Loaded milk train 544 holds the main at Waitotara with DXB 5074, a "Big Block" 3300hp GE on the front. Having just crossed empty milk service 547, 544 will take its 800,000 litre load of milk to t... (more)
Another example of a GP-7 with dynamic brakes.
During the 80's, the most common power on the Boston Division of Conrail was the GE C30-7A . This power was a special breed of -7's made solely for Conrail. They usually ran in sets of three and m... (more)
Yeah, let's call it super elevation. In any case the horizon is level and the unit is not as it comes around a curve by the shops. The tank cars are there because CMO Paul LeVertu was an old tank... (more)
Heading a freight was this little rarity.
One of only two applications of friction bearings to flexicoil trucks that I know of. You have to be hard core backward to ask for that option. Upon reflection I think this may have been Granite... (more)
Pretty much as built. In looking at rosters I've noticed how the SW-7s were relatively unusual compared to the 9s.
Marked as a real oldy by its two step slope the cab, this little goat is appeared to be occasionally active.
While sister RS-1 did the switching this old pony rested in a scene that looked more like Poverty Flats than Sacramento.
That looks like a waterbag slung on to the handbrake as this little gem switches the tiny industrial park yard.
This little railroad is now long gone. When we visited the only other unit was an RS-1.
Owned by Continental Can as I recall, this little shortline disappeared into KCS several years ago.
As I recall only one of these ever got this paint job. Unfortunately catching the C&G on the road was a hard thing to do.