALocomotive #: CO 2309Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: August, 1984
Did you ever notice that people generally like shots of either end of a Southern unit?
Just north of the Kelly Springfield plant the "Kelly Turn" is handled by a couple of "toasters".
A former Lehigh Valley U23B leads a pair of CF7s on a coal drag headed out of the yard at Hazleton, PA.
Moving from main line to former Reading Company Reading & Columbia Branch.
Not making 65 mph uphill in the passing siding!
Some local power waiting to go to work.
DH 4211 is west out of Allentown, and at the top of the grade at Emaus on the old Reading line.